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Bret Haglund

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Bret Haglund

North Dakota Swimming can not promote, condone, or facilitate any North Dakota Swimming athlete participation or activity disregarding state executive orders. This includes travel and events outside of the state. Per USA Swimming. Thank you, Bret Haglund North Dakota Swimming Admin Vice Chair 701-840-0812

Bret Haglund

NDLSC Membership, North Dakota Governor's Executive Order regarding athletic "Club" activities: https://www.governor.nd.gov/sites/www/files/documents/executive-orders/Executive%20Order%202020-43.pdf

Bret Haglund

USA Swimming is pleased to offer clubs the opportunity to purchase an Enterprise Zoom License at a rate of $120/yr. (a significant discount off the regular Enterprise rate). Licenses will be active beginning January 1, 2021 for one year. LSCs are responsible for collecting information and payment from each club interested no later than December 1, 2020. After December 15th, USA Swimming will invoice each LSC for payment of licenses. • Clubs must request and pay for each license through their LSC during their club registeration. • Clubs must provide...

Brian Toay

Apparently this email did not go out to all of the intended recipients, so I apologize if you're seeing this for the second time. Good morning, On August 16, 2020, the NDLSC Board voted to have the 2021 Short Course State Championship be a split meet with the 10&under swimmers competing on a different weekend and different location than the 11&over swimmers. The Board would like to hear from all Clubs on their opinion and preference for the weekends in which these meets will be held. These meets should occur...

Bret Haglund

Dear members, We remain focused on supporting our teams and members in their return to training and their continued progression through our “crawl, walk, race” return to competition. There has been little change in circumstance regarding necessary precautions to take due to COVID-19 and the related access to water. As a result, the USA Swimming Board of Directors approved the following event sanction for September 2020: LSCs will be limited to the sanctioning of meets comprised only of athletes and clubs registered within the LSC.* (*A club, geographically isolated within...

Bret Haglund

Monday, August 24, 2020 Tech Suit Restriction for 12-and-Under Swimmers by USA Swimming The tech suit restrictions, proposed by the Age Group Development Committee, will go into effect for 12-and-under swimmers beginning September 1, 2020. Below are complete lists of the suits that will be restricted for athletes 12 and under, and then a list of those tech suits that will be allowed for athletes 12 and under: Restricted 12-and-under tech suits Approved 12-and-under tech suits For a detailed breakdown of approved and restricted tech suits by brand, click the...

Bret Haglund

North Dakota Swimming Board of Directors Meeting 8/16/2020; Policy Revisions Policy revisions per BoD vote: Due to current COVID climate, reduction in pool availability and practice times, the Board of Directors have elected NOT to change the state qualifying times for the 2021 short course season. This is in alignment with the USA Swimming ruling not to change national qualifying times, and with athlete consideration foremost. North Dakota Swimming state qualifying times will remain as they were set for 2020. For the 2020-2021 short course season, there will be a...

Janna Schill

USA Swimming is offering online Zoom meetings for any parent or athlete interested in completing SafeSport training. Zoom links for both parent and athletes (12-18 years old) training are listed below. If your club is needing an option for parent or athlete training opportunities as a portion of your clubs application to the SafeSport Recognition program this is a great option for your club. Wednesday, July 29 at 8:00 p.m. EST – Parent Training https://zoom.us/j/93724361466?pwd=OVF4RFlNZFpaMHhqSEVVRGwzbmpQUT09 Thursday, July 30 at 8:00 p.m. EST – Athlete Training (12-18 years old) https://zoom.us/j/97633664936?pwd=YnpXZmljME5PcldacW9ZQ0w5YTFIZz09 Thank...

Bret Haglund

The North Dakota Swimming Board of Directors has elected on June 28th, 2020: To allow sanctioning for intersquad swimming meets for July 2020 with the sanctioning request forms found on ndswimming.org, and the adherance to the return to competition plan per USA Swimming, and any guidelines designated by specific facilities and the North Dakota Department of Health.