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2017 YMCA National Virtual Invitational
Swim Local- Compete Nationally
Oct 21-29, 2017

2018 YMCA Short Course National Championship
Location: Greensboro Aquatic Center, Greensboro, NC
April 3-7, 2018 (Tuesday-Saturday)

2018 YMCA National Diving Championship
Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex Fort Lauderdale, Florida
April 19-22, 2018

2018 YMCA Masters National Meet
Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex Fort Lauderdale, Florida
April 19-22, 2018

2018 YMCA Long Course National Championship
2018 National YMCA Long Course - College Park, Maryland
July 30-Aug 3, 2018


2018 Diving - 2 days ago
Sample Insurance Certificate (Click link)
Each team that participates in the meet must have a current and correct Certificate of Liability Insurance on file with the YMCA of the USA. Emails of certificates will be accepted FROM THE INSURANCE BROKER ONLY. Emails may be sent to Robin Lee at robin.lee@ymca.net. Certificates of Insurance may be faxed to 312-977-1134, HOWEVER, THE ORIGINAL MUST STILL BE SENT to YMCA of the USA, Attn: Insurance Manager, 101 North Wacker Dr., Chicago IL 60606 ....More
2018 Diving - 2 days ago
Qualification - Diving Championship (Click link)
All divers must show proof of the minimum Degree of Difficulty and the minimum score for the number of optional dives. Divers must have achieved these qualifying standards between March 25, 2017, and April 10, 2018, or competed in the same age group at the previous National YMCA Diving Championships. There is no minimum Degree of Difficulty required for Platform events. ....More
2018 Diving - 2 days ago
Summary - Diving Champonship (Click link)
Summary of the 2018 YMCA National Diving Championship ....More
2018 Diving - 2 days ago
Handbook - Diving Championship (Click link)
2018 YMCA Diving Handbook provides information for coaches, divers and parents to prepare, enter, compete, and attend the championship. The Handbook is a must-read for everyone attending the Championship. ....More
2018 Diving - 2 days ago
Release and Consent Forms (Click link)
This zip file contains the 4 legal forms that must be signed and brought to registration:
  • YMCA Release Declaration form that must be signed by the coach, Membership Director and Executive of the participating YMCA
  • Coach Photo Release form.  Grant permission to the YUSA by the coach to use any pictures taken at the diving meet
  • Parent Consent form - The parent or diver must sign this form
  • Coach Authorization form (OPTIONAL: needed if an other YMCA coach will be taking responsibility for a diver
2018 Short Course - 3 days ago
Frequently Asked Questions (Click link)
A perspective from our two athlete representatives on the 2018 YMCA National Swimming Championships meet committee: Susie Issenmann and Shannon Culbert.

If this is your first time attending YMCA Short Course Nationals, getting ready for Nationals can be very exciting.  This event is unlike any other competition you've competed in. Here are some frequently asked questions that might help you prepare for the event. ....More
2018 Long Course - 3 days ago
2018 YMCA Long Course Championship (Click link)

The YMCA of the USA is pleased to announce the 2018 YMCA Long Course National Championship will be held at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD beginning Monday July 30 through Friday August 3. 

This recently refurbished venue is conveniently within driving distance for many of our teams.  The YMCA Long Course Championship was last held at the University of Maryland in 2010.  We look forward to working again with the committed University staff who historically provide a high-quality meet experience for our athletes and families.

Y-USA is pleased to announce a large selection of hotel options with varied room rates.  With affordability in mind, we have partnered with the local hotel community to lower overall travel costs for participants, their families and coaches. Please note the deadline to reserve the rooms at these reduced rates may vary from hotel to hotel.  Please plan to reserve your room no later than June 25.

We are also exploring dorm housing options with the University. Please check back in a few weeks for an update.

The University of Maryland is looking forward to welcoming the Y's youth athletes, coaches and families this summer. To book your hotel stay, please click the link on the article:

2018 Diving - 12 days ago
Hotels and Lodging
Please use the reservation link below or contact the hotel directly to make your hotel reservations. Mention that you are with the YMCA Masters  Nationals to secure the group rate. You will need a credit card to hold your reservation.

Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott Ft. Lauderdale Beach, 440 Seabreeze Boulevard, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Group Rate: Intracoastal Queen/King: $179; Ocean King $185; Ocean Queen $189
Reservation Link: Book your group rate for 2018 Masters & Diving Nationals 
Reservation Phone Number: 888-321-2211 - Specify Courtyard Ft. Lauderdale Beach and 2018 YMCA Masters 
Reservation Deadline: Monday, April 2, 2018

Group Rate: The group rate is valid from Monday, April 16, 2018 until Sunday, April 22, 2018. As a courtesy, if you'd like to extend your stay in Ft. Lauderdale, the hotel will honor the group rate up to three days before Monday, April 16 and three days after Sunday, April 22, based on availability.
2018 Short Course - 13 days ago
Officials/Timers Invitation (Click link)
Officials and Timers: You are cordially invited to help us at the 2018 YMCA Short Course Swimming Championship.

To properly conduct a championship of this magnitude requires a large number of officials to staff the deck each day. There is a need for YMCA Level I, YMCA Level II, and/or USA-S Officials each day at Preliminaries, Time Trials and Finals. All officials attending the meet are strongly encouraged to sign up to volunteer.

Timer positions may also be available depending on the number of swim official volunteers. If you are experienced in timing, but are not a Certified Swim Official and would like to volunteer, we encourage you to do so. 

The link of this article is to an MSWord invitation and pre-registration form. Download the document, fill in the form and then send the document to Robert Menck at rmenckiii@gmail.com ....More
2018 Short Course - 19 days ago
Travel Assistance for Athletes (Click link)
DEADLINE: 3/18/2018: YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) recognizes the commitment a swimmer makes to training and competing in swimming and diving competitions. We realize the financial strain these competitions can have on families.  The YMCA of USA hopes to alleviate some of the financial pressures associated with participation by making financial assistance available to the parents/athlete to help support an athlete on local YMCA Financial Assistance with traveling to National Competitions (transportation and housing costs only) ....More

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