The 2019 date will be posted in February, please join our mailing list to automatically receive an email once the dates are announced.
No on-deck entries will be allowed.
Regardless of what event an athlete enters (Solo, Duet, Trio, Team, Combo, Technical Event), all athletes must register as an individual using the link above.
Junior Novice: Age 12 & under
Junior: Ages 12 and under
Junior Intermediate: Ages 12 and under
Scholastic: Age 13 - 19
Scholastic Intermediate: Age 13 - 19
Scholastic Novice: Age 13 -19
Open: Age 20 - 49
Masters: Ages 50+
Ages are determined by USSS Inc. rules (2019 minus birth year = USSS Inc age)
Intermediate Division: Athletes who have competed exclusively in intermediate or novice events during the 2019 season.
Novice Division: Athletes who have competed exclusively in novice events or have no competition experience during the 2019 season.
An athlete must meet at least one of the following criteria:
A full-time resident of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont or New York.
A full-time student at a recognized academic institution in Massachusetts
A registered member of a synchronized swimming club in Massachusetts for which you are entering. Athletes entering under this eligibility rule may not also be a member of a non-Massachusetts club
The competition will follow 2018 USSSI Rules with the following exceptions. USSS Inc. membership is not required to participate, unattached swimmers may enter
Each swimmer may enter up to three routines as well as the technical event. The age of the oldest competitor in a routine determines age division for each routine
*Grade level skills clinic details to follow in athlete confirmation letter
For athletes who choose to compete in an event with one or more other swimmers, please have a coach or one person, submit a team event roster to a Bay State Games Synchronized Swimming Coordinator using this link
*There is no minimum time limit
Deck time: 10 seconds maximum
Solo: 3:00 maximum
Duet/Trio: 3:30 maximum
Team: 4:00 maximum
Combo: 4:00 maximum
The specific time schedule for all events will be determined after the registration deadline. A schedule will be included in the athlete confirmation letter and posted here.