2016 17 nfhs swimming and diving rules book pdf
High School Swimming and Diving Grows to , Participants - Swimming World NewsCoaching Mentors Diving FaceBook. Due by Tuesday night preceding the meet. Submitted in Hy-Tek format only. Maximum of four events per athlete, no more than two of which may be individual events. Please submit a time with each entry to ensure proper seeding! Please make checks payable to Riverwood Athletic Association. Timed finals as determined by submitted entry times, with heats arranged slowest to fastest.
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Led by an additional 15, participants in girls sports programs, the overall number of participants in high school sports increased for the 29 th consecutive year in , according to the annual High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations NFHS. The number of participants in high school sports in reached an all-time record high of 7,,, according to figures from the 51 NFHS member state high school associations, which includes the District of Columbia.
Swimming is an individual or team racing sport that requires the use of one's entire body to move through water. The sport takes place in pools or open water e. Competitive swimming is one of the most popular Olympic sports,  with varied distance events in butterfly , backstroke , breaststroke , freestyle , and individual medley. In addition to these individual events, four swimmers can take part in either a freestyle or medley relay. A medley relay consists of four swimmers who will each swim a different stroke, ordered as backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly and freestyle. Evidence of recreational swimming in prehistoric times has been found, with the earliest evidence dating to Stone Age paintings from around 10, years ago.
The new rules book clarifies that backstroke wedges are not allowed in any high school competitions. April 20th, High School , Industry , News. High school swimming and diving officials, get ready to re-learn your rules books. Rule 5, also dealing largely with administrative rules, was reorganized too. Diving is also now allowed to be the first event of non-championship events — a rule that was already used in practice, but not codified in the rules book. Other meets are administered by the referee or other officials appropriate to the type of meet. Being a backstroker in high school right now, I am curious to why we can not have the starting wedges that some club meet championship pools have.
Please fill out no later that 24 hours after the incident. These rules are not published online. Sample Water Polo Scoreseet can be found here: Scoresheet sample pdf. We would like to have more referees available to officiate high school competition. If you are interested in becoming an official, please contact the Director of Officials to learn how. The Director of Officials is your resource for information about officiating in Michigan — to request a referee clinic in your area, to voice your suggestions on improving the Referees area of the MWPA website, and for any other questions about refereeing or the playing rules.