Team Iowa Zones Events for 2019

Tanja Avant
May 6, 2019

Zones Events for 2019

Central Zones Meets are part Team Iowa through Iowa Swimming, INC. Registration and meet sign-up are done through the Team Iowa website ( Registration (and instructions on how to register) will be available starting Friday, April 19, 2019.

Any questions about Zones Meets can be directed to Tanja Avant at the following email address: Times questions can be directed to Marie:

All Zones meet have a closed Facebook group which are used as a means of communication. It is strongly recommended if you are interested in these meets, request to become a member to ensure you get the latest information.

These meets are open to swimmers from all over Iowa and come together for one weekend as one team, Team Iowa. Coaches are nominated by fellow coaches from all over the state to be part of the Team Iowa coaching staff.

2019 Multi-Cultural Zones Meet

This is a Zones level meet with no special qualifications or qualifying times (cannot enter NT “no time” events), so this is a great way to experience a Zone level meet. I recommended this for all swimmers who would like to experience the next level of swim meet and perhaps be the catalyst to set goals to attend future Central Zones Championships.

Date: Friday, June 7, 2019, through Sunday, June 9, 2019.

Ages:  10U, 11-12, 13-14, and 15-18

Location: Chuck Fruit Aquatic Center: 6168 Center Grove Rd. Edwardsville, IL 62025

Hotel: Team Iowa has a room block with Holiday Inn Express: 1000 Plummer Dr., Edwardsville, IL 62025. Reservations: By phone 618-692-7255. Hotel Block under Team Iowa Swimming. Room Rate: $149.00/night plus tax. Rooms will be released 5/13/2019.

Qualifying Times: There is no minimum time standard for this meet; however, NT entries are not permitted. If a swimmer does not have a long course time, please use the swimmer’s fastest SCY or SCM time in that event. Please note that SCM and SCY times are considered non-conforming and seeded in the following order LCM, SCM, SCY.


2019 Open Water Zones

All swimmers are encouraged to give this meet a try, as long as you have a qualifying time. This meet is set up to for swimmers who have open water experience to those that have never experienced open water racing. It is a great course and well run.

Date: Thursday, June 13, 2019, to Friday, June 14, 2019

Age:  10U, 11-12, 13-14, Open

Location: Pleasant Prairie RecPlex: 9900 Terwall Terrace, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158

Hotel: Hampton Inn Chicago/Gurnee: 5550 Grand Avenue, Gurnee, Illinois 60031. Room: $99/night plus tax. Rooms will be released on 5/23/2018. Call: 1-800-Hampton and providing the group code: TIW

Qualifying Times: Open 5K: Minimum 15-16 "A" time in 400/500, 800/1000 or 1500/1650 Freestyle 13-14 3K: Minimum 13-14 "A" time in 400/500, 800/1000 or 1500/1650 Freestyle 11-12 2 K: Minimum 11-12 "A" time in 400/500, 800/1000 or 1500/1650 Freestyle 10 and Under 1K: Minimum 10&Under "A" time in 200 or 400/500 Freestyle

Facebook Closed Group: ISI ~ TEAM IOWA ~ 2019 Open Water Zones

2019 14U Central Zones Championships

Date: July 31, 2019, to August 4, 2019

Age:  10U, 11-12, 13-14

Location: Fargo, ND

Facebook Closed Group: ISI ~ TEAM IOWA ~ Central Zones Championships 2019

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