REGISTRATION

Entries Process:

Entries Open - March 22, 2021
Entry Deadline - May 14, 2021

  • All entries must be submitted via Team Manager file with Proof of time.  The entry file will be posted at the bottom of this page.  Please email the compete file to Jenny.Sternecker@usopc.org.  
  • There will be no late entries allowed. Any entry submitted after May 14 will be denied.
  • Accreditation Registration must also be completed by May 14. All athletes, coaches, team staff (tappers, PCA, Assists) must be registered. 
  • All athletes must have a 2021 World Para Swimming License. All athletes must have a national classification with status NN, NR, NC or an international classification with a status of Review (R), R-Fixed Review Date or Confirmed (C) to be eligible for entry to the Trials.

Accreditation:

  • Athletes, Coaches and Team Staff must complete the accreditation registration at the bottom of this page.
    • Athlete 18+ must upload a copy of their completed SafeSport certificate.  This certificate must not expire before June 20, 2021. 
    • Coaches must upload a copy of their USA Swimming membership card.  The Safesport and Background Check must not expire before June 20, 2021. 
    • Team Staff must upload a copy of their SafeSport certificate.  This certificate must not expire before June 20, 2021. 
  • Swimmers and team staff will be provided with an accreditation card for deck access.  
  • Team staff may include personal care attendants, team managers and/or chaperones. 
  • Accreditation must be displayed at all times.   
  • Lost accreditation will be replaced at a cost of $50.00 per accreditation. 
  • A maximum of one coach per swimmer is allowed on the deck.  
  • Deck access for additional coaches and/or Team Staff is at the discretion of meet management and must be a proven need (e.g. tappers, personal assistants). 

Note: 

The Deck Accreditation Card remains the property of U.S. Paralympics Swimming and can be withdrawn, with immediate effect, at U.S. Paralympics Swimming’s sole discretion. Please be advised that deck accreditations should not be provided to children, youth or adults that are not participants in the competition, either as an athlete, coach, support staff or volunteer/official.  Insurance and risk management do not extend to non-supervised minors or individuals that are not part of the competition either as a participant, coach, support staff or event volunteer/official. 

Fees:

  • All swimmers will be charged a $100 USD fee to enter the meet, regardless of the number of events they choose to enter. 
  • All team staff (i.e. coaches, medical, managers, etc.) will be charged a $30 USD fee per credential.
  • Athletes and staff may pay for their entry via VISA credit card or team invoice. (Invoices will be sent following the final entry deadline.)

ENTRY INFORMATION

Please review the information thoroughly.

Trials Eligibility 
Swimmers must have at least one 2020 Trials Minimum Qualifying Standard (MQS) from a WPS approved competition in one of the IPC Paralympic Games program events:

IPC Paralympic Games program events:
Event Women Men
50m Free S4, S6, S8, S10, S11 S13 S3, S4, S5, S7, S9, S10, S11, S13
100m Free S3, S5, S7, S9, S10, S11, S12 S4, S5, S6, S8, S10, S12
200m Free S5, S14 S2, S3, S4, S5, S14
400m Free S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S13 S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S13
50m Back S3, S4, S5 S1, S2, S3, S4, S5
100m Back S2, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14 S1, S2, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14
50m Breast SB3 SB2, SB3
100m Breast SB4, SB5, SB6, SB7, SB8, SB9, SB11, SB12, SB13, SB14 SB4, SB5, SB6, SB7, SB8, SB9, SB11, SB12, SB13, SB14
50m Fly S5, S6, S7 S5, S6, S7
100m Fly S8, S9, S10, S13, S14 S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14
150m IM SM4 SM3, SM4
200m IM SM5, SM6, SM7, SM8, SM9, SM10, SM11, SM13, SM14 SM6, SM7, SM8, SM9, SM10, SM11, SM13, SM14

 

  • All times swum from Oct. 1, 2018 through the published entry deadline will be eligible for entry.
  • All athletes must have a 2021 World Para Swimming License. All athletes must have a national classification with status NN, NR, NC or an international classification with a status of Review (R), R-Fixed Review Date or Confirmed (C) to be eligible for entry to the Trials.
  • Swimmers may enter a maximum of seven (7) events for the competition, but not exceeding three (3) events per day. 
  • A swimmer may swim any event they have a qualifying standard in.  If a swimmer has met less than five (5) qualifying standards for the competition, he/she may enter bonus events as follows: 
    • 1 Qualifying Time 2 Bonus Events  
    • 2 Qualifying Times 2 Bonus Events  
    • 3 Qualifying Times 2 Bonus Events  
    • 4 or more Qualifying Times 1 Bonus Events  
  • Qualification entry times must be submitted in the course swum in Long Course Meters (LCM) 
    • Bonus events times may be entered in SCY, SCM, or LCM 
  • Proof-of-Time is required with entry submission. Please submit the team manager entry file along with proof of time for all events. 
  • No deck entries will be accepted.
Time standards are available in Long Course Meters (LCM) and are listed on the Qualifying Standards page. 

Entries will be submitted via Team Manager entry files.  A proof of time report must also accompany the Team Manager file.  

Athletes and coaches are required confirm their entries by June 16th at 4:00pm to Jenny Sternecker. There will be no changes to the entries following this deadline.

ENTRY CHAIRPERSON
Jenny Sternecker
One Olympic Plaza
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
719-208-5835
Jenny.Sternecker@usopc.org

All entries must be submitted via Team Manager file with Proof of time. Please email the compete file to Jenny.Sternecker@usopc.org.