Competitions vary greatly in length depending upon the type of Competition. Some
Competitions involve an evening only, some a whole day, and some for the whole weekend. Take
some warm and dry clothing to wear between figures, you can get very cold, especially feet!!!
Suggested items are:- Towelling Robe, Poolside Shoes, Socks, Two Large Towels and Club
uniform (R.S.S.C. cap, jacket, polo shirt, shorts, black leggings and flip flops as well as a
white cap and black costume for figure competitions).
Competition Entry Forms: This is all managed by our Competition Secretary and the Team Manager that has been
allocated for the competition.
The new FINA figures and elements
required for 2013-2017
For the figures which are expected
to be used in each level of synchronised swimming click
For the appendix that describes the technical elements
required for solo, duet and team routines click here
To register music for competitions please print off the new form by
clicking on the pdf link below.
Music Form (in pdf
format) Once completed please pass the music form
to Annie Stanhope.
for accessing and using the PPL Member/Label Schedule and
From previous feedback and discussions, comments indicated that
there were too many competitions - most with different conditions, and some with inappropriate
content for the level of swimmer. This created an obstacle to competing as it was far too difficult
and complex for coaches and swimmers to make the necessary changes required for each
Also due to the differing competitions
conditions some swimmers were training only to compete not to develop their techniques.
From January 2014 there will be a requirement for Synchronised
swimming competitions to be licensed for the following reasons:
· To link competitions and content more closely to the LTAD
· To seek to encourage more competitions where there were
gaps in the
· To align with other Aquatic
· To ensure greater control of events appearing on the
· To ensure minimum standards for competitions
are being applied across all
Please click on the attached:
The document outlining the Licensing Scheme for Synchro Competitions and
Licence application form
Referee feedback form
(Please note that the attached conditions document contains some
differences from the previously circulated draft version).
· There is no charge for a licence.
Regions/Clubs should apply for a Licence for each competition to be held by
completing the attached forms in full and emailing to the address
· Competitions must comply with the conditions
· On submission of completed forms, applications
will be considered, approved
or not approved. On approval contacts will be informed of their Licence
number which must be displayed on the competition paperwork.
the case where an application is not approved contacts will be advised of
the reasons and invited to resubmit with appropriate changes made.
Please note that licensed officials must not partake in
If any queries do ask questions prior to submitting applications, allowing
time for response and discussion.
Judging of Figures
There have been a number of questions by athletes as to how the figures
are judged. Therefore Vicky has very kindly put together the attached sheet to help show the
elements of all the figures and the weighting given to each part.