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SO Officials

Volunteers play a major part in sport, swimming is no different, Swimming Otago warmly welcomes particpation by all members of our   community. 

Techincal Officials provide the support and technical information allowing a competition to be held and approved within SNZ Competition guidelines. These are important roles at all levels of the sport, local, regional, national as well as international competitions.  


Officials Pathway Brochure - details development opportunities available     for our officials.  This brochure can also be used as an information source for   members of your swimming community who have indicated that they are   interested in supporting your Club.

Officials Pathway Brochure                                             

Technical Official Guide - full role description of the many varied roles available, from timekeeping to tinspector if turns to referee.

Technical Official Guide 


To request further information on becoming a Technical Official please contact 


More resources for officals:

Downloadable Forms

Qualifications and Assessments

Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)

Application Forms and Appointments for National meets

Event Availibility

Are you available to officiate or volunteer at an up coming event? Includes all positions from catering, announcing, timekeeping, IOT's to referees. Click the Read More button to complete and submit the Availability Form

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