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February 19, 2020 2019-2020 News Releases

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 19, 2020

The Pannell Swim Shop/KHSAA State Swimming & Diving Championships will have a different look this year, with the event moving to the Lancaster Aquatic Center on the University of Kentucky campus. The state swim meet was last held at the Lancaster Aquatic Center in 2006 and spent the last 13 years at the University of Louisville’s Ralph Wright Natatorium.

Fans attending this week’s Pannell Swim Shop/KHSAA State Swimming & Diving Championships should be advised that backpacks may not be brought into the Lancaster Aquatics Center by the general public per campus policy (http://bit.ly/38IVMou).

On Thursday, parking will only be available in the Purple Lots located on Wildcat Court next to the Softball and Soccer Complex. After 2 p.m. ET, parking will also be available in the Green Lot next to Kroger Field off Cooper Drive.

On Friday and Saturday, fans will be able to park in the Green Lot next to Kroger Field off Cooper Drive. In addition, on Saturday paid parking will also be available in Parking Structure #7 located off Sports Center Drive and overflow parking in the Greg Page Apartments Lot located off of Alumni and Commonwealth Drives. A parking map is available on the KHSAA website at http://bit.ly/2SVPjAc.

The 2020 state meet begins Thursday, Feb. 20 with the diving competition, followed by the girls’ swimming preliminaries and finals on Friday, Feb. 21 and the boys’ swimming prelims and finals on Saturday, Feb. 22. The girls’ diving competition begins at 10 a.m. on Thursday, with boys’ diving starting at 6 p.m.

The girls’ swimming prelims begin at 10 a.m. on Friday, with the championship finals slated to start at 6:30 p.m. The boys’ competition will follow the same schedule on Saturday, with prelims starting at 10 a.m. and the finals beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. Thursday for the girls’ diving prelims and 5 p.m. for the boys’ diving prelims. Ticket sales will start at 9 a.m. on Friday and Saturday morning for each day’s prelims, and 4:30 p.m. for the evening sessions.

A complete schedule of events, the official championship program, heat sheets and live scoring can be found through the links below. Official championship photos will be available within 72 hours of the event at khsaa.org.

2020 Pannell Swim Shop/KHSAA State Swimming & Diving Championships
Event Schedule – https://khsaa.org/2020-state-swimming-and-diving-event-by-event-schedule/
Championship program – https://khsaa.org/Publications/Programs/20192020/Swimming/issue1/index.html
Girls’ Prelim Heat Sheets – https://khsaa.org/swimming/2020/girlsheatsheet2020.pdf
Boys’ Prelim Heat Sheets – https://khsaa.org/swimming/2020/boysheatsheet2020.pdf
Live Scoring – https://khsaa.org/2020-pannell-swim-shop-khsaa-region-state-entries-results/

-KHSAA-

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