2013 Championships
Courtesy of: Pacific Swimming
SAN JOSE, California, July 26. NEXT week, Swimming World will be on-deck at the 2013 Speedo Long Course Far Western Championships. The meet, hosted by West Coast Aquatics and co-sponsored by Pacific Swimming, will be held at the Frank Fiscalini International Swim Center at Independence High School. The meet runs Wednesday, July 31 through Sunday, August 4, 2013.

Be sure to check out the Swimming World 2013 Speedo Far Western Long Course Championships Landing page. There, you will find a live stream of the nightly finals sessions, on-demand finals races, athlete video interviews and nightly written recaps.

Also follow the meet on the Swimming World Twitter @SwimmingWorld and Swimming World Facebook Page. You'll find out about breakout swims, new local and national records and fun event and fan photos!


The Far Western Championship meet is consistently one of the fastest age group meets in the country. In its tenth decade, the Far Western Championships saw Olympic and World Champions, including Summer Sanders, Michael Phelps, Janet Evans, Pablo Morales, Natalie Coughlin and Missy Franklin compete in it as age group swimmers.

This year, over 1700 age group swimmers will be competing in the event, which has boasted teams from Mexico, Canada and hundreds of LSCs across the United States.