BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATION
The program annually recognizes outstanding clubs and may provide monetary grants to those who qualify. Upon recognition as a Gold, Silver or Bronze Medal Club, recipients enjoy the following benefits:
- Clubs earn recognition as a USA Swimming Gold, Silver, or Bronze Medal Club for a 1-year period. This recognition includes a vinyl 4’ x 6’ team banner and a results announcement on the USA-S website.
- Clubs may use the USA Swimming Gold, Silver, or Bronze Medal Club designation and logo through December 31 of the program year, on the club website, social media, club advertising and promotional materials, team letterhead and team apparel.
- After the 1-year period, clubs may make ongoing
use of vinyl team banner(s) and Club Excellence logo(s) on a club webpage or
rotating banner specifically featuring current and past team accomplishments.
All use of a Club Excellence logo must reflect the correct year and recognition
level (Gold, Silver or Bronze) based on these rules
- Club Excellence funding will be awarded to Gold and Silver medal clubs.