General Information

U.S. Masters Swimming will conduct public meetings from September 26 to 30. All delegates should plan to attend meetings beginning with the first House of Delegates meeting on Thursday morning, September 27 (time TBD). The final House of Delegates meeting will be held on Saturday afternoon, September 29 (time TBD). Delegates are expected to attend all House of Delegates meetings. The Board of Directors meetings on Wednesday, September 26 (time TBD) and Sunday, September 30 (time TBD) are open to any delegates wishing to observe.

Goggle Drive 2018

All donations to USMS Swimming Saves Lives Foundation during the USMS Annual Meeting in Jacksonville will go toward purchasing goggles for adults learning to swim through our 2019 grant programs. Donate today!

Meeting Minutes

Minutes from all meetings held at the convention can be found here. Thank you to all delegates for helping USMS to go "green" by avoiding printing hard copies of all minutes

Read Meeting Minutes

Resources for Delegates

Pre-Convention Delegate Packet

The full pre-convention packet containing annual reports for all entities and meeting agendas for committee meetings will be available here in PDF format once finalized. USMS has gone GREEN and we ask that you either upload the pre-convention files to your electronic devise, print yourself or have printed at a local copy shop. All delegates are expected to download and read the pre-convention packet prior to arriving at convention. This packet WILL be updated if any of the individual sections are updated. So if you download the complete packet be sure to check below to see if any sections have been updated. For best results, right click and select "save as" to save the file to your computer and then open your copy of the file.

Individual Sections of Pre-Convention Packet

  • Announcements
  • Table of Contents
  • Convention Schedule
  • Executive Committee Reports
  • Strategic Plan Infographic
  • Committee Reports & Meeting Agendas
  • Zone Reports & Meeting Agendas
  • 2018 Elections: Candidates for Office
    • Consolidated Election Packet
  • Committees of the Board of Directors Reports
  • Liaison, Special Assignments & Task Force Reports
  • Final Adopted Rules Changes
  • Rules Committee Agendas
  • Proposed Long Distance Rules Changes
  • Proposed Legislation Changes
  • Proposed Appendix D Changes
  • 2019 Budget Proposal
  • 2019 Business Plan Budget Memo
  • 2019 Pre-Convention Draft Budget
  • 2019 Budget Preparation Timeline
  • Attachments:

Remembrance List

Please review this list of USMS members who have passed away since the 2017 convention (click the "Date of Death" column heading twice to reverse sort). This list will be read during one of the House of Delegates sessions. If you know of a name that should be added to this list, submit it to USMS Membership Services no later than Tuesday, September 25.

Resources for Committees

Convention Workshops and Presentations

  • Workshop #1
  • Workshop #2
  • Workshop #3
  • Workshop #4
  • Workshop #5
  • Workshop #6
  • Workshop #7
  • Workshop #8

Post-Convention

  • 2019 Committee Request  (will open at the end of the final HOD 9/29)
  • 2018 Convention Evaluation (will open at the end of the final HOD 9/29)
  • 2017 Workshop Evaluations

Convention XXXIX

When

September 26-30, 2018

Where

Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, Fla.

Hotel Reservations

  • Room Block closes Aug. 20, 2018

Information - United States Aquatic Sports

Convention Registration

  • Full Registration
    • May 1-Sept. 4: $180
    • Sept. 5-23: $210
  • Partial Registration
    • One Day: $75
    • Two Day: $140

Airport Transportation