Chris McCullough 2023 Invitational


The Hy-Crest Bullfrog Swim Team is pleased to offer the 2022 Chris McCullough Invitational on Saturday, June 10, 2023.  We invite you to join us and make this meet fun for our swimmers and our coaches and to continue their preparation toward league championship swims.

The 2023 Chris McCullough Invitational is a two-session timed finals meet designed for family fun and short course competition for swimmers and coaches

About the Event

  • A one-day invitational meet with reasonable start times for both sessions
  • A timed finals format similar to championships, with lane assignments seeded by valid times


  • Team trophies awarded to visiting large and small teams leaders
  • The top 8 swimmers will take home an award from each event
  • We'll offer up to 3 tiers of ribbons pending how many of swimmers/event
  • Medals for the top 3 finishers
  • Ribbons for places 4-8 – individual races 
  • Ribbons for 4-8 – relays
  • Heat Winner Ribbons
  • Several Best-in-Meet Individual awards based on points won and personal times


  • Hy-Crest Swim Club provides an easy to reach venue with ample parking and great competition
  • Our beautiful outdoor 6-lane 25 meter pool offers plenty of team space to stretch out on the grass and enjoy the time between events
  • Value-priced food and drinks for swimmers and their families (continental breakfast and lunch grill)
  • Automatic Dolphin timing system. Top eight finishers in each event announced. Awards available at the end of the meet


We reserve the right to adjust start times and to make the meet one session depending on entries. Here's what we expect (PM times are approximate):

AM Session (11& Up)

  • Hy-Crest Warm-Up 6:30-6:50 AM
  • Warm-up (11& Up): 6:50-7:30 AM
  • Session: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
  • Session Awards 12:00 PM

PM Session (10 & Under)

  • Warm-up (10 & Under): 11:50 AM-12:50 PM
  • Session: 1:00-6:00 PM
  • Session and Meet Awards 6:30 PM

Entries & Fees

  • Reasonable entry fees, heat sheet fees, and no spectator admission charge.
  • Simple entry forms to minimize coach’s effort.  Seeding will be by best time swum in summer competition 2023. Swimmers can sign up themselves during practice! (League times after 6/1/22 only please).
  • Deck entries available the day of the meet as space allows. Cash Only. Deck Entries will begin 60 minutes prior to the AM and PM meet session start – deck entries will be closed 30 minutes prior to AM and PM meet session start.  Swimmers will need to deck enter prior to the session they are swimming.  (Fee: Individuals: $5.00/ea.; Relay Teams: $20.00/ea.)
  • No Team Entry Fee for Electronic Entries (Meet Manager or compatible software). $50 per Team for Hard Copy Entries.

The 2023 Chris McCullough Invitational will be limited to members of teams swimming summer and/or winter leagues.  This year we are keeping 15-18 age group open (any age) so even your former club athletes now in college or in the working world can come back and mix it up with the kids.  How you manage your relays is up to you and your club however, in the open age group we can’t expect some of the competing swimmers to be formal members of the teams or clubs they may represent. 

Our intent is to allow team alumni to come back and have fun but not for teams to go out and solicit a lot of “ringers” that will significantly affect the outcome of this age group. Hy-Crest will not consider any individual ineligible in this age group, and this is where you can have your coaches form a relay for the kids to cheer on!

Deadline for electronic entries is 6 PM Saturday, June 3rd, 2023 and hard copy entries are due by 6 PM Saturday May 27, 2023.  Let us know if you have any questions, or if you need clarification about terms and conditions for this meet.


See you June 10th, 2023!

For questions, please contact Holly Pohlmeyer, the CM Invitational Director at: [email protected]