This is no longer a USMS-sponsored swim.
Kingdom Swim will go on as planned, under the aegis of WOWSA (World Open Water Swimming Association). There will be a 10-mile WOWSA championship swim. Edited March 3, 2013
Kingdom Swim takes place on Saturday, July 6, Lake Memphremagog, northern VT. 1-, 3-, 6-, and 10-mile courses for adults; youth get a 1/4- mile swim in addition:
The 10-mile course offers both a championship wave (for those vying for the USMS OW champioship) and a non-championship wave.
A qualifying swim is available at 2-, 4-, and 6-mile distances for those who need it.
New this year is a phat week of swimming multiple lakes in August, called Swim the Kingdom:
NEKOWSA (Northeast Kingdom Open Water Swimming Association) is putting this lovely, woodsy area on the map as a destination for swimming in the Northeast.