Meet Scoring

Swim Meet Scoring

In dual meets, double duals or triple duals, points are award for places as follows:

a. maximum of two entries per team

RELAYS: 6-3-1-0


b. maximum of three entries per team (most high school dual meets)

RELAYS: 8-4-2-0

INDIVIDUALS: 6-4-3-2-1-0

c. maximum of four entries per team

RELAYS: 10-5-3-0

INDIVIDUALS: 8-6-5-4-3-2-1-0

d. only two relay teams may score for each team in each relay event

e. triangular meets: maximum of two entries per team per event

RELAYS: 14-10-8-6-4-2

INDIVIDUALS: 7-5-4-3-2-1

Note: By prior mutual consent, any of the above scoring systems may be used in any dual, double-dual or triple-dual meet.

In championship and other multiple team meet scoring, including triangular meets, individual points are awarded as follows (for all relays, double the points below).

Place Points

1st 20

2nd 17

3rd 16

4th 15

5th 14

6th 13

7th 12

8th 11

9th 9

10th 7

11th 6

12th 5

13th 4

14th 3

15th 2

16th 1