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ENTRIES OPEN: 2024 11-14 MAGS Championship

by Birmingham Blue Dolphins, 2024-02-26T08:32:22.000-08:00February 26 2024, at 08:32 AM PST

Entries are now open for the 2024 11-14 Michigan Swimming Age Group Championship Meet (MAGS) that is being held March 15-17, 2024 at the Holland Aquatic Center in Holland, MI. Keep in mind, this is the SAME WEEKEND as Y Zones; your child will only attend one of these meets if qualified for both. Please do not enter both. For this meet, as it is a USA-S meet, your child’s age is determined by their age on March 15, 2024 for qualifying purposes. Times will be updated following Y States prior to entry deadline, and all new qualifiers will have entries available in the Parent Portal as soon as possible. Any new qualifiers at the Day After Meet will need to email bbdentries@gmail.com to notify of the new qualified event and desire to enter.

If you have any questions about whether your child should attend YMCA Zones vs 11-14 MAGS, please direct those questions to their age group coach. All coach emails are available on the BBD website under ABOUT BBD.

For this meet, your parent portal will allow selecting your child’s events (different from years prior). However, your child’s entries may be changed by their coach after the entry closes to best suit the needs of the team for scoring. If this occurs, a coach will notify your swimmer directly.
Deadline for entry is Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at 8pm.

BONUS EVENTS are allowed at this meet for any swimmers qualified in fewer than 4 events for the entire meet (NOT per day). Please review the meet packet for Bonus swim guidelines. A swimmer may ONLY enter 50s and 100s as Bonus swims.
Email bonus requests to bbdentries@gmail.com.

Please review the meet packet below in full, as there are many important details in there. MAGS qualifying times may be found on the BBD website, on your child’s BBD bag tag and on their motivational sheets that your child was provided earlier in the season.

2024 11-14 Michigan Swimming Age Group Championship Meet packet:
https://bbd.bbdswimming.com/clubs/6769/documents/563204

If you miss the sign-up deadlines, your child will not be able to swim because there are no deck entries at this meet.

If you believe your child has qualified for this meet, AND you have confirmed it by reviewing the qualifying time standards, please email bbdentries@gmail.com.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Lisa Helmick, BBD Meet Entry Chair, at bbdentries@gmail.com

Past Announcements

ENTRIES OPEN: 2024 BBD Spring Day After Meet

2024-02-23 06:53 PST by Birmingham Blue Dolphins

Entries are now open for the 2024 BBD Spring Day After Meet which will take place on Sunday, March 10, 2024 at Birmingham Groves High School. The Day After Meet is run differently than all other meets that BBD attends. Please read this email and the meet pac... [more]

ENTRIES OPEN: 2024 YMCA Zones and 10&Under MAGS

2024-02-22 01:45 PST by Birmingham Blue Dolphins

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Entries are open for 2 more Championship season meets. If your child has qualified, your parent portal has access to enter your child. PLEASE [more]

ENTRIES OPEN: 2024 YMCA State Championship

2024-02-14 08:31 PST by Birmingham Blue Dolphins

••• PLEASE SEE THE EMAIL SENT FOR FULL INSTRUCTIONS •••
The 2024 Michigan YMCA 9 & Over State Championship meet held at Saginaw Valley State University on March 2-3, 2024 is now open for entries. This meet is a required meet fo... [more]

YMCA 9&Up State Meet - March 2-3

2024-02-09 09:26 PST by Birmingham Blue Dolphins

Good evening,
As you may know, BBD will be the host team for the upcoming YMCA 9&Up State Meet scheduled for March 2-3 at Saginaw Valley State University. Our Meet Managers have been ha... [more]

IMPORTANT - CHANGE IN LOCATION FOR TOMORROW'S MEET

2024-02-03 10:34 PST by Birmingham Blue Dolphins

We received word from the Flint Falcons that the location of tomorrow’s meet has been changed. The meet will now be held at Fenton High School. Please read below for more details. Falcon/... [more]

Message from Coach Kevin - February 1st

2024-02-01 08:37 PST by Birmingham Blue Dolphins

Dear Parents and Swimmers,
Congratulations on an outstanding Circle City Meet! Our team finished second overall, and our boys won their portion of the meet. We had three new YMCA National Meet quali... [more]

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