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Monday, January 1, 2018

Video Footage Request

USA Swimming licenses footage for commercial/professional use only, including broadcast, multimedia, advertising, feature films, government, educational and industrial. USA Swimming does not directly sell footage or provide footage for personal use.

USA Swimming encourages local and network news outlets to cover events from an editorial perspective, and offers limited access to all non-Olympic events. The available access allowed by the rights-holder on behalf of USA Swimming, is outlined in the Broadcast Policies.

NOTE: USA Swimming does not have licensing rights to any U.S. Olympic Team Trial and Olympic Games footage. Please contact the U.S. Olympic Committee for additional information related to those events.


Please contact USA Swimming regarding all requests for video footage.


License fees vary depending on several factors, such as: intended use, territory, amount of footage used, and term of a project. An on-screen, visual credit must appear at the end of the production. The specific credit required is outlined in the footage license agreement.

USA Swimming reserves the right, at its sole discretion, at any time and for any or no reason, to change, modify,  suspend or terminate this Agreement with or without prior notice.

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