Officials

Officials
 
Referee: Has complete control of the competition, the venue and the other officials in all matters of swimming laws, health and safety and conduct.
 
Starter: Works with the referee to control the start of each event.
 
Stroke Judge: Patrols the side of the pool to observe that swimmers conform to the Laws of strokes.
 
Finish Judge: Records the finish order, may also act as Turn Judge.
 
Inspector of Turns: Observes that the swimmers conform to ASA Laws regarding turns and relay take-overs.
 
Chief Timekeeper: Works with the referee and recorder to confirm race times.
 
Timekeeper: Take and record the time of the swimmer in the lane allotted.
 
More information on the requirements to be an Official is provided on the Training for Officials page