US Junior Olympics Running In Riverside
3 Jul, 2017
More than 900 swimmers from teams across the country are competing at the U.S. Junior Olympic Synchronized Swimming Championships, the largest synchro event in North America, from July 1-8 at the Riverside Aquatics Complex.
Swimmers will vie for medals in solo, duet and team in the 12 and under, 13-15, 16-17 and 18-19 age groups. Free combo will be held in the 13-15 and 16-19 divisions.
To qualify for the U.S. Junior Olympic Championships, swimmers have been competing in progressively more difficult meets in hopes of earning a spot to represent their region and club in Riverside.
Daily tickets can be purchased at the Riverside Aquatics Complex and are $10 for adults and $5 for seniors and children under the age of 12 (children 2 and under are free).
To purchase tickets, see the full schedule and results, and to watch a live stream from the championships, go to http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Synchronized-Swimming/Events/2017/June/30/2017-Junior-Olympic-Championships.
For more information on USA Synchro, visit http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Synchronized-Swimming.aspx, facebook.com/usasynchro and @usasynchro
USA Synchro is based in Colorado Springs, Colo., and serves as the National Governing Body for the sport of synchronized swimming, appointed as such by the United States Olympic Committee. It is a membership based and not-for-profit organization which services the sport from the grass roots level to the National Team. The mission statement of USA Synchro is "to provide leadership and resources for the promotion and growth of synchronized swimming, to achieve competitive excellence at all levels and to develop broad based participation."