YMCA PA STATE QUALIFYING
State Meet Qualifying procedures: Swimmers who have entered in a district meet shall be eligible for the State Championship on the following basis:
Individual Events: The six fastest swimmers from each District, for each event, shall be eligible for the similar event in the State Meet. In addition, the next six fastest swimmers from across the 3 districts shall also be eligible for the State Meet in all events and relays.
Relays: The six fastest relay teams from each District shall be eligible for the similar event in the State Meet. In addition, the next six fastest relays from across the 3 districts shall also be eligible for the State meet.
Top six qualifiers shall be announced at the District Meet. Coaches shall be alerted to the fact that their swimmers have qualified and subsequent replacements notified should swimmers decide against attending. The “next six fastest swimmers & relays” list along with the alternate lists will be announced no later than Wednesday, March 13, 2019.
Swimmers shall compete in the events for which they have qualified in the State Meet. Contestants shall declare intent NOT to compete in the State Meet within 30 minutes of the conclusion of each session.