As announced to all clubs in early September, the application period for the 2013 Club Excellence program has begun. The online application and online meet entry must be submitted by October 19. For complete program information and the link to the application, please visit the Club Excellence page at
Member Resources / Swim Clubs / Recognition Programs / Club Excellence Program.
In order to apply for the 2013 program, clubs must:
1. Complete the online application form available on the USA Swimming website.
2. Submit the performance scoring using the Online Meet Entry (OME) system on the USA Swimming website.
3. Submit the online application and performance scoring by the Oct 19, 2012 deadline.
Following is the time line for the 2013 program:
Sept. 4, 2012: Application period begins. Program announcement distributed to all USA Swimming clubs. Application form and info available on the USA Swimming website.
Oct. 19, 2012: Deadline for applications from clubs to USA Swimming
Dec. 15, 2012: Club rankings announced by USA Swimming & Grant applications sent to all
qualifying clubs (Gold and Silver)
Feb. 22, 2013: Deadline for grant applications to USA Swimming from qualifying clubs
April 19, 2013: Grant awards announced by USA Swimming
All clubs applying for the 2013 Club Excellence program must successfully complete at least Level 1 of the Club Recognition Program. If you have previously completed Level 1, you don’t need to do it again.
Last year, 301 clubs applied for Club Excellence recognition. 155 applications have already been submitted for 2013 and we expect that number to exceed 325 this year. Please contact Pat Hogan at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.