Welcome to the Swimming Officials page,

If you are a swimming official or seeking to become a swimming official then you will find all the information you need through the links below to the British Swimming website.

Through these links and videos you will find all the information you need to learn about becoming a Technical Official on the poolside or even outside as an Open Water Technical Official.

The relevant documents can be found by clicking on the links here for ASA technical rules, FINA rules and IPC swimming rules.  In addition, you can access information on topics such as continuing professional development, officials licensing or additional qualifications.

If you wish to know more about Open Water Officiating then click here for a summary or look at the Open Water section on the British Swimming website for more detailed information

To ensure you do not miss out on any forthcoming Officials news and information, click here to register for the British Swimming Officials email update. All you will need is your British Swimming registration number and an email address. 

To view Officials newsletters go to the general resources section by clicking here.

LASA and its affiliated Clubs rely on the support of their members to officiate at galas. If anyone that would like to volunteer you would be most welcomed. LASA and the Clubs provide support to anyone who wants to train to be an official, from Time-keeper through to Referee.

If you would like more information or to register your interest in becoming an official in any capacity please

Important Notice:
Leicestershire ASA provides the 3rd party YouTube and download links as a service to its members but is not responsible or liable for its content.

If you have problems with the content of any of the videos or downloads please contact both the originator of the data and either the LASA Secretary or any committee member immediately.

2015 Jan Judges Application Form

Chief Timekeeper Duties

Timekeeper examination sheet

Timekeeper Training Application Form

Running Timekeeper and Judge Level 1 courses at club level

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Fina Rules - Introduction

Fina Rules - Butterfly

Fina Rules - Freestyle

Fina Rules - Backstroke

Fina Rules - Breaststroke



2017-2021 FINA_SW_Rules_Update Final

Official Disqualification Report form ( Version 2 April 2019).

List of Leicestershire Licensed Officials

Judges Workbooks

Judges Application Form (2013)

2014 FINA Rules Update

ASA Open Meet Licensing Criteria - March 2015

2015 ASA Training Criteria for Offiicals

2013 FINA Rule Updates

FINA Separated Hands

FINA Rules 2013-2017