IRSC Hosts the 2020 NJCAA Swimming and Diving National Championships in Fort Pierce March 4-7

NEWS RELEASE

Indian River State College (IRSC) will host the 2020 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Swimming and Diving National Championships at the IRSC Anne Wilder Aquatic Complex on the IRSC Main Campus in Fort Pierce Wednesday, March 4 through Saturday, March 7. The IRSC Swimming and Diving teams look to extend their amazing winning streaks to 46 consecutive men’s national titles and 38 consecutive women’s national titles as 11 college swim teams from across the nation compete at the championship meet. Spectator admission to the event is $7 per session or individuals can purchase an all-session pass for $40.

Teams at the meet will swim in competitions that include the 500 Freestyle, 400 Medley Relay, 200 Freestyle Relay, 1M and 3M Diving. Each day swim preliminaries start at 9:30 a.m. Diving starts at 1 p.m., and all swimming finals begin at 5:30 p.m. The latest updates for live stats can be found on the MEET MOBILE app—which allows users to follow the action of the events as they occur.

During the meet, the IRSC Foundation will host the IRSC Swimming and Diving Alumni Reception on Saturday, March 7, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. in the McAlpin Fine Arts Center. Alumni who pre-register can pick-up special meet credentials at the Foundation Office starting March 4. To register or make a donation alumnus can visit www.irscfoundation.org/alumni or contact John Crowe, Alumni Development Coordinator at jcrowe@irsc.edu.

The Swimming and Diving Teams are led by Head Coach Sion Brinn. With 45 consecutive wins, IRSC currently holds title to the longest unbroken U.S. championship winning streak in any sport at the collegiate level. This record includes wins at the 2019 National Championship Swim Meet hosted by Erie Community College in Buffalo, New York. At the meet, the IRSC Men’s Team extended their consecutive National Swimming and Diving Championship title count to 45. The women’s team extended their overall title count to 41.

HOST:
Indian River State College

SITE:
Indian River State College
Anne Wilder Aquatic Complex
3209 Virginia Avenue
Ft. Pierce, FL 34981

DATES:
March 4–7, 2020

TIMES:
All swimming preliminaries will begin at 9:30 a.m.
Diving will begin at 1 p.m.
All swimming finals will begin at 5:30 p.m.

SPECTATOR ADMISSION:
$7 per session
All-session passes: $40

PARKING:
Parking accommodations are on the campus of Indian River State College. The southeast parking lot off of 30th Street on the south side of the Science Center (Planetarium) is the nearest parking lot to the swimming and diving complex. There is no charge for parking on campus.

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