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Welcome to the new Montana Swimming Officials page. More information will be coming soon.


The Montana Swimming Officials Chair is Merle Gunderson from Great Falls e-mail or phone 406-727-2724.

Welcome to the

Montana Swimming LSC Officials Page

This page is for the posting of resources of special interest to Montana Swimming Officials.

2017 Montana Swimming Officials Meeting: Saturday September 30 at the Butte YMCA 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Meeting Notice:  Word  

Agenda:  Word


Ever wonder how the rules of swimming are made? How they have changed over the years? Read this article to learn more. The History of Swimming Rules PDF

  • MT Swim Officials NEWS



>>> New Rules Information<<<

  1. Freestyle Portion of the Medley Relay effective 9-21-17  PDF
  2. New Breaststroke Timing of Permissible Butterfly Kick after the Starts and Turn Rules Change effective Nov. 30, 2014 pdf
  3. New 2 hand touch rules interpretation   -    DESCRIPTION
  4. Information about Apprentice Officials - ARTICLE


Concussion Information

Application for Club or Individual to receive reimbursement for fees paid to become a MT Swimming Official.
Note: Official must work at 5 meets per year to qualify for MT Swimming reimbursement. Mt Swimming will reimburse the club or individual for registration fees paid and for background check fees paid for officials meeting these requirements. The application must be submitted by August 31.
reimbursement form :    --    WORD    PDF



  • Montana Swimming Application to Referee a Championship Meet

This document is required for all Championships meets held and sanctioned in the state of Montana. This includes both State meets (Long Course & Short Course), the BC Championship, and any Senior Championship meets held here.

Application to Referee Championship Meet    --    DOC -- PDF



  • Application to Officiate at Age Group or Senior Zone/Sectional  Meet

Email-able application to be an official at either of:

the Age Group Zones or Senior Zones

Championship meets

PREFERRED: Email version is to be returned per instructions via email.

Application to Officiate at 2017 AG Zone Championship Meet    --   PDF

Application to Officiate at 2017 Senior Zone Championship Meet  --  PDF

Application to Officiate at the Northwest Age Group Regional Meet at Federal Way, WA  --  PDF

Application to Officiate at the Western Region Spring Senior Sectional Meet at Federal Way, WA  --  Word

Application to Officiate at the Western Region Spring Senior Sectional Meet at Austin, TX -- TBA

Information/Application to Officiate at the 2017 SC USMS Nationals April 27-30 at Riverside, CA -- Word

Application to Officiate at the Western Region Summer Senior Sectional Meet at Mt Hood, OR. -- TBA




  • USA Swimming Officials Resources

>>> USA Swimming Officials Resources Page <<<

Link to the USA Swimming Officials Resource Page. This page contains news relative to Officiating as well as information about how to become a swimming official. There are also a number of forms related to officiating at USA Swimming meets, including uniform ordering information, and downloads for rules and regulations.



  • Send me your ideas for this page

If you need to have anything posted, want to see something that is not here, or just want to make some comments, Susan Huckeby can be reached via email at