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Competition Dates March 26-30
Registration Deadline March 5, 2019 at 11:59pm
Hosts Canada Artistic Swimming in partnership with Montréal Synchro and Natation Artistique Québec
CAS Resource Stéphane Côté, Events & Communications Director
[email protected]
Events 13-15 – Figures, Solo, Duet, Mixed Duet, Team
Junior – Solo Tech, Solo Free, Duet Tech., Duet Free, Mixed Duet Tech, Mixed Duet Free, team Tech, Team Free
Senior – Solo Tech, Solo Free, Duet Tech., Duet Free, Mixed Duet Tech, Mixed Duet Free, team Tech, Team Free
Open – Combo, Highlight Team
Rules This competition will be conducted under Canada Artistic Swimming Rules
Information Package Preliminary Information Package

Pool Information Complexe Sportif Claude-Robillard
1000 Avenue Émile-Journault, Montréal, QC
Pool Specs Competition Pool: 21m x 21m (Dive Tank)
Warmup Pool: 25m x 25m
(another 25m x 25m pool may be available as needed)
Deck Privileges Only Coaches and Athletes registered for the Event will be allowed in change rooms and on deck.

All Coaches must have proper accreditations on them at all times, and will be expected to have the proper level of certification as per rule 3.1.9 a): All coaches at the Qualifier/CASC must be fully certified at the Competition Development Level or NCCP Level 3.

Security & Health Services Trained Lifeguards will be on deck at all times during the competition
Rules for Gelling To be confirmed
Rules for stretching & land drill To be confirmed
Where to eat Clubs are allowed to bring food in. Tables and chairs will be provided in the hall at pool level and it will be possible to plug in crockpots.

Please note that there are significant changes to the way warmups will be conducted in 2019

The changes are reflected in the competition schedules below.

  • There will be no more scheduled competition pool warmups for solos and duets. Competitors will be given priority to warmup in the warmup pool prior and during the events, as noted in the schedule.
  • In addition, all team events (team, combo & highlight routine) will have the opportunity to do full run-throughs with music in the competition pool on the day of the events. These trainings with music will be done in order of draw.
Competition Schedule Tentative Schedule v 1.2 Nov 20, 2018
Tentative Schedule v 1.2 – Calendar Nov 20, 2018
Spacing Schedule Available after registration closes
March 25 Training Schedule Available after registration closes

Entry Deadline Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 11:59pm EST
Entry Submission Information All registration and entries must be sent online using Canada Artistic Swimming’s Event Registration software. More details available later.
Entry Fees Entry Fees will be confirmed at a later date
Late Entries Once the deadline has passed, changes can only be requested by email, at [email protected], and will be subject to a late fee.

According to CAS Rule, 5.1.5 b), Each routine whose entry package has not been received or is incomplete by the stated deadline is automatically assessed a $25.00 fine. This fine must be paid to the Chief Referee or designate at the coaches meeting prior to the competition, or the routines concerned will be disqualified from the competition.

The FINAL deadline for late entries is 2 weeks prior to the start of the competition, on March 12, 2019, 11:59 pm EST. No entries will be accepted after this date.

Athlete Surcharge The athlete surcharge fee is $75 per athlete. An online Event Registration Form will be provided to add this amount to the club’s total.
Technical Fee The Technical Fee is $45, levied once for each athlete taking part in any junior or senior
Payment Two payment methods are available. In both cases, payment must be received before the final payment deadline to avoid penalties.

  1. Preferred Method: By Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) to [email protected].
  2. By cheque, payable to Canada Artistic Swimming, sent to:
Canada Artistic Swimming
c/o Lisa Pagliarello
700 Industrial Avenue, Suite 401
Ottawa, ON, K1G 0Y9

Note that the payment deadline is one week after registration, on March 12, 2019, but that late penalties will be strictly enforced.

Event Registration Form All clubs must fill out an online Event Registration Form (available later) which will be used to provide all the pertinent information to the Organizing Committee and to calculate total cost to remit to Canada Artistic Swimming.
Consent Forms & Waivers All athletes must fill out the Athlete Waivers and Medical Release forms which must be handed in at the registration table before the beginning of the competition. The forms will be available at a later date.
Anti-Doping and prohibited substances By registering for this competition, athletes acknowledge that they agree to be subject to random unannounced anti-doping testing. Information about athletes’ rights and responsibilities, as well as the full list of prohibited substances, are available on the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport’s website, www.cces.ca.

The figures draw for the 13-15 Figures event will be determined by Canada Artistic Swimming, according to CAS Rule 4.5.3.b.i.

The figure group […] shall be drawn and posted by the Chief Referee or his/her designate one week prior to the start of the figure event and will be posted on the Canada Artistic Swimming website immediately after they have been drawn.

Coming soon.

When booking your accommodation for this competition, please consider using the Official Host Hotel or one of the preferred hotels. The rates have been negotiated for you and it’s an easy way to help the Organizing Committee. To access these rates, please mention “Synchro Canada 2019” rate when booking.

Hôtel km
Rates Notes
Auberge Royal Versailles
11 km 26 km 2 double beds:
$119.95 (double)
$139.95 (triple)
$149.95 (quad)
Hot breakfast included (from 6am)
Ruby Foo’s Hotel 9 km 11 km 2 Queen Beds:
$149 (double-quad)
$179 (kitchenette)