Paralympic Swimming

Date 

The 2019 dtaes will be posted in February, please join our mailing list to automatically receive an email once the dates are announced.

Venue

TBD

Entry Fees

TBD

Format 

Paralympic swimmers will compete directly in the competition dates as the Swimming Finals and Masters Swimming competition. There are no qualifiers for Paralympic swimming. All swimmers who register by the entry deadline will compete in the competition which will be a 50 meter, long course event.

Ages 

Participants must be a minimum of age 8 as of July 8, 2019.

Paralympic Swimming events will be conducted as independent heats for each gender without regard to age. Results will be based on the Paralympic Points System that combines performances from swimmers in all Sports Classes irrespective of age.

Male and Female Divisions 

Eligibility 

An athlete must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • A full-time resident of Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont

  • A full-time student at a recognized academic institution in MA

  • A registered member of a Swimming Club in Massachusetts. Athletes entering under this eligibility rule may not also be a member of a non-Massachusetts club. 

Entry Deadline 

All applications must be received no later than July 1.  There is no on-site registration for this event, and the entry deadline will be strictly enforced

Rules 

  • No membership any swim organization is required

  • USA Swimming rules apply with IPC modifications. 

  • USA Swimming officials will be used at all meets 

Seed Times

  • Seeding for the finals will be based on times supplied by participants when they register. 

Events

Below are the events offered at the Bay State Games Swimming Competition:

50 Free
100 Back 
100 Fly
100 Breast
200 Free

  • Athletes may enter a maximum of four (4) events.

  • All participants are asked to provide events and seed times on their registration form.

  • Athletes registering online should have their event and seed time information ready before they log on to register.

Finals Schedule

The schedule will be posted closer to the event date.

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