1st Edition of the USF National Inter-University Swimming Gala due on Saturday 29 October 2016 at Olympia Hostel Swimming Pool, Makerere-Kikoni

The USF does hereby invite All Universities and Tertiary Institutions in Uganda to take part in the 1st Edition of the USF National Inter-University Swimming Gala due on Saturday 29 October 2016 at Olympia Hostel Swimming Pool, Makerere-Kikoni.

The Event List and zip folder, Entry Forms, Gala Rules & Regulations can be downloaded at the download section.

Please note that Entries must be returned by Tuesday 25 October 2016 as confirmation of participation.

Participation Fees will be UGX 300,000/= for USF Affiliated Universities/Institutions and UGX 450,000 for USF Non-Affiliated Universities/Institutions, payable not later than 26 October 2016. Spectators will be charged UGX 5,000/= Spectator Fees.

The Team Manager's Meeting will be held on Wednesday 26 October 2016 at UOC Offices, Lugogo, and is a must attend by representatives for each Team intending to participate.


Rules and Regulations
Event List
Team Entry Form
Team Relay Entry Form

The 1st USF Medical Seminar due on Sunday 30 October 2016 from 10 am to 2 pm at UOC Secretariat, Lugogo

This is to invite all USF Members Clubs, Schools and Universities for The 1st USF Medical Seminar due on Sunday 30 October 2016 from 10 am to 2 pm at UOC Secretariat, Lugogo.

You are requested to nominate 2 athletes (female and male) over 14 years and 2 coaches/Team Managers. Please note that we have only 40 places available, so this will be on a 1st come-first-serve basis. Nominations must be submitted not later than Thursday 27 October 2016 by Email.

The Seminar is fully sponsored by USF, and will be facilitated by 3 experts who will make very useful presentations in the following topics -

1) Mental health on the field.
2) Anti doping.
3) Hygiene
4) Education/ Career on and off the field.

The Seminar Program and materials, if ready will be circulated to only those who confirm attendance.

Please note that priority will go to USF Members and Athletes that are fully paid up/in good standing.


Dear Colleagues,

This is to thank you for turning up for the USF Consultative Dialogue held on Saturday 1 October 2016 at UOC which was a very enriching discussion on USF activities, particularly the new Draft USF Rules & Regulations.

As agreed at the meeting, this is to send you a Soft Copy of the Rules & Regulations [See downloads below] for you to send us your comments by 30 October 2016. Please ensure that you send either a write up, or tracked changes, or both to make it easy for us to follow your comments/proposals.

We will continue reviewing the Rules & Regulations and should send through a refined Draft by Friday 14 October 2016, which will be posted here.

Download also the Minutes of the Meeting especially for our colleagues who missed the meeting to note what transpired.

This is also to request all USF Members Clubs/Schools/Universities to submit your Work Plan/Activities calendars for 2017 to enable us compile the first draft USF Activities Calendar for 2016 that we hope to share with you in November 2016.


We wish to use this opportunity to remind all School/University Coaches to turn up for the Team Managers' Meeting due Thursday 6 October 2016 at UOC starting at 5.30 pm. Please note that attendance is compulsory and those who miss will be asked to withdraw their teams from the 15th USF-Excel National Swimming Gala due from 8-9 October 2016 at Kampala Parents School.


Rules and Regulations [WORD]
Rules and Regulations [PDF]
/Minutes of USF Consultative Dialogues (1st Oct 2016)

Consultative Dialogue Invitation

Invitation to USF Members to the Consultative Dialogue due on Saturday 1 October 2016 at the UOC Office starting at 2.45 pm.

On behalf of the USF Executive Committee, this is to invite the Chairperson and Secretary to a Consultative Dialogue on Saturday 1 October 2016 at 2.45 pm whose main purpose will be for us to provide you with an update on accomplished and ongoing activities, and also consult you on the draft USF Rules & Regulations, 2016


Invitation to USF Members for Consultative Dialogue

FINA Scholarship Programme

Dear Team,

FINA has invited us to submit a scholarship application for 1 eligible athlete under FINA Scholarships Programme not later than 25 September 2016. The final decision will be communicated by 1 October 2016.

The objective for the FINA Scholarship Programme is to enable eligible elite athletes to qualify for the 17th FINA FINA World Championships In Budapest (HUN).

An athlete to qualify for the Scholarship must be between the "Standard B" and "Standard S" as indicated in the attached FINA Scholarships Guidelines and Annex 1 (see downloadable files below).

This is therefore to request you to urgently advise on an eligible athlete who fits the criteria, and make a recommendation by 22 September 2016 to enable us contact the selected athlete in time.


FINA Scholarships - Standards
FINA Scholarships - Application Form
FINA Scholarships - Guidelines
FINA Scholarships - Letter

Summons for the 15th USF National Independence Swimming Gala

Download Summons for the 15th USF National Independence Swimming Gala due from 8 - 9 October 2016 at Kampala Parents School (KPS).

Please note that Entry/Participation Fees will be a flat fee UGX 300,000/= for USF Members School/Institutions, while non-Member Schools will pay UGX 450,000/=. The Entry Fees should be paid not later than 1 October 2016.

Spectators will pay UGX 5,000/= per day. Schools are requested to collect.

The Team Managers' meeting will be held on 1 October 2016 at KPS starting at 11 am.

Please fill out the attached Entry Forms are return them by 30 September 2016 as indicated in the attached Regulations.


Rules & Regulations
Event List
Meet events
Team Entry Forms
Team Relay Entry Forms