SSG Synchronized Swimming



Location and Schedule


Friday, June 8 – Sunday, June 10, 2018


Gandy Pool
404 Imperial Boulevard
Lakeland, FL 33803

Date / TimesEvents
Friday, June 8, 2018
11 a.m.Coaches Meeting-Novice Division
11:30 a.m.Lap Swimming/Figure warm-ups/Figure Competition
Novice Solos, Duets, Trios, Teams
Awards – All Novice Events
Saturday, June 9, 2018
8 a.m.Coaches Meeting-Intermediate Division
8:30 a.m.Lap Swimming/Figure warm-ups/Figure Competition
Intermediate Figures Warm-up/Figure Competition
Intermediate Solos, Duets, Trios, Teams
Awards All Intermediate Events
Sunday, June 10, 2018
8 a.m.Coaches Meeting-Junior Olympic Division
Junior Olympic Age Group Figures Warm-up/Figure Competition
Junior Olympic Age Group, Masters Open and Open Solos, Duets, Trios
(Masters/Open divisions only), Teams, Combo Teams
Awards All Junior Olympic Age Group & Open Events

Events / Event Codes

Synchronized Swimming:  039SYN22

Entry Requirements

  1. Entry fee is $30 and includes an official Sunshine State Games t-shirt.
  2. Each applicant must complete an Individual Entry Form and Waiver of Liability and submit them by the entry deadline or register online at
  3. All Sunshine State Games forms must be received by May 22, 2018 or register online at by May 25, 2018. All “Form A” meet entries are to be received by May 25, 2018 to and/or
  4. NO registrations will be taken the day of the event.
  5. It is the responsibility of the applicant to confirm their registration by visiting or calling toll-free 866-FL-GAMES (866-354-2637).
  6. All athletes must be a resident of Florida. All athletes competing as Junior Olympic Age Group, Intermediate, Novice or Masters must be registered with USSS. All athletes competing in Open competition do not need to register with USSS.
  7. Junior Olympic Age Group Athletes or Masters athletes: You must be registered with a club or as unaffiliated (solo only). For the Jr. Olympic division, top six finishers in solo, duet, and trio from the Northwest Florida Association, Southwest Florida Association, Northeast Florida Association, and Southeast Florida Association Championships qualify to compete at the Sunshine State Games Finals (teams do not have to qualify). All clubs without a qualifier in a specific event will be allowed one entry per age group, per event.
  8. Intermediate, Novice, Open Divisions: athletes may enter a maximum of two routines for all 4 divisions. For example, you may enter one routine event in Novice division and one routine event in Intermediate division. ADDITIONAL NOTE: Intermediate athletes who enter one routine in the Intermediate division may also enter ONLY one routine in the AGE GROUP division.
  9. Junior Olympic Age Group Division: Athletes may enter a maximum of three routines in the AGE GROUP division unless this athlete is also competing in a routine in the Novice, Intermediate, or Open Divisions. If that is the case, an age group athlete is limited to a total of 2 events in all 4 divisions.


  1. Novice Division: Solos, Duets, Trios, Teams, Figures 8 & Under, 9-10, 11-12, 13 & Over
  2. Intermediate Division: Solos, Duets, Trios, Teams, Figures 10 & Under, 11-12, 13-15, 16-17, 18 & Over
  3. Open Division: Solos, Duets, Trios, Teams (NO FIGURES) One Age Group Only
  4. Junior Olympic Age Group Division: Solos, Duets, Teams, Combo Teams, Tech routines (16-17/18-19 divisions) 10 & Under, 11-12, 13-15, 16-17, 18-19
  5. Master Open Division: (20 and over) (NO FIGURES)

Sport Rules

  1. Novice Division: Athletes must perform the U.S. Synchro novice elements. Contact U.S. Synchro at to get a complete list of novice elements or contact Lorraine Valerino to learn details. Time limit is 1:30 for routine music of a coach’s choice.
  2. Intermediate Division: Routine times are: Solos – 2:00 plus/minus 15 seconds, Duets/Trios – 2:20 plus/minus 15 seconds, Teams – 2:50 plus/minus 15 seconds. Deck work – 10 seconds. Athletes must perform a technical routine including all prescribed elements in the order listed. For a copy of the Intermediate Technical Requirements for the 2014 Sunshine State Games, contact Lorraine Valerino, or look in the appendix of the 2015 USSS Rule book available on the this website at
  3. Open Division: All routine times are 2:00 plus/minus 15 seconds – 10 seconds deck work. Open Division is for all athletes of any age. No minimum time. Free routines and music.
  4. Junior Olympic Age Group Division: As established by USSS.
  5. Master Open Division: All routine times are 2:00 plus /minus 15 seconds – 10 seconds deck work. Open is for athletes ages 20 and over. No minimum time. Free routines and music.
FIGURES (2017-2021 FINA Quad)

423  Ariana   2.2
143  Rio        3.1
240a  Albatross Half Twist   2.2
403   Swordtail   2.3

106  Straight Ballet Leg, Single 1.9
301  Barracuda   1.9
311 Kip               1.6
401  Swordfish    2.0

INTERMEDIATE “B” – a USSS category
101   Ballet Leg, Single  1.6
301   Barracuda     2.0
48   Tower           1.9
420  Walkover, Back    1.9

101 Ballet Leg, Single 1.6
310 Blossom 1.1
201 Dolphin 1.4
370 Prawn  1.6

Entry Sheets

In addition to completing the Sunshine State Games entry form, all teams or individuals must also complete one entry sheet FORM A for Novice, Intermediate, Open, Junior Olympic Age Group. You can obtain these sheets from All sheets must be emailed or postmarked by May 18, 2018. Please e-mail all Form A entries and list of judges and volunteers to Lorraine Valerino, Sunshine State Games Synchro Event Coordinator and Anna Whitman at AND Jeanie Saunders, Scoring – If email is not available, a hard copy can be mailed to: Lorraine Valerino, P.O. Box 7896, Lakeland, FL 33807.

Mary Rose Sunshine State Games Grant Program

In partnership with the U.S. Synchronized Swimming Foundation, the Florida Sports Foundation is proud to offer the Mary Rose Sunshine State Games Grant Program, in memory of the late Mary Rose. The mission of the grant is to fund short-term projects that lead to ongoing, self-sustaining programs, or the growth of synchronized swimming. Please visit for more information. The Grant Program is funded through proceeds from participation in the Sunshine State Games.

Registration and Contact Information

CLICK HERE to register online for 2018 SSG Synchronized Swimming.

Lorraine Valerino: (863) 660-1401 or

Anna Whitman: (863) 712-3854 or

Hotel & Hospitality

SSG Synchronized Swimming (6/8-6/10/18, Lakeland): CLICK HERE for hotel information.