In order to be considered for a sanction, the sanction request should be submitted in sufficient time to permit reasonable review, and to allow for any adjustments that may be required prior to sanctioning deadlines. To apply for a sanction, login using Meet Manager account on the Swimming Canada system http://registration.swimming.ca/Login.aspx A meet package is required when applying for a sanction. Template meet packages have been developed to help Meet Management Team develop their meet packages (make sure both Competition Coordinator and Meet Manager are listed in all packages)
Attention all meet managers: The following statement must appear in all meet packages (updated August 2017)
Sanctioned by Swim Ontario. All current Swimming/Natation Canada (SNC) rules will be followed.
Please note that Swimming Canada Competition Warm-Up Safety Procedures will be in effect. The full document can be viewed HERE.
For club and provincial meets, a swimsuit that covers more of the body such as modesty swimwear or religious cover-ups is permitted providing that the fabric is permeable open mesh textile material and does not give the swimmer an advantage. The full interpretation can be viewed HERE. Advanced notification or for clarification of interpretation please see the Competition Coordinator.
The following document contains statements that are to be included in your meet packages. These are all incorporated in the templates (found below), however, to facilitate those that have meet packages developed already, they are provided in WORD format. Please update your meet packages. Please ensure the section on Competition Rules is updated. It includes the 2017 SNC Swimwear Interpretation wording presented in the OCRC Bulletin.
Swim Ontario Meet Package Statements - WORD file - August 2017
Meet package template (updated August 2017) - with new link and wording for Competition Rules in meet packages.
All Class II Time Trial and In House competition must use the following templates (revised August 2017)
The following document contains a comprehensive list of Swim Ontario requirements for a Club and/or /Meet Manager when hosting a competition. Not every competition will be the same, however, these requirements are based on policies and procedures Swim Ontario has in place and need to be followed. Also provided are links to resources that Meet Managers will require.
Swim Ontario Meet Manager Checklist - updated August 2017