2018-2019 Ontario Rulebook:

Coming soon – the Ontario Rulebook is currently being updated and will be posted as soon as possible. Please read the August & September Club Memos below which outline the planned changes for 2018-19:

SSO 2018-19 Rule Change Memo – August

SSO 2018-19 Rule Change Memo – September

SSO 2018-19 Rule Change Memo – October Update

2018 CAS Rule-Changes-Summary-September-2018-EN_with Ontario Alignment Noted – this document outlines all upcoming 2018-19 season rule changes that CAS (Canada Artistic Swimming) is implementing for nationally-held meets. For each change, red text at the top of the page indicates whether Ontario will be aligning this rule at provincially-held meets.


SSO Rule Change Process:

For a provincial rule change to be considered by the Synchro Swim Ontario Rules Committee, an SSO Rule Change Request Form must be submitted (form can be found under the Policies/Forms page). Rule change requests may only be submitted by registered Synchro Swim Ontario Officials, Synchro Swim Ontario Board Members and Staff and Synchro Swim Ontario member clubs for which a proposal must be submitted jointly by the Club Head Coach and Club President. The due date for 2018-19 season rule changes is JULY 30, 2018.


Canada Artistic Swimming Rulebook

CAS Rulebook


FINA Rulebook

See FINA website


2017-2018 Synchro Swim Ontario Rulebook:

NEW: Synchro Ontario Rulebook 2017-18 – DRAFT VER 3_as of Oct 24, 2017

*Apologies for the error, a new version was uploaded at 2pm on Oct 24 which includes all stipulated changes


Overview Slides – Sept 13th Club Rules Call (includes Draft Ver 2 Updates in Red). For Ver 3 updates summary, please see SSO Communication from Oct 24.

Please note that the above version of the Provincial Rulebook is still in draft form pending final confirmation of FINA & CASSA rules for 2017-2021. For questions/clarifications regarding provincial rules, please email Rachel Klein at [email protected].




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