Below is information from the NCS Open Water Committee on the criteria used to select swimmers for the NCS Open Water Select Camp, the NCS Open Water All Stars, and the NCS Open Water Zone Team.
2022 Open Water Select Camp** – Selected from 2022 NCS OW Champs, OW Zone Meet, OW Juniors/OW Nationals (see point chart below)
|OW Nationals||OW Jr. Nationals||OW Zone Meet||NCS OW Champs|
2022 Open Water All Stars** – Selected from 2022 NCS OW Champs, OW Zone Meet, OW Juniors/OW Nationals (see section 2.8 of the NCS policies for selection criteria).
** Any ties will be decided by an Open Water Committee comprised of OW coaches who are well versed in the eccentricities of Open Water Swimming.
2023 Open Water Zone Team – Selected from 2022 Carolina Cup, at this time the Top 3 by gender/age group are automatic selections, with three additional coach picks by gender/age group.