Application for Competition Approval
All applications for competition approval must be fully completed and submitted to World Para Swimming at least 6 weeks prior to the commencement of the competition for the application to be considered. If World Para Swimming officials (classifiers and/or technical officials) are requested the application has to be submitted by 31 July of the year prior to the competition (for competitions held between January and June), or by 15 January of the same year (for competitions held between July and December).
Only record applications submitted from approved competitions will be eligible for swimmers’ record performance times to be considered for ratification for world/regional records. Only times of licensed athletes will be considered for records and inclusion into the World Para Swimming rankings. Results are expected to be sent to World Para Swimming within 15 days after the competition as usual meet manager printouts/official results and in the format below.
Application Form for World/Regional Records
All record applications must be notified to World Para Swimming within 15 days of the record setting performance and the original application form must be submitted to IPC together with an official result sheet and the electronic timing slip (printout from Automatic Officiating Equipment).
Application for International Classification
Local Organising Committees wishing to organise international classification or those wishing to engage World Para Swimming Technical Officials for their competition have to apply with the following documents.
Documents related to Competition Management
These forms are to be used in World Para Swimming competitions only. Competitions being run by national federations (NPC or Swimming Federation) should use their national forms, bearing their national identifications/logos.
World Para Swimming Point System
IPC Licensing Programme
The Licensing Fact Sheet provides important information on the IPC Licensing Procedure.