Up for Bid: USA Swimming’s 2020-21 TYR Pro Swim Series

By Connect Sports Staff, October 23, 2018

USA Swimming is seeking bids to host its 2020-21 TYR Pro Swim Series events. The 3.5-day meets (Wednesday through Saturday) will be be held at a minimum of five destinations between January and June each year. Each series stop features 400-600 athletes. All events will be televised on the NBC Sports Network and live-streamed at usaswimming.org. USA Swimming will award 2020 and 2021 together, except for January 2020. Here are the details.

Deadline to Bid: Jan. 18, 2019

Dates:

2020
Jan. 8-11
Feb. 12-15
March 11-14
April 12-15
May 6-9

2021
Early March
Mid-April
Early May
Early June

Venue Requirements: 8-lane 50-meter competition pool, plus an 8-lane warm-up pool; Seating for minimum of 8000, plus seating for 800 on deck; minimum 30’x 30’ space for merchandise sales

Number of Attendees: 400-600; 4,000+ spectators

Hotel Requirements: Approximately 50 room nights for National Team Athletes and staff at a Marriott property

Room Nights: 1,000+ per event each year (4,000+ for the entire series)

Rights Fee: $20,000 minimum per year.

For the complete RFP, click here.

For more information, email Annie White, director of event marketing, at awhite@usaswimming.org.

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