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Swimming

DATES

June 4, 2017 - June 10, 2017



LOCATION

Birmingham Crossplex 2337 Bessemer Road Birmingham, AL 35208



EVENTS

Backstroke (50-, 100-, 200-Yard), Breaststroke (50-, 100-, 200-Yard), Butterfly (50-, 100-, 200-Yard), Freestyle (50-, 100-, 200-, 500-Yard), Individual Medley (100-, 200-,400-Yard (four strokes))



QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS

1. All first-, second-, third- and fourth-place winners or athletes meeting this sport’s NSGA minimum performance standards in competition at a 2016 NSGA qualifying games will qualify for the 2017 National Senior Games. Athletes must enter seed times, from yards competition, for their selected bonus events. Seed times must be entered in minutes, seconds and hundreds of seconds (00:00.00). Seed times for each bonus events must be achieved during the last twelve months prior to the registration deadline.



ENTRY REGULATIONS

1. At the 2017 National Senior Games, swimmers will be eligible to swim two bonus events. Bonus events may only be in the same stroke an athlete qualified in and can only be of a lesser distance, not greater.  Athletes must enter seed times, from yards competition, for their selected bonus events. Seed times must be entered in minutes, seconds and hundreds of seconds (00:00.00). Seed times for each bonus events must be achieved during the last twelve months prior to the registration deadline.

2. Swimmers may enter a maximum six events, including bonus events.

3. Swimmers must qualify and enter the event at the 2017 National Senior Games in order to enter a bonus event of lesser distance from that stroke.

4. The 500-yard freestyle, 200-yard butterfly and the 400-yard individual medley events are not available as bonus events; swimmers must qualify in these events to enter them.

5. Swimmers who qualify in the 400-yard and 200-yard individual medley may select the 200-yard and the 100-yard individual medley as a bonus event.

6. Swimmers must provide their own suits, caps, goggles, towels, etc.



MEDALS / AWARDS

Awards will be presented for 1 st through 8 th place for each event within each age division. All medals and ribbons MUST be collected during the Games. The NSGA will not mail MEDALS or RIBBONS after the Games.

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Age-Division/Event Specific Competition Schedule

Age-Division/Event Specific Competition Schedule (printable). The time of events will not be available until after registration closes. Actual Days of Competition may vary, depends on number of registered athletes in each event.
Version : May 30 2016 

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2017 Official Sports Rules Book

The qualifying procedures and rules of competition for the 2017 National Senior Games are based upon those set forth by the recognized national governing body for each sport. For the National Senior Games, however, some sport rules have been modified and/or revised in the best interest of the competitors. It is your responsibility to review the new rules in the shaded areas and refresh your knowledge on the existing rules.
Version : January 1, 2016 


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