USE OF CELL PHONES AND OTHER MOBILE RECORDING DEVICES
Cell phones and other mobile devices with recording capabilities, including voice recording, still cameras and video cameras increase the risk for different forms of misconduct in locker rooms and changing areas. The USA Swimming Athlete Protection Policies prohibit the use of such devices in the locker room or other changing area:
305.3 Use of audio of visual recording devices, including a cell phone camera, is not allowed in changing areas, rest rooms or locker rooms.
Middle Atlantic PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEOGRAPHY STATEMENT
In compliance with USA Swimming Rules and Regulations: Use of audio or visual recording devices, including a cell phone is not permitted in changing areas, rest rooms or locker rooms. Additionally, the use of equipment capable of taking pictures or videos (i.e. cell phones, cameras, PDA's, etc.) are banned from behind the starting blocks during the entire meet, including warm up, competition and warm down periods. Unless approved in advance by the MAS Board and stated in the meet announcement, photographers/videographers are not permitted on deck at any time.