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2017 Meet Bids and Site Selection

Updated date: Friday, February 5, 2016 - 15:29

The 2017 Site Selection and Meet Bid forms have been posted.  Any teams interested in hosting a championship meet in 2017 may fill out the form at /siteselection/submit.

The 2017 Meet Bid form has been turned into an online form.  Teams who are hosting a meet next year, must submit information about each meet.  In order to use the form, you will need to request an account.  When contacting Oregon Swimming, please include your email address, name and team you represent. 

All bids are due by March 31.

2017 Meet Bids and Site Selection

Updated date: Friday, February 5, 2016 - 15:29

The 2017 Site Selection and Meet Bid forms have been posted.  Any teams interested in hosting a championship meet in 2017 may fill out the form at /siteselection/submit.

The 2017 Meet Bid form has been turned into an online form.  Teams who are hosting a meet next year, must submit information about each meet.  In order to use the form, you will need to request an account.  When contacting Oregon Swimming, please include your email address, name and team you represent. 

All bids are due by March 31.

OSI Records Set in January

Updated date: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 12:38

At the Washington Open, Jamie Stone of Mt Hood Aquatics bettered the 17-18 girls 50 free record with a 22.68, beating Laura Miller's 2008 record of 23.01.  Oregon City's Robin Pinger lowered her own 17-18 100 breast record of 1:02.00 with a 1:01.91.  The Oregon City girls relay of Laura Lauderoute, Robin Pinger, Lainey Visscher and Alissa Frazier lowered the 17-18 200 medley relay record of 1:46.28 to 1:44.54.  Hillsboro HEAT took a trip across country to swim at a meet in New Jersey. At this meet, Ethan Heasley set a new long course 13-14 400 IM record wiht a 4:37.69.  This beat Brandon Deckard's 2010 record of 4:38.99. 

Senior Training Camp Application

Updated date: Monday, February 1, 2016 - 14:20

Oregon Swimming will be taking 12 boys and 12 girls to Coronado, California for a weekend training camp April 21-24. This camp is open to anyone 13 and over who has achieved a Senior Sectional qualifying time after September, 2015. There will be six water workouts over four days plus dryland,  Swimmers are expected to be in good aerobic shape and injury freee. applications.  Anyone interested must submit an application, medical release form and signed code of conduct to both the OSI Office and Shelly Rawding by March 20.

2016 USA Swimming Western Zone Diversity and Inclusion Select Camp

Updated date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 12:54

The University of Utah will host this year's 2016 USA Swimming Western Zone Diversity and Inclusion Select Camp June 16 through 19.  OSI will select and fund 2 athletes age 13 to 16 who meet the USA Swimming diversity criteria "Any swimmer who represents an ethnically under-represented population that is less than 20% of the current USA Swimming membership as well as outreach and LGBT athletes" to attend camp. One coach will also be selected to attend the camp.  Coaches of athlete applicants are encouraged to apply, but all coaches interested in attending should submit an application.

Forms

Purpose: Instill a vision of success and inspire athletes from under-represented populations to become leaders in the sport of swimming.

Location: The University of Utah is located in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains in Salt Lake City. The Ute Natatorium features three pools: a six lane 25 yard training pool, an eight lane 25 yard competition pool and the newly refurbished 20x15 diving well. Participants will be housed on campus. 

Athlete Qualifications: 

  • Preferred Qualifications: Athletes must have an "A" time in one or more events in any course either as a 13-14 or as a 15-16 year old athlete. Designate the time standard achieved and age on the application. *A Times can be found HERE.
  • Secondary Qualifications: If an LSC has no athletes apply who meet the preferred qualifications then the LSC may select athletes who have qualified in at least one individual event in their local LSC championship meet in either SCY or LC seasons. In the event that there are no qualifying swimmers, the LSC can elect to send two athletes (and alternates if accepted) of its choice.
  • Additional Information: If an athlete has attended a previous Western Zone Diversity and Inclusion Select Camp or a USA Swimming National Diversity Select Camp, the athlete may not attend this Western Zone Diversity and Inclusion Select Camp. An athlete may attend only one Western Zone Diversity and Inclusion Select Camp.

Dates: June 16 - June 19, 2016. Athletes and coaches will arrive Thursday late afternoon/ evening and depart Sunday morning. Summit participants will arrive Friday and depart Sunday morning.

Application Deadline: March 20, 2016 (Immediately following Speedo Senior Sectionals in Federal Way).  You may submit your application to the OSI Office or to Jody Braden or Emily Melina on deck by the end of the meet.  Decisions will be made by April 15th.

 

2016 Club Leadership and Business Management School

Updated date: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 10:20

Club Leadership and Business Management School 
April 2, 2016  9:00am-3:00pm
Holiday Inn Express Suites (Oregon Room), 105 Opal Ct NE, Albany Oregon

USA Swimming offers this exciting and unique workshop for coaches and board members to learn how to be effective in leading and governing their team. Swim Club leaders work together in learning about new strategies to improve their club. This course is required for all new clubs. However, it is also highly recommended for all existing programs and is open to everyone. If you are a Board Governed program it is recommended that both the Board Chair and the Head Coach attend.

Course Outline

  • Mission and structure
  • Finances, budgets and fundraising
  • Policy setting
  • Strategies for the future
  • Staff & BOD responsibilities
  • Using task forces & committees
  • Engaging volunteers
  • Meetings & agendas
  • Developing leaders
  • Insurance issues for clubs
  • Safe Sport review

During the course you will learn

  • Effective ways to communicate on your team
  • Items to look for when developing a budget
  • Understanding fiduciary responsibility
  • Fundraising suggestions
  • How to govern more and manage less
  • Ten basic responsibilities of a board
  • Three legal duties of a board
  • Available resources

CLBMS 201 is an in-person course which is required prior to the second year of club membership and strongly encouraged for all club leaders. Completion of the 101 online course is advisable prior to attending a 201 course.

CLBMS 101 - To register for CLBMS 101 Online, click here. The class takes about 1 hour.

For more information, contact Bill Krumm USA Swimming's Western Zone Sport Development Consultant at 719-866-3582 or bkrumm@usaswimming.org

Participants must register by March 25, 2016 with Oregon Swimming. Include your name and team affiliation, and mail a check for $10 to 12655 SW Center ST, Suite 330, Beaverton OR 97005.

Officials Needed for 10 & Under Championships

Updated date: Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 10:16

Calling all certified Officials who are available February 20th and 21st to assist with the 10 & U Championship meet in Springfield!  If you are able to help with Stroke & Turn or ET, please contact Tami Smith at dtm.smith3@frontier.com or Reed Sloss at rjsloss5@bendcable.com.

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