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2014 United States Masters Swimming Code Of Regulations And Rules Of Competition

This is an online version of the official Rule Book. If there are any discrepancies between this online version and the printed publication, the online version will take precedence. Printed versions of the official publication can be purchased from the National Office for $10 per copy ($6 for a mini Rule Book). Contact Claudia Woods at 941-556-6281 or via email to order.

Important Updates

1/24/14 Separated hands in breaststroke and butterfly
9/25/13 FINA Changes to USMS Rules
2/14/13 Open Water Sanctions Update memo from President Nadine Day
3/14/12 Breaststroke rules interpretation - initiation of the arm pull

Downloadable Rule Book

Zip file containing one large PDF file of the full rule book (18.9 MB)
Zip file containing one large PDF file of the "mini" rule book (6.6 MB)

On line viewing version

Cover
Dedication, change summary, table of contents, glossary
Part 1: Swimming Rules
Part 2: Administrative Regulations of Competition
Part 3: Long Distance Swimming Rules
Part 4: Participation, Conduct, Hearings and Appeals
Part 5: United States Masters Swimming, Inc.: Organization and Bylaws
Part 6: Amendment Procedures
Appendix A: Records
Appendix B: Information for Meet Directors and Officials
Appendix C: National and International Masters Swimming Schedule
Appendix D: Zone and LMSC Boundaries
Appendix E: U.S. Masters Swimming Directory
Appendix F: U.S. Masters Swimming History
Index

* Section updated since original printed publication

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