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Time Standards

Swim Ontario 2017-2020 Standards - Click for information on the new standards and provincial competition structure HERE
Swim Ontario has the right to amend these documents as required



  • Festival Standards (revised April 9, 2018 - correction for Boys 13 SC 200 IM, Girls and Boys 10&U LC 200 Free)


  • All Standards (including B to E standards)  - corrections for following
    • Girls and Boys 10&U LC 200 Free Festivals and B to E standards.  Proper conversion from SC to LC applied.  Corrected times are slower.
    • Boys 14 LC 100 Free AA and B to E.  Correction based on August 4 correction to Provincial time.  Corrected times are slightly faster.
    • Boys 16 LC 100 Breast B to E.  Previous B to E were 15 year old times.  Corrected times are faster.
    • Boys 14 LC 200 Back C Standard typo - adjusted to 2:40.19 (was 1:40.19).


  • UPDATED Hytek Standard File (updated April 10, 2018 - corrections to Festival, AA and B to E standards - and Boys 14 SC 100 Free times added)
    • Provincials with B to E standards file
    • AA standards file
    • Festivals with B to E standards file
    • Festivals to Provincials standard file
    • All Standards combined file


  • Ontario Junior International Standards (updated June 14, 2017) - HERE 

Swimming Canada National Standards

Standards Review

The standards have undergone an extensive review with the following goals in mind:

  • Achieving a balance between Provincial and AA Champs subscriptions
  • Ensuring overall proportionate gender distribution
  • Desired number of qualifiers for financial viability of event

Provincial Champs

SC Standards

  • Looked at average over last four seasons
    • Female – top 24 rankings
    • Male – top 24 rankings for 13&U, 16, 17&O
    • Male – top 32 rankings for 14 & 15

Proposed standards: the slower of the top 24/32 average versus current standard except distance events that remain the same as current standards.

LC Standards – 2% conversion from SC standards

67% times remain the same, 33% are slower (SC stats)

AA Champs

SC Standards & LC Standards

  • Added 3.25% to respective SC and LC Provincial standards
  • Ensure subscription rates approach 700 for financial viability
  • 3.25% determined by aligning 13 year old Festival standards with 13&U AA Standards

Bonus swim structure different from Provincial Champs to balance subscription between Provincials and AA competitions.

Individual & Team awards and scoring aligned with Provincials Championships.

Festival Champs

Removed 14 year olds standards – 14 year olds have additional opportunities with AA Champs.

13 and Under standards remain unchanged.