Sat 5 Mar 2011 - Sun 6 Mar 2011
Location: Sydney International Regatta Centre, Penrith
Contact: Liz Avery
Entries Close: 21/02/2011 17:00
Telephone: 02 6219 5600
The 2011 Australian Open Water Swimming Championships will be held at Sydney International Regatta Centre (SIRC), Penrith NSW on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 March. The event will showcase Australia's top open water swimming talent, and is the qualifying event for the 2011 Open Water Swimming World Championships team.
Information Book - Updated 3/02/2011. Please note pre-meet training will now be from 4.00pm - 6.00pm on Friday 4 March.
Program of Events
Important Update - Change to SAL By-Laws re: Advertising on Clothing and Equipment
Swimsuit information - 2011 Australian Open/Age Open Water Championships
The following is a timely notice of the swimsuit rules that will apply for the 2011 Australian Open/Age Open Water Championships. Excerpt from SAL Open Water By-Laws:
In 10km events at the National Championships all athletes regardless of age are permitted to wear suits that comply with FINA OWS suit rules.
In 5km open events at the National Championships open athletes are permitted to wear suits that comply with FINA OWS suit rules.
In 5km age events at the National Championships age athletes are only permitted to wear suits that comply with CBL15.2* (SAL age swimsuit rule - see below) and CBL15.1.3 (traditional swimwear)
*CBL15.2 Additional Swimsuit Guidelines for Age Group Events
(1) All swimwear worn by competitors in Age Group Events (18 and under) conducted in Australia by SAL shall be commercially available products.
(2) Swimwear worn by competitors in Age Group Events shall conform to the following design:
(i) Men's swimwear is limited to one (1) swimsuit that covers at most the body surface from navel to knee. Swimwear may not extend above the navel or below the knees;
(ii) Women's swimwear is limited to one (1) swimsuit that is of "open back" and "open shoulder" designs that may extend down to the knee. Swimwear must not extend below the knees. Swimwear must not have a zipper or any type of fastening devices except for a waist tie on traditional swimsuits.
(iii) Suits must be of textile material and must not contain any non-textile material such as polyurethane or neoprene.
For full Championships by-laws visit:
SAL Open Water By-Laws - as at February 2011
SAL By-Laws for the conduct of Australian Championships - as at February 2011
For clarification please contact Swimming Australia on 02 6219 5600 or email@example.com
Car parking is available in the P1 car park located on the island. The car park is accesible via Castlereagh Road, Gate A.
The nearest Accor property is situated in Rooty Hill, approximately 20 minutes' drive from the Sydney International Regatta Centre.
Novotel Sydney Rooty Hill
33 Railway Street
Rooty Hill, Sydney
Please refer to the Accor Booking Guide below when booking Accor hotels.
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