SS 21 OFFICIALS AND DUTIES
SS 21.1 Officials shall be chosen by the Management Committee. Their choice shall be final except emergency situation (see SS 22.3 and SS 22.4).
SS 21.2 The required officials shall be:
SS 21.2.1 A Referee
SS 21.2.2 An assistant referee for routines and an assistant referee for each panel of judges in figures.
SS 21.2.3 Each panel of judges shall consist of six (6) or seven (7) judges. In Routines two (2) panels of judges may be used. If two panels are used, in Free Routine sessions, one panel shall judge Technical Merit and one Artistic Impression, in Technical Routine session, one panel shall judge Execution and one panel shall judge Overall Impression.
At FINA competitions, judges shall be chosen from the FINA list of judges.
SS 21.2.4 For Technical Routines three (3) technical assistants to monitor the required elements.
SS 21.2.5 For Combination three (3) technical assistants to monitor the SS 13.2.
SS 21.2.6 For each Figure panel – a clerk of course, a recorder and if no electronic system is used, two scorers.
SS 21.2.7 For routines – three (3) timers, a clerk of course, a recorder, and if no electronic system is used, two scorers.
SS 21.2.8 A Chief Recorder
SS 21.2.9 Sound Center Manager
SS 21.2.10 An announcer
SS 21.2.11 Other officials as deemed necessary