In light of the size of the SC AAA Championships, the Competition Committee met to discuss the format of the long course meet, specifically to address the length of the meet and in particular, the length of the prelims. The Competition Committee came to agreement on making the following adjustments to 2016 Long Course AAA Championships”:
- The meet will be extended to begin on Wednesday, July 6 (Warm-ups start at 11:30am), with all heats of the following timed final events: 800, 1500 Free and 50 Fly, 50 Back, 50 Breast
- Swimmers still must have three (3) AAA Time Standards to enter the meet and there will be a maximum of TWO (2) Non-Qualifying Swims.
- Also, Swimmers must have the AAA standard to enter the following events: 400 Free, 400 IM, 800 Free and 1500 Free.