Note: FINA approved swimwear (as per valid list) has to be used at FINA events (including in particular FINA Championships) and Olympic Games. It also has to be used at qualification events for FINA Championships and the Olympic Games.The FINA approved swimwear has also to be used at FINA sanctioned International events (e.g. continental championships).Events at national level
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D.The "only one suit allowed" rule is for swimmers, not intended for divers. E. Starting pistols shall not be used in any meet. A bell, horn, whistle or air horn may be used. 5. NFHS RULES CHANGES Rule 1: Rule 1 has been reorganized to more accurately reflect and define meet specifications and organization.
approved the following changes to Rule 3-3-2 with an immediate implementation date for the 2009-10 school year. Rule Change and Rationale Rule 3-3-2, page 20 in 2009-10 Swimming & Diving Rules Book New ART. 2…Suits worn by swimmers shall be limited to the following requirements: a. only one swimsuit shall be permitted in competition.
NFHS Swimming and Diving Situations (Rule 3-3-2) SITUATION: 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
The NFHS staff has reviewed the matter to determine if the suit is in compliance with NFHS Swimming Rules 3-3-3 and 4. The suit's properties, as tested by FINA, meet or exceed the suit construction requirements under Rules 3-3-3 and 4 and therefore may be worn in competition.
2016-17 NFHS SWIMMING AND DIVING RULES INTERPRETATIONS Publisher's Note: The National Federation of State High School Associations is the only source of official high school interpretations. They do not set aside nor modify any rule. They are made and published by the NFHS in response to situations presented.
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shall receive rules books every year. As in the past, participation in a state rules interpretation meeting is mandatory. The meeting will be an online meeting in 2015. The head varsity coach, assistant coach, or an athletic administrator of each boys team and each girls team is required to participate in a state rules meeting.
The issue of the introduction and use of the technical swimsuit has been perhaps one of the most controversial in the sport of swimming at all levels. The NFHS Swimming & Diving Rules Committee has diligently monitored the developments surrounding the impact of the suits and evolving rules.
Be knowledgeable of NFHS swimming rules. 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. Be consistent in the application of the rules at all times and at all levels ...
The NFHS, at this time, is not adopting an approval list of high-tech suits, similar to that of FINA. Our position remains that the NFHS does not perform scientific tests on any specific items of equipment or apparel. Based on the information available to the NFHS at this time, the high-tech suits are not currently prohibited under Rule 3-3-2.
Several contacts have been directed to the NFHS from state associations as to confirmation of the compliance of the Speedo LZR Racer X swimsuit with the NFHS swimming rules. The members of the NFHS Swimming and Diving Rules Committee reviewed the construction and design of the suit in context with Rule 3-3-3. This suit is considered compliant ...
officials to fairly and consistently enforce the rule. The issue of the introduction and use of the technical swimsuit has been perhaps one of the most controversial in the sport of swimming at all levels. The NFHS Swimming & Diving Rules Committee has diligently monitored the developments surrounding the impact of the suits and evolving rules.
Rule Change PITCHING RULES 6-1-1 PENALTY, EXCEPTION 2 As before under the rules, if the batter does not reach first base safely or any base runner fails to advance at least one base, the coach of the team at bat shall have www.nfhs.org the option of the result of the play or the penalty of the illegal pitch, which is a ball awarded to the batter.