COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – USA Artistic Swimming announces today its partnership with the United States Air Force Academy to host the 2021 U.S. Junior Olympic Championship at the Cadet Natatorium in Colorado Springs, CO on June 26 – July 3, 2021.
How do you get into Junior Olympics swimming?
First, second, and third place finishers in approved AAU District Swimming Championship Meets in individual events under 400M, will qualify for the AAU Junior Olympic Games. Swimmers must place in the District Championship in the age division they will compete in during the AAU Junior Olympic Games.
Where do the Junior Olympics take place?
Overview. The AAU Junior Olympic Games are known as the largest national multi-sport event for youth in the United States. It has become the showcase event of the AAU Sports Program. Recent hosts include Des Moines, Iowa; Greensboro, North Carolina; Hampton Roads, Virginia; Houston, Texas; and Detroit, Michigan in 2017 …
How big is a junior Olympic pool?
The summer Junior Olympics are competed in a long course meters (LCM) pool, which is 50 meters. LCM is the standard Olympic sized pool, so it is the same distance that you see the athletes competing in Rio.
How do you qualify for AAU Junior Olympics track and field?
To advance to the 2021 AAU Junior Olympic Games from an AAU Track & Field Regional Qualifier, an athlete needs to finish in the top six (6) in a Running Event, top six (6) in a Field Event, top six (6) in a Relay and four (4) Multi-Event. For a listing of District Qualifiers Click Here.
How do you qualify for the Olympics?
The top-15 world-ranked players will be eligible for the Olympics, with a limit of four players from a given country. Beyond the top 15, players will be eligible based on the world rankings, with a maximum of two eligible players from each country that does not already have two or more players among the top-15.
What is the age limit for the Olympics?
According to the official Olympics website, there is no age limit for those wanting to compete. Under rule 42, it states: “There may be no age limit for competitors in the Olympic Games other than as prescribed in the competition rules of an IF as approved by the IOC Executive Board.”
How old are Level 3 gymnastics?
Level 3 ONLY: Child 5 years of age: Must be 5 years old on the day of competition to be eligible to compete. These athletes may apply for the Introductory Membership. i. Child A: 6-7 years of age: a gymnast MUST be 6 years old on the day of competition to be eligible to compete.