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2016 Sectionals Time Standards Now Available

The time standards for 2016 Speedo Sectionals are now available under the "General - Time Standards" link.  Please note that the time standards have not changed since 2015.

2016 TAGS Time Standards Now Available

The new time standards for 2016 for TAGS (Texas Age Group Swimming Championships) are now available under the "General - Time Standards" link.  The rule for bonus times: 

1 hard cut - get 1 bonus

2 hard cuts - get 1 bonus

3 hard cuts - get 0 bonus

Gulf Swimming Open Water All Star Team

The Gulf Championship Open Water meet hosted by RICE Aquatics on Sunday, October 4, 2015 will serve as the primary selection meet for the Gulf OW All Star team.  The dates for the spring OW event that the team will travel to will be determined at the USAS Convention next week.  Please read the selection procedure HERE.

Scholastic All-America Team Announced

Congratulations to the Gulf Swimmers named to the Scholastic All-America Team for the 2014-2015 academic school year!!  To be recognized as a member of the SAA Team a swimmer must be in 10th, 11th or 12th grade with a GPA of 3.5 or higher and achieved one or more of the minimum time standards, which is equal to a 2011 Junior Nationals bonus qualifying time.

The list of Gulf swimmers is available HERE.  The full list of all swimmers in the country can be found on the USA Swimming website at:


Zone Age Group Top Times Lists:

Below are the links for the Zone Age Group Top Times Lists.  These lists are the top 20 times for gender, course, and event and are up on the Zone websites.  These lists are run on a weekly basis.  Swimming World is running an article on one zone a month which is a wonderful addition.  If there are any times that you feel are in error, please let the zone chair  know so they can get them corrected.  Here are the zone websites:

Eastern: http://www.easternzoneswimming.org/records.html

Central: http://www.centralzones.org/TabGeneric.jsp?_tabid_=155924&team=cenzone

Southern: http://www.teamunify.com/TabGeneric.jsp?_tabid_=155843&team=szlsc

Western: https://www.teamunify.com/TabGeneric.jsp?_tabid_=155849&team=wzone