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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))



MISC INFORMATION

2017 Participant Lists: Men - Please Click Here   Women - Please Click Here

2017 Swimming Schedule: Please Click Here

  • *The pool will be open 60 minutes before the start of each session for warmup.

Parking Information:

Parking is free of charge for all participating athletes with proof of athlete credential.  All other vehicles (without credential) will be required to pay the daily rate of $5.  In & Out privileges are allowed.

Practice Information:

June 4: 12pm - 7pm (M/W 65-100+)

June 7: 10am - 3pm (M/W 50-64)

Pool Information:

  • Ten  25-Yard Lanes Used for Competition & Warm-up Pool
  • Ultraviolet water treatment and filtration system
  • Water is 7ft at Shallow End & 13ft at Deepest End
  • Starting Blocks for Competition

Transportation Shuttle: Complimentary Shuttle Offered to Venue from Downtown (See Shuttle Schedule Below)



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.



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.



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.

Swimming

Birmingham Crossplex

The Birmingham CrossPlex provides a facility for athletes to compete at the highest  level of competition for Track & Field, Swimming & Diving, Volleyball and more. The facility includes 750,000 square feet of overall space with 75,000 square feet of competition floor, Olympic size pool, concession area, locker rooms, VIP suites and over 1,500 parking spaces.

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2017 Swimming Order of Events

Gives a Brief Overview of the Swimming Competition Order of Events
Version : October 5, 2016 
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Swimming Daily Meet Schedule

Version : November 15, 2016 
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2017 Mens Swimming Athlete List

Version : April 14, 2017 
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2017 Womens Swimming Athlete List

Version : April 14, 2017 

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2017 Printable Age Specific Schedule

Printable competition schedule for the 2017 National Senior Games in Birmingham, AL. 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. Subject to Change
Version : April 21, 2017 
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2017 Competition Start & End Times

Document that lists the start and approximate end times for each competition.
Version : June 4, 2017 
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2017 Sport Practice Times Schedule

Document that lists the practice times for each competition.
Version : April 29, 2017 
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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 : March 1, 2017 


01 August 2017
Athlete of the Month
HUMANA Hero: Curt Davison, 92, Kirkwood, Missouri Curt Davison is not known to throw his weight around, other than on the field of play...
11 July 2017
Athlete of the Month
HUMANA Hero: Wanda Newsom, 77, Taylor, Texas Birthdays seem to bring extra luck for Wanda Newsom. She won her first archery gold medal ...
21 June 2017
Press Releases
World, American masters records among new National Senior Games marks set in Birmingham     BATON ROUGE, La. (June 21, 2017) ...
30 May 2017
Press Releases
More than 10,500 Senior Athletes Will Compete in 19 Sports in Birmingham  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (May 30, 2017) – Every National Senior Game...

 


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