How To Watch The 2021 Women’s NCAA Championships

2021 NCAA WOMEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • When: Wednesday, March 17 – Saturday, March 20, 2021
  • Where: Greensboro Aquatic Center / Greensboro, NC (Eastern Time Zone)
  • Prelims 10 AM / Finals 6 PM (Local Time)
  • Short course yards (SCY) format
  • Defending champion: Stanford (3x) – 2019 results
  • Streaming: ESPN3
  • Championship Central
  • Psych Sheets
  • Live Results

The 2021 Women’s NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships will get underway on Wednesday night and run through Saturday in what will be the first D1 nationals in two years.

This year’s meet will have all seven sessions aired live on ESPN3, the network’s online streaming service.

ESPN3 is accessible for those who have subscriptions to the listed internet or TV providers in the U.S., or the following streaming services: Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, FuboTV, and YouTube TV.

ESPNU will also be airing a two-hour highlight show at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, April 6.

You can find ESPN’s swimming & diving streaming schedule here.

All finals sessions, including Wednesday’s 800 free relay, will begin at 6 p.m. ET, and the prelims will start at 10 a.m.

DAY-BY-DAY EVENT SCHEDULE

Relays will only be raced as timed finals during the evening sessions

Wednesday (Timed Finals)

  • 800 free relay

Thursday

  • 200 free relay
  • 500 free
  • 200 IM
  • 50 free
  • 400 medley relay
  • One-meter diving

Friday

  • 400 IM
  • 100 fly
  • 200 free
  • 100 breast
  • 100 back
  • Three-meter diving
  • 200 medley relay

Saturday

  • 1650 free
  • 200 back
  • 100 free
  • 200 breast
  • 200 fly
  • Platform diving
  • 400 free relay

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Michael Andrew Wilson
8 months ago

Do we know yet how to watch the men’s meet? I’m excited that ESPN3 will be showing the women live, but I can’t find anything at all yet on the guys. 🤔

Admin
Reply to  Michael Andrew Wilson
8 months ago

Best guess is that it will be the same, but will nail that down next week.

RobbyB
8 months ago

Are relays prelims and finals or only during the finals session?

bobthebuilderrocks
Reply to  RobbyB
8 months ago

I think they’re timed finals during each final session.

Just Saying
8 months ago

Are there no diving events this year? Not shown on day-by-day schedule…

Taa
8 months ago

I don’t see any beverage recommendations

Marcy Spann
8 months ago

if anybody is wondering, if you have ESPN+ or the Disney+ bundle (which includes ESPN+ & Hulu) i believe you’ll be able watch it live too 🙂

Mark
8 months ago

Does anyone know if the 1650 will be covered on ESPN+? Start time is Saturday @ 2:45 CT – ESPN +doesn’t seem to have that time slot listed in their coverage.

Christine
8 months ago

Is it possible to watch the Women’s NCAA championships from the Netherlands? It looks like ESPN is only broadcasting in the USA.

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James Sutherland

James swam five years at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, specializing in the 200 free, back and IM. He finished up his collegiate swimming career in 2018, graduating with a bachelor's degree in economics. In 2019 he completed his graduate degree in sports journalism. Prior to going to Laurentian, James swam …

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