Archived Meet Information

(Information found here can be very useful as reference for families new to Hydra, new to USA swim meets, or new to a particuar meet.)

2016 Fall and Winter Meets

REVISED MAST December Invite

Who: Navy, Bronze, Silver 1, and Silver 2 choosing NOT to attend the Makos Holiday Spirit Invite.  This meet is much less competitive and intense.  Swimmers in Silver 2 may not attend both meets.  Families who have swimmers in multiple practice groups can choose to split their family between the two meets or have all swimmers compete at Milford.

When: Saturday, 12/10, to Sunday, 12/11.  

-- Saturday, 12/10:  8 & Under 25s, Open 50s
-- Sunday, 12/11, AM:  8 & Under 50s, Open 100s and 200s; Free Relays
-- Sunday, 12/12, PM:  Open 500 & 1000 Free

Where: Milford High School
Format: Timed Finals for all races.


Fall Senior Champs

Who: 15 & Over swimmers; 14-year-olds who are in high school AND will be competing for their HS team

When: Friday, 11/18, through Sunday, 11/20
  -- note ALL 3 days have morning prelims sessions. Do not sign up for Friday if you can't miss school.

Where: Miami University

Format: Please see attached event sheet for info on which events are timed finals at prelims, timed finals at finals, and prelims/finals, as well as how many heats/swimmers will come back to finals.


Little Elves Meet

This meet is SO MUCH FUN!!! The whole big pool at Miami is set aside just for the 8 & Unders, and they get to have a low-pressure, exciting meet in a beautiful world-class facility.  This meet is PERFECT for all Little Hydra . . . we mean, Elves . . .


When: Sunday, 12/4, no earlier than noon

Where: Miami University

Format: Timed finals


Makos Holiday Spirit Invite

Who: SILVER 2, GOLD, & SENIOR ONLY--while this meet is for 9 & Overs generally, we are only taking swimmers from these 3 practice groups because of the size and competitiveness of the meet.

When: Friday, 12/9, to Sunday, 12/11.  

-- Friday: distance events in the evening for all ages
-- Saturday & Sunday Morning:13 & Overs prelims
-- Saturday & Sunday Afternoon: 9-12s prelims
-- Saturday & Sunday Evening: all ages finals 

Where: Miami University

Format: All Friday events and relays are timed finals.  All other races are prelims/finals.  The top 9 swimmers in the 9-10 age group and the top 18 in the 11-12, 13-14, and 15 & Over age groups will come back for finals.

Note:  This meet originally had a Friday session but that has been cancelled.
Who:  All swimmers not competing for their high schools
When:  11 & Overs in the morning, 10 & Unders in the afternoon, times TBD
Where:  Powell Crosley YMCA (this is a change!).  9601 Winton Road, Finneytown, Ohio 45231

2016 Summer Meets

Summer 2016 Meet Schedule Now Available

Hi all!  Here are the sign-ups for the first 3 meets of the 2016 Long Course season.  THE DEADLINE TO SIGN UP FOR ALL 3 MEETS IS SATURDAY, APRIL 30.  Click on the name of each meet to sign up.  You must sign up for each meet individually.  The events offered each day are listed in the attached sheets; please note that coaches will choose your swimmer's events, and that the CAC events reflect the order from the last 2 years because this year's order is not yet out.

Meets are not required.  Please sign up for the day or days that fit your schedule and meet your swimmers' needs.  Pau Hana and CAC are both open to all swimmers; UC is only open to swimmers who are practicing through the summer with Hydra.

Pau Hana Sign-Up

Where:  Dennison University

When:  Saturday, May 21, to Sunday, May 22

13 & Overs in the morning, 12 & Unders in the afternoon

*This meet has an extra session each day for distance events as well; these events are only open to swimmers in Bronze or higher

*All 8 & Unders swim with the 9-10s

CAC Summer Classic Sign-Up

Where:  Miami University

When:  Friday, June 3, through Sunday, June 5

13 & Overs in the morning, 12 & Unders in the afternoon

Friday events are only open to swimmers in Bronze or higher 


UC Long Course Sign-Up

Where:  University of Cincinnati

When:  Friday, June 10, AND Sunday, June 12 (NO Saturday meet for Hydra swimmers)

13 & Overs in the morning, 12 & Unders in the afternoon

*12 & Unders are timed finals

Friday events are only open to swimmers in Bronze or higher

*13 & Overs are prelims/finals, with the top 7 13-14s, 15-16s, and 17 & Overs in each event swimming in the evening finals.

*All events will be swum together but scored separately.  For example, the Open 50 free will be scored 13-14, 15-16, and 17-Over; the 12 & Under 50 free will be scored 11-12 and 10 & Under.  

*All 8 & Unders will swim with the 9-10s.

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