Qualification time standards are set by the various governing bodies that come under the umbrella of USA Swimming. Championship meets require swimmers meet or exceed these standards.
Times for 2017-2018 season championship meets are posted below. TAGS time standards are revised each year in October. The 2018 time standards will be posted when available.
2018 STAGS Time Standards (10/2/17) Short course yards and long course meters
2018 TAGS Time Standards (10/17): Short course yards
2018 TAGS Time Standards (9/17): Long course meters
2018 Sectionals Time Standards (11/4/17)
2017-2020 National Age Group Motivational Times (B, BB, A, etc. by age/gender for short course yards, short course meters, and long course meters)
2018 Winter Nationals Time Standards
2018 Winter Junior Nationals Time Standards
2018 Nationals Time Standards
2018 Junior Nationals Time Standards
2018 Futures Championship Meet Time Standards
2017 U.S. Open Time Standards
2017-2018 USA Swimming Scholastic All America Time Standards (and link to program description and application process)
2016 Olympic Trials
Click here to look up times for an individual swimmer (links to the USA Swimming times database)