Open Water Swimming Collegiate National Championships

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The annual Open Water Swimming Collegiate National Championships is sanctioned and organized by the American Swimming Association and held in Lake Travis in Austin, Texas, U.S.A. The Championships are open to any student, who is enrolled full-time in an accredited institution of higher education, including any post high school accredited vocational or technical school, junior college, community college, college or university (including graduate schools, medical schools, law schools and post-graduate studies).


American Swimming Association

The American Swimming Association provides programs and services to the swimming community, sanctions swimming competitions, serves as advocates for competitive swimmers, and promotes the sport of competitive swimming. It was founded by Keith Bell and is managed by Keith Bell and Sandy Neilson.

Mission Statement

1. To promote the sport of competitive swimming
2. To promote health and fitness through competitive swimming
3. To promote the enjoyment of competitive swimming
4. To promote recognition for top swimming performances and performers
5. To increase the number of competitive swimming opportunities
6. To increase the quality of competitive swimming opportunities
7. To make swimming meets easy to host and enjoyable for everyone involved
8. To cooperate with other competitive swimming organizations for the betterment of the sport



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