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Uniform Regulations - Swimming & Diving

Art. 3…Suits worn by swimmers shall be limited to the following requirements:

  1. Only one swimsuit shall be permitted in competition.  (A swimmer with special needs may request customization through his/her school to the state association.)
  2. The swimsuit shall be:
    1. Constructed of a woven/knit textile material;
    2. Permeable (100 percent to air and water)
    3. Made so as not to aid in buoyancy and shall not be altered to aid in buoyancy;
    4. Made with no zippers or other fastening system other than a waist tie for a brief or jammer and elastic material within the casing/ribbing in the terminal ends (straps, let openings, and waist openings);
    5. Constructed so that the style/shape of the suit for males shall not extend above the waist not below the top of the kneecap and for females shall not extend beyond the shoulders not below the top of the kneecap, nor cover the neck.
  3. Swimsuits with a FINA marking, if otherwise legal, shall be legal for NFHS competition.