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May 25th, 2017, 05:43 PM
Summer is heating up with Memorial Day upon us! Make those summer travel plans NOW and be sure to include the South Central Zone LC Championship meet being held on July 21-23 at Texas A&M University, home of Olympic Champions, NCAA Championships, SEC & Big 12 Championships AND one of the nation's premier aquatic facilities as well as a great TRAVEL destination location in booming College Station Texas! Check out the area attractions on this map link Long Course Zones Championships at Texas A&M - https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=16R0A_UgzfRWbJb6lPhnW6FBSXGI&hl=en&usp=sharing
Last year's first EVER Zone Champs meet at Texas A&M featured multiple zone, national, and WORLD record swims. And no masters meet would be complete without a social event. The meet's social will be held on Saturday night at the NEW Cavalry Court hotel one of the Host Hotels for the meet and the home of the exciting new Century Square Development across from the Texas A&M campus.

College Station has easy access from several airports. Estimated drive times are:

Austin-Bergstrom Airport (Austin) - 1:40
George Bush Intercontinental Airport (Houston) - 1:40
William P. Hobby Airport (Houston) - 1:50
San Antonio International Airport (San Antonio) - 2:40

Special Rates are available for swimmers and their friends at:

Cavalry Court - $129 + tax (Location of the Saturday Social!)
Booking Link: https://cavalrycourt.windsurfercrs.com/ibe/details.aspx?propertyid=14497&nights=1&checkin=07/20/2017&group=MASTERS

Four Points Sheraton - $ 109 + tax
Group Code: UG21AB
Hotel Reservation Line: 1-866-716-8133

Both hotels offer complimentary shuttles throughout the Bryan/College Station area. College Station is home to the George Bush Presidential Library. While you pursue personal bests in the pool, you family can enjoy the Student Rec Center, complete with indoor Rock Climbing Tower, by purchasing day passes and the sights of the College Station area. Check out more options at https://www.experiencebcs.com/things-to-do/ and https://www.thecrazytourist.com/15-best-things-college-station-tx/

Or extend your stay and see all that the great state of Texas has to offer. Check out the Texas Area Map Link!

Greater Houston/Galveston Area
Houston, the nation's fourth largest metropolitan area, offers world-class museums, restaurants, shopping, and sports teams. You can visit the Galleria for shopping, the Houston Zoo, or Space Center Houston. Head south to Galveston and enjoy visiting the beaches, the Strand, historic homes, Moody Gardens, or the tall ship Elyssa.

If you love music, Austin is for you. Home to Austin City Limits, there are countless venues to hear live music in the capital city. If nature is your thing, hike around Town Lake, take a swim in Barton Springs, or watch the nation's largest bat colony take flight at sundown under the Congress Street Bridge. You can also tour the state capitol grounds and the University of Texas campus.

San Antonio
Historic and romantic. Tour the Alamo, take in Six Flags Adventure Park, enjoy the luxury of the La Cantera resort and golf club, walk and dine along San Antonio's famous Riverwalk.

So come enjoy some Lone Star hospitality Deep in the Heart of Texas and make the South Central Zone Championships your destination meet this summer!! We Cant WAIT to See YOU There!!

Full meet information and registration can be found at: http://gulfmastersswimming.org/GMS/article.cfm?c=1250&artid=7821