Held under the sanction of USA Swimming, USMS, and Vicksburg Swim Association, swim events include an Open 1 Mile, Masters 1 Mile, Open 1/2 Mile, Masters 1/2 Mile, Open 1/4 Mile, Masters 1/4 Mile, and 12 and under 1/4 Mile. Each swimmer must be a 2012 USA Swimming or Masters registered athlete. One event Masters'; registration available. Certificates awarded for the top three places in each age group. The race course will be triangular and each distance marked by large buoys.