Use the Colorado Swimming Conversion Calculator to factor times or use the factoring found under all tabs in My Account > My Meet Results.

Conversion for non-USA Swimming teams

Yards to/from SC Meters
The default factor for converting Yards to and from SC Meters is provided as 1.11.

SC Meters to/from LC Meters
The straight conversion factor from SCM to LCM regardless of the stroke provides as .02 or 2%.

Long Distance (LD) Conversion Yards to/from Meters
500 Yards to/from 400 Meters factor = .875
1000 Yards to/from 800 Meters factor = .875
1650 Yards to/from 1500 Meters factor = .997

Conversion for USA Swimming Teams

Conversion Formula

Course to convert from

Course to convert to

Formula

Short Course Yard (SCY)

LCM or SCM

hsecs * fFactor +fIncre

Long Course Meter (LCM)

SCY or SCM

(hsec - fIncre)/fFactor

Short Course Meter (SCM)

SCY

hsecs/fFactor

Short Course Meter (SCM)

LCM

hsecs + fIncre

fFactor

Conversion Cases

fFactor

LCM to SCM

1.0

LCM to/from SCY distance 400/800 to/from 500/1000

0.8925

LCM to/from SCY distance 1500 to/from 1650

1.02

All Other Cases

1.11

fIncre

Conversion Cases

fIncre

Stroke is Medley and LCM to/from SCY distance 400 to/from 500

640

Stroke is not Medley and LCM to/from SCY distance > 200

0

SCY to/from SCM

0

LCM to/from SCM

Distance

fIncre

500/400

640

800/1000

1280

1500/1650

2400

All other cases

Distance

fIncre

50

incre

100

2*incre

200

4*incre

400

8*incre

Others

0

incre

Stroke

incre

Butterfly

70

Back

60

Breast

100

Free

80

Ind. Medley

80

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