Connecticut Swimming

Eastern Zone Age Group Championship

2023 Long Course

CSI Zone Team Coordinators:

Dana Parsons and Gale Dwyer

Meet Information:

Collegiate School Aquatic Center
5050 Ridgedale Parkway, Richmond, VA 23234
August 2-5, 2023
Hosted by Virginia Swimming
Meet Central Page
Meet Announcement coming soon
Time Standards


Zones coaches will be chosen by the Age Group Committee.  All prospective coaches must be a current USA and CT registered coach in good standing and fill out an application.  

  • All expenses (except souvenirs) paid by CT Swim
  • Mileage to practices and meet if driving your own vehicle.
  • Assistant Coaches will receive a $600 stipend and Head Coaches will receive $1000 stipend.
  • Zone Team Coaches: Application to coach at Zones - coming soon

Zone Coaches:


Swimmers will represent CT Swimming like in past years.  For the 2023 Meet swimmers will need to travel with their parents/guardians to the meet.  CT Swimming will NOT offer a Team travel trip for 2023.  There will be no addition CT Swim imposed criteria to travel other than preregistering and making a cut for the meet.  You have one cut and want to go, you are more than welcome to.  CT Swimming will provide coaches for each session of the meet and a block of hotels rooms is set aside at the hotel listed below.  Athletes can order Zone gear just like in prior years.  

Hotel Room Block:

Embassy Suites Richmond Conference Center
2925 Emerywood Parkway
Richmond VA, 23294
(804) 672-8585

Room Block Information:
Room Block under CT Swim
To book call: (804) 672-8585 or use the Hotel Room Block Link
Deadline to Book within the Block: July 5, 2023. After this date you are on your own.
You have 48 hours prior to arrival to cancel.  Highly recommend even if you swimmer does not have cuts yet but is close and you want to attend, book a room. 

King Suites - $149 per night plus taxes/fees - no minimum nights required
Queen Suites - $179 per night plus taxes/fees - 3 night minimum required

Zone Team Entry

Zone Team Required - 2023 information coming this spring

  • All swimmers MUST pre-register - see registration below
  • Swim in one CT USA Sanctioned meet since 9/1/22
  • Make one cut
  • All participants MUST purchase Zone gear
  • First time attendees MUST purchase Team backpack

Parents are to submit the following forms through their FAST Swimmer or Parent My Accounts - 2023 forms coming in the spring

General Information - 2023 Information coming in the spring

  • 2022 Meet Overview
  • Eastern Zone Swimming meet web page
  • Eastern Zone Meet Announcement
  • Time Standards
  • Team practice
  • Criteria to enter
    • There are no added CT Swim restrictions.  Swimmers MUST preregister and make a cut for the meet and swimmers can travel to the meet.  
    • Eligibility of athletes with qualifying times for higher level meets (this is from the Eastern Zone) - for the 2022 Meet
      • Athletes who have competed in an Individual Event at the USA Swimming National
        Championships, the USA Swimming Spring Championships, US Open, the USA
        Swimming Junior Championships or a USA Swimming Trials Class meet are not eligible
        to enter and compete at an EZ AG Championship meet.
      • Athletes 13 years of age and over who have achieved a qualifying time in an individual
        event for any of the above meets prior to the entry deadline for the EZ meet, may not
        enter and compete in an EZ AG Championship meet.
      • Athletes 12 years of age or younger who have achieved a qualifying time in an individual
        event for any of the above meets but have not competed in that event at the 
      • Times may be achieved from any USA Swimming sanctioned or approved meet including time trials. The time must be proven through CSI FAST database or USA Swimming SWIMS database. Please note most YMCA meets are not USA Swimming approved meets.
      • Times may include official lead-off splits from individual or relay times. The split must be recorded in the official results or by certification of time attested by the Meet Referee or designee. In the case of the latter, the request for attestation must be in advance of swimming the event.
      • Adapted athletes are encouraged to apply. Contact for information.

Registration Procedure - 2023 information coming this spring

  • Athletes wishing to be considered for the LC Zone Team MUST Preregister before the deadline of July 22, 2022 at 11:59p.
  • All selected swimmers MUST PAY the NON-REFUNDABLE FEE ($100) IN FULL before 7:00p, Monday, July 25th.  A final application will be emailed to selected athletes.

Applications - 2022 Information


Spectator Ticket Sales

Further information will be posted when available. .