Swimming and Diving National Championships

National Championship Host Manual  |  Host Requirements  |  Site Survey & Bid Form

Event Name:

NAIA Swimming & Diving National Championship


Seeking Site For:

2018 & 2019



Bid Deadline:

September 15, 2016


Rights Fee:




February 28-March 3, 2018; February 27-March 2, 2019

Days of the Week:

Wednesday - Saturday


Number of Teams:

26-28 (Men's and Women's)


Estimated Number
of Participants & Fans:

420 athletes
600 fans


Facility Requirements:

Starting Depth = no less than 4ft

Number of lanes = 8 lanes preferred, 6-foot [1.83m] lanes

Standard length = 75ft, 1in; 25m, 2.54cm; or 50m, 2.54cm

Diving Boards = 1m and 3m

Practice/Warm-Up & Diving Pool Required


Hotel Requirements:

Banquet Room and Meeting Rooms


Average Length of Stay:

4-5 nights


Room Block Needed:

No fewer than 200 rooms


Room Rate:

The price range is $90-$115, regardless of room occupancy


Hotel Pre-Registration:

Participants will be responsible for making reservations and paying for rooms directly with the hotel



Jamie Adams, Championship Event Manager

Event History:

2015-16: Columbus Aquatic Center, Columbus, Ga.
2012-14: Oklahoma City Community College, Oklahoma City, Okla.
2009-11: St. Peters Rec-Plex,  Lindenwood University, Mo.
2007-08: Palo Alto Natatorium, San Antonio Convention & Visitors Beareau, San Antonio, Texas 2005-06: St. Peters Rec-Plex, Lindenwood University, Mo.
2003-04: Lawrence Indoor Aquatics Center, Lawrence, Kan.
1999-02: Simon Fraser Aquatics Center, Simon Fraser University, B.C.