SS 8 FIGURE SESSION

Synchronised Swimming Rules 2009-2013

SS 8.1 Only one figure session shall be held.

SS 8.2 Competitors in competitions other than World Junior Championships and FINA competitions, continental Championships and regional Championships may, by mutual consent, choose from the Age Group figures (see Appendix V) for the level of ability of the competitors entered in the competition.

SS 8.3 For the Figure session one group of Figures shall be drawn by the Management Committee.

SS 8.3.1 The draw shall be made eighteen (18) to seventy-two (72) hours before the start of the Figure Session.

SS 8.3.2 The draw shall be public.

SS 8.4 The order of appearance for figures shall be decided by lot. The draw shall take place at least twenty-four (24) hours before the first part of the competition and shall be public. Place and time shall be announced at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance.

SS 8.4.1 For FINA competitions preswimmers are recommended for figures.

SS 8.5 Swimwear for the figure session must be according to FINA rule GR 5. It shall be black and competitor shall wear white cap. Goggles and nose clips may be worn. Jewellery is not allowed.