Competitor® is pleased to once again be the official lane line for all NCAA Swimming Championships in Divisions I, II, and III taking place this month. “We are proud to provide the best lane lines in the market for all levels of the NCAA Championships. It is a big commitment, but one that means so much to our Competitor team,” says Competitor President, Brad Underwood.
Every Competitor lane line is custom-built specifically for each customer, by hand with pride, passion, and expertise. “We are excited to continue to ensure that the host facilities have the best lane lines and flags in the market. Competitor Vice President, Kristen Linehan Omli says, “We take great pride in knowing they receive only the best from Competitor!”
Championship season kicked off with the Division II Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships, March 7-11, 2023, at the IU Natatorium at IUPUI in Indianapolis, Indiana followed by the Division III Championships on March 15-18th, at the Greensboro Aquatic Center. “I thoroughly enjoy seeing how the use of our lane lines and flags make the pools look dynamic and knowing how well we partner with the NCAA to make that happen,” says Omli. “Our team makes sure that every mark is precise and accurate and is truly beautiful to see up close and in person – it makes me proud to be a part of Competitor!”
As for Division I, the the Women’s championship start March 15 and go through March 18, at the Allan Jones Aquatic Center in Knoxville, Tennessee while the Men’s Championships will be held March 22-25 at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center in Minneapolis.
Competitor Gold Medal lane lines have been used in NCAA Swimming Championship Meets for years, including the past four years as part of the official partnership with the NCAA. Since 1968, Competitor has been the international leader in the production of lane lines for competitions around the world.
As the official lane line for USA Swimming and the NCAA, Competitor has been a part of ten of the past fourteen Olympics. Molded and assembled in the U.S., using U.S.-made components, Competitor products are durable, easy-to-set-up and store, and are sold through distributors, licensees, and dealers worldwide. The Competitor line also includes store lane reels, pace clocks, backstroke flags.