Resources & Support

Pool Deck Protocols updated 11/03/2018

Quick Reference infraction Card (Updated May 2018)

Protests and Juries of Appeal Procedures

Swimming Victoria Protest Form

Rule Tolerance

Guidelines for 11/under race suits

Swimming Victoria Backstroke Ledge Guidelines (May 2018) - CLICK HERE

For further information regarding Backstroke Ledges and How To Install -  CLICK HERE

Swimming Australia requires all Technical Officials who nominate for National Rosters are required to undertake match-fixing education.


Match Fixing Training

SAL Overseas Technical Official Participation Policy

Club Help: A comprehensive website developed by Leisure Networks listing 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.


  • Shirts
  • Swimming Victoria supplies polo shirts for Technical Officials who officiate at its events. 

    There are new polos for Technical Officials for the 2018/19 season. These have been ordered from our sponsor, Evo Sportswear, and will be arriving soon. They are to be worn at Swimming Victoria meets and will be offered to all Technical Officials who have attained qualifications above General Principles and Timekeeper/Chief Timekeeper, and who are appointed to officiate at Swimming Victoria meets.

    For those who meet these requirements, two short sleeve and one long sleeve polo will be available. More details regarding these uniforms will be sent out soon however, in the meantime, please let us know your sizing preferences by clicking here.  

    CLICK HERE to view events that qualify

    Additional shirts can be purchased at $45.00 (short sleeve) and $55 (long sleeve). Contact

    Below is a list of what Officials should wear at Swimming Victoria meets.

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  • Name Badges
  • Technical Officials can request Swimming Victoria branded name badges to wear at events. Please email

  • Hats
  • Swimming Victoria can request Swimming Victoria branded sun hats to wear at events. Please email 

  • Vests and Weatherproof jackets
  • Swimming Victoria vests and weatherproof jackets are available from the Officials Club.  Order forms are available by CLICKING HERE.

  • Old Shirts
  • Excess stock of the old white Officials polos is free to all Swimming Victoria registered officials until they are all gone. However, these polos can only be worn at Club and District meets. If you would like one, please email us your sizing preference to 

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