Swimming

Date                                                                            

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

Venue

TBD

Cost

TBD      

Qualifying Meets

You may attend any ONE qualifier of your choosing based on your own availability.*

Metro Qualifying Meet

TBD

Southeast Qualifying Meet

TBD

 

Central Qualifying Meet

TBD

Format 

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.

Divisions 

Junior:  Ages 10 - 12
Scholastic:  Ages 13 - 15
Open:  Ages 16 - 18

All ages are as of the date of the first qualifier

Male and Female Divisions  

Eligibility 

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

Rules 

  • 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

Course 

  • 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

Events

  • Athletes may enter a maximum of four (4) 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:

50 Free
100 Back 
100 Fly
100 Free
100 Breast
200 Fly
200 Free
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

400 Free

Session 2:

200 Fly

200 IM

200 Back

100 Free

200 Breast

1000 Free

Form

This form is to be filled out and turned in at each qualifier 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.

Finals Schedule

The finals schedule will be posted closer to the event date.

Results

Each qualifying meet results will be posted here two days after the meet.

State Games of America

 

 




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

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