Best answer: 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.

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.

What is Junior Nationals for swimming?

A swimmer’s USA Swimming path begins at the state-level Junior Olympics (JOs) meet, progresses to Zones and Sectionals, and then moves onto the “national” stage at Junior Nationals and the new-ish Futures Championships.

What age does AAU track start?

Starting blocks are optional for all age groups except the 15-16 Year Old and 17-18 Year Old age divisions in the AAU Track & Field program. The 15-16 Year Old and 17-18 Year Old age divisions must use starting blocks for 100m, 200m and 400m races and the first leg of all relays where that leg does not exceed 400m.

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What does AA mean in swimming?

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AA (AA Cut) Is a time classification for a swimmer or a swim. AA is faster than A time standard. AAA (AAA Cut) Is a time classification for a swimmer or a swim sometimes called a Zone cut. AAA is faster than the AA time standard. AAAA (AAAA Cut) Is a time classification for a swimmer or a swim.

What comes after swimming sectionals?

Like each LSC, each zone holds championship invitational meets at the end of the winter and summer seasons for select age group and senior swimmers for LSCs within that zone. “Zones” are the zonal championship meets for age group swimmers, and “Sectionals” are the zonal championship meets for senior swimmers.

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.

How many meters 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.

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