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SCS All-Star Festival January 14-15, 2023 Pavilion Center Poo,l Las Vegas, Nevada The Southern California Swimming All-Star Festival represents the best of Southern California Swimming. Held in January, selected swimmers are divided up into four teams. The top 32 swimmers of each gender will be selected in the following age groups: 10&U, 11-12 and 13-14. Swimmers will be selected for this team based on the combined results from competitions ranging from September 1-Winter CA/NV Sectionals. *Swimmers selected for this meet are not eligible if they have competed in the 2023...

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Pacific Coast All-Star Meet Each January, Southern California Swimming takes up to 32 swimmers to the Pacific Coast All-Star Meet to compete against teams from Oregon, Pacific Northwest, and Pacific Swimming. To be eligible, a swimmer must be between the ages of 11-14 and a current member of Southern California Swimming. The 2023 Pacific Coast All-Star meet will be hosted by the Pacific Northwest LSC and takes place in Snohomish, WA, on January 7-8, 2023. 32 swimmers will be selected to compete (age groups 11-12, and 13-14). Congratulations to Austin...

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Aquazot Sectional Team attended The 2022 Western Zone Winter Speedo Sectionals Championships Series at La Mirada, CA representing Aquazot with pride and bringing home a Second Place Trophy for Mid Size Team Division! CONGRATULATIONS! GEORGE ANDRIASHVILLI Events: 100 Breast, 50 Free (PB) 400 Free Relay, 100 fly (TT) ALIYAH FAN Events: 800 Free Relay, 200 free, 100 fly FINALS, 400 Medly Relay, 200 Fly FINALS, 50 Free, 100 Free, 200 IM KIANA FAN Events: 100 Breast FINALS, 100 fly, 400 Medley Relay, 100 Back, 200 Breast, 200 IM FINALS CHARISSE...

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He’s making a sheet and checking the tab…. Gonna find out which swim team won WAG. AQUAZOT IS COMING TO TOWN! The 2022 SCS Winter Age Group Championship, hosted by San Clemente Aquatics, was held from 12/9/22 to 12/11/22. Not even the rain could stop Aquazot from winning first place with a final score of 1931.5! The following Azots finished TOP 10 (10 & under): Sydney Chang - 50 free, 50 fly, 100 fly Lyric Radke - 100 free, 50 back, 100 back, 50 fly, 100 fly, 200 IM Lizzie...

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Speedo Winter Juniors West Championships The Speedo Winter Junior National Championships took place December 7-10 across two sites. Aquazot athletes Zara Masud and Sofia Szymanowski qualified to attend The Speedo Winter Junior National Championships West that took place in Austin, Texas, at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. The meet was the first national-level, short-course yard meet of the 2021-2022 season for many of the nation’s emerging athletes. Zara Masud events: 200 yard IM, 100 yard Fly (PB) , 100 yard Free (PB) and 200 yard fly Sofia...

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There’s no place like home! Aquazot competes and travels all over, but at the end of the day, nothing beats a great home meet. Our coaches, families, swimmers, mentors, and mentees gathered this weekend at Portola High School to host this year’s Aquazot December 12&under Invitational and the results speak for themselves. The following Azots earned first place finishes: Sydney Chang, Austin Chen, Zhuo Chen, Alexis Chew, Matthew Chiang, Ryan Chu, Kaya Dym, Ava Encheff, Megan Han, Lucien Huang, Ethan Ma, Azam Masud, Kellen Nguyen, Taryn Nguyen, Chloe Olson, Collin...

Monday, August 8, 2022 Congratulations to the Southern California Swimming All-Star Team for winning the Age Group Western Zones meet in Elk Grove, CA. Head Coach James Gallagher and his staff did an amazing job working with over 70 Southern California Swimming athletes. We are so proud of all of our swimmers for racing hard, showing good sportsmanship, and meeting new friends. A special thank you to our parents for all that they were able to do to make this a successful trip. News Source: https://www.socalswim.org/news/southern-california/2022/8/8/scs-wins-the-age-group-western-zones-meet?rtn=%2Fnews%2Fsouthern-california Aquazot Swim Club is...

2022 USA Swimming Futures Championships JULY 27 - JULY 30 (WED-SAT) ZONE 5 GEORGE F. HAINES INTERNATINAL AQUATIC CENTER PARTICIPANTS: ALIYAH FAN: 100 free, 100 fly, 50 Free, 200 Free KIANA FAN: 100 back, 200 breast, 200 IM, 100 fly CHARISSE HICKMAN: 100 breast, 200 breast, 200 IM, 200 free, 100 fly CHLOE HICKMAN: 400 IM, 200 IM, FINALS 200 breast, 100 fly AYLA KAILIPONI: 100 free, 100 fly, 50 free, 200 free, 400 MR ZARA MASUD: FINALS 200 free, 200 fly, FINALS 400 IM, FINALS 100 fly, 200 IM,...

2022 Summer Junior Olympics Hello swimmers and parents! From July 21st to July 24th going into the 2022 SCS/MVN Summer Junior Olympics, two things were virtually guaranteed: parking would be difficult and Azot would bring its A-game! The Junior Olympics are a championship-style age group meet, held twice annually - once in Spring and once in Summer. The meet holds races for several age groups for swimmers who have achieved a “Summer JO” time in the events they wish to swim. The meet is not affiliated with the Olympic Games,...

Hi Aquazot families, From June 16 to June 19, hundreds of athletes flocked to La Mirada, CA to compete in the 2022 SCS June Age Group Invitational. The days were hot, but the Azot fire burned hotter! Winning first place in all three of the team scored categories, Aquazot’s combined score was 3940… over 1000 higher than second place! Additionally, Azot swimmers posted hundreds of new personal records, numerous individual and relay wins, top-8, and top-16 placings. What a great way to kick off the summer! The following Azots finished...