2016 Hancock Prospecting Australian Championships




07 April 2016 to

14 April 2016

Start Times


The 2016 Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships will see the best swimmers from across Australia line up behind the blocks at the South Australia Aquatic & Leisure Centre, Adelaide ready to race for the chance to fulfil their dreams with selection onto the Australian Olympic and Paralympic Teams for Rio.

Be there to ride the wave of excitement over the eight day event from April 7 to 14 as the likes of James Magnussen, Cate and Bronte Campbell, Maddie Elliott, Mitch Larkin, Emily Seebohm, Ellie Cole and Grant Hackett go head-to-head with the rising stars in Swimming.


Program of Events

Qualifying Times


SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre, Oaklands Park, Adelaide SA

For any enquiries contact liz.avery@swimming.org.au.

Download the Final Points Score here

Download the Team Manager Results File here


All accreditation applicants will be required to upload a photo via the new Swimming Australia Accreditation System.

Please click the below link for step-by-step instructions on how to apply for accreditation. 

Information Book

Relay Entries

Club Packages - NOW CLOSED

Please CLICK HERE to apply for a late club package application.

Late applications are subject to the approval of the Event Operations Manager and will be charged at a cost of $150.00 each.

Coach and manager passes will only be issued to those persons listed on the online application form and accompanied by a fee of $85.00 per person (coach or manager). A list of all personnel who have successfully applied for a club package will be provided on the event webpage one week prior to the application closing date.

It is the responsibility of the club secretary to ensure that club packages for coaches and team managers are lodged online prior to applications closing. A list of purchased club packages will be available on the event web page one week prior to the application closing date. Please check this list to ensure that your club has purchased all of their required club packages. 

Coach or manager passes requested after the close of entries are subject to the approval of the Event Operations Manager and will be charged at a cost of $150.00 each.



For each club package purchased, clubs will receive one accreditation pass for a nominated coach or team manager and an event program for the coach/manager nominated.

Event programs for this event can be collected from the coach’s desk, located on pool deck on the far side of the pool (opposite AOE room).

Clubs are eligible to purchase club packages based on the number of athletes from their club attending the event. Accreditation applications will be allocated based on the following: 

- 1 to 5 swimmers in individual events 2 x Accreditation Passes @ $85.00 each
- 6 to 10 swimmers in individual events 3 x Accreditation Passes @ $85.00 each
- 11 to 20 swimmers in individual events 4 x Accreditation Passes @ $85.00 each
- 21 to 30 swimmers in individual events 6 x Accreditation Passes @ $85.00 each
- 31 or more swimmers in individual events      7 x Accreditation Passes @ $85.00 each

Teams may travel with any combination of managers and coaches that they wish.

For Multi Class athletes requiring an assistant or Tappers, these persons should be included in the club package listing. Swimming Australia will not provide assistants or Tappers for athletes. (In the case of tappers, there must be two tappers, one at each end of the pool)

NOTE: There will be no free entry to the pool on ASCTA Membership or SAL’s accredited coach cards.


Accommodation Deal

Accor is the Official Accommodation Partner of the 2016 Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships.

For discount accommodation rates at nearby Accor properties download the PDF below:

Car Rental Deal

As a swim club you are able to access Swimming Australia’s preferential booking rate at Thrifty. For further details regarding discount car rental rates download the PDF below:


In 2016, the 2016 Georgina Hope Foundation Australian Age Swimming Championship & The 2016 Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships will both be held in Adelaide at SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre in March and April.

The VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION is NOW open for these events, click here to register to Volunteer at these events. 

Doping Control

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) has been notified of the event, and may conduct random testing during the 2016 Georgina Hope Foundation Australian Age Swimming Championships.

Please note that by entering this event you agree to accept that you have been warned of the potential to be selected for anti-doping testing and will comply with any anti-doping testing if required.

To ensure that you are adequately informed on testing procedures, please read the guidelines provided by ASADA here. Please note that blood samples may be required along with standard urine samples.


Codes of Conduct

Swimming Australia is proud to lead the way in providing a safe and harassment free sporting environment for all members. Persons involved in any way with the sport of swimming are therefore expected to adhere to the standard of behaviour outlined in the SAL Codes of Conduct. View the SAL Codes of Conduct, Policies, Procedures and Rules.

General Enquiries Contact

For all other enquiries please send a message to our events team

Program & Entries Information Contact

For queries relating to the program or for assistance in entering the event please get in touch with:


Event Officials + Volunteers Contact

For queries regarding event officiating and volunteering please get in touch with:

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