The Great SwimSwam Pick ‘Em Contest

  15 Braden Keith | June 20th, 2012 | Featured, News, Previews & Recaps, U.S. Olympic Trials

Are you prepared to release your inner SwimFan/SwimGeek/SwimPundit/swimmer/swammer? It’s time to begin the great SwimSwam Pick ‘Em Contest for the 2012 United States Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Nebraska.

Think that there’s no way Peter Vanderkaay will be knocked out of the top 2 in the 1500 free? Think that Ryan Lochte is a lock to beat Michael Phelps in the 200 IM?

Here’s your chance to show what you know.

Engine and SwimSwam will team up to give away great prizes – both to the top picker on each day, as well as the overall winner of the contest.

Click here to read a rundown of the psych sheets to make sure you don’t pick anybody in an event they’re not in! You can also click here to read our full rundown of predictions (as deep as top 8) to get some idea of where to start.

Don’t waste any more time – start picking!

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  1. aswimfan says:
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    Fantastic! please do it again for the olympics!

  2. jason says:
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    so for men’s 100 FR do you pick top 3 by time or by place in Finals…say phelps/locthe swim top 3 time but only prelims, are they top 3 or is it the top 3 fastest from finals?

  3. John Sampson says:
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    This is awesome! Very professional, thank you.
    You should have it more often!

  4. slick says:
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    Sweet! Whats the deadline for entry? I must ponder this for a while….

    • Braden Keith says:
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      slick – we’re planning to leave it open through 11:59PM PST on Saturday night. We may extend to Sunday though if we’re still getting a lot of entries.

  5. gosharks says:
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    How are “Wildcard” picks scored? I have several just starting out (i.e. Geer, Romano 50 free, Romano 200 free)

  6. completelyconquered says:
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    Entry submitted.

  7. completelyconquered says:
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    Would have liked to seen more choices for the 100 and 200 free.

  8. joe says:
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    Are you allowed to tell us what the over all prize is??

  9. DistanceSwimmer says:
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    Love that photo of Lochte, Phelps and Clary. Anyone know where/when it was taken and did they go 1-2-3?

  10. CanuckSwimmer says:
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    Just saw the points we got as of day 1. Just wondering what the scoring system is for the contest?

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