2019 USA SWIMMING WESTERN ZONE OPEN WATER CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sunday 2nd June 2019

Castaic Lake: 32132 Castaic Lake Drive, Castaic Lake, United States

Swimming, 5K, 1K


Activities

  • 13-18 3K Swim - Individual Age group/open
  • 11-12 2K Swim - Individual Age group/open
  • 7-10 1K Swim - Individual Age group/open
  • Western Zone Open 5K - Individual Age group/open

Description

USA Swimming Western Zone Open Water Championship hosted by Southern California Swimming.

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. Castaic Lake as 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.

Sancation #: OW19-221

Event details and schedule

ELIGIBILITY: All swimmers must be registered with USA Swimming for 2019 or foreign equivalents. You must submit a copy of your 2019 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.

Schedule of Events

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

WARM UP TIMES: Saturday, June 1: 2:00pm- 5:00pm, general and course warm-up. Sunday, June 2: 7:30 AM, General Warm-up. There will be at least a 30 minute window to warm-up before the start of every race under LA County Lifeguard supervision.

COURSE: The 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 May 29Th, 2019. Late or Race day entries will not be accepted.

Organised by

Southern California Swimming

28000 S. Western Ave., #226, San Pedro

Phone: 6618773776

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