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NCAA Week 3 – Schedule and Links

 

Friday, January 18 Scores Stream
6:00 ET/3:00 PT – [14] Arkansas @ [16] Kentucky LINK SECN
7:00 ET/4:00 PT – Michigan State @ [9] Michigan LINK FREE
7:00 ET/4:00 PT – Pittsburgh, Temple, Bridgeport @ New Hampshire LINK FREE
7:00 ET/4:00 PT – [22] Western Michigan, Eastern Michigan @ Northern Illinois LINK ESPN3
7:00 ET/4:00 PT – NC State, Cornell, William & Mary @ Towson LINK FREE
7:00 ET/4:00 PT – Winona State @ Lindenwood FREE
7:00 ET/4:00 PT – UW-Whitewater @ UW-Stout LINK FREE
7:30 ET/4:30 PT –[17] Alabama @ [10] Georgia LINK SECN
7:30 ET/4:30 PT – Illinois State @ Iowa State LINK ISU($)
7:30 ET/4:30 PT – San Jose State @ SEMO LINK FREE
7:30 ET/4:30 PT – Hamline @ UW-La Crosse
9:00 ET/6:00 PT – [3] Florida @ [5] LSU LINK SECN
9:00 ET/6:00 PT – [20] Washington @ Arizona LINK FREE
9:00 ET/6:00 PT – [7] Boise State @ Southern Utah LINK FREE
9:00 ET/6:00 PT – [6] BYU @ Utah State LINK FREE
10:00 ET/7:00 PT – UC Davis @ Seattle Pacific LINK FREE
Saturday, January 19 Scores Stream
1:00 ET/10:00 PT – [15] Nebraska @ Rutgers LINK
1:00 ET/10:00 PT – UIC @ Bowling Green LINK
1:00 ET/10:00 PT – Penn @ Yale ESPN+
1:00 ET/10:00 PT – Brockport, Springfield @ Ithaca FREE
2:00 ET/11:00 PT – [1] Oklahoma, Ball State @ North Carolina LINK ACC+
2:00 ET/11:00 PT – [13] Auburn @ [10] Missouri LINK SEC+
3:00 ET/12:00 PT – Maryland @ Illinois LINK BTN+
FLO
3:30 ET/12:30 PT – [17] Ohio State @ Penn State LINK BTN
5:00 ET/2:00 PT – [4] Utah @ [21] Oregon State LINK FREE
5:00 ET/2:00 PT – [25] Minnesota @ Iowa BTN+
FLO
5:00 ET/2:00 PT – Gustavus Adolphus @ UW-Oshkosh
7:00 ET/4:00 PT – UW-Eau Claire @ Centenary LINK FREE
8:00 ET/5:00 PT – [22] Central Michigan, Sacramento State, TWU @ [8] Denver LINK
8:00 ET/5:00 PT – West Virginia, Cortland @ Air Force FREE
Sunday, January 20 Scores Stream
1:00 ET/10:00 PT – George Washington @ Kent State LINK FREE
1:00 ET/10:00 PT – Southern Connecticut @ Brown LINK
1:00 ET/10:00 PT – Ursinus @ West Chester LINK
Monday, January 21 Scores Stream
2:00 ET/11:00 PT – Iowa State @ [10] Georgia LINK SEC+
5:00 ET/2:00 PT – [19] Arizona State @ [2] UCLA P12N
9:00 ET/6:00 PT – [24] Stanford @ [12] Cal LINK P12N
Tuesday, January 22 Scores Stream
7:30 ET/4:30 PT – Gustavus Adolphus @ Winona State

Links will continue to be added as they become available.

Now, this is what I’m talking about. Everyone’s competing, we have a solid spread of top teams across three days of competition, and we get some Big Ol’ Clashes like Alabama/Georgia and Florida/LSU. Do note that the good stuff starts an hour earlier than usual this Friday with Arkansas/Kentucky going at 6 ET/3 PT.

*As always, the meets on Monday and Tuesday will not count as part of week 3 for ranking purposes, but I’m including them here because I won’t post a schedule again before they happen.


Meets marked SECN will be broadcast live on TV on the SEC Network and can also be streamed online at the link provided for those who have a log-in from a TV provider subscription—U-Verse, Spectrum, DirecTV, Dish, Xfinity, Verizon, Sling, Hulu, or YouTube TV.

Meets marked SEC+ or ACC+ may be streamed on WatchESPN for those who have a log-in from a TV provider subscription—U-Verse, Spectrum, DirecTV, Dish, Xfinity, Verizon, Sling, Hulu, or YouTube TV.

Meets marked P12N will be broadcast live on TV on the Pac-12 Network and can also be streamed online at the link provided for those who have a log-in from a participating TV provider subscription. A number of providers have dropped the Pac-12 Networks recently, including U-Verse, so make sure you still have access even if you did in the past. The Pac-12 Network also provides an international subscription option for those outside the US.

Meets marked FLO may be streamed through a paid subscription to FloGymnastics ($30/month).

Meets marked BTN+ may be streamed through a paid subscription to BTN+ ($15/month) or through FloGymnastics ($30/month).

Meets marked BTN will be broadcast live on TV on the Big Ten Network and can also be streamed online at the link provided for those who have a log-in from a participating TV provider subscription.

Meets marked [School]$ are streamed through school-specific services and require a subscription to that school’s web streaming, which you probably aren’t going to pay for.

Meets marked ESPN3 may be streamed on WatchESPN for those who have a log-in from a participating internet service provider, which is most of them.

Meets marked ESPN+ may be streamed through a paid subscription to the ESPN+ streaming service ($5/month).

Meets marked FREE are free at the link provided.

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NCAA Week 2 – Schedule and Links

Friday, January 11 Scores Stream
7:00 ET/4:00 PT – [11] Missouri @ Florida LINK SECN
7:00 ET/4:00 PT – Illinois State @ [16] Central Michigan LINK CMU($)
7:30 ET/4:30 PT – SEMO @ Iowa LINK FLO
7:30 ET/4:30 PT – UW-La Crosse @ UW-Eau Claire
8:00 ET/5:00 PT – [5] Georgia @ [1] Oklahoma LINK FSGo**
8:30 ET/5:30 PT – [6] Michigan, Denver, Bowling Green @ [18] Alabama LINK SEC+
8:30 ET/5:30 PT – [4] LSU @ [17] Auburn LINK SECN
9:00 ET/6:00 PT – [3] Utah @ BYU LINK FREE
10:00 ET/7:00 PT – [12] Stanford, Seattle Pacific @ Sacramento State LINK FREE
11:00 ET/8:00 PT – Brown @ Alaska LINK FREE
Saturday, January 12 Scores Stream
12:00 ET/9:00 PT – Ursinus, Springfield, Brockport @ Rhode Island FREE
2:00 ET/11:00 PT – [22] West Virginia, Utah State, Eastern Michigan @ Pitt LINK ACC+
5:00 ET/2:00 PT – [10] Arkansas @ [18] Arizona LINK FREE
5:00 ET/2:00 PT – Winona State, Hamline, Gustavus Adolphus @ [22] Minnesota LINK BTN+
FLO
5:00 ET/2:00 PT – Rutgers, Yale, So Connecticut @ Bridgeport
6:00 ET/3:00 PT – [15] Ohio State @ [25] NC State LINK ACC+
7:00 ET/4:00 PT – [13] Arizona State @ TWU LINK FREE
7:30 ET/4:30 PT – [20] Penn State, Towson, Temple (@ Boston, MA)
8:00 ET/5:00 PT – Washington @ [8] Nebraska LINK FREE
9:00 ET/6:00 PT – [2] UCLA, [9] Cal, [14] UC Davis, Michigan State (@ Anaheim, CA)
Sunday, January 13 Scores Stream
12:00 ET/9:00 PT – Penn, Cortland, West Chester @ Maryland BTN+
FLO
1:00 ET/10:00 PT – North Carolina, Ball State, Cornell @ George Washington LINK FREE
1:00 ET/10:00 PT – Iowa @ New Hampshire FREE
1:00 ET/10:00 PT – Northern Illinois @ Western Michigan
1:00 ET/10:00 PT – Ithaca @ Rhode Island
3:00 ET/12:00 PT – [7] Kentucky, Oregon State, Lindenwood @ Illinois LINK BTN+
FLO
4:00 ET/1:00 PT – San Jose State, Air Force @ Boise State LINK FREE
4:00 ET/1:00 PT – Kent State, Centenary, UW-Oshkosh @ [24] UIC LINK
6:00 ET/3:00 PT – Brown @ Alaska LINK FREE

Links will continue to be added as they become available.

**Georgia @ Oklahoma MIGHT be streamed for you on FSGo (or be on TV) depending on your region of the country. Check in advance. Either way, I’ll have you covered with the live blog.

#21 Iowa State is idle this weekend.

The Anaheim quad meet is not currently slated to be broadcast. On the bright side, there isn’t one.

For the most part this weekend, we’re really bunched up on Friday with nearly all the big teams competing simultaneously. Though perhaps that means Saturday and Sunday will provide the opportunity to bop around and check in on teams you wouldn’t normally watch. That’s my plan, at least.


Meets marked SECN will be broadcast live on TV and can also be streamed online at the link provided for those who have a log-in from a TV provider subscription—U-Verse, Spectrum, DirecTV, Dish, Xfinity, Verizon, Sling, Hulu, or YouTube TV.

Meets marked SEC+ or ACC+ may be streamed on WatchESPN for those who have a log-in from a TV provider subscription—U-Verse, Spectrum, DirecTV, Dish, Xfinity, Verizon, Sling, Hulu, or YouTube TV.

Meets marked FLO may be streamed through a paid subscription to FloGymnastics ($30/month).

Meets marked BTN+ may be streamed through a paid subscription to BTN+ ($15/month) or through FloGymnastics ($30/month).

Meets marked [School]$ are streamed through school-specific services and require a subscription to that school’s web streaming.

Meets marked ESPN3 may be streamed on WatchESPN for those who have a log-in from a participating internet service provider, which is most of them.

Meets marked FREE are free at the link provided.

NCAA Week 1 – Schedule and Links

Friday, January 4 Scores Stream
7:00 ET/4:00 PT – [9] Michigan, Iowa State, West Virginia, Rutgers (@ Cancun Classic) FLO
8:00 ET/5:00 PT – [8] Cal @ [4] LSU LINK SEC+
8:00 ET/5:00 PT – [19] Missouri, [23] Minnesota, UIC @ [20] Arizona State LINK FREE
8:00 ET/5:00 PT – Iowa @ [14] Auburn LINK SEC+
8:30 ET/5:30 PT – Temple, SEMO, Northern Illinois @ [6] Alabama LINK SEC+
9:00 ET/6:00 PT – [11] Nebraska @ [1] UCLA LINK ESPN2
11:00 ET/8:00 PT – Illinois State @ Alaska LINK FREE
Saturday, January 5 Scores Stream
2:00 ET/11:00 PT – [25] NC State @ Michigan State LINK BTN+
4:00 ET/1:00 PT – [18] Ohio State @ [7] Georgia LINK SEC+
6:00 ET/3:00 PT – Penn State @ [5] Utah LINK FREE
7:00 ET/4:00 PT – [2] Oklahoma @ [12] Arkansas LINK SEC+
7:00 ET/4:00 PT – [10] Kentucky @ TWU LINK FREE
Sunday, January 6 Scores Stream
1:00 ET/10:00 PT – [22] Illinois, Arizona, Bridgeport @ Central Michigan LINK ESPN3
5:00 ET/2:00 PT – [21] Stanford, UC Davis, San Jose State @ Sac State LINK  FREE
5:00 ET/2:00 PT – UW-Oshkosh @ Hamline
6:00 ET/3:00 PT – Illinois State @ Alaska LINK FREE
Monday, January 7 Scores Stream
9:00 ET/6:00 PT – New Hampshire @ Southern Utah FREE
Tuesday, January 8 Scores Stream
4:00 ET/1:00 PT – Brockport @ Cortland

Links will continue to be added as they become available.

*The meets on Monday and Tuesday will not count as part of week 1 for ranking purposes.

**#3 Florida, #13 Denver, #15 Washington, #16 Boise State, and #17 Oregon State are idle this week. Because of laziness probably. 


Meets marked ESPN2 will be broadcast live on TV and can also be streamed online at the link provided for those who have a log-in from a TV provider subscription—U-Verse, Spectrum, DirecTV, Dish, Xfinity, Verizon, Sling, Hulu, or YouTube TV.

Meets marked SECN+ may be streamed on WatchESPN for those who have a log-in from a TV provider subscription—U-Verse, Spectrum, DirecTV, Dish, Xfinity, Verizon, Sling, Hulu, or YouTube TV.

Meets marked P12N will be broadcast live on TV and can also be streamed online at the link provided for those who have a log-in from a participating TV provider subscription. A number of providers have dropped the Pac-12 Networks recently, including U-Verse, so make sure you still have access even if you did in the past. You’re safe for the first couple weeks but may be in trouble after that.

The Pac-12 Network provides an international subscription for those outside the US. Otherwise you’re probably left looking for last-minute bootleg streams, which do appear but can be finicky. That also applies if you are without the subscriptions listed above.

Meets marked FLO may be streamed through a paid subscription to FloGymnastics ($30/month).

Meets marked BTN+ may be streamed through a paid subscription to BTN+ ($15/month) or through FloGymnastics ($30/month).

Meets marked ESPN3 may be streamed on WatchESPN for those who have a log-in from a participating internet service provider, which is most of them.

Meets marked FREE are free at the link provided.

2019 NCAA Schedule

We’re less than two months away from the start of the NCAA season. I know! It’s time to start preparing. Item #1, the schedule.

You can find the full, every-meet-ever schedule at the link below (or all season long in the menu at the top of the page).

2019 NCAA SCHEDULE

We still have a few straggling teams yet to release their schedules, and the SEC really needs to get a move on with those meet times, but otherwise it’s pretty complete. (Of course, there will be changes as we go since a solid quarter of college programs still don’t understand how times zones work. But America is definitely going to be fine.)

Below, I’ve compiled a little schedule-at-a-glance, limited to just the two or three very biggest or special meets of each week (two Super Six teams from last year, major podium meets, classic or famous rivals…that kind of thing). Some weeks are a little heartier than others.

MEET WEEK 1 – December 31-January 6
Friday, January 4
TBA – Cal @ LSU
9:00 ET/6:00 PT – Nebraska @ UCLA
MEET WEEK 2 – January 7-13
Friday, January 11
8:00 ET/5:00 PT – Georgia @ Oklahoma
8:30 ET/5:30 PT – Michigan, Denver, Bowling Green @ Alabama
Saturday, January 12
9:00 ET/6:00 PT – UCLA, Cal, Michigan State, UC Davis (@ Anaheim, CA)
MEET WEEK 3 – January 14-20
Friday, January 18
TBA – Alabama @ Georgia
TBA – Florida @ LSU
MEET WEEK 4 – January 21-27
Monday, January 21
9:00 ET/6:00 PT – Stanford @ Cal
Friday, January 25
TBA – LSU @ Alabama
Saturday, January 26
8:30 ET/5:30 PT – Metroplex Challenge (Oklahoma, Denver, Arkansas, Missouri)
MEET WEEK 5 – January 28-February 3
Friday, February 1
8:00 ET/5:00 PT – Florida @ Oklahoma
Sunday, February 3
4:00 ET/1:00 PT – Nebraska @ Michigan
MEET WEEK 6 – February 4-10
Saturday, February 9
3:00 ET/12:00 PT – Cal @ Utah
Sunday, February 10
4:00 ET/1:00 PT – Oklahoma @ Denver
MEET WEEK 7 – February 11- 17
Friday, February 15
7:30 ET/4:30 PT – GymQuarters Invitational (LSU, Utah, Stanford, Missouri)
8:00 ET/5:00 PT – Perfect 10 Challenge (Oklahoma, Washington, Arizona State, George Washington)
TBA – Florida @ Alabama
MEET WEEK 8 – February 18-24
Friday, February 22
7:00 ET/4:00 PT – Georgia @ Florida
7:00 ET/4:00 PT – Big Five (Nebraska, Iowa, Penn State, Maryland, Michigan State)
Saturday, February 23
3:30 ET/12:30 PT – UCLA @ Utah
7:00 ET/4:00 PT – Big Five (Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Ohio State, Rutgers)
MEET WEEK 9 – February 25-March 3
Friday, March 1
TBA – Georgia @ LSU
TBA – Auburn @ Alabama
Saturday, March 2
4:00 ET/1:00 PT – Michigan @ Utah
Sunday, March 3
1:00 ET/10:00 PT – UCLA @ Oklahoma
MEET WEEK 10 – March 4-10
Friday, March 8
8:00 ET/5:00 PT – Elevate the Stage (Georgia, Arkansas, Minnesota, Michigan State)
Saturday, March 9
12:00 ET/9:00 PT – Oklahoma @ Michigan
TBA – Elevate the Stage (Alabama v. Auburn)
MEET WEEK 11 – March 11-17
Friday, March 15
8:00 ET/5:00 PT – Alabama @ Oklahoma
Saturday, March 16
:00 ET/1:00 PT – Utah @ Georgia
MEET WEEK 12 – March 18-24
Friday, March 22
TBA – DIII Team Final
7:00 ET/4:00 PT – MIC Championship (Shreveport, LA)
8:00 ET/5:00 PT – Mountain Rim Championship (Provo, UT)
Saturday, March 23
12:00 ET/9:00 PT – Big Ten Championship Session 1 (University Park, PA)
12:00 ET/9:00 PT – ECAC Championship (Ithaca, NY)
TBA – DIII Event Finals
2:00 ET/11:00 PT – Big 12 Championship (Norman, OK)
2:00 ET/11:00 PT – EAGL Championship (Durham, NH)
TBA – SEC Championship Session 1 (New Orleans, LA)
3:00 ET/12:00 PT – Pac-12 Championship Session 1 (West Valley City, UT)
3:00 ET/12:00 PT – MAC Championship (Dekalb, IL)
5:00 ET/2:00 PT – Big Ten Championship Session 2 (University Park, PA)
TBA – SEC Championship Session 2 (New Orleans, LA)
9:00 ET/6:00 PT – Mountain Pacific Champshiopnship (Seattle, WA)
TBA – Pac-12 Championship Session 2 (West Valley City, UT)
MEET WEEK 13 – March 25-31
NO MEETS
MEET WEEK 14 – April 1-7
Thursday, April 4
TBA – Georgia Regional Play-in
3:00 ET/12:00 PT – Michigan Regional Play-in
TBA – LSU Regional Play-in
TBA – Oregon State Regional Play-in
Friday, April 5
TBA – Georgia Regional Semifinal #1
2:00 ET/11:00 PT – Michigan Regional Semifinal #1
TBA – LSU Regional Semifinal #1
TBA – Oregon State Regional Semifinal #1
TBA – Georgia Regional Semifinal #2
7:00 ET/4:00 PT – Michigan Regional Semifinal #2
TBA – LSU Regional Semifinal #2
TBA – Oregon State Regional Semifinal #2
Saturday, April 6
TBA – Georgia Regional Final
7:00 ET/4:00 PT – Michigan Regional Final
TBA – LSU Regional Final
TBA – Oregon State Regional Final
MEET WEEK 15 – April 8-14
Friday, April 12
TBA – USAG Championship Semifinal 1
TBA – USAG Championship Semifinal 2
Saturday, April 13
TBA – USAG Championship Team Final
Sunday, April 14
TBA – USAG Championship Event Finals
MEET WEEK 16 – April 15-21
Friday, April 19
TBA – National Semifinal #1
TBA – National Semifinal #2
Saturday, April 20
TBA – National Championship

-One noteworthy schedule change this year is the timing of the Big Five meets, which will now be in February instead of their typical position the week before the Big Ten Championships. Continue reading 2019 NCAA Schedule

National Championship Headquarters

As last year, both days of nationals will be brought to you live on the ESPN family of networks, starting with the first semifinal on ESPN2, then the second semifinal and Super Six on ESPNU, plus the dedicated event feeds and four-event quad window for streaming.

So now, the links.

Friday, April 20
Scores Stream
Nerd-formation
1:00 ET/10:00 PT – Semifinal #1
[2] LSU
[3] UCLA
[6] Alabama
[9] Arkansas
[10] Nebraska
[12] Georgia
LINK ESPN2
Quad

Vault
Bars
Beam
Floor
Preview

Rotations

Projected lineups

7:00 ET/4:00 PT – Semifinal #2
[1] Oklahoma
[4] Utah
[5] Florida
[7] Washington
[8] Cal
[11] Kentucky
LINK ESPNU
Quad
Vault
Bars
Beam
Floor

Preview

Rotations

Projected lineups

Saturday, April 7
Scores Stream
Nerd-formation
7:00 ET/4:00 PT – Super Six LINK ESPNU
Quad
Vault
Bars
Beam
Floor

Preview

Rotations

Regional Championship Headquarters

Let this be the repository of all the information you could possibly ever need for each of Saturday’s regionals.

The first thing you must know, in case you are new to this (Welcome! Kind of…), is that all the meets happen simultaneously and you will miss everything. This is just a given. It’s even worse than usual this year because there will be a one-hour period during which all six meets will be active. OPPOSITE OF FUN!

What would possibly be the purpose of a schedule like this? We have been asking ourselves this question since the dawn of time.

As part of a futile attempt to organize viewing, here is a composite, rotation-by-rotation schedule. Highlight at your own risk.

Next task, the links.

Saturday, April 7
Scores Stream
Nerd-formation
4:00 ET/1:00 PT – Raleigh
[2] LSU
[11] Nebraska
[14] Oregon State
[19] George Washington
[20] NC State
[31] Maryland
LINK ESPN3  Preview

Rotations

Projected lineups

4:00 ET/1:00 PT – University Park
[5] Florida
[8] Washington
[17] Arizona State
[27] West Virginia
[29] Penn State
[30] New Hampshire
LINK Vault
Bars
Beam
Floor

 Preview

Rotations

Projected lineups

5:00 ET/2:00 PT – Minneapolis
[1] Oklahoma
[12] Kentucky
[13] Denver
[24] Minnesota
[28] Iowa State
[35] Iowa
LINK BTN

 Preview

Rotations

Projected lineups

5:00 ET/2:00 PT – Tuscaloosa
[6] Alabama
[7] Michigan
[18] Georgia
[22] Missouri
[23] Illinois
[36] Central Michigan
LINK SEC+

Preview

Rotations

Projected lineups

6:00 ET/3:00 PT – Columbus
[3] UCLA
[10] Arkansas
[15] Boise State
[25] Ohio State
[33] Pittsburgh
[34] Kent State
LINK Vault
Bars
Beam
Floor

Preview

Rotations

Projected lineups

6:00 ET/3:00 PT – Salt Lake City
[4] Utah
[9] Cal
[16] Auburn
[21] BYU
[26] Stanford
[32] Southern Utah
LINK  LINK

Preview

Rotations

Projected lineups

Conference Championships – Schedule and Links

Friday, March 23 Scores Stream
5:00 ET/2:00 PT – DIII Team Final
Brockport
Ithaca
UW-La Crosse
UW-Whitewater
Cortland
Hamline
 LINK  FLO
7:00 ET/4:00 PT – MIC Championship
Lindenwood
TWU
Illinois-Chicago
SEMO
Illinois State
Centenary
 LINK  LINK
Saturday, March 24 Scores Stream
12:00 ET/9:00 PT – ECAC Championship
Temple
Cornell
Brown
Yale
Penn
William & Mary
 LINK  Ivy($)
1:00 ET/10:00 PT – ECAC-II Championship
Bridgeport
West Chester
Southern Connecticut
LINK
2:00 ET/11:00 PT – EAGL Championship
[19] George Washington
[22] NC State
Pittsburgh
New Hampshire
North Carolina
Towson
 LINK  FREE
2:00 ET/11:00 PT – MAC Championship
Kent State
Central Michigan
Northern Illinois
Bowling Green
Ball State
Eastern Michigan
Western Michigan
 LINK  ESPN3
3:00 ET/12:00 PT – SEC Championship Session 1
[11] Arkansas
[16] Auburn
[18] Georgia
[21] Missouri
 LINK  SECN
4 Events
Vault
Bars
Beam
Floor
3:00 ET/12:00 PT – Big 10 Championship Session 1
[14] Nebraska
Penn State
Michigan State
Rutgers
LINK BTN
4:00 ET/1:00 PT – Pac-12 Championship Session 1
[11] Oregon State
[17] Arizona State
Stanford
Arizona
 LINK  P12N
4:00 ET/1:00 PT – DIII Event Finals  LINK  FLO
5:00 ET/2:00 PT – Big 12 Championship
[1] Oklahoma
[13] Denver
[25] West Virginia
Iowa State
 LINK  FLO
7:00 ET/4:00 PT – SEC Championship Session 2
[2] LSU
[5] Florida
[6] Alabama
[9] Kentucky
 LINK  ESPN2
4 Events
Vault
Bars
Beam
Floor
8:00 ET/5:00 PT – Big 10 Championship Session 2
[7] Michigan
[23] Minnesota
[24] Ohio State
Illinois
Maryland
Iowa
 LINK  BTN
8:00 ET/5:00 PT – Mountain Rim Championship
[15] Boise State
[20] BYU
Southern Utah
Utah State
 LINK  LINK
8:00 ET/5:00 PT – Mountain Pacific Championship
UC Davis
Sacramento State
San Jose State
Air Force
Seattle Pacific
Alaska
 LINK  LINK
9:00 ET/6:00 PT – Pac-12 Championship Session 2
[3] UCLA
[4] Utah
[8] Washington
[10] Cal
 LINK P12N

The conference championships are upon us once more!

I’ve previewed the Pac-12 and SEC Championships in their own posts, but there will be plenty of other action to follow on Saturday beyond those two meets, like Oklahoma winning the Big 12 Championship. Michigan enters Big Tens as the heavy favorite now that Nebraska has been relegated to the first session, George Washington is looking for a third conference title in four years as well as a score to get up into the top 18, and also there are other meets you’ll pretend to follow then won’t because there’s too much going on simultaneously. (Not autobiographical.)

As part of the project to manage your day, here is the annual composite schedule of all the conference meets:

You will not survive.

More of the smaller conferences should take the cue from the MIC, which is holding its championship on Friday this year instead of Saturday, and therefore everyone is 7000% more likely to watch.

“No one ever pays attention to us!” *holds meet at the exact same time as all the famous schools*

“We don’t get the leotard bonus!” *ensures no one has ever even watched team before*

Saturday is the RQS deadline (can’t record a score for RQS after the 24th), which is also dumb and limiting and should be changed. Put some conference champs on Sunday and Friday. Make a weekend of it.

Remember that the conference championships also usher in the beginning of four-judge season, as opposed to two judges. Now, four judges will score each routine, with the high and the low thrown out and the remaining two averaged. It just means that you have to bribe double the judges to get the score you want.

Danger zone watch
Your danger zone teams this year are New Hampshire, Central Michigan, Iowa, Arizona, Utah State, and North Carolina. Six enter, three will leave.

Check out the RQS Scenarios for specific details about how that will play out and what scores each of the teams will be looking for. It’s a little different this year because the lowest-ranked teams (Utah State and North Carolina) actually control their own fates and could clinch spots with huge scores tomorrow, which would leave Central Michigan, Iowa, and Arizona in the lurch.

New Hampshire is the most likely of the six to advance (needs just 195.500), while Central Michigan and Iowa will be rooting for a low-scoring national atmosphere and lots of misses because everyone’s RQS scores staying the same would be good for them as they currently sit in the top 36.