This page is designed to give swimmers information on various aspects of rules in Masters Swimming.
Courses held throughout the year are listed below the RULES section.

The information is relevant and is often provided as a result of observations made by our technical officials, who may repeatedly encounter certain problems. Should you have any questions, please send the MSQ Director of Technical Services an email. Email contact:






Link to the MSA Swimming and Open Water Swimming Rules page: MSA Swimming Rules

Technical Course Resources

Guide to Rule Differences for SAL Referees

Cross Accreditation and Re-accreditation

SAL Accredited Officials



If you have questions about these articles, please contact the MSQ Director of Technical Services

1. Disqualifications

2. Breaststroke Swimmers

3. The Whistle – what does it really mean?

4. Swim Meet Considerations: (over the top starts and more…)

5. Let’s start where we want to finish.