Aquatics

Open Water Swimming


IT’S NOT TOO LATE! ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR OPEN WATER SWIMMING WILL CLOSE AT 11:59 P.M. ON JULY 20.


Click HERE to view the full 2018 schedule of events.
Click HERE to view the 2018 route map.

General Information

DATE: Saturday, July 28, 2018

TIMES:
Check-in begins 6:30 a.m. for 10K swim. Check in begins at 7 a.m. for all other events.
See timeline below for specific race start times.

SITE: Branched Oak Lake (12000 W Branched Oak Rd, Raymond - View Map)

COURSE: Swim course measurements are approximate and may be altered due to water depth and/or weather conditions in a manner that will not conflict with other ongoing lake activities. Maps for each distance can be found HERE, along with the event plan.

COMPETITION FORMAT: All events are swum in a circular loop or repeated loops. The swim course will be well-marked and patrolled. All 10k swimmers are required to have a kayaker escort.

RULES: USA Swimming Long Distance rules will apply. No wet suits allowed.

AWARDS: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each division.

SAFETY: Race Director has authority to stop any competitor at any time if their participation is deemed dangerous to themselves or any of the volunteer safety staff.

NOTE: Age determined as of July 28, 2018.



Events


View the Complete Event Details for a full list of divisions and events.


TimeLine of Events

The 10K will start at 7:00 a.m.
The 1 mile will start at 7:30 a.m.
The 5k will start at 8:30 a.m
The 100M will start at 9:30 a.m.

All 10k swimmers are required to have a kayaker escort. If a swimmer would like help finding a kayaker, please email the race director, Molly Nance, at mcnance@gmail.com.

Click HERE to view the full 2018 schedule of events.

Registration Fees & Deadlines

IF REGISTERED BY THE DISCOUNT DEADLINE:

10K Swimmers
$85 per swimmer until July 6th

1 Mile Swimmers
$50 per swimmer until July 6th

5k Swimmers
$60 per swimmer until July 6th

100 Meter Swimmers
$10 per swimmer until July 6th

*Additional Events-$10



MULTI-EVENT DISCOUNT NOTE: If registering for multiple events, all entries must occur in the same transaction to receive the multi-event discount.

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES:
Competition in the 2018 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber or soft cotton lightweight tri-blend upgrade available); Pass for free admission to SportFest, the Opening Ceremonies, and all competition venues; Sponsor gifts and coupons.

PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $5 processing fee. Registering online saves time, money and trees.



Further Information

Sport Specific Questions:
Contact Open Water Swimming Director Molly Nance at mcnance@gmail.com or 402-429-6106.

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or info@nebraskasportscouncil.com.

 





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