Date (tentative)                                                                        
Saturday, June 27  - Sunday, June 28, 2020

Venue (tentative)
Blodgett Pool, Harvard University
65 N. Harvard St
Boston, MA 02134

**This event is not owned, controlled or supervised by Harvard University or any of its schools or programs.**

Cost for Finals


Colleges/Scouts that intend to attend the 2019 Bay State Games Swimming Competition
*click school to see more information on their  swimming program

Men's Swimming
Brandeis UniversityBridgewater State University, Colby College, The College of Saint RoseElms CollegeHartwick College, Keene State College, St. Joseph's College of MaineUMass Dartmouth

Women's Swimming
Brandeis UniversityBridgewater State University, Colby College, The College of Saint RoseElms CollegeHartwick College, Keene State College, Long Island University (Brooklyn Campus)St. Joseph's College of MaineUMass Dartmouth

Qualifying Meets

You may attend any ONE qualifier of your choosing based on your own availability.*
Please note different registration links for each qualifier.*

Worcester Qualifying Meet
Date: May 30, 2020 (tentative)
Cost: $35 
            Late Fee: $10 applied June 1, 2020

Location: Worcester Boys & Girls Club, 65 Tainter St., Worcester, MA 01610
Registration: 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Warm-up: 8:30 am - 9:15 am
Competition: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Regis Qualifying Meet
Date: June 6, 2020 (tentative)
Cost: $35 
            Late Fee: $10 applied June 1, 2020
Location: Regis College, 255 Wellesley St., Weston, MA 02493
Start Times:

Registration: 7:45 am - 8:30 am
Warm-up: 8:15 am - 8:45 am
Competition Start: 9:00 am

Quincy Qualifying Meet
Date: TBA
Cost: $35 
            Late Fee: $10 applied June 1, 2020
Location: Lincoln Hancock Pool, 300 Granite St., Quincy, MA 02169
Start Times:
Registration: 9:45am - 10:30am
Warm-up: 10:15am - 11:00am
Competition: 11:15am


The top 3 finishers at each qualifier, in each division and  Event, will advance to the finals. In addition, the next best 7 times (division/event) throughout ALL 3 of the qualifiers will advance. For example, potentially the breakdown of the 7 "at-large" slots could be as follows:

Worcester - 1
Quincy - 2
Regis - 4

All athletes must attend a qualifier. Athletes must swim in their age group and cannot move up.

Age Groups

10 & under

All ages are as of June 27, 2020

Male and Female Divisions  


An athlete must meet one of the following criteria:

  • A full-time resident of Massachusetts

  • A full-time student of a Massachusetts academic institution

  • A registered member of a swimming club in Massachusetts. Athletes using club membership for eligibility may not also be a member of a non-Massachusetts club


  • No membership to any swim organization is required 

  • USA Swimming rules apply at the qualifiers and finals 

  • USA Swimming officials will be used at all meets 

  • If you are a member of USA Swimming, please put your middle initial and date of birth on your application form so you can be properly identified with USA-S

  • The Bay State Games Swimming Qualifier meets are USA Swimming approved meets


  • All qualifying races will be in short course yards.  Finals will be in long course meters

  • Seeding for the finals will be based on times achieved at the qualifiers

  • Events listed below are in meters. The 400 free will be a 500 free at the qualifier. The 800 free will be a 1,000 free at the qualifier. For qualifier seed times, competitors should use their short course times for these two events


  • Athletes may enter a maximum of six (6) events

  • All participants are asked to provide events and seed times (in SCY) on their registration form

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

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

11 & over                                   10 & under
50 Free                                        50 Free
100 Back                                     100 Back
100 Fly                                        100 Fly
100 Free                                      100 Free
100 Breast                                  100 Breast
200 Fly                                        200 Free
200 Free                                     200 IM
200 Back 
200 Breast
200 IM 
400 IM 
400 Free
800 Free

Qualifier Order of Events

Session 1:
400 IM
200 Free
100 Breast
100 Back
100 Fly
50 Free
500 Free

Session 2:
200 Fly
200 IM
200 Back
100 Free
200 Breast
1000 Free

New England Swimming Observations Form

The 2019 Bay State Games Swimming qualifiers and finals are approved meets by New England Swimming. Registered USA Swimming members must fill out this form is and turn it in at each qualifier and finals if you wish to submit your times to USA Swimming.
Please CLICK HERE for the form for QUALIFIERS

Please CLICK HERE for the form for FINALS

Meet Sanction Numbers
Worcester Qualifi
er: NE-190608BSG-A
Regis Qualifier: NE19-0615BSG-A
Quincy Qualifier: NE19-0622BSG-A
Finals at Harvard: NE-0706BSG-A

Finals Schedule

Click here for the finals schedule.


For results, please click here.


Click here to see Bay State Games Swimming records (last updated August 8, 2019)

State Games of America



All medalist in this event will qualify for the 2021 State Games of America in Ames and De Moines, Iowa. 


Meet Director
Erika Sheinhait
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