Profanity, abusive name calling, roughhousing, teasing, towel snapping, excessive splashing, dunking and spitting are prohibited. Here, the safety rules that will help you avoid danger in and around the water. Have ready access to an nfhs swimming and diving rules book, whistle, notepad, penpencil, and appropriate forms to record false starts, relay takeoff. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Rule 822h the breaststroke finish requires completion of the required. Rule 1 has been reorganized to more accurately reflect and define meet specifications and organization. A row in the figure 9 table was omitted from the previous rule book and has been reinserted to rule 941d. Glossary definition for deck pass has been added with deck pass allowed as. Student enrollment population form now ready to be filled out. Reorganized swimmingdiving rules address event clarity, definition. Four strokes, or styles of swimming, are contested at swimming meets.
No, in accordance with nfhs rule 334 and per nfhs interpretation, the use of breatheright strips can only be identified as an aid and not compliant with the taping rule. It is our intention to continually update this site, and we encourage you to visit splash zone frequently for new and valuable information. There is room for 11 dives per sheet as well as seven judges. Shaving, pedicures, gum, glass bottles, diving masks made of glass, food etc is prohibited in the swimming facility. The uil and have teamed up to make results, records, team information and stats from uil sports available using maxpreps sports information system. A few new swimming rules went into place worldwide a couple of months ago after fina approved new legislation that will change the way athletes swim.
Flipflopsslippers are allowed until marked fields are reached. Conduct rule 3 was reorganized to provide consistency and clarity for penalties associated with various competitor andor meet personnel conduct. We believe you will find the information useful and utilize the resources to stay informed. Swimmers race a variety of distances, ranging from 25 yards or meters to 1600 yards. The rule was updated to comply with current industry standards. Although markings may be integrated into each lane. For instance, if 5122d, forward 1 somersault 1 twist free, is used as a voluntary, the sheet would show a dd of 1. Major legislation and rule changes for 2017 currently effective except as otherwise noted. Swimming and diving rules interpretations publishers note. Common elements and differences as of november 28, 2011 oki s start freestyle backstroke breaststroke butterfly i. While swimming does have a ton of physical and mental benefits, pools, lakes and oceans can present some risks, including drowning, lightning strikes and more. As the national governing body for the sport of swimming, usa swimming is responsible for setting the rules and regulations governing competitive swimming. The national federation of state high school associations is the only source of official high school interpretations.
All properties with swimming pools or spa pools that are to be sold from 29 april 2015 must have a valid compliance certificate attached to the contract. A swimming pool is defined as a structure that is capable of being filled with 300 mm of water or more and is used for swimming and other water activities. Usa swimming virginia swimming certified officials, in good standing, may officiate any vhsl swim meet by virtue of their usa swimming certification. Major legislation and rule changes for 2017 currently effective except as otherwise noted 1. Center for safesport necessitated changes to jurisdictions for matters involving violations of the code of conduct. Water polo rules proposals are considered annually in april. The nfhs swimming and diving rules committee meets.
A competitor has legally completed the race once heshe touches the touchpad or the finish end. Advertising or name other than that permitted in 3 32c is prohibited. Lucas valley homeowners association swimming pool rules. Masters swimming canada 202017 rule book v20140730 i masters swimming canada 202017 rule book these swimming rules were prepared by the masters swimming canada msc rules committee and have been approved by the board of directors of masters swimming canada, the body responsible for masters swimming competition rules in canada. This much easier and faster than searching through a paper rule book. Last night i encountered a situation where a swimmer had kinesio tape applied to her lower back. The championship meet format prescribes specific rules associated with team and. Be consistent in the application of the rules at all times and at all levels of competition. Tennesee swimmers lead assault on girls swimming records. Usa swimming virginia swimmingcertified officials, in good standing, may officiate any vhsl swim meet by virtue of their usa swimming certification. Click folder to open and view sub folders and documents inside. I am also aware that the rules and regulations are for my own benefit and improvement.
The suit or caps may display the name andor number of the competitor, school or mascot. Welcome to splash zone, the homepage for nfhs swimming and diving and water polo officials information. Common elements and differences as of january 5, 2006 oki. Under swimming people with long hair should use elastic band or swimming cap. Tom osborne, dick fosbury headline 2018 hall of fame class. Last night i encountered a situation where a swimmer had. Following completion of the first heat of the 200 im, with all swimmers out of the pool and the next heat waiting to be called to the starting platform, the coach of team a approaches the referee to complain that a swimmer from team b was wearing two suits during hisher participation in. Changes to the rulebook are made on a yearly basis following the u. High school swimmingdiving rules changes clarify proper race finis. The corporate bylaws are now located in the back of the rulebook. Swimming and diving rules of the game the official. Clarifies and consolidates terminology and reorganizes sections to reflect the order in which rules appear in the rules book.
The prohibition of wearing jewelry has been removed from the rules for swimming and diving competition. Each stroke has specific rules as to how swimmers may propel themselves through the water. Shoulder length hair must be pulled back or in a bathing cap. Hytek swimming british columbia summer swimming association. Vhsl high school diving howto manual virginia swimming. Study the nfhs swimming and diving rules book, including the situations and rulings, and attend rules meetings regularly as required by the state association or officials association to stay informed regarding current rules. Key points for all high school swimming officials be knowledgeable of nfhs swimming rules. Review of legislated changes for correct application provided by clark hammond, anneliese eggert, mickey.
No recall back feet can be above water cant resubmerge cant resubmerge. Go to the water polo section of the publication library to view the water polo rules book. Stroke after the start and after each turn when the swimmer leaves the wall, the body shall be kept on the breast. Having it on my a droid phone allows my to verbally give a search word and i can quickly reference what i am looking for.
All children who are not toilettrained must have a swim diaper and a bathing suit andor plastic pants. We would like to show you a description here but the site wont allow us. Also sent out at the same time is rule change highlights, and coaches. National federation of state high school associations. Major legislation and rule changes for 2018 currently effective except as otherwise noted 1. Swimming is permitted only while lifeguards are present and on duty. The rules book, scorebook and other swimming and diving materials can be ordered. Children under 10 years of age must be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or over.
Usa swimmingvirginia swimmingcertified officials, in good standing, may officiate any vhsl swim meet by virtue of their usa swimming certification. High school ncaa usms officiating virginia swimming. A second long whistle shall bring the backstroke and medley relay swimmer immediately to the starting position. The nfhs swimming and diving rules committee meets annually in march to discuss rules change proposals, editorial changes and points of emphasis for the following season.
For the past number of years, masters swimming canada msc has developed its own rulebook. The national federation of state high school associations has announced rule changes for swimming and diving entering the 201718 school year. The usa swimming rule book is the official publication of usa swimming. Although speed swimming saw some minor adjustments to our rules, water polo. This rule would be the swimming analog to rule 512. The rules book, scorebook and other swimming and diving materials can be. I really like the nfl swimming at diving rule book app. As in previous years, the wearing of a medical alert with the alert visible continues and is encouraged for the purposes of risk minimization. High school swimming and diving officials, get ready to relearn your rules books. Under swimming people with long hair should use elastic band or. A reminder about new fina swimming rules for 2014 swimming. Study the nfhs swimming and diving rules book, including the situations and rulings, and attend rules meetings regularly as required by the state association or. Masters swimming rule book here are the usms rules for 2020.271 254 566 1242 824 144 439 966 244 871 534 209 657 1104 290 1346 1047 517 1029 1283 1303 1485 417 579 579 1174 598 983 104 691 83 1193 473 1096