With the new year upon us, the USA Swimming 12&Under Tech Suit ban will be here before we know it. If your swimmer will be 12&Under in September 2020, this suit ban can be confusing and a little daunting. What's legal and what's not? How will officials know that my swimmer's suit is legal? What suit should I get my swimmer to race in?
We're here to help! The tech suit ban comes down to two important racing suit features; 12&Unders cannot wear racing suits that are built with woven fabric and they cannot wear suits that have bonded seams. Even those two things can be a lot to unpack, so we'll go a step further and tell you that our NOVA Racing Suitis 12&Under legal, as approved by USA Swimming!
Review the official USA Swimming ruling, why NOVA is legal, and how officials will know what's legal in the infographic below.