Racing Unplugged: Wacky T-Shirt

Val CarrNews, Swim Alberta News

With Festivals being postponed to March Swim Alberta is holding another Racing Unplugged virtual race opportunity for novice level swimmers. Prepare to get creative for the Racing Unplugged Wacky T-Shirt Challenge.

Competition Focus
The focus of these virtual competitions is for novice level swimmers and swimmers who are age 11 and under. Novice level is defined as swimmers who do not have a Provincial Trials qualifying time. A 12 & over age category has been included, intended for swimmers who are new, Special Olympics, para swimmers as well as swimmers who are below the provincial trials level. Coaches, please use your discretion when entering swimmers age 12 and older.

Winter Festival Qualifying
All times achieved during these virtual races will be eligible to qualify for the Swim Alberta Winter Festivals (10 & under girls, 11 & under boys).

Wacky T-Shirt

January 25 – February 27
Entry Deadline – February 27

General Information and Process

A meet package and event entry file has been published on the Swimming Canada meet list, results will be published on Swim Alberta’s Virtual Race Results page. The age groups, rules and awards are outlined on the meet package. All times from the submission period are permitted, the entry deadline and event date is the last date of the submission period. Late entries will not be accepted. All practice times are permitted for ranking. Results are to be submitted using a Hy-Tek entry file to the meet list, using custom entry times.

Draw Prizes will be drawn after the deadline donated by Team Aquatic Sports.

Have fun and Share Your Event!
Wacky T Shirt may include coaches or swimmers wearing a fun shirts to the pool. Running in house racing for submission are encouraged to tag Swim Alberta on social media while doing these events to share any Wacky T Shirts.

If you have questions regarding submissions contact Lindsey Thomas at