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LHSAA moves state swim meet to Shreveport

November 18-21, 2020
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Posted at 1:56 PM, Oct 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-16 14:56:55-04

The LHSAA swimming state meet will move from Sulphur to the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana in Shreveport for the 2020-2021 school year due to Hurricane Laura and Delta.

"We are saddened by the damage Hurricane Laura caused to Sulphur, but look forward to having the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana host the swimming state meet this year," said Assistant Executive Director, Michael Federico. "It will be a good venue for the student-athletes and we look forward to a successful event."

According to LHSAA, the swimming state meet will be held on the original dates of November 18-21, 2020.

Due to restrictions that have been put in place as a result of COVID–19, changes will be made to the format and schedule of the events, as well as the attendance guidelines.

  • Event will be moved to a timed final meet rather than holding preliminary and final rounds.
  • Event schedule will be as follows:
    • There will be 2, separate, sections each day – Boys and Girls (Specific times will be published).
    • November 18 – Division IV
    • November 19 – Division III
    • November 20 – Division II
    • November 21 – Division I
  • No spectators will be allowed at the event due to venue capacity restrictions for swimming pools due to COVID-19. The event will be live streamed- details will be posted on LHSAA.org.

More information regarding the swimming state meet will be sent to member schools.

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