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Aquatics
Swimming

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General Information

DATE: August 8-9, 2020
Specific dates per session listed below.

SITE: Woods Memorial Pool (3200 J St, Lincoln) – View Map

SWIMMING GUIDELINES

Athletes:

  • The swimming session will be limited to the first 150 50 Meter Swimming athletes and first 61 Masters and Recreation League swimmers each day. If slots are not filled within each section of the meet by Wednesday, July 29th, we will open the remaining slots for any swimmer at that time to fill.
  • Warm Ups: In order to adhere to city guidelines and recommendations, there is a limit of 3 swimmers per lane at any given time. Therefore, we will be having several warm up sessions each day.  The week prior, an email will be sent out with a schedule for when your swimmer(s) will warm up.  Warm up slots will be 10-15 minutes.
  • Athletes will not be allowed to sit under tents with teams, athletes will need to be along the fence or grass areas, practicing social distancing from other athletes and spectators.
  • Meet timelines will be posted around the pool and in the programs to help athletes say on top of the meet as it progresses.

Spectators:

  • Swimmers age 12 and Under will be allowed one spectator per family. Spectators must remain socially distanced in the grassy areas around the pool, or along the fence. At the time of their swimmer’s race, they will be allowed to stand on a pre-marked “X” on the side of the pool to watch and cheer.
  • Swimmers age 13 and Over will not be permitted any spectators within the fenced pool area.

Additional Meet Information:

  • Please note that if the Lancaster COVID dial drops to Orange, changes will need to be made to the meet.
  • Awards: Medals will be awarded to top three finishers in each race and age division. There will be no award ceremony or podium use, however, announcements will be made honoring the top three finishers.  After the announcements, athletes will be able to pick up their medals at the clerk of the course table. The Doc Hammer Trophy will be awarded to the male 200 meter freestyle winner (event 66) and the Jill Garlock Trophy to the female 200 meter freestyle winner (event 62).

 

Adult 25 METER Meet Information and Events

DATE: Sunday, August 9, 2020

TIMES: Warm-ups – 6:30 a.m.  Meet starts – 8 a.m.

SITE: Woods Memorial Pool (3200 J St, Lincoln)

– Maximum of four (4) individual events per swimmer for this session.
– Like events and distances will be swum together and scored separately.
– Age determined by August 8, 2020
– Limited to the First 61 Adult League swimmers
– The Doc Hammer Trophy will be awarded to the male 200 freestyle winner (event 66) and the Jill Garlock Trophy to the female 200 Yard freestyle winner (event 65).

Warm Ups: In order to adhere to city guidelines and recommendations, there is a limit of 3 swimmers per lane at any given time. Therefore, we will be having several warm up sessions each day.  The week prior, an email will be sent out with a schedule for when your swimmer(s) will warm up.  Warm up slots will be 10-15 minutes.

DISABILITY SWIMMERS: Athletes with a disability are welcomed and shall provide advance notice of desired accommodations to the Meet Directors.

Event Name

Men and Women 19 & Over
200 Freestyle
50 Butterfly
50 Backstroke
50 Breaststroke
50 Freestyle
200 IM

Youth 25 Meter Meet Information and Events

DATE: Saturday, August 8, 2020
TIMES: Warm-ups – 6:30 a.m.  Meet starts – 8 a.m.
SITE: Woods Memorial Pool (3200 J St, Lincoln)

Session is designed for the recreational/summer league swimmer.
– Maximum of four (4) individual events per swimmer for this session.
– Limited to the First 61 Youth Recreational League swimmers.
– Like events and distances will be swum together and scored separately.
– Age determined by August 8, 2020

Warm Ups: In order to adhere to city guidelines and recommendations, there is a limit of 3 swimmers per lane at any given time. Therefore, we will be having several warm up sessions each day.  The week prior, an email will be sent out with a schedule for when your swimmer(s) will warm up.  Warm up slots will be 10-15 minutes.

DISABILITY SWIMMERS: Athletes with a disability are welcomed and shall provide advance notice of desired accommodations to the Meet Directors. The athlete or athlete’s coach is also responsible for notifying the Deck referee of any disability prior to competition.

Event Name

Boys and Girls 10 & Under
100 Freestyle
25 Butterfly
25 Backstroke
25 Breaststroke
25 Freestyle
100 IM

Boys and Girls 11-18 Years
100 Freestyle
50 Butterfly
50 Backstroke
50 Breaststroke
50 Freestyle
100 IM

Youth 12 & Under 50 Meter Meet Information and Events

DATE: Sunday, August 9, 2020
TIMES: Warm-ups – 6:30 a.m. Meet starts – 8 a.m.
SITE: Woods Memorial Pool (3200 J St, Lincoln)

– Maximum of four (4) individual events per swimmer for this session.
– The swimming session will be limited to the first 150 50 Meter Swimming athletes
– Like events may be seeded together and scored separately.
– Age determined by August 8, 2020
– This meet will not be MWS or USA Swimming sanctioned

Warm Ups: In order to adhere to city guidelines and recommendations, there is a limit of 3 swimmers per lane at any given time. Therefore, we will be having several warm up sessions each day.  The week prior, an email will be sent out with a schedule for when your swimmer(s) will warm up.  Warm up slots will be 10-15 minutes.

DISABILITY SWIMMERS: Athletes with a disability are welcomed and shall provide advance notice of desired accommodations to the Meet Directors. The athlete or athlete’s coach is also responsible for notifying the Deck referee of any disability prior to competition.

Event Name

Boys and Girls 12 & Under 
200 Freestyle
50 Butterfly
50 Backstroke
50 Breaststroke
50 Freestyle
100 Butterfly
100 Backstroke
100 Breaststroke
100 Freestyle
200 IM

 

Youth 13 & Over 50 Meter Meet Information and Events

DATE: Saturday, August 8, 2020
TIMES: Warm-ups – 6:30 a.m. Meet starts – 8 a.m.
SITE: Woods Memorial Pool (3200 J St, Lincoln)

– Maximum of four (4) individual events per swimmer for this session.
– The swimming session will be limited to the first 150 50 Meter Swimming athletes
– Like events may be seeded together and scored separately.
– Age determined by August 8, 2020
– This meet will not be MWS or USA Swimming sanctioned

Warm Ups: In order to adhere to city guidelines and recommendations, there is a limit of 3 swimmers per lane at any given time. Therefore, we will be having several warm up sessions each day.  The week prior, an email will be sent out with a schedule for when your swimmer(s) will warm up.  Warm up slots will be 10-15 minutes.

DISABILITY SWIMMERS: Athletes with a disability are welcomed and shall provide advance notice of desired accommodations to the Meet Directors. The athlete or athlete’s coach is also responsible for notifying the Deck referee of any disability prior to competition.

Event Name

Boys and Girls 13 & Over 
200 Freestyle
50 Butterfly
50 Backstroke
50 Breaststroke
50 Freestyle
100 Butterfly
100 Backstroke
100 Breaststroke
100 Freestyle
200 IM

Registration Fees & Deadlines

IF REGISTERED BY THE DISCOUNT DEADLINE:
$32 per swimmer until July 31
Additional events – $5

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2020 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber or soft cotton lightweight tri-blend upgrade available); 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.

Athlete Packets

Due to COVID-19, all athlete packets will be shipped. A shipping fee of $5 (Individuals) or $15 (Teams) will be added upon checkout. Packets include athlete shirt and one free Arby’s sandwich certificate per person. Athletes will receive their packet prior to competition.

The athlete packets DO NOT contain any sport specific information such as schedules, maps, bib numbers, etc. For sport-specific details, refer to your sport General Information.

Further Information

Sport Specific Questions: Contact Nikki Sheets at selectswimmingnikki@gmail.com.

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

Results

Click HERE to view the full 2019 Master’s swimming results
Click HERE to view the full 2019 Youth swimming results

Event Sponsor

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Phone: 402-471-2544

Fax: 402-413-1119

Mailing address: 
Po Box 29366
Lincoln, NE 68529

Shipping address:
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