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DATES

June 15-19, 2019



LOCATION

West Mesa Aquatic Center

6705 Fortuna Road NW

Albuquerque, NM 87121

 



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))



MISC INFORMATION

2018 Participant List: Participant Lists will be posted shortly after registration has closed.

Practice Information: TBD



ENTRY REGULATIONS

1. At the 2019 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 2019 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.



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 2018 NSGA qualifying games will qualify for the 2019 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.



MEDALS / AWARDS

Awards will be presented for 1st through 8th place for each style 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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WEST MESA AQUATIC CENTER
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Wes Mesa Aquatic Center is the site of the City’s newest Olympic pool. It is an excellent pool for swim meets, lap swimming, exercise classes – stadium seating to accommodate 800 spectators. The pool can be set for eight 50-meter lanes or two-dozen 25-yard lanes. 

 


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