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Competition Swimming
  • Swimming

Only 500yd Freestyle and 200yd IM events (All age divisions)
Friday, August 3, 2018
7:00 am for Virtual Triathlon
8:00am - 1:00pm Everyone Else

Fairmont Aquatic Center

All other swimming events (All age divisions)
Saturday, August 4, 2018

8:00am - 4:00pm

Fairmont Aquatic Center

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There will be special heats for any Virtual Triathlon athlete doing the 500yd Freestyle Swim event. They will start at 7:00am on Friday August 3rd, 2018. Anyone else registered for the Swim events on Friday will start at 8:00am.

The swimming competition will have to following for men, women and youth.

Men & Women Individual Events           Youth Individual Events
Freestyle: 50yd, 100yd, 200yd, 500yd   Freestyle: 25yd (5-under), 25yd (6-10),
50yd (11-13)
Breaststroke: 50yd, 100yd   Breaststroke: 50yd (11-13)
Backstroke: 50yd, 100yd   Backstroke: 50yd (11-13)
Butterfly: 50yd   Butterfly: 50yd (11-13)
Medley: 200yd    

Relay Swim Events:

          Men                                            Women                                           Mixed               
Freestyle 4x200yd                              Freestyle 4x200yd                      Freestyle  4x200yd  
Medley    4x200yd                              Medley    4x200yd                      Medley     4x200yd 

*Note: Relay teams can be mixed age groups, but athletes must all be from the same division. 

Entry Regulations:
1. Competitors must be pre-registered.
2. The age category of competition for relays will be determined by the younger age of the swimmers on the day of Opening Ceremony – August 3, 2018.

Competitors will compete in their own gender, age category and division. All events will be timed finals. When there are multiple heats in an event, the ranking of the competitors for medals will be based solely on time.

Medals will be awarded to first, second, and third in each event to Division 1 and Division 2 athletes by gender and age group. 

Sport Guidelines:
1. Swimming staff may combine events/divisions based on schedule and number of competitors. This will not affect medal award categories.
2. Flotation devices will be allowed for children 5 & under.
3. Team captains may NOT submit relay participants that are not pre-registered for scheduled relay event.
4. Children under 14 cannot mix with adults.
5. Swimming staff will be responsible for queuing competitors prior to the scheduled heat and will direct athletes to the start lane.
6. The pool is 25 yards in length.

Sport Rules:
United States Masters swimming rules apply ( With some modifications. 

Once an event is completed and results are available, swimming staff must record all competitors and times/scores to the appropriate system/documents. When electronic scoring is being utilized a manual backup system must be in place to record results.

When available, during the course of competition, sports directors may post results (identified as preliminary) for public and competitor review. 

Upon conclusion of the day’s competition, sports directors must submit final results for each event. Manual documents must be signed and dated by the appropriate staff member. Results will be reviewed for accuracy and posted in the TGA Village.

**Rules and format are subject to change and may be modified based on each competition.