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2019 Australian Open Water Swimming Championships

Location

Brighton Jetty, Adelaide, South Australia

Dates

26 January 2019 to

28 January 2019

Start Times

7:00 AM

The 2019 Australian Open Water Championships return to the picturesque Brighton Beach from 26 – 28 January 2019. Australia’s pinnacle open water swimming event will showcase the country’s top and emerging open water swimming talent. A senior and junior team will be selected at the 2019 Australian Championships, further information on team selection can be found below:


This event is free for the public to attend. 

Program of Events

Qualifying Times

Location

Competitor Information Book 

Entries

Entries for the 2019 Australian Open Water Swimming Championships are now open.  Entries will close at 11.59pm (AEDST) on Monday 7 January 2019. Please note that SAL has a strict ‘no late entries’ policy.

All individual entries must be lodged using the Swimming Australia Ltd (SAL) online entry system. The online entry system can be accessed via the link below. Please note that SAL has a strict ‘no late entries’ policy.

Swimmers entering in a relay only and not individual events must enter online as a relay only swimmer. Relay only swimmers entering the age relay must enter event 20 and relay only swimmers entering the open relay must enter event 21. Relay only swimmers who fail to enter online will not receive event accreditation and will be ineligible to swim on event day.

Relay entries for the event must be entered separately on the relay entry page and can only be submitted by the club registrar.
Age for Open events is as at 26th January 2019. Athletes must be 14 years and over to enter open events. Age for Age events is as at 31 December 2019. Age for the JX event is as at 31 December 2019. The JX event is for 12 – 16 years.

Volunteer at the 2019 Australian Open Water Swimming Championships 

Be part of #OurTeam by becoming one of our Event Volunteers at the 2019 Open Water Swimming Championships in Adelaide.

We’ve got some exciting opportunities on offer and plenty of rewards for being part of #OurTeam.  You’ll gain new skills and practice old ones, meet new people and make industry contacts, be part of a fast-paced and energetic environment and, most importantly, have fun!

As a thank you, we’ll give you an exciting Swimming Australia pack and a formal reference at the end of the event.

To register for a role, just fill out the form below. If your application is successful we’ll be in touch with you soon.

What roles are available?

Event Assistant
We’re looking for all-rounders who are willing to take on a varied role. Whether it’s helping to install signage or post-race athlete processing, this is a vital hands-on role that makes sure our event runs smoothly.

For this role, you don’t need any previous experience. We just need you to be confident, show initiative and have great problem-solving skills, and have an interest in gaining event experience. You’ll also need a current Working with Children Check.

This is a hands-on role, and some manual labour may be required.

Accreditation Assistant
We’re looking for volunteers with great people skills who can meet and greet individuals, issue them with their accreditation pass and tell them where they need to go. This is a great way to interact with athletes and our wider swimming community, and gain event management skills at the same time.

For this role, you don’t need any previous experience.  We just need you to be friendly, confident and organised, and have an interest in gaining event experience.  You’ll also need a current Working with Children Check.

Activations Assistant
We’re looking for volunteers with great people skills who can run activations on the beach. With this event being located on the beach over the Australia Day long weekend, we will be running a variety of activations on the beach, which will include lots of engagement with the community.

For this role, you don’t need any previous experience.  We just need you to be friendly, confident and organised, and have an interest in gaining event experience.  You’ll also need a current Working with Children Check.

Shift times:
Thursday 24 Jan:                                     9:30am – 12.30pm & 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Friday 25 Jan:                                          12:45pm – 4:00pm
Saturday 26 Jan – Monday 28 Jan:         7:00am – 11:00am & 11:00am – 3:30pm

To Apply click HERE!

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