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Danielle Wentzel

To: Club Presidents, Board of Directors, Coaches and Club Contacts Registration is now open!!! Team Minnesota Registration is open for the 14 & Under Zone Championships in August. The dates of the meet are August 4th-7th, 2022. We will have a team warm-up and team gathering on August 3rd. Qualification Requirements are as follows: Qualifying Time/Eligibility: • Swimmers must have achieved a National AAA time (LCM, SCM, SCY) between the first day of the first Zone Meet of the previous year and the entry deadline date for the current Central...

Danielle Wentzel

To: MNSI Board of Directors, Coaches, Club Presidents, Officials and Club Contacts 2022 Summer Minnesota Swimming Championship Meets Meet information and event files for Minnesota Achievement Championships (MAC), Minnesota Regional Championships (MRC), Long Course Senior State and 14 & Under are posted to the MNSI website here. Open Water State Championship (OW) will be held on Monday, August 8, 2022 at Shady Oak Lake in Hopkins. Meet Information will be available in the next couple of weeks. DEADLINES to submit entries: MAC - Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 8:00 PM...

Danielle Wentzel

The Minnesota Swimming Open Water Swim Committee is hosting open water swim practice sessions. The two days are Saturday, May 28th and Sunday, May 29th. Please sign up to Swim or Volunteer. We will start with one Group and Add a second time slot if it is popular. Swim Safety Buoy Required - We have extra! Recommended for 13 & Older swimmers who are comfortable with cooler water. We will add some more sessions as water warms for younger swimmers. Park in lot by Beach. Will start the swim from...

Danielle Wentzel

2022 Winter Championship Meet Locations - Voting Starts TODAY!!! Registered delegates and/or attendees at the HoD meeting on April 9th, 2022, check your email today at 10:00 for your ballot to vote through election runner. You will receive an email from election runner TODAY at 10:00 AM and will have until Wednesday, May 25th at 10:00 AM to cast your vote for the 2022 Winter Championship meet locations. If you do not receive an email TODAY at 10:00 AM please reach out to Danielle Wentzel ([email protected]). Detail information about each...

Danielle Wentzel

The Safe Sport and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committees are excited to announce a t-shirt design contest! We are asking athlete members of the MN Swimming community to create an original design that incorporates the themes of COMMUNITY and GROWTH and should also incorporate what swimming means to you. The design will be featured on t-shirts that will be given out via random drawing at our end of season meets - MN Achievement Championships, MN Regional Championships and state meets. All designs should be original artwork done by the athlete....

Danielle Wentzel

We are excited to announce the Team Minnesota Central Zone Open Water head coach will be Olg Espinosa (SCSC). Registration is now open for Central Zone Open Water until June 10th at 11:59 PM. The 2022 Central Zone Open Water will be held in Pleasant Prairie, WI on Friday, June 17th (open water clinic will be held Thursday, June 16th). The cost to sign up for the meet is $100 which includes the meet fees, 1 swim cap, 1 t-shirt and swim bag. To register go to the Team MN...

Danielle Wentzel

To: MNSI Board of Directors, Coaches, Club Presidents, and Club Contacts, Athlete Protection Training As we head into the long course season, please remember that athletes turning 18 must complete APT (Athlete Protection Training) by their 18th birthday. Athletes can confirm if they are compliant with this requirement by logging into their Deck Pass account. Athletes must be compliant in order to participate in team activities, including meets and practices. Athlete Protection Training is an annual requirement once an athlete turns 18. After the initial course, adult athletes may be...

Danielle Wentzel

Have you ever wondered what is discussed at MN Swimming’s committee meetings?? Here are the current scheduled committee meetings for the month of May, please consider joining the meetings to find out!!

Danielle Wentzel

To: Club Presidents, Board of Directors, Coaches and Club Contacts Registration is now open!!! The 2022 Central Zone Multi-Cultural Meet at the Deaconess Aquatic Center in Evansville, IN will be held on June 11-12, 2022. This meet is a celebration of athletes of diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to race, age, income, ethnicity, religion, gender, and sexual orientation. Athletes must have one bronze time in long course meters to qualify. It provides opportunities for swimmers of diverse backgrounds to represent their LSC, celebrate diversity, allow the success of competitive...

Danielle Wentzel

Minnesota Swimming would like to congratulate the following swimmers and teams on achieving a National Age Group Top 10 time. The National Age Group Recognition Program honors the nation’s fastest 10 boys and girls in each single age group (11-18). Relay teams are awarded in three different age groups; 11-12, 13-14 and 15-18. The time frame for each year’s recognition is September 1st through August 31 of the following year.