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Henderson Set To Host the 2014 U.S. Open Synchronized Swimming Championships

July 10, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

PLEASE CONTACT KIM BECKER, (702) 267-4033

Henderson, Nev. The world’s finest synchronized swimmers will travel to the City of Henderson to take part in the 2014 U.S. Open Synchronized Swimming Championships, to be held July 16-19 at Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Rd.

The nationally-sanctioned event features athletes competing for national titles in solo, duet, trio, team and combination routines in the junior (ages 15-18) and senior (ages 18+) divisions. This prestigious event was also held in Henderson in 2012.

Warm-up, practice and competition is expected to take place 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 16; 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 17; 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, July 18; and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 19. Spectators may purchase tickets at the door daily for $5 per person, which are valid all day. Tickets can also be reserved online in advance at cityofhenderson.com. The meet schedule is subject to change.

“We are pleased to again welcome athletes, coaches, judges and family members from around the world to Heritage Park Aquatic Complex for the U.S. Open Synchronized Swimming Championships,” said Mayor Andy Hafen. “Our aquatic complex offers a premier experience for competitors and spectators alike and also provides an outstanding opportunity for people in Henderson to discover the athleticism, grace and artistry of synchronized swimming.”

For additional information, call 702-267-2980 or visit cityofhenderson.com. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

About City of Henderson: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with more than 270,000 residents. Henderson is a premier city, nationally recognized for its stunning parks, trails, master-planned communities, outstanding quality of life and patriotic past. Recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live (MONEY: 2012, 2008, 2006 and Liveability.com: 2013), one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), and being a safe community (Forbes: 2nd safest in 2011, InsuranceProviders.com: 6th in 2012, Law Street Media: 6th in 2013) Henderson is a progressive and vibrant city committed to maintaining premier amenities and services for all who chose to live, learn, work and play in Henderson…a place to call home.

About USA Synchro: USA Synchro is the national governing body for the sport of synchronized swimming. It is a member-based nonprofit organization that serves the sport from the grassroots level to the national team. Its mission is to provide leadership and resources for the promotion and growth of synchronized swimming, to achieve excellence at all levels and to develop broad-based participation. For additional information, visit teamusa.org.

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