CCS Guidebook

 

  1. General Registration/Eligibility:
  2. Championship Travel Meets Funded
  3. Championship Travel Eligibility And Funding
  4. National Development Travel Fund

Championship And National Development Travel Fund Requirement

  1. National Development Travel Fund
      1. The purpose is to encourage our Championship level athletes to pursue excellence by training for and/or participating in national level training camps and competitions (events) in various locations. Coaches shall request funding on behalf of athletes whom they feel would benefit from exposure to such events. Athletes must have attained at least one (1) current individual CCS National Travel time standard and fulfilled all Championship and National Development travel eligibility requirements.
    1. A committee consisting of the Travel Fund Chairperson, three-(3) coaches and one-(1) athlete will consider each request and award appropriate amounts per athlete. Criteria for travel fund awards will include:
      1. Quality of the event
      2. Quality of the facility
      3. Athlete's level of ability
      4. Amount available in the travel fund
    2. Funds must be requested no later than thirty (30) days before the event.
    3. Athletes who achieve a CCS National Travel time standard prior to the Spring Nationals fax-entry deadline may be eligible for up to $400.00 per calendar year. Funds will be disbursed at the discretion of the committee within the guidelines of the National Development - Full Year Funding Schedule.
      1. Up to $200.00 for travel within the state of California, but outside the LSC.
      2. Up to $300.00 for travel within the Western Zone but outside California.
      3. Up to $400.00 for travel outside the Western Zone
    4. Athletes who achieve a CCS National Travel time standard after the Spring Nationals fax-entry deadline may be eligible for up to $200.00 for the remainder of that calendar year. Funds will be disbursed at the discretion of the committee within the guidelines of the National Development - Year Funding Schedule
      1. Up to $100.00 for travel within the state of California, but outside the LSC.
      2. Up to $150.00 for travel within the Western Zone but outside California.
      3. Up to $200.00 for travel outside the Western Zone.
    5. Proof of swim or participation must be provided by the athlete or coach in order to be eligible for national development travel funding. If not provided, the athlete is not eligible for any travel funds for the remainder of the year. If the funds are returned, the athlete's eligibility will continue. Funds not used by the athlete must be returned to CCS within two weeks of the conclusion of the event for which travel was funded.
    6. OVC or STAR Times printout from USA Swimming National Times Database Search must be provided with travel request form.