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    Application for Competition Approval

    World Para Swimming has set in place an approved Swimming Calendar of Events.

    All applications for competition approval must be fully completed and submitted to World Para Swimming at least 6 weeks prior to the commencement of the competition for the application to be considered. If World Para Swimming officials (classifiers and/or technical officials) are requested the application has to be submitted by 31 July of the year prior to the competition (for competitions held between January and June), or by 15 January of the same year (for competitions held between July and December).

    Only record applications submitted from approved competitions will be eligible for swimmers’ record performance times to be considered for ratification for world/regional records. Only times of licensed athletes will be considered for records and inclusion into the World Para Swimming rankings. Results are expected to be sent to World Para Swimming within 15 days after the competition as usual meet manager printouts/official results and in the format below.

    Competition Approval Guidelines

    Guide to apply for Competition Approval online

    Swimming Results Template

    Application Form for World/Regional Records

    All record applications must be notified to World Para Swimming within 15 days of the record setting performance and the original application form must be submitted to IPC together with an official result sheet and the electronic timing slip (printout from Automatic Officiating Equipment).

    Record Approval Process

    Record Application Form

    Record Standards for Athletes with Intellectual Impairments (II)

    Application for International Classification

    Local Organising Committees wishing to organise international classification or those wishing to engage World Para Swimming Technical Officials for their competition have to apply with the following documents.

    Fees for Competition Approval and World Para Swimming Officials

    LOC Responsibilities

    Application for International Officials and Courses

    Documents related to Competition Management

    These forms are to be used in World Para Swimming competitions only. Competitions being run by national federations (NPC or Swimming Federation) should use their national forms, bearing their national identifications/logos.

    Relay Declaration Form

    DSQ Form

    Technical Protest Form

    Appeal Form against a Protest Decision

    Medical Withdrawal Form

    Blood Lactate Testing Application Form

    Classification Protest Form

    World Para Swimming Point System

    Point System

    Point Calculator

    IPC Licensing Programme

    The Licensing Fact Sheet provides important information on the IPC Licensing Procedure.

    2017 Athlete Licensing Fact Sheet

    2018 Athlete Licensing Fact Sheet

    General Information

    Swimming Strategic Plan

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