July 16, 2020
Beginning September 1, 2020 USA Swimming has banned technical suits for 12 & Under athletes with exceptions for national level meets - Junior Nationals and above.
102.8.1.F No Technical Suit may be
worn by any 12 & Under USA Swimming athlete member in
competition at any Sanctioned, Approved or Observed meet.
1) Exceptions to the foregoing restriction are only for Junior Nationals, US Open, National Championships, and Olympic Trials.
2) A Technical Suit is one that has the following components:
a. Any suit with any bonded or taped seams regardless of its fabric or silhouette; or
b. Any suit with woven fabric extending past the hips