NC/SC Open Water Select Camp

2018 Open Water State Championships Results

Camp Dates: September 7 – 9, 2018


Head Coach:  John Payne-
Team Manager: Jon Bescher –

From NC:    Asst. Coach: Jon Bescher, Ashley Cox, Brett Ciancanelli

From SC: Asst. Coach: Jon (Big Show) Mengering, Chris Wolford


Comfort Inn

9801 US 15-501, Pinehurst, NC, 28374



Camp Size:  North Carolina Swimming (NCS) will select 24 swimmers and South Carolina Swimming(SC) will select 24 swimmers for the 2018 NCS/ SCS Open Water All-Stars such that the following representation is determined, we will fill out spots from the other LSC, if necessary:


                       11-12 Girls                  8(4 swimmers per LSC)

                       11-12 Boys                  8(4 swimmers per LSC)

                       13-14 Girls                   8(4 swimmers per LSC)

                       13-14 Boys                  8(4 swimmers per LSC)

                       15-Over Girls               8(4 swimmers per LSC)

                      15-Over Boys 8(4 swimmers per LSC)


Total                           48(24 per LSC) swimmers


Venue: Lake Echo


Transportation:  4 x 15-passenger van, plus other vehicles.

Cost:  The costs of transportation, lodging, team uniforms, chaperones and food will be $275 per athlete.  A deposit check for $275 payable to “North Carolina Swimming” must be submitted with all applications. If an athlete is chosen to the camp, fills out the registration form (Due July 24th) and then chooses not to attend, the $275 is forfeited if an alternate for the spot cannot be secured in time.  Check is due by August 15th. This fee does cover all costs for food.


Medical Release Forms/Consent Forms: Each Open Water Camper must have had the Medical Release form filled out online.  Please be sure to fill one of these out completely for each athlete applying for the 2018 Open Water Camp. Please follow link here.

ITINERARY (Tentative)

Friday September 7th

3:00pm            Check-in, receive, outfitting, team & room assignment

4:00pm            Meeting

4:30pm            Head to practice (Lake Echo*)

7:30pm            Dinner** (At Hotel)

9:00pm            Meeting

10:30pm          In rooms/ lights out

Saturday September 8th

7:00am            Wakeup/breakfast

7:30am            Head to Lake (Lake Echo*)

9:00/10:30     Open Water Competition (Lake Echo*)

12:15pm          Lunch** (At Hotel)

1:00pm            Rest time

3:00pm            Meeting (snack)

3:30pm            Head to Lake

6:30pm            Dinner** (At Hotel)

8:30pm            Team Building

10:30pm          In  rooms/ lights out

Sunday September 9th

7:15am            Wakeup/breakfast

8:00am            Head to practices (Lake Echo*)

11:00am          Meeting

12:00am          Release to parents

*Practice Locations and times are subject to change.

**Meal times and locations are subject to change.