CSA Forms Page
What Forms Do I Need?

Click here to download a list of the CSA forms you will need for the entire CSA swim season.

Registration Form

Please note that Swimmer Registration/Release forms must be filled out and signed for each swimmer before the first dual meet.

Newspaper Report Form

The hometeam is responsible for completing and submitting the newspaper report form. This form should be downloaded and filledout electronically. Detailed instructions for using the form are found at the top of the form itself. The newspaper form must be submitted by 9AM on the day following the meet to satisfy newspaper deadlines.
Please do not send forms directly to the News and Record. If you have problems with the form, contact your team CSA Representative.

Pool Setup Diagram

This diagram represents a 50-meter pool. For 25-meter/yard pools, the 15-meter mark is well past the middle of the pool.

Notes on Pool Setup

Starting platforms are numbered from right to left as the swimmers stand facing the course. Starting platforms must be anchored to the pool deck and must remain stable. All ladders, steps, or stairs within the racing course shall be recessed in the pool walls.

Starting block requirements:

  • Water depth of 4' or greater at starting end: maximum block height of 2'6" above the surface of the water.
  • Water depth of less than 4' at the starting end: swimmers must begin race in the water.
  • Water depth of less than 4' at the turn end: in-water relay starts are required.
  • USA Swimming rules require a 6' water depth for teaching racing starts.