2013 US Nationals Set to Begin in Greensboro

April 03, 2013, 12 a.m. (ET)

INDIANAPOLISMany of the nation’s top synchronized swimmers, including a 2012 Olympian and U.S. national-team members, are set to compete at the 2013 SwimOutlet.com U.S. National Championships, April 9-13, at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, N.C.

The championships combine the U.S. Junior Championships (14-18-year-olds) and U.S. National Championships (15 and over) into a single event, where both junior and senior national champions will be crowned.

The event will be webcast free at http://takeitlive.tv/livesynchro/.

“USA Synchro is very excited to return to Greensboro," said USA Synchro Executive Director  Julie Fabsik-Swarts. "The aquatic facility in Greensboro is second to none. We look forward to seeing the outstanding performances of all of our athletes.”

Mary Killman, who represented the U.S. in the duet (with Mariya Koroleva) at the 2012 Olympic Games, will compete at the event, as will teammates on the U.S. squad that will take part in the World University Games in Kazan, Russia, in July.

Tickets for the SwimOutlet.com U.S. National Championships are available at www.ticketmaster.com, charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000, Ticketmaster outlets and the Greensboro Coliseum box office. During the event, tickets will also be on sale at the Greensboro Aquatic Center. A single-day ticket for Wednesday and Thursday is $5, while single-day tickets for Friday and Saturday are $10. An all-session pass is $25. Seating is general admission. Age 2 and up require a ticket.

A full schedule for the U.S. national championships can be found at http://www.usasynchro.org/Events/champs12.htm.