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Events and competition information

In this section you will find links to a range of documents to aid Technical Officials at swimming events and competitions. Simply click on the links provided to access the documents.

Officials' event and competition information

Click here to download the British Swimming officials' protocols for referees and control room supervisors
Click here to download the Swiss Timing(Omega) Statement regarding Automatic Relay Takeover Equipment
Click here to download the Daktronics Statement regarding Automatic Relay Takeover Equipment.
Click here to download the British Swimming officials' protocols for parades at Ponds Forge 2 x 25m
Click here to download the British Swimming officials' protocols for parades at Ponds Forge 50m
Click here to download the British Swimming officials' generic briefing
Click here to download the British Swimming protocols for using radios at events and competitions
Click here to download the British Swimming protocol for a Call Room
Click here to download the British Swimming competition disqualification report.

To view the open water events calendar click here.

Applications to officiate at National Championships

Technical Officials are invited to apply to officiate at the following Championships as listed below. All applicants must be qualified at least to Judge Level 1 and must possess a valid official's licence.

Further information is available from Helen Akers.  

  • 13 - 15 June: British Gas Masters and Senior Age Group Championships, Swansea
  • 24 - 28 June: British Gas International Swimming Meet, Manchester
  • 30 July - 3 August: British Gas ASA National Championships (Age Groups) (50m), Sheffield 
  • 5 - 10 August: British Gas ASA National Championships (Youth, Open, MC) (50m), Sheffield
  • 24 - 26 October: British Gas ASA National Masters and Senior Age Group Championships, Sheffield   
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