Monday, October 29, 2001

NCSA swimming & Bob Gillett's news

The National Club Swimming Association has announced that the site of the 2002 NCSA Junior National Swimming Championships will be Belmont Olympic Plaza Pool, Long Beach, CA.

The meet, for all United States 18-year-old-and-younger swimmers, will be held March 26-30, 2002.

NCSA Founding Member, Bob Gillett announced, “The contract with the City of Long Beach has been signed and we will continue the process of preparing for this first “true” Junior National Championships for the sport of swimming in the United States. The concept of a United States Junior Championships has long been the desire of many coaches and swimmers throughout the US. This meet will offer a new level of motivation and goal direction for many great developing swimmers in our country. Most of the club programs in this country feel strongly about the benefits of a true Junior National Swimming Championships. It is a big addition for the future of club swimming in the US.

The qualifying time standards, event schedule, housing accommodations and other details will be announced in the near future.

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