Championship Meets

Championship meets for our KC Blazers are listed below.  Each meet has a time standard necessary to be eligible to enter. These are qualifying meets and they are the culmination of all of your training, hard work and dedication throughout the season. If eligible, Blazers swimmers are expected to attend!

MVS District Championships

District Championship meets are held twice a year; once for the Short Course season (prior to Champs) and once for the Long Course season (prior to Champs). The swimmer competes both on an individual basis.   

Who attends: Swimmers who have achieved a [MV Short Course or Long Course Districts time standard] are eligible to enter in the events for which they have qualified and are eligible for up to two Bonus events.  These are Timed Final events. 

MVS Championships

Champs meets are held twice a year; once for the Short Course season (end of February; 25 yard pools) and once for the Long Course season (end of July; 50 meter pools). The swimmer competes both on an individual basis and for club points.  The club also organizes relay teams to compete for club points. 

Who attends:  Swimmers who have achieved a [MV Short Course or Long Course Championship time standard] are eligible to enter in the events for which they have qualified and are eligible for up to two Bonus events for which they qualify. 

Zones

USA Swimming divides the country into four Zones – Eastern, Western, Central and Southern – and each of these Zones holds at least one Zone Championship each summer.

Who attends: Swimmers who have achieved a ‘AAA’ Motivational Time Standard will be eligible to be a part of an all-star team representing Missouri Valley. Swimmers compete individually in their qualified events and on relays as determined by Zones Head Coach.

Sectionals

Description:

Who attends:  Swimmers who have achieved a qualifying time standard for one or more events.

Futures 

Description:

Who attends: Swimmers who have achieved a qualifying time standard for one or more events.

National/Junior National Championship

One of the highest levels of competitive swimming; swimmers are chosen for national teams from the National meet level.

Who attends: Swimmers who have achieved a qualifying time standard for one or more events.