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2017 Open Water Events in the Americas

Invitations are invited from UANA member federations to submit a Bid to host the

2017 UANA Open Water Swimming Championships

Letter from UANA Honorary Secretary Errol Clarke

Sample bid contract

 

2016 Open Water Events in the Americas

Calendar Updated September 21, 2016

If you would like an event to be added then please contact Michael Lockwood, the Secretary of the UANA Technical Open Water Committee, and please provide the following details: Date; Name of Event; Website; Distance(s); and Federation.

Please refer to the following links for further information regarding Open Water Swimming information/events for: FINA, Zone I (CONSONAT), Zone II (CCCAN), Zone III (USA) and Zone IV (Canada).

Date

Event

Distance(s)

Federation

February 6

FINA Open Water Swim World Events 2016 #1

10K

Patagones-Viedma, Argentina

February 7

FINA/HOSA 10Km Marathon Swim World Cup 2016 #1

10K

Villa Urquiza-Parana, Argentina

February 7

FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix 2016 #1

* Please note that this event has been cancelled and that FINA shall re-schedule to another date.

10K

Santa Fe Coronda, Argentina

TBC

Crippen Cup

10K

Ft. Myers, FL, USA

March 26

CARIFTA Swimming Championships

5K

Martinique

March 27

Nevis to St. Kitts Cross Channel Swim

4.1K

St. Kitts & Nevis

April 17

Swim Miami

800m, 1 mile, 5K and 10K

Miami, FL, USA

April 8 - 10

Ft. Myers Open Water Festival

1 mile, 5K, 10K and team events

Ft. Myers, FL, USA

TBC

Puerto Rico International 10K

10K

San Juan, Puerto Rico

TBC

Por La Libre Cancun to Isle Mujeres

3K and 10K

El Cruce, Mexico

TBC

Swim Around Key West

12.5 mile, 2 mile, 1 mile

Key West, FL, USA

June 10 and 12

CAMEX Championships

5K and 10K

Panama City, Panama

June 11 - 13

Flowers One Mile, 5K and 10K

1 mile, 5K and 10K

Cayman Islands

July 2

Race for the Conch

800m, 1 mile and 2.4 miles

Turks and Caicos

July 3 and 5

Caribbean Islands Swimming Championships (CISC)

5K and 10K Bahamas

July 5-11

National School Games, Cuba

5K

Cuba

July 28

FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swim, World Cup 2016 #4

10K

Lac St. Jean, Canada

July 30

FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix 2016 #2

10K

Lac St.Jean, Canada

August 1

Canadian Age Group Swimming Championships - Open Water

10K

Lake Chaparral, Calgary, Canada

August 12

FINA Open Water Swim World Events 2016 #5

10K

Lake Megantic, Canada

August 15 - 16

Olympic Games

10K

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

August 20

Basra Marathon

3K and 5K (also shorter distances for kids)

Bahamas

September 5

Waikiki Roughwater Swim

2.4 miles

Waikiki, Hawaii, USA

TBC

Nine Mile Swim Challenge (Swim for Alligator Lighthouse)

9 miles (Individual, 2 person, 4 person teams)

Islamorada, Florida Keys, USA

October 8

Abaco Open Water

5K and 10K

Bahamas

October 9

Bermuda Round the Sound Swim 

10K, 7.25K, 4K, 2K and 0.8K

Bermuda

November 2 - 6

Barbados Open Water Festival

1.5K, 5K and 10K

Barbados

November 6

St. Croix Coral Reef Swim

1 mile, 2 miles and 5 miles

US Virgin Islands

November 6

ABSF National Open Water Championships

1.4K, 2.6K and 5K

Antigua and Barbuda

November 12

Pirates Week 5K

5K

Cayman Islands

December 16-21

Andres Perez Cup 5K and 10K Cuba

 

 

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