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:

If you wish to have certain information added, please contact the Administrator: Email contact:


8 February 2020 – Technical Officials’ Course – Noosa Aquatic Centre – 10-11:30am. For more information, click on Flyer


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

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.