Activities

  • Mens Western Zone 5K Open Water Swim - Mens Western Zone 5K Open Water Swim
  • Womens Western Zone 5K Open Water Swim - Womens Western Zone 5K Open Water Swim
  • 7-10 Boys 1K Open water swim - OPEN WATER ZONES
  • 7-10 Boys 1K Open water swim - OPEN WATER JOS & WESTERN ZONE
  • 7-10 Girls 1K Open water swim - OPEN WATER ZONES
  • 7-10 Girls 1K Open water swim - OPEN WATER JOS & WESTERN ZONE
  • 11-12 Boys 2K Open water swim - OPEN WATER ZONES
  • 11-12 Boys 2K Open water swim - OPEN WATER JOS & WESTERN ZONE
  • 11-12 Girls 2K Open water swim - OPEN WATER ZONES
  • 11-12 Girls 2K Open water swim - OPEN WATER JOS & WESTERN ZONE
  • 13-18 Boys 3K Open water swim - OPEN WATER ZONES
  • 13-18 Boys 3K Open water swim - OPEN WATER JOS & WESTERN ZONE
  • 13-18 3K Girls 3K Open water swim - OPEN WATER ZONES
  • 13-18 3K Girls 3K Open water swim - OPEN WATER JOS & WESTERN ZONE

Description

USA Swimming Western Zone Age Group/Senior Open Water Championship hosted by the Canyons Aquatic Club.

ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST BE MEMBERS OF USA SWIMMING.

The premier Open Water Event of the season at one of the finest Open Water Swim venues in the country. Canyons Aquatics has hosted the USA Swimming Open Water Nationals at Castiac Lake three times in recent years.

There will be races for all age groups from 7-18 years old ranging from 1K for the younger kids to 3K for the older swimmers and the Western Zone 5K open to all ages.  Medals will be presented to the top 8 finishers in each age group race (7-10,11-12,13-14,15-18) and to the Top 8 overall in the 5K.

Event details and schedule

ELIGIBILITY: All swimmers must be registered with USA Swimming for 2018 or foreign equivalents. You must submit a copy of your 2018 USA Swimming card or foreign equivalent at check-in. 

QUALIFYING TIMES

Qualifying Times for the 5K

           400/500

800/1000

1500/1650

 

4:48.69/5:21:19

10:00.69/11:05.99

19:07.79/18:39.99

   MEN

5:08.89/5:43.99

10:37.09/11:52.39

20:27.39/19:48.19

  WOMEN 

Qualifying Times for 1K, 2K, 3K

 

200m/200y

400/500

 

7-10 Boys

3:34.79/3:09.09

7:29.49/8:22.79

 

7-10 Girls

3:48.49/3:20.19

7:37.29/8:30.49

 

 

400/500

800/1000

500/1650

11-12 Boys

6:15.49/7:02.99

13:16.49/14:33.89

25.24.09/24.43.79

11-12 Girls

6:23.89/7:09.29

13:27.89/14:48.09

25:45.79/25:01.49

13-18 Boys

5:53.19/6:29.49

12:14.29/13:25.19

23:14.99/22:28.29

13-18 Girls

6:07.39/6:51.79

12:35.99/14:08.89

24:06.39/23:34.19

You may also enter with a Junior Olympic qualifying time in any event. Must meet Western Zone standards for the 5K. 

Event Schedule:

Time

Event

Location

7:00 AM

Race Registration

Registration Tent

8:30 AM

13-18 - 3K Swim

South Beach

10:00 AM

11-12 - 2K Swim

South Beach

11:00 AM

7-10 - 1K Swim

South Beach

11:30 AM

Western Zone Open 5K

South Beach

START TIMES: Start times are as listed above, but may be adjusted based on the number of entrants. Pre-registered athletes will be informed of any changes via email. Events will be swum in order. Events may be started prior to the completion of the previous event(s) at the discretion of the Referee. Details of the competition schedule will be discussed during the pre-race briefing.

COURSEThe race will take place on a rectangular looping 1K course. We reserve the right to revise this course description based on changing water conditions.

PARKING: The event takes place in a county park.  The county charges an $11 daily parking fee for all vehicles entering the park. 

WATER TEMPERATURE: The average water temperature is typically between 70-76 degrees.  Wetsuits are not permitted.

ENTRY FEES: Online entry ONLY. Entries and Fees of $35.00 must be received on or before June 15Th, 2018. Race day entries will be accepted at an increased fee of $50.00 with proof of USA Swimming membership. Entry fee includes t-shirt for those who register prior to June 10.

USA SWIMMING WESTERN ZONE CHAMPIONSHIPS: Swimmers can also be eligible for awards in the Western Zone Championships for an additional $10.00 fee. When choosing this option it is not necessary to register separately for the Western Zone Championships in the same event.

Organised by

Canyons Aquatics Club

26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd., Santa Clarita

Phone: 661-433-3834

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