USA SWIMMING TECH SUIT RULE

 

USAS 12 & UNDER TECH SUIT RESTRICTION

Beginning September 1, 2020, no technical suits may be worn by any 12&U USA Swimming athlete member in a competition at any sanctioned, approved, or observed meet*.

*Exceptions to the foregoing restriction are only for Junior Nationals and National Championships.

“Technical Suit”: A competitive swim suit made of woven fabric extending to the knee or mid-thigh with bonded or taped seams (male jammers and knee-skins are not restricted as long as they are not FINA approved). Any tech suit which has a “FINA Approved” logo on it.

USA Swimming tech suit restriction webpage

USA Swimming tech suit restriction FAQ (PDF)