The 2018 Georgina Hope Foundation Australian Age Swimming Championships will be held at the Sydney Olympic Park and Aquatic Centre from April 21 to April 28. The Age Championships will be a fantastic opportunity for the future of our sport to compete, right off the back of a home Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. It will also act as the selection event for the Junior Pan Pacific Championships to be held in Suva, Fiji and the Oceania Championships to be held in Papua New Guinea.
Click HERE for Live Results
Tickets are on sale now, visit the Ticketbooth website or follow the links below to purchase your tickets today.
Heats, Finals & Day Passes
Parking for athletes, coaches, support staff and spectators is available at a rate of $15 per day. This rate will be available within P2 and P3 at Sydney Olympic Park. Secure Parking will provide stakeholders with a parking exit voucher upon payment of the $15. This voucher will need to shown to the Secure Staff to exit the finals session. This system will allow cars to exit after Heats and return for Finals at no additional fee.
Catch all the behind the scenes action and snaps from this Age Champs on Snapchat. Just follow Swimming Australia and keep your eye on our story for updates. Also make sure to use the special Age filter for your own snaps to show everyone you’re a part of the action!
Official Event Photography
Sports in Focus is the official photographer at the event and will be capturing action, presentation, individual and club photos. To form the club photo, Sports in Focus require professionally choreographed individual photos to be taken of all swimmers. The process is really simple and will take no longer than 5 minutes.
Individual pictures can be taken between 8:30am – 11:30am each morning at the Sport in Focus stand at the SOPAC Concourse.
All clubs who take part will receive 2x complimentary A4 Team Posters. What's more... all orders received before Friday, 20th April will receive a second copy for FREE! To view the products on offer and to confirm your club CLICK HERE
To order and view the Official Club Photography Product Range CLICK HERE
Make sure you sign up to be notified when photos become available and receive any special promo offers HERE
arena Event Merchandise
Due to an overwhelming response we have limited event merchandise available at the arena pop up store at the Georgina Hope Foundation Australian Age Championships.
arena are now taking orders at onsite
for event specific Hoodies, T-shirts and swimming caps. Delivery for early June 2018.
Please see staff at the arena pop up at SOPAC to place your order by the final day of competition, Saturday 28th
arena Pop Up Store Opening Hours
8:30am - 12:30pm & 2:30pm - 6:30pm
Saturday 21st - Thursday 26th
Heats: 7am - 30 minutes post session finishing
Finals: 4pm - 30 minutes post session finishing
Friday 27th - Saturday 28th
Heats: 8am - 30 minutes post session finishing
Finals: 2:30pm - 30 minutes post session finishing
arena Information Sessions
Come and join the arena team for a free information session. Two time slots are available;
Saturday 21st at 1:30pm straight after heats
Tuesday 24th at 4:30pm during finals warm up.
Meet at the arena pop-up store at the specified time on the balcony and you will be escorted to the Dawn Fraser room. The sessions are open to all athletes, parents and spectators.
All participants will receive a voucher for 20% off all Racing Suits purchased at the arena pop-up store.
Optus Fan Zone
The Optus Fan Zone is back! Pick up some free Optus thunder clappers on your way into the action so you can cheer your friends on. While you’re there why not have a quick game of giant connect four or jenga? It’s all happening at the Optus Fan Zone.
Come and say hi to our nutrition sponsor Bio Island on the balcony at SOPAC. You can learn all about our partnership with this great brand and find out more about their products for you and your family.
Program of Events