Travel Information
2003 Short Course National Championships

Travel Information

Arizona State University will be holding commencement exercises during the same time as our championship. To avoid availability problems, book your rooms early.

Hotels on Shuttle Route
AmeriSuites Tempe/Phoenix
(2 miles from pool) 
1413 W. Rio Salado Parkway
Tempe, AZ 85281 Suites at $59
Phone: (480)804-9544

Springhill Suites Tempe/Phoenix
(2.4 miles from pool)
1601 W. Rio Salado Parkway
Tempe, AZ 85281
Suites at $79.00
Phone: (480)968-8222

Courtyard Marriott - Tempe Downtown
(0.5 miles from pool)
601 S. Ash Avenue
Tempe, AZ 85281
Single - Quad at $85.00
Phone: (800)835-6205

Best Western Inn of Tempe at ASU
(1.2 miles from pool)
670 North Scottsdale Road
Tempe, AZ 85281
Single - Quad at $59.00
Phone: (480)784-2233

Hampton Inn & Suites Tempe/ASU
(2.1 miles from pool)
1429 North Scottsdale Road
Tempe, AZ 85281
Traditional rooms and suites $59.00 - $79.00
Phone: (800)426-7866

Additional hotel information, including hotels not on the shuttle route, can be found at the meet host web site here. This information is provided in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.

Meet Shuttle Service & Parking
A free shuttle will be offered between the designated hotels and the aquatic center. The shuttle schedule will be available at the meet registration and at the participating hotels. Free parking is available on campus during the meet.

Ground Transportation
Phoenix's Sky Harbor Airport is only a 5-mile taxi ride from the hotels. Some hotels will provide shuttle service. Transportation will also be provided from the airport to all hotels by the Super Shutle Company. To make a reservation for a spot in one of their vans, call (800)654-2240. Hertz is the official rental car supplier for the meet. When making reservations, use the ID number CV#022Q1147 to receive discounted rates.

Official Airline
America West Airlines, the largest carrier into Phoenix is the official airline for the meet. Mention CAMS Code 8021 when making reservations to receive a 10% discount 60 days in advance and 5% if less than 60 days.

Arizona is an active person's playground. Whether it is rafting through the Grand Canyon, horseback riding in the desert at sunset or hiking among the stunning views of Sedona, there is something for everyone. Take a step back in time and visit the Old West, learn about the Native American culture at the Heard Museum, visit Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West or take a day trip to Mexico.

Temperature and Climate
The average high and low temperatures for the meet days are 94 and 62.