NC Open Water Champs 2021


Letter for Sponsors

Letter for Parents

The 22nd Annual NC Open Water Champs & Carolina Cup Invitational—Open Water races at Lake Echo,  and in September,June 4-5, 2021 draw 700+ participants (plus families, bringing 1,500+ visitors to Moore County).

The June race is one of the largest amateur sporting events in Moore County. June’s Military Mile targets Tri-athletes, Master’s, and recreational swimmers —and benefits Moore County’s military children, through donations to the Student 2 Student program.

The Poseidon race (5K, 3K, & 2K) challenges elite swimmers. The Carolina Cup in September, part of Open Water Select Camp for top North and South Carolina swimmers, includes 3K and 2K races, which are open to all swimmers as well. 

The Sandhills Sandsharks Swim Team is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, serving Moore County since 1982; all donations are tax deductible. Proceeds go to further the advancement of access to swimming for our community.