Course conversion of times/factoring of times

Below are the conversion factors TeamUnify uses. You can use the Colorado Swimming Conversion Calculator to factor your times or use the TeamUnify 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
Straight conversion factor from SCM to LCM regardless of the stroke provide 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
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
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
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
Stroke incre
Butterfly 70
Back 60
Breast 100
Free 80
Ind. Medley 80

See Also
Commit to Meet by Session
Restricting Meet Entry by Financials (amount owed)


  1. Add and create a new Event or Meet
  2. Event Creation - Most Frequently Asked Questions
  3. Quick Start Guide from meet creation to posting results
  4. Events: Add EV3 file to Event after athletes have declared
  5. Events: Hide event from Non-Admin/public - Admin only Event view
  6. Can I bring my TU event file into TeamManager?
  7. Send an email from the Committed, Undeclared or Declined Athletes Tab
  8. Can IE by event be sorted by time? Account?
  9. Clone / Copy Event (Save As)
  10. Meet & Events - LSC team and online meet entry. How to turn it on.
  11. Events: Restrict meet entry based on amounts due/owed, CC/ACH payment types
  12. Corrupted data, in my committed athletes tab?
  13. EV3 File is missing from Event Zip Folder
  14. configure event file
  15. How can I see who has replied online (declined) to an event?
  16. Events: Allow athletes to sign up by day/session instead of event
  17. Configure / edit the meet file to change event(s)
  18. How do I correct a meet fee in the Event File
  19. How do I create a relay with no members in it?
  20. How do I create my Entry Report in a two column format?
  21. Meet Entries: Update Times for Committed Athletes
  22. Course conversion of times/factoring of times
  23. How do I delete an event?
  24. How do I delete individual event records in meets?
  25. How do I enforce qualifying times?
  26. How do I manually enter qualifying times and custom times in events?
  27. Events: Reimport ev3 events file
  28. How do I use the Quick Entries / QuickEntries system to enter my athletes into events?
  29. How To Un-Commit an Athlete for an Event
  30. Is there a way to designate exhibition swimmers or exhibition events?
  31. Add a younger athlete to a relay - SwimUp Athlete
  32. Events: What multi-cut course order means in event entry file - YSL YLS LSY LYS SLY
  33. What does the Edit Job Signup button mean?
  34. Attend/Decline Event Button vs Edit Commitment button
  35. Events: Update ev3 events file
  36. Meet Entries: Update meet entry times when importing meet results
  37. What report will show the first time swimmers have swam events in a meet?
  38. Events: View/access past events
  39. Why am I getting a athlete appearing twice for an event?
  40. Why can't I attach events to meet on LSC site?
  41. Why does the attend this event button still show when the event is already past/archived?
  42. Why is Meet Manager giving my entry file an exception report and/or SDIF integrity check?
  43. Sending event invite or job invite
  44. Event Email Invite - Can you change who sends this
  45. Does MeetManager ™ / Meet Manager ™ accept an SD3 file?
  46. Online Registration - Using the event system to sign up for and bill for a social event
  47. Billing your accounts from the event system using the yes/no reply
  48. What does the H stand for next to my hand entered time - will it appear in my entries file?
  49. SwimOffice - Lead off leg allowing first swim to count as best time
  50. SwimOff / Swim Off times are not displayed
  51. Events: Load ev3 events file into meet
  52. Events: Diving events in SwimOffice
  53. Events: Set athletes as unattached or attached in meet entries
  54. Events: Enable/disable email confirmations for event declaration
  55. The Link in the Event Invitation does not work.
  56. Events: Restrict meet to certain Billing or Roster Groups/Locations
  57. Events: Email meet invite to specific swimmers

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