Rules, Policies & Resources

 


If you are having trouble seeking a resource please do not hesitate to contact the Swimming Victoria office on (03) 9686 5222 or sv.admin@vic.swimming.org.au.

We also welcome any suggestions for additional resources to be considered for inclusion on this page.

 

2012 OFFICIALS DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS

Presentation 1: Protests & Juries of Appeal

Presentation 2: Medical Certificates & Taping

Presentation 3: Multi Class Exceptions & what they mean in relation to the rules

Presentation 4: Pool Protocols

Presentation 5: Officiating vs TV Commentary/Media

Presentation 6: Coach & Official Relationship - Working Together (Part 1)

Presentation 6: Coach & Official Relationship - Working Together (Part 2)

 

THE TECHNICAL OFFICIALS MANUAL

For a comprehensive manual covering everything you need to know about Officiating in Victoria, CLICK HERE.

 

INFORMATION BOOKLET - TECHNICAL OFFICIALS AT SWIMMING VICTORIA MEETS

An information booklet to help familiarise Technical Officials at Swimming Victoria Meets: CLICK HERE.

 

SWIMMING RULES

Swimming Australia is a member federation of FINA and is therefore bound by the laws of swimming determined by the world swimming body. Swimming Australia also has by-laws for the conducting of Australian pool and open water championships.

CLICK HERE for more information (current Rules are under the 'Rules' section of this page on the Swimming Australia website)

CLICK HERE to be taken to the FINA Website

   

MULTI CLASS SWIMMING (SWIMMERS WITH DISABILITY)

MCPS Calculator (you will be taken to the Swimming Australia website)

MC Event Results Calculator User Guide

SWD Exception Codes

For further information and useful fact sheets on Disability Inclusion and Multi Class Swimming please visit the Swimmers With Disbility page and the Sport Development section of the Swimming Victoria website.

 

GUIDELINES

Guidelines for Running Swimming Meets (Updated July 203)

Race Day Hints (Updated 14 November 2012)

 

BY-LAWS

Swimming Victoria By-Laws including General and Competition By-Laws

Swimming Australia By-Laws including General, Open Water and Australian Championship By-Laws

 

INFRACTION REFERENCE

Quick reference infraction card

 

SYLLABUS - NATIONAL OFFICIATING PROGRAM

National Officiating Program Syllabus booklet

 

GENERAL OFFICIATING IN SPORT RESOURCES

Club Help website, everything club volunteers need to know.

Australian Sports Commission (ASC): A large range of resources for all officials in the sport of Swimming.

Play By the Rules: The Play by the Rules website provides news, resources and free online training to assist sport and recreation clubs and administrators, officials, coaches, players and spectators to keep sport safe, fair and inclusive.

 

OTHER SWIMMING VICTORIA RESOURCES

The Swimming Victoria website has a range of resources for various areas. The below pages may be of interest to Officials.

Club Resources: CLICK HERE

Events Resources: CLICK HERE

For further information contact Catherine Tate, Manager - Member and Community Development, catherine.tate@vic.swimming.org.au 

 

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