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19th January 2018 9:00 - 21:00

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Officials News & Technical Updates

Recent updates have clarified the changes to FINA law. Qualified ASA officials should have received details but it is useful to have it set out here as well.  Click on the heading to read the full information. 

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  • Applications to Officiate - 2018 Swim England National Summer Meet

    9th January 2018

    Applications are now open to officiate at the 2018 Swim England National Summer Meet, to be held from Tuesday 31st July to Saturday 4th August 2018 (inclusive) at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheffield. All applicants must be qualified at least to Judge Level 1 and must possess a valid official’s licence. Please note that appointments are made on a daily, not sessional, basis and you may be required to undertake any role for which you are qualified. Further details of the event can be found at http://www.swimming.org/calendar/all/swim-england-national-summer-meet-2018/ Whilst not compulsory, Swim England encourage room sharing at national events. By opting to room share accommodation costs are reduced, which greatly helps in the operation and provision of a high class event for our competitors. Please indicate on your application if you are happy to be allocated a twin room and, if applicable, include the name of the person you would like to room share...

  • Applications to Officiate: British Summer Championships 2018

    19th December 2017

    Applications are now open to officiate at the 2018 British Summer Championships, to be held from Tuesday 24th to Sunday 29th July 2018 (inclusive) at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheffield. All applicants must be qualified at least to Judge Level 1 and must possess a valid...

  • Swimming Officials Development Programme 2018

    31st October 2017

    Applications are now open for Referees and Starters who wish to be considered to join the British Swimming Officials’ Development Programme in 2018. The information document outlines the objectives of the programme, the pre-requisites and the expected level of commitment. ...

  • British Swimming Referee Training 2018

    23rd October 2017

    Applications for the November 2018 Referees’ Exam are now being accepted. The pre-requisites for applying for training can be found on the website at https://www.britishswimming.org/browse-sport/swimming/officials/officials-qualifications-training/ in the Referee section and prospective...

  • 2017 Swim England National Winter Championships - Invitation to Officiate

    21st October 2017

    Applications are now open to officiate at the 2017 Swim England National Winter Championships, to be held from Wednesday 13 to Sunday 17 December 2017 (inclusive) at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheffield.  All applicants must be qualified at least to Judge Level 1 and...

  • British Swimming Disqualification Report

    11th October 2017

    A copy of the form incorporating an updated aide memoir on the reverse is now available online, at https://www.britishswimming.org/browse-sport/swimming/officials/general-resources/ To unsubscribe from or amend your email address for Swimming Officials News please visit...

  • FINA Rules 2017-2021

    20th September 2017

    Following the publication of the FINA Swimming Rules for 2017-2021, the British Swimming – Swimming Officials Group have produced a summary of the rule changes. The implementation date of these changes for British Swimming and Home Country events will be Monday 2 October 2017. It is still...

  • NEW CPD : Refereeing Swimming - A Beginners Guide

    23rd March 2017

    Refereeing Swimming – A Beginners Guide, has been designed to provide support and guidance for officials who may be requested to perform the duty of a Referee for small or local run competitions. It is important to note that completion of this module will not qualify you as a referee. By...

  • British Swimming Guidance on Wetsuits

    7th March 2017

    in respect of wetsuits at open water events: It has been brought to the notice of the British Swimming – Swimming Officials Group that there appears to be doubt as to the style of wetsuit permitted to be used in Open Water swimming. To put the matter into context I will reproduce FINA rules...

  • ASA Specific - Swimsuit guidance

    1st March 2017

    Please find attached new guidance issued by the ASA Swimming Management Group in relation to swimsuits for individuals who as a result of either their religious beliefs or a pre-existing medical condition would like to wear a swimsuit which would otherwise be considered “illegal” at a...

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