02/22/17 – Swimming & Diving Championships Begin Thursday in Louisville

February 22, 2017 2016-2017 News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 22, 2017

The 2017 KHSAA Swimming & Diving State Championships (Feb. 23-25) begin Thursday with the boys’ and girls’ diving preliminaries at the Ralph Wright Natatorium in Louisville. Boys’ diving prelims are set for 12:30-3 p.m. followed by the girls’ diving prelims from 6:30-9 p.m.

Competition resumes Friday morning with the boys’ swimming prelims starting at 10 a.m., followed by the girls’ swimming prelims at 4:30 p.m. Saturday’s championship finals get started at 11 a.m. with the boys’ competition, and conclude with the girls’ championship finals, which are slated to start at 5:15 p.m.

Tickets go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. on Friday for the morning session, and 3:30 p.m. for the afternoon session. On Saturday, ticket sales begin at 9 a.m. for the boys’ finals and 4:15 p.m. for the girls’ championship.

A complete schedule of events, the official championship program, heat sheets and live scoring can all be found through the links below:

Schedule of events – http://khsaa.org/swimming/2017/statetimeschedule.pdf
Championship program – http://khsaa.org/Publications/Programs/20162017/Swimming/issue1/index.html
Heat Sheets – http://khsaa.org/swimming/2017/insert2017.pdf
Live Scoring – http://khsaa.org/swimming/2017/state/index.htm

A highlight package from the championship finals will be available at KHSAA.org following the event, along with official championship photos.

-KHSAA-

About the Kentucky High School Athletic Association
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 278 member schools both public and private. The KHSAA sanctions 43 state championships in 13 sports and 4 sport-activities, licenses and trains over 4,000 officials, provides catastrophic insurance for its more than 70,000 member school student-athletes, as well as overseeing coaching education and sports safety programs.