Those in this group have dedicated themselves to more rigorous training and competition schedules. Higher intrinsic motivation is present with training occurring 11 months out of the year. Greater focus is on qualifying time standards and championship meets including qualifying for nationals. Dryland strength training is highly encouraged and goal setting/achievement is paramount on this level. Competition expectations increase and training is required 5 days per week. Monthly fees include PNS and YMCA meets, excluding YMCA Nationals, USA meets and PNS Championship level meets. Swimmers in this group are able to swim 10 x 100 Free on 1:30, 3 x 200 IM on 3:10, 8 x 50 kick on1:00 (two of each stroke), ), pass the Racing Start Certification, must have PNS Gold Times and Y Regional qualifying time in two or more events, and are working towards USA Age Group Regional times.