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General information on Pool sanctions/recognitions
Open Water Sanction Guidelines
Open Water Safety Guidelines

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Event Info
Request Type:
Sanction/Recognition submits the application for sanction or recognition by USMS. Later in this form, you'll specify whether it is a Sanction or a Recognition.

For questions about USMS sanctions or promotiing your event please contact or call 941-256-8767.
Your Name:
Please enter your first AND last name.
Your Email Address:
Please provide a valid email.
Confirm Email Address:
Let's make sure you typed it correctly!
Your Phone Number:
Ex: (941) 555-6275
Host Organization:
Please enter the organization or individual that is hosting this event.
Postal/Virtual Meet?
A Postal/Virtual Event does not take place at an actual venue. Times are swum individually, and mailed in.
Event Type:
Is your event both of these?
Please use the link in the upper-left corner to contact us.
Course Type:
Does your event offer more than one of these?
Please use the link in the upper-left corner to contact us.
(Course Type is optional if Event Type is a Clinic)
Course Meets
Length Requirements?:
A listing of current pool certifications on file with the National Office can be found here.
Has the pool or open water cable course been measured and its dimensions meet the requirements as stated in the USMS rule book?
Sanction Type:
A USMS Sanction requires that every participant is a USMS member.

Recognition allows for some participants to not be a USMS member, but still allows for a USMS member's results to count as an official time.

Sanctioned by Another FINA Governing Body allows your event to be displayed on the calendar, but it will not receive sanction or recognition status by USMS.
Event Country:
The country in which your event is hosted.
Event LMSC:
(Optional Only If Not In USA) The LMSC in which your event is hosted.
Event Start Date:
Please enter in "MM/DD/YYYY" format.
Event End Date:
Please enter in "MM/DD/YYYY" format.
Event Title:
Full Event Title Please! This will be displayed on the calendar.
Maximum of 150 Characters
Ex: 2011 Merryman LCM Swim Meet
Series Title:
(Optional) Only required if your event is part of a series.
Maximum of 150 Characters
Ex: USMS Long Distance Postal Series Challenge
Description Of Event:
(Optional) This description will be displayed to the public.
Maximum of 1200 Characters