Athletes competing in the FINA Speed event will be presented the opportunity to run a course that consists of eight (8) consecutive obstacles (“Course”).
Each FINA Speed course will have a fixed time limit, established by the course administrator and the members of the FINA Board.
FINA Speed courses must consist of the following course structure:
1. Agility Obstacle
2. Aerial Obstacle
3. Balance Obstacle
4. Upper Body Obstacle
5. Aerial Obstacle
6. Balance Obstacle
7. Upper Body/Aerial Obstacle
8. Ascension Obstacle
Athletes will attempt to complete the Course within the pre-determined time. Courses will be pre-approved by the FINA Board of Trustees.
1. Athletes that compete in a FINA Endurance event, will be tested with a twelve (12) obstacle course (“Course”) designed to push the athlete to the limit, exhausting all major muscle groups.
2. Each FINA Endurance course will have a max time limit per athlete, predetermined by the course administrator and the FINA Board.
3. An athlete running a Course will be limited to a 15 second rest between obstacles. Course Administrators will provide the athlete a notification informing them at 10 second and 5 second increments remaining.
4. An athlete will receive one (1) opportunity to complete each obstacle. If an athlete fails to complete an obstacle per the rules outlined by the
course administrator, the athlete will move on to the next obstacle and not earn a point for the failed obstacle.
5. There is no limit to the number of obstacles an athlete can fail during the duration of their run.
6. An athlete will earn one (1) point for every obstacle completed prior to the expiration of time allotted for the respective course.
QUALIFYING FOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
At the conclusion of the FINA season, a World Championship event will be conducted with the opportunity for FINA Speed and/or Endurance athletes to earn the title of FINA Endurance World Champion. There are two (2) ways for athletes to earn a spot to compete in the FINA Endurance World Championships:
1. COURSE COMPLETION: Athletes who successfully complete an individual speed and/or endurance course within the pre-determined time frame will automatically earn a spot to compete in the World Finals concluding the season.
2. POINTS ACCUMULATION: Athletes will be awarded a single point for every obstacle completed prior to expiration of time on the respective course. Points can accumulate throughout the season from competition to competition. Athletes that earn 31 points throughout the season, will also earn a spot to compete in the World Finals concluding the season.
Both FINA Speed and FINA Endurance athletes will be permitted to compete in the following age groupings
FRIDAY, 5:30 pm, October 2nd, 2020
- Youth Divisions -
Six through Eight (6-8) Years Old
Nine through Ten (9-10) Years Old
Eleven through Twelve (11-12) Years Old
SATURDAY, 2pm, October 3rd, 2020
- Teens & Adult Divisions (13+ through adults) -
Thirteen through Fifteen (13-15) Years Old
Adult (16-40 Years Old)
Masters (40+ Years Old)
Heros (Active or Veteran military, or first responders)