Short Course Championship Month Begins!

By Reach for the Wall staff.

The high school swimming season just ended in the Washington D.C. metro area, but year-round club swimmers (i.e., USA Swimming-registered swimmers) are only warming up because Championship Month starts this week.

Championship Month consists of a series of championship meets both within and outside of Potomac Valley Swimming (PVS) that mark the end of the winter “short course” season (i.e., in 25 yard pools).  We outline these various championship meets below.

We will try to cover as many of these meets as possible, but please help us do so by sending any photos or stories that you have regarding any of them to  We’ll publish them!

Potomac Valley Swimming (PVS) Championship Meets

PVS will host the following championship meets over the next 2 weeks at the Eppley Recreation Center on the campus of the University of Maryland – College Park:

Championship Meets Outside PVS

After the PVS championship meets above, the following championship meets outside of PVS take place:

NCAA Championship Meets

At the college level, the NCAA will host the following championship meets for Division I, Division II and Division III swimmers:

Whew!  Get ready to watch lots of fast swimming.

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