This year’s JAX50 will offer a unique challenge, with an appeal to the general public to experience swimming across an Olympic-sized, 50-meter pool in a FUN and FAST environment for each participant. Similar to community running races where entrants run for a cause, the JAX50 is Planet Swim Foundation’s primary fundraising event. Proceeds will benefit life-saving instruction and swimming lessons in Duval, St. Johns and Clay Counties.
Location: Planet Swim & Tennis Club – 300 Davis Park Rd, Ponte Vedra, FL 32081
Prelims: Saturday, 4/30 – Warm-up – 7:30 AM / Meet Start – 9:00 AM
In the morning session, age-group swimmers will race 50 meters in all four competitive stroke and vie for an opportunity to race again for top prizes in the evening finals. Prelim events will swim all together (Open) independently of age group. For the 50m Freestyle only, the top 4 male and 4 female swimmers overall will advance to compete in the finals with the Pros; and the top 8 boys and girls from each Age Group will advance to the finals as well.
|Saturday, April 30, 2022 – 9:00 am|
Finals: Saturday, 4/30 – Warm-up – 3:30 PM / Meet Start – 5:00 PM
The highlight of the JAX50 Sprint Challenge is experiencing some of the world’s top sprinters in action. The evening session will pit top-level Olympian and club swimmers in the 50 free in a single-elimination format where the winner advances to the next round.
Order of events in the evening rounds is as follows:
10 & Under Girls
10 & Under Boys
Open Women (Pro swimmers plus morning qualifiers)
Open Men (Pro swimmers plus morning qualifiers)
Pros Cash Awards: FINALS ONLY
1st place: Men $2,500.00 / Women $2,500.00
2nd place: Men $1,500.00 / Women $1,500.00
3rd place: Men $1,000.00 / Women $1,000.00
4th place: Men $500.00 / Women $500.00
Age Group Swimmers Awards: FINALS ONLY
1st place: Trophy + gifts
2nd place: Medal + gifts
3rd place: Medal + gifts
4th-8th place: Medal
Starting off the weekend, on Friday evening (April 29) Planet Swim is hosting a fundraising dinner, where guests will meet and interact with the professional swimmers. During the dinner, a silent auction will be held, featuring items from Olympic swimmers from around the world.
When: Friday, April 29, 2022
Where: Arbour Ballroom – Sawgrass Marriott Resort, Ponte Vedra Beach
Time: 6:00 to 9:00 PM
Cost: Individual Tickets – $150
Table of 9 – $1,500
For ticket purchase and more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
On Sunday (May 1), two clinics will be held. The first will focus on introducing life-saving skills to the participants ( 4 years old and up), while the second clinic will focus on teaching proper swimming techniques and geared towards year-round swimmers. Both clinics will feature the professional swimmers and the Planet Swim Aquatics staff.
Where: Planet Swim & Tennis Club – 300 Davis Park Rd, Ponte Vedra, FL 32081
When: Sunday, May 1, 2022
Time: 8:00 AM – Water Safety Clinic Check-inn
8:15 – 9:00 AM – Water Safety Clinic
9:00 AM – Stroke Development Clinic Check-in
9:15 – 11:00 AM – Stroke Development Clinic
Cost: Water Safety Clinic – FREE
Stroke Development Clinic – $95
For ticket purchase and more information, please contact us at [email protected] or (904) 285-7545.
Entries for USA-S swimmers must be in .SD3 format or Hy-Tek’s .HY3 or .CL2 format, or a zip file containing any of the above file types. Phone, text and e-mail entries will not be accepted. Errors in entries submitted electronically are the responsibility of the applicant. Electronic mail confirmation will be sent upon receipt of file. The legal name and current USA Swimming Registration Number for each swimmer must be listed in the entry file.