Our 2015 Swim-a-Thon Contest has officially Launched!

Make your 2015 Swim-a-Thon™ fundraising event the most fun and successful ever imagined! Young girl on pool deck (Medium) 


We are excited to bring you and your swimmers our Swim-a-Thon™ contest for 2015! 


When your athletes and coaches find out they are competing with other Swim-a-Thon™ events all across the country to win awesome prizes, and a chance at the grand prize - a personal club visit from a 2015 U.S. National Team athlete, they will be more motivated than ever to raise the fundraising bar.


The rules are super simple! 


Host a USA Swimming Foundation Swim-a-Thon™ between December 2014 and November 2015 and you are automatically entered into our 2015 Swim-a-Thon™ Contest!  Not interested? No worries. You can always opt out. 


Here's how it works: 


Host a USA Swimming Foundation Swim-a-Thon™ and earn points for dollars raised. Check out our Official Rules to learn how you can earn some fun and very easy bonus points,. Clubs will compete against each other to get the most points. 


How do you win? 

If your club has the most points in your category, then you're a Gold Medal winner! To keep the contest fair, categories are based on the size of your club. The category winners are called Gold Medal winners because who doesn't want to go for the gold? 


What do Gold Medal winners get? Pretty epic prizes! Including an entry into the Grand Prize drawing, a customized Deck Pass Patch for your club or team $200 in Visa gift cards AND a gift certificate to a pizza joint to host a really sweet team party! 


And that's not all!  One Gold Medal winner will be randomly drawn, and if your team or club is chosen, then you'll receive the Grand Prize - a personal visit in 2016 from a U.S. National Team athlete!


But wait...there's more! As the Grand Prize winner you'll also receive one year of free licensing fees to SwimOffice Team Management™, compliments of TeamUnify! 


Aren't you ready to host a USA Swimming Foundation Swim-a-Thon™ this year? Don't wait!  Get started now and be on your way to making your 2015 fundraising event the most successful yet!


Gold Medal winners will be announced February 11, 2016 and the Grand Prize Winner will be drawn on February 17, 2016. 


Official 2015 Swim-a-Thon Contest Rules

2014 Swim-a-Thon™ Contest - Gold Medal and Grand Prize Winners Announced soon!

Conor Dwyer (medium)

Last year, Katy Aquatics was our Grand Prize winner, receiving an epic prize package AND a personal visit to their club from Olympic gold medalist, Ricky Berens! 


Which lucky club will win the Grand Prize package from our 2014 Swim-a-Thon contest and a personal visit from Olympic gold medalist, Conor Dwyer??


The competition for the #1 spot in each of the four contest categories is hot!  Check back soon to find out which clubs are in the running!


Gold Medal Winners to be announced on Wednesday, February 11, 2015.  Grand prize winner will be drawn and announced on Wednesday, February 18, 2015.






2013 Swim-a-Thon Grand Prize Winner receives visit from Ricky Berens

Ricky Berens_SwimaThon Visit to Katy Aquatics May 2014

May 31, 2014 was a day to remember for Katy Aquatics swimmers, coaches and parents when Olympic gold medalist, Ricky Berens, paid a visit to their club for an inspirational talk and swim clinic.  Ricky’s visit was part of the prize package Katy Aquatics received when they were selected as the grand prize winner in the 2013 Swim-a-Thon Contest.

In addition to Ricky’s visit, Katy Aquatics received one year's worth of SwimOffice™ Team Management license fees from our online fundraising partner, TeamUnify. This is in addition to the Gold Medal prize package they were awarded!


Check out KATY Aquatics newsletter highlighting their 2013 Gold Medal prize package and Grand Prize awards, including their club visit from Ricky Berens!


Your team could earn a chance for a visit from Olympic gold medalist Conor Dwyer in 2015!  


See Official Contest Rules for details!



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