Aquatics – Swimming


Athlete Packets: Click Here for important packet pick-up info for Swimming participants.

Final registration deadline extended to 11:59 p.m. on July 4.


DATE: July 12-13, 2014

SITE: Woods Memorial Pool (33rd & J Streets, Lincoln - View map)

NOTE: There will be NO ADMISSION OR GATE CHARGE for spectators at this event.

Midwestern Swimming Approval Number: MWSAPN1404

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AWARDS: Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in all events, including relays. The Doc Hammer Trophy will be awarded to the male 200 meter freestyle winner (event 202) and the Jill Garlock Trophy to the female 200 meter freestyle winner (event 201).

RELAYS: Swimmers who are registered in an individual event may register for relay events the day of the meet at Woods Pool. A fee of $3 per relay member will be collected on site.


REGISTER BY JUNE 16 AND SAVE! If registered by Monday, June 16, the Swimming entry fee is $29 per swimmer for the first event and $3 per swimmer for each additional event. Between June 17 and June 30, the fee is $34 per swimmer for first event and $3 per swimmer for each additional event.

- The Doc Hammer and Jill Garlock Trophy Races DO NOT count toward total number of events.
- Recreational Meet swimmers are limited to a maximum of four events.
- Adult Meet swimmers are limited to a maximum of four events, including relays.
- Approved USA Swimming Meet swimmers are limited to a maximum of four events per day (does not include relay swims).
- Relays are deck entry, but swimmers must be registered in at least one individual event.

FINAL ENTRY DEADLINE: Monday, June 30. Some sports accept entries after June 30 with an additional fee. If not specifically stated in the sport information, please contact the NSC office at 402-471-2544 to see if your sport accepts late entries.

NOTE: Entry fee includes an athlete shirt, passes to the Opening Ceremonies and a copy of the NSC Yearbook. Yearbooks will not be shipped, but will be available at the Opening Ceremonies on July 18 and at the Nebraska Sports Council office during normal packet pickup dates/times.


USA Swimming rules will apply. The no-recall start will be used.

USA SWIMMING APPROVED MEET: Like events may be seeded together and scored separately. Meet is tailored for year-round USA Swimming swimmers. This is an “approved” meet. All times may be used for proof of time for any meet. There are no minimum times for this meet. Swimmers do not have to be registered to swim this meet. Times for all swimmers who are USA Registered swimmers at the time of the swim will be used for USA Swimming and Midwestern Swimming purposes (NO FEE or APPLICATION NECESSARY).

RECREATIONAL MEET: Meet is for swimmers who are not USA Swimming registered or do not swim for a year-round program and are age 18 or younger (age determined as of July 12, 2014).

ADULT MEET: Swimmers will be seeded by entry time, and if no entry time, by age, with younger swimmers in center lanes.


In celebration of the Games’ 30th anniversary, the 2014 CSG Opening Ceremonies will be held at Pinnacle Bank Arena (400 Pinnacle Arena Drive, Lincoln) at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, July 18, 2014. Registered athletes and coaches will receive free admission on a first-come, first-served basis, but must order tickets, which will be included in the athlete packet or team box.

IMPORTANT OPENING CEREMONIES TICKETING INFORMATION: Because seating is limited, participants must indicate during registration whether they plan on attending the Opening Ceremonies AND walking in the Parade of Athletes, or plan on attending the Opening Ceremonies WITHOUT walking in the Parade of Athletes. Tickets for non-participants ($10 for adults, $5 for students ages 6-18, free for kids five and under) must be purchased through Ticket Master or at the Pinnacle Bank Arena box office.

Visit the Opening Ceremonies page for more detailed information.


SPECIAL SWIMMING PACKET PICK-UP: Special packet pick-up will be available on-site for Swimming participants only.

Location: Woods Pool (Outside the glass windows by the bath house)

Dates & Times:
Saturday, July 12 - 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday, July 13 - 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Or, participants have the option to ship their athlete packet, or pick it up during the dates and times below.

PACKET SHIPPING: Save time, avoid hassles and receive your CSG gear more than a week before the Opening Ceremonies by shipping your athlete packet ($7) or team box ($14). Athletes who do not select the shipping option may pick up their packets at the following locations/times:

NEBRASKA SPORTS COUNCIL OFFICE (4903 N 57th St, Lincoln - View map)
July 16–17 | 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

PINNACLE BANK ARENA (400 Pinnacle Arena Drive, Lincoln - View map)
Friday, July 18 | 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday, July 19 | 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, July 20 | 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.

NEBRASKA SPORTS COUNCIL OFFICE (4903 N 57th St, Lincoln - View map)
Friday, July 25 | 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, July 26 | 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, July 27 | 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Packets WILL NOT be available for pick-up at the NSC office July 18-20.
Packets WILL NOT be available for pick up at the competition sites.


Sport Specific Questions: Swimming Director Matt Rye (402) 770-6413, email:, or Assistant Director Greg Fleming (402) 489-3822. To volunteer to time or help officiate, please contact Matt Rye or Greg Fleming.

Online Registration/Web Site Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or



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