NZ Competition Rules

SSNZ National and Regional competitions are conducted according to FINA Rules, with the exception of some special modifications for New Zealand competitions. Please read the New Zealand Competition rules in the documents provided in the download section of this page. 

KiwiStars required for competitions

Please note:  There is a new KiwiStars programme in place from January 2020 - you will find the details under  the "Coaches" section of this website

Outlined below are the KiwiStars that are required for each age group - note these are the same levels for both Regional (North Island and South Island) and National events.

KiwiStars levels required

Please click on image to enlarge - or refer to the rules of the respective competitions

Useful Links

FINA Manual for Judges,Coaches & Referees www.fina.org

FINA Rules 2017 - 2021 www.fina.org

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