Arena doubles Grand Prix prize money

The Arena Grand Prix Series will have twice the amount of prize money available to winners this season.

The series, which kicks off Nov. 20-22 at the GP at Minneapolis, will feature $300,000 in overall prize money. Swimmers earn awards for top-three finishes in all individual Olympic events in the series and $1,000 will be given to first place, $600 for second and $200 for third. The overall male and female winners of the series will earn a $10,000 bonus.

Here’s the schedule;

Nov. 20-22 at Minneapolis, Jan. 15-17 at Austin, Feb. 12-14 at Orlando, April 15-18 at Mesa, Arizona, May 14-17 at Charlotte, June 18-21 at Santa Clara.