2022 Country Championships LONG COURSE (1st - 4th October 2022)

Date & Time
Sat, 01/10/2022 to Tue, 04/10/2022
Parap Pool
77 Ross Smith Ave Parap

Event Details

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Swimming NT are excited to be hosting the first ever 2022 Country Swimming Championships at the FINA approved Parap Pool from the 1st - 4th October 2022.

We are looking forward to viewing some of the Country's most talented swimmers from regional Australia who will be competing in the Northern Territory. We expect a large number of Competitors to join us at this great time of year.

All Meet Information, Session Details, Qualifying Times, Accommodation Information, Tourism NT Links and Contact details are in the drop down boxes below. 

Any queries should be directed to the admin email found in the Contact information on the right side of this page and we will help you with your query.

We are looking forward to meeting everyone in Darwin in October.


Rob West

Executive Officer 

Swimming Northern Territory


Swim Central


Meet Information

  • Information Booklet

    This is a Long Course Meet. 

    Entry times will be accepted in SWIM CENTRAL as LC and Converted SC times.



    27/9/2022 Confirmed: Please note that the Event will not be live streamed.

  • Program - Psych Sheet - Reports
  • Event Psych Sheet:

    Event Program: 

    Session Time Lines:

    Meet program FINALS DAY 4 Below.

    Meet Program FINALS DAY 3 Below

    Meet Program FINALS DAY 2 below 

     Meet Program FINALS Day 1

    Teams Reports

    Results file TM


  • Qualifying Times
  • WA Competitors ONLY
  • For WA swimmers to enter the Country Championships please follow the processes below for now until the meet entries close.

    • Have you completed and submitted to SWA an interstate clearance form?  Please complete the form attached and then notify Swimming NT when you have received approval. 



    • Swimming NT will then notify you what you need to do from here.

    If you have any questions please feel free to contact Swimming NT @ admin@nt.swimming.org.au

  • QLD Competitors only
  • Please contact Swimming NT at admin@nt.swimming.org.au if you are having difficulty entering the Country Championships due to membership issues and we will advise what you will need to do going forward.. 

  • Exhibition Relays
  • For Exhibition only!


    Single swimmers who choose to enter their name into a relay in Swim Central MUST swim in at least 1 event at the Country Championships to be Elligible.


    Event Name: Exhibition Relays Country Championships 1st October 22


    Entries through Swim Central

    Entries Open: 14/9/2022

    Entries Close: 25/9/22022 at 11.55am

    Swimmers who wish to enter relays for the Country Championships who do not have enough club members to make a team may nominate through this event to express their interest in participating in an exhibition relay. Swimming NT will make up relay teams at their discretion and if in the instance there is an uneven number of swimmers we will endeavour to find a place in another relay for the swimmer/swimmers not in a team.

    Relay events are as follows : (NOTE all of these events in the exhibition  relays are for single swimmer and only need one entry)


    Country Champs Relay 

    Event Number

    Exhibition Relays Country Championships   

    (matches strokes in the listed Country Championships relay)

    Event Number


    Event 33

    Event 33


    Event 34

    Event 34


    Event 65 and 66

    Event 65A,65B,65C,65D

    A,B,C and D represent different strokes which match in swim central. Select your two preferred strokes from these 4 events listed and you will be added to a relay team.

    Event 101



    Event 102



    Event 141

    14A,14B,14C and14D

    A,B,C and D represent different strokes which match in swim central. Select your two preferred strokes from these 4 events listed and you will be added to a relay team.


    If anyone has any questions please email admin.


  • Deck Pass - Multi - Class Swimmers Only
  • For Multi Class swimmers who require assistance in and out of the pool or require a carer to assist them on pool deck please email admin@nt.swimming.org.au to request a pass. 

    You should in your request provide the following.

    • Name of Swimmer
    • DOB
    • Notification if you require a lane near the side of pool due to accessibility issues
    • Name of Club
    • MC Classification
    • Reason for request
    • A copy of your current Working with Children Accreditation appropriate for your State.

    All requests will be considered and approved at the discretion of Swimming NT.

    Deck passes will be available for pick up at the event.


  • Coaches Deck Pass
  • To obtain a Coaches Deck Pass for the Country Championships please complete the JOT form which can be found HERE

    Deck passes will be available for pick up from the pool during training on the 30th September and on the first day of the meet.

    Please contact admin@nt.swimming.org.au with any queries

  • Team Manager Pool Deck Pass
  • To obtain a Team Manager Deck Pass for the Country Championships please complete the JOT form which can be found HERE

    Deck passes will be available for pick up from the pool during training on the 30th September and on the first day of the meet.

    Please contact admin@nt.swimming.org.au with any queries

  • Event Merchandise
  • Event Merchandise is now available for purchase at the following link.


    Please see the link above for our variety of t-shirts, swim caps, towels and other merchandise for this event. 


    20/9/2022 - All shirts are now in the process of being printed at Team Elite to ensure that everyone receives their shirts at our event! 


  • Technical Officials
  • Technical Officials interested in helping during this event please contact Kate Reynolds at technicalmanager@nt.swimming.org.au 

  • Technical Official Opportunity - Swimmers Aged 14 Years and Over
  • Swimming NT is excited to offer any swimmers Aged 14 years and over the opportunity to shadow a Technical Official during the Junior State Age Challenge on the 1st - 4th October to gain some experience. 

    Anyone interested, should email Kate Reynolds Head Technical Official to express their interest at the following email technicalmanager@nt.swimming.org.au and provide the below information.

    • Name
    • DOB
    • Contact Email Address


  • Time Keepers
  • Time Keepers for Country Swimming Championships


    Swimming Northern Territory are looking Volunteers to Time Keeper at the Country Swimming Championships and Junior State Age Challenge from the 1st-4th October. 2022

    Each Session requires 20 volunteers to assist with time keeping and a roster will be posted on the Swimming NT website prior to the event.

    Food and drink will be provided for our volunteers throughout the session.

    Any of our older swimmers who are 14 years and older who are not competing in the Country Championships are welcome to volunteer.

    To nominate please go to the following JOT form: https://form.jotform.com/222548940477061


    Everyone's assistance is greatly appreciated!

    Thank you.

    Swimming Northern Territory

  • Food Available at Event
  • Food available at the event: 


    Curled Ice Cream: 

    Will be available during the afternoon Sessions - More details will be in the program. Curled have a delicious range of ice creams to help you keep cool.

    For more information on their range: Here

    Northern Brew Darwin:

    Northern Brew

    For the coffee Lovers at heart. Annie has you covered. Northern Brew will be serving coffee, tea and pleny of other drinks during the morning sessions at the event. 

    For more information on their range: Here

    Darwin Swimming Club: 

    Darwin Swim Club

    Darwin Swimming Club will be cooking Bacon and Egg Sandwiches during the Sunday Morning Session as well as Sausages and Steak Sandwiches during the Sunday afternoon session.  There will also be some other treats available as well. These will be listed in the program.

    YMCA Parap.


    YMCA Parap Pool will also have assorted food available for purchase at the Kiosk. Please see the Kiosk staff for drinks, ice creams, pies and assorted sandwiches.


    There will also be assorted:

    • Bacon and Egg Sandwiches
    • Steak sandwiches 
    • Chicken Burgers

    Available through out the meet near the coffee and icecream vans.



  • Entry Lists
  • Can Competitors please check the entry lists and email admin@nt.swimming.org.au NO LATER THAN 10 am tomorrow 27th October if you notice any issues.  

    Entry List Country Championships


  • Sponsors

    NT Government
    Darwin Corporate Park
    City of Darwin


    Zuccoli IGA
    Wilton Homes


    Lia Finocchiaro


    Hudson Parap

Tourism Information

  • Accomodation
  • Hudsons Apartment Hotels

    Swimming NT is proud to partner with Hudsons Apartment Hotel to offer visiting swimmers and there families 15% off accommodation during the 2022 Country Swimming Championships competition.

    To book a room with the special discounted rate please quote the code "AUSCHAMPS22". Bookings will need to made via Hudson Apartment Hotels website or by phone to utilize the code. (NOTE the code will not work with 3rd party providers like 'booking.com' etc).

    Website LINK 

    Phone (08) 7980 0800


    Teams Accomodation

    Teams who are looking for accommodation as of the 24/8/22 and are having difficulty please email admin@nt.swimming.org.au and we will point you in the right direction.


    Tourism NT 

    There is a vast variety of accommodation options located across the NT, Swimming NT encourages attendees to check out the below link for the NTs best accommodation options. 


  • Things To Do
  • Car Hire

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