National Team Trials

For more information about National Team Trials, please go to www.usasynchro.org => Members Only Website => National Team Trials & Information

 

Senior National Squad

The Senior National Squad is selected every four years (in September 2016 for the 2017-2020 Senior National Squad) with a possibility to challenge into the squad every year until 2018:

 

Phase 3 – End of summer/Fall 2018 (Date to be determined depending on the FINA calendar):

Squad Selection Camp to add or remove athletes to the 20172020 Senior National Training Squad.

 

The Senior National Squad includes up to 26 athletes to possibly make two Senior National Teams of up to 12 athletes every year and 2 athletes for the Mixed Duet.

 

Training requirements:

  • Athletes in consideration for the Duet routine must train year-round at the National Training Center.
  • Athletes in consideration for the Team routine are highly encouraged to train year-round at the National Training Center as follows: 

    In Year 1
    , flexibility is given to the athletes to train with their clubs or colleges until mid-April:

September 2016 – April 2017                            Club or College training

April 2017 – Thru World Championships                        National Team training

 

In Year 2, flexibility is given to the athletes to train with their colleges until mid-April:

September 2017 – May 2018                             College training

May 2018 – 2020                                                           National Team training at National Trg Center

 

In Years 3 and 4, all athletes must train at the National Training Center year-round.

 

For more information about the 2017-2020 Senior National Squad, contact ginsynch@gmail.com, loehndorf@charter.net or teagan@usasynchro.org.

 

Selection Procedures for the 2017-2020 Senior National Squad Trials

(revised 11-16-2016)


Senior National Mixed Duet

2019-2020 Senior Mixed Duet Trials

Location – Las Vegas, Nevada

Dates – December 8th, 2018

 

          The Schedule and Procedures can be found in Members Only – National Team Trials Information.

 

Junior National Squad

2019-2020 Junior National Squad Trials

Location – University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada

Dates – December 8th & 9th, 2018

The Schedule and Procedures can be found in Members Only – National Team Trials Information.

The Junior National Squad is selected every two years:  December 2018 for the 2019 and 2020 Junior National Squad

The Junior National Squad includes up to 24 athletes to possibly make two Junior National Teams of up to 12 athletes every year.

Training requirements:

  • In Year 1 of the two-year period (2019), athletes train in their clubs and during National Training Camps to prepare for the summer international competition.
  • In Year 2 of the two-year period (2020), athletes may choose to train at the National Training Center or in their clubs. Only those who ARE training at the National Training Center can be considered for selection to the Junior National Team 1 participating in the 2020 Junior World Championship.
  • In Year 2, athletes who are NOT training full time at the National Training Center can be selected to the Junior National Team 2. Athletes participating in Junior National Team 2 train in their clubs and during National Training Camps to prepare for the summer international competition, if applicable.

The 2019 UANA Championship location & dates - TBD  

The 2020 Junior World Championship competition location & dates - TBD  

For more information about the Junior National Squad or Trials, contact Linda Loehndorf at loehndorf@charter.net, Ginny Jasontek at ginsynch@gmail.com, or the High Performance Coordinator, at teagan@usasynchro.org

 

 

13-15 and 12&Under National Teams

To submit a bid to host Age Group National Team Trials, please see application in Member's Only.

The Appendix E outlines the selection procedures for the National Teams and Olympic Development Program. Please find the 2018 Appendix E here.

 

Dates for 13-15:

Phase 1-3 – January 19-21, 2019
Phase 4 Figures – April 11, 2019

Phase 4 Routine – April 14, 2019

Dates for 12&U:

Phase 1-3 – January 19-21, 2019
Phase 4 Figures – April 10, 2019

Phase 4 Routine – April 12, 2019

Location:

Phase 1-3 – TBD
Phase 4 – In conjunction with US 13-15 Nationals, Riverside, CA

Airport:

Phase 1-3 – TBD
Phase 4 – Ontario, Orange County or LAX

Announcement:

Phase 1-3 – coming soon

Phase 4 – coming soon

Registration Deadline:

Phase 1-3 – TBD
Phase 4 – TBD

Content:

Phase 1-3 - Figures, National Skills Testing & Routine
Phase 4 – Figures & Routine

                                                                                                                                               
Routine/Skills Information:
Coming Soon – Members Only area of the website

Eligibility List:
ALL Athletes start with Phase 1A/1B.


 

Petitions:
Petitions can be submitted in writing to the National Team Review Subcommittee. Please send your petition via email prior to completion of the trials to the National Team Review Subcommittee Chair –Denise Shively.