Junior B-C Championships Swim Meet - KFBB.com News, Sports and Weather

Junior B-C Championships Swim Meet

Posted: Updated:

The Falls Aquatic swim team based out of the Electric City is hosting one of its biggest meets ever. The Junior B-C Championships swim meet is being held at the Swarthout Fieldhouse all day Saturday and Sunday where swimmers are trying to qualify for state events next month in Missoula.

Roughly 280 swimmers from all ages, ranging from 6 years old to high school, from all over the state of Montana are in town to compete. The meet serves as a last chance opportunity to qualify for state events but it also is an opportunity for kids to enjoy the sport of swimming.

Periodically throughout the meet there are award ceremonies where swimmers are given medals and get to stand on a podium to be recognized for their efforts.

But at the end of the day, everyone is a winner and everyone enjoys getting an opportunity to swim.

Mary Keele, a parent and worker of the event said, "it's a lot of fun. I know the kids are super excited. I know my little boy is really excited to come to this meet. We have a lot of kids that are cheering each other on and they're just all enjoying themselves and having fun and trying to make those state times but also trying to remember to have fun because a lot of these kids swim because they love swimming."

The event will continue all day Sunday at the R.W. Bill Swarthout Fieldhouse at Great Falls High School.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • 10 Year Old In Critical Condition

    10 Year Old In Critical Condition

    A 911 call was made at 12:10 on Saturday afternoon, An SUV landed on a ten year old's head and chest, while the child was helping his father work underneath the vehicle.The father tried to lift the vehicle off the child's body, what some call superhuman strength. Unfortunately, it was not nearly enough neighbors answered to the panic screams and finally helped get young Caines McDowell out from under.The child was immediately taken to Benefis Hospital in Great Falls, and soon after to Harborv...
    A 911 call was made at 12:10 on Saturday afternoon, An SUV landed on a ten year old's head and chest, while the child was helping his father work underneath the vehicle.The father tried to lift the vehicle off the child's body, what some call superhuman strength. Unfortunately, it was not nearly enough neighbors answered to the panic screams and finally helped get young Caines McDowell out from under.The child was immediately taken to Benefis Hospital in Great Falls, and soon after to Harborv...
  • Female Football Linebacker Ready to Play

    Female Football Linebacker Ready to Play

    Madison Sawyer said her passion for football started at elementary school recess.
    Madison Sawyer said her passion for football started at elementary school recess.
  • Man Trapped Under Car

    Man Trapped Under Car

    Emergency crews called out near mile marker 293 on I-15.
    Emergency crews called out near mile marker 293 on I-15.
  • First Case of Lice Reported in Great Falls

    First Case of Lice Reported in Great Falls

    Lice… Just saying the word makes your head itch. Yesterday students at one classroom in great falls received notice of the first outbreak of the school year.
    Lice… Just saying the word makes your head itch. Yesterday students at one classroom in great falls received notice of the first outbreak of the school year.
  • Robert Back and Family GoFundMe Account

    Robert Back and Family GoFundMe Account

    You can support Robert Back and his family by making a donation HERE
    You can support Robert Back and his family by making a donation HERE
Powered by WorldNow

Sports

  • Sports
  • Community

  • Community
  • Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Max Media. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.