Non-Sanctioned Meets

USA Swimming Non-Sanctioned Virtual Meet Solution

Will your meet satisfy USA Swimming Sanctioning Rules with Officials and timing systems?

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Host a Sanctioned Virtual Meet

 

  • Sanctioned Meet Protocol does not change
  • Times should be sent to your LSC Times Officer in an uploadable file format (.sd3 (Hytek, SwimTopia's Meet Maestro, Swimmingly), .cl2 (Team-Unify), .lef (Omega), .xml).
  • Times count towards IMX/IMR, VCC, Club Excellence, Meet entry, and all other USA Swimming programs.
  • Time Standards and PowerPoints will be assigned to each time.
  • Times will show up in all USA Swimming times searches
  • A Sanctioned Virtual meet counts towards a Flex member's two meet limit.
  • All Clubs must be USA Swimming clubs
  • All Athletes must be USA Swimming members and must be Athlete Protection Training (APT) compliant. LSC's will be responsible for Meet Recon, following normal Sanctioned Meet Protocol.
  • Sanctioned meets can be combined into a singular meet file using other software like Team-Unify Touch Pad, HyTek, Swimmingly, SwimTopia's Meet Maestro, Swim Connection, etc.
 NO 

 

 

Host a Non-Sanctioned Virtual Meet

 

  • Times should be sent to virtualmeets@usaswimming.org in one of the following uploadable file format (.sd3 (Hytek, SwimTopia's Meet Maestro, Swimmingly), .cl2 (Team-Unify), .lef (Omega), .xml).
  • Times DO NOT count towards IMX/IMR, VCC, Club Excellence, Meet entry to any meets, or any USA Swimming programs.
  • Time Standards and PowerPoints WILL NOT be assigned to these times.
  • Times will show up in separate Non-Sanctioned Virtual meet search (both an individual search and a top times leaderboard search.)
  • A Non-Sanctioned Virtual meet DOES NOT count towards a Flex member's two meet limit.
  • All Clubs must be USA Swimming clubs.
  • All Athletes must be USA Swimming members and must be Athlete Protection Training (APT) compliant. Any non-compliant athletes will not be loaded into the the SWIMS database.

FAQs

Why did USA Swimming create this member service?
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How long will it take for Non-Sanctioned Virtual meets to be loaded into SWIMS?
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What is a virtual meet?
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What is the difference between a Sanctioned meet and a Non-Sanctioned meet?
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What is the Virtual Meet Simulator?
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Can I run a Non-Sanctioned Virtual Meet with off events (75 Free, 75 Back, etc.)?
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Can I run a meet with Hytek Meet Manager, Team-Unify Touch Pad, SwimTopia's Meet Maestro, or Swimmingly?
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What is the difference between USA Swimming's Virtual option and what other third party vendors are offering?
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Can I search my times from Non-Sanctioned Virtual meets?
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What is the Leaderboard?
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What if my club does not have a meet management software?
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