Full Schedule For The 2024 CIF Swimming & Diving Championship Season

The 2024 California Interscholastic Federation’s (CIF) swimming and diving championship season has started, with Section meets taking place in later this week (besides San Fransisco’s all-city meet, which happened this past weekend) before the State Championships happen next week.

The CIF State Swimming & Diving Championships will take place from May 9-11 at the Clovis Olympic Swim Complex at Clovis West High School in Fresno. Swimmers will qualify to compete at the meet by virtue of their performances at their respective Section Meets, based on the qualifying criteria below:

CIF STATE MEET QUALIFYING STANDARDS

The various California Sections may send swimmers and divers to the State Meet, using the following formula for each event:

Automatic qualifying standards per event – top X finishers from Section meets as below.

  • CIF Southern – 5
  • CIF North Coast – 3
  • San Diego – 3
  • CIF Sac-Joaquin –  3
  • CIF Central Coast –  3
  • CIF Central – 3
  • CIF Los Angeles – 2
  • CIF San Francisco – 1
  • CIF Oakland – 1

At-Large Entries

Swimming: Once allocated automatic qualifying spots from each section are filled, sections may enter additional competitors provided they have met or bettered the “At-Large” Automatic or Consideration standard for their event in their Section Meet that qualifies athletes for the CIF State Swimming & Diving Championships. In the event that there are not 40 automatic qualifiers, consideration times will be used to fill each event to 40 qualifiers/relay teams. “At-Large” qualifying times must be achieved in Finals of the Section Championships. All times must be recorded on “Fully Automatic Timing” systems (FAT). No hand times will be accepted.

Diving: No At Large Qualifiers. Each section will get one additional entry for diving.

SECTIONS SCHEDULE

SECTION DATES LOCATION
CIF Central Diving: May 1-2; Swimming: May 3-4 Clovis West High School
CIF Central Coast May 2-3 Baler Aquatic Center
CIF Los Angeles City Diving: April 30 Swimming: May 4 LA Valley College
CIF North Coast Diving: May 1; Swimming: May 3-4 Concord Community Pool
CIF Oakland
CIF Sac-Joaquin Diving: April 23-24

Swimming: May 3

St. Mary’s High School (diving)/Elk Grove Aquatics Center (swimming)
CIF San Diego May 1-4 Granite Hills High School
CIF San Francisco April 26 to 27 (results) City College of San Fransisco
CIF Southern Diving state qualifiers: April 30; Swimming Prelims: April 30-May 2; Division 4 Swimming Finals: May 2; Division 2 and 3 Swimming Finals: May 3; Division 1 Swimming Finals: May 4 Mt. San Antonio College
CIF State Meet May 9-11
Clovis West High School

2024 CIF STATE MEET QUALIFYING TIME STANDARDS

(Times must be obtained at Section Championship meets in individual events. No relay lead-off times permitted.)

GIRLS AUTOMATIC
GIRLS CONSIDERATION EVENT BOYS AUTOMATIC
BOYS CONSIDERATION
1:46.89 1:50.53 200 Medley Relay 1:34.50 1:37.99
1:51.40 1:54.10 200 Free 1:40.18 1:42.59
2:04.13 2:07.99 200 IM 1:51.56 1:54.99
23.70 24.77 50 Free 20.90 21.49
55.50 57.40 100 Fly 49.55 51.15
51.48 52.82 100 Free 46.05 47.14
4:58.98 5:09.99 500 Free 4:31.94 4:41.99
1:37.16 1:40.64 200 Free Relay 1:25.85 1:28.58
56.36 58.06 100 Back 49.90 52.81
1:03.78 1:06.99 100 Breast 56.65 58.5
3:32.13 3:38.99 400 Free Relay 3:08.45 3:14.49

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Zakary
17 days ago

what division is La Jolla High in?

Admin
Reply to  Zakary
17 days ago

San Diego Section, Division II.

CA swim
1 month ago

San Joaquin section is at the Elk Grove Aquatics Complex. Bummer that the meet is during the day Wed-Fri. Historically it was Thu-Sat…parents could watch their swimmers on Sat without taking off work.

Coach Michael
1 month ago

It’s long course season, California! 🙁

CELL
Reply to  Coach Michael
1 month ago

Tell that to my NCS events on Friday lol

cynthia curran
Reply to  Coach Michael
1 month ago

They always do a late swim session because of Water Polo.

Go Blue
Reply to  Coach Michael
1 month ago

Spring High School is a LC killer not much time to keep up with the rest of the country.

CaliCoach
Reply to  Coach Michael
1 month ago

That’s what I tell myself every year at this time. Doesn’t make it true for the swimmers. 🤦🏻‍♂️

Swim Dad
Reply to  Coach Michael
1 month ago

It’s a good thing for majority of high school students, who have aspiration to swim in college. Colleges look at SCY times, not so much at LCM. An additional training cycle and a big meet to update SCY results. Th chemistry of the high school meet is different from club meets, so students do really well 😀

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