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Aquatics Referee and Umpire

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Water polo refereeReferees, Umpires and Aquatics fans will find links to contacts, associations and aquatics events from all over the world. Follow some of the biggest names in aquatic officiating to see how they train and prepare for international events like the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

While exploring our Aquatic Sports Officials Collection below, please enjoy listening in on this podcast interview with Water Polo Referee, Alex Stankevitch.


FINA Website
Synchro Canada Website
World Surf League


FINA Rules and Regulations Diving, Swimming and Water Polo
IWWF Barefoot Water Ski Rules – English pdf – Inter’l Water Ski and Wakeboard Fed.
IDBF Dragon Boat Racing RulesInter’l Dragon Boat Fed.
2015 Technical Rules – Waterski for the Disabled pdf
Surfing Rules and Regulations – WSL World Surf League

Basic Rules and Regulations of Swimming

Guideline for Olympic Diving Rules

The Basic WaterPolo Rules:

Basic Rules for Synchronised Swimming

A List of FINA Officials in 2016

FINA List of 2016 Officials

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This collection is all about the officials who are in charge of aquatic sports like swimming, waterpolo, and underwater hockey. You will find rules, contacts and personalities from meets all over the globe.

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Searching for the latest referee or umpire information on Olympic, recreation, competition or anything aquatic? This is your go to collection to dive into and find any information pertaining to aquatic sports. 

Swimming and waterpolo are two of the most popular sports in the world. However, there are also 100’s of links to growing underwater sports like hockey and rugby, and some sports you may have never heard of before.

There are over 100 pages of referees and umpires across the website, highlighting dozens of sports. The site was created using over 10,000 Twitter posts and retweets. Plus, we added hundreds of links, videos and podcasts from around the world. Providing easy access to education, entertainment and important information to sports officials of all stripes. Thanks for visiting today. We hope to see you again! Have an excellent day!

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