Competing at travel meets is one of the most rewarding experiences in a swimmer's career. They provide the opportunity to race at the highest level, show off a year's worth of hard work, and gain valuable experience that will last a lifetime. These meet do require a great deal of advanced planning, and we work very hard to make the process as easy as possible for our swimmers/parents. Below is the most recent travel information that will help in your travel plans. As always, please feel free to contact our head coach, Josh Gregory (coachjosh@aksst.com) with any questions.


2019 Alaska Junior Olympic State Championship

Location: Anchorage, AK

Date: April 25-28, 2019

Supervision: Parent. If a chaperone is needed, please contact Coach Josh by April 1st. 

Eligibility: Anyone with a qualification time from January 1, 2018 through entry deadline (see "qualifiers" tab)

Air Travel:  Coach Confirmation Code: YQUOUD

FAI to ANC on Thursday, April 25 ANC to FAI on Sunday, April 28

Alaska 192

Depart FAI @ 11:55a

Arrive ANC @ 12:55p

Alaska 167

Depart ANC @ 11:15p

Arrive FAI @ 12:10a

Lodging: Coaches and chaperoned swimmers will be staying at Embassy Suites by Hilton (600 E Benson Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99503). Inform Coach Josh if you'll be chaperoned by Friday, March 22nd so he can book your room. Unchaperoned swimmers are welcome to stay wherever they like but are encouraged to stay at the team hotel. To receive the team rate, click HERE to enter our SST booking page. Team booking deadline is Tuesday, March 26th. Embassy Suites has an outstanding free breakfast and dinner options.

Travel Fee: All swimmers will have a $50 travel fee added to their SST invoice. We work hard to keep travel fees as low as possible, but these fees are a necessity to allow us to travel throughout the season and give our swimmers a great experience. Your travel fee helps us defray the cost of team travel expenses; thank you for your support.

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2019 California Summer Trip

Location: San Diego, CA 

Date: June 30 - July 8, 2019

Supervision: Chaperoned (if needed)

Eligibility: Open to all swimmers with at least one qualification time (see "qualifiers" tab)

Air Travel: coming soon

Lodging: coming soon

Ground Transportation: All unchaperoned swimmers will ride with their parent(s)/guardian(s). Chaperoned swimmers will have a seat in a team vehicle, either with their chaperone or Coach Josh. Seatbelts must be worn at all times. We estimate seats based on the number of chaperoned swimmers, so only chaperoned swimmer are allowed to ride in team vehicles.

Travel Fee: All swimmers will have an estimated $125 travel fee added to their SST invoice. We work hard to keep travel fees as low as possible, but these fees are a necessity to allow us to travel throughout the season and give our swimmers a great experience. Your travel fee helps us defray the cost of team travel expenses; thank you for your support.

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2019 Alaska Summer State Championship

Location: Anchorage, AK

Date: July 26-28, 2018

Supervision: Parent. If a chaperone is needed, please contact Coach Josh by July 1st.

Eligibility: Anyone with a qualification time from January 1, 2018 through entry deadline (see "qualifiers" tab)

Air Travel: coming soon

Lodging: coming soon

Travel Fee: All swimmers will have a $75 travel fee added to their SST invoice. We work hard to keep travel fees as low as possible, but these fees are a necessity to allow us to travel throughout the season and give our swimmers a great experience. Your travel fee helps us defray the cost of team travel expenses; thank you for your support.

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2019 Senior Western Zone Championships

Location: Clovis, CA

Date: July 30 - August 3, 2019

Supervision: Chaperoned (if needed)

Eligibility: Anyone with a qualification time from February 1, 2018 through entry deadline (see "qualifiers" tab)

Air Travel: Coach Confirmation Code: CSIPVS

*Coach Josh is flying back to Anchorage after the meet, not to Fairbanks. Once we have a chaperone who is flying back to Fairbanks after the meet, we will post that here. Swimmer not in the Alaska Summer Champs before this trip will need to arrange their flight from Fairbanks to Anchorage on July 28, or make other arrangements. Non chaperoned swimmers can choose any flights they wish but please plan to be in Clovis, CA by 4:00p on July 29 for a stretch out swim. 

ANC to FAT on Sunday, July 28/29 FAT to ANC on Saturday, August 3

Alaska 150

Depart ANC @ 11:40p

Arrive LAX @ 6:00a (July 29)

American 4109

Depart LAX @ 10:20a (July 29)

Arrive FAT @ 11:19a (July 29)

Alaska 3444

Depart FAT @ 4:15p

Arrive PDX @ 6:05p

Alaska 173

Depart PDX @ 6:55p

Arrive ANC @ 9:35p

Lodging: Coaches and chaperoned swimmers will be staying at Best Western Plus Fresno Airport Hotel (1551 N. Peach Ave, Fresno, CA). Access the team hotel room block HERE. The DEADLINE to reserve your room through the team block is Monday, May 20. This room block is through the Fresno/Clovis Convention & Visitors Bureau, please direct any questions through them and not the hotel. Non chaperoned swimmer may stay wherever they like but are encouraged to stay at the team hotel. 

Ground Transportation: All unchaperoned swimmers will ride with their parent(s)/guardian(s). Chaperoned swimmers will have a seat in a team vehicle, either with their chaperone or Coach Josh. Seatbelts must be worn at all times. We estimate seats based on the number of chaperoned swimmers, so only chaperoned swimmer are allowed to ride in team vehicles.

Travel Fee: All swimmers will have a $125 travel fee added to their SST invoice. We work hard to keep travel fees as low as possible, but these fees are a necessity to allow us to travel throughout the season and give our swimmers a great experience. Your travel fee helps us defray the cost of team travel expenses; thank you for your support.

**All Important Event Information**