2023 NSW State Open Championships

Date & Time
Fri, 10/03/2023 to Sun, 12/03/2023
Morning Heats, Evening Finals
Location
Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre

Event Details

Program & QTs

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Entry Fees

$21 Individual Events

$42 Relays

Multi-Class Swimmers

Qualifying Times Apply. Please refer to additional information below.

Entries 

Open Now

Close: 5:00pm, Tuesday 28th February 2023

Coach Registration

Register Here

Coach Registration Closes at 12:00pm 8/03/2023

Support Staff Accreditation

Apply Here

Applications close at
12:00pm 8/03/2023

 

Entries via Swim Central
Entries Close 5:00pm AEDT, Tuesday 28th February
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Event Information

  • Entry Fine Print
    • Long Course and Short Course times achieved since 1st October 2021 can be used to enter this meet
    • Competitors must enter with their long course entry times where possible, however if you enter using a Short Course entry time you will be entered on the Qualifying Time for that event
    • An approved & verified qualifying time must have been achieved, uploaded and approved/verified by the specified closing time and date of the meet
    • It is the responsibility of the person processing the online entries to ensure that all times listed in the system are legal and valid to the swimmer.
    • Payment for online Individual and online Relay entries must be completed online via credit card at the time of processing in order to be accepted
    • Individual Entries - $21
    • Relay Entries - $42
  • Relays
  • Relay Functionality is now available in Swim Central. Instructions on how to enter relay teams- Download Here

    Where a club enters three (3) or more relay teams, all teams must meet the qualifying time to be eligible.

    Should you wish to make any changes to your relay team, an updated relay form must be submitted to the Chief Recorder on race day prior to the start of the session in which the event will be contested. If you are adding new swimmers, you must include their DOB. Relay forms are not required if you are not making any changes.

    A swimmer may only appear in one (1) relay team list for that event.

  • Multi-Class Entries
  • Multi-Class Entries submitted via Swim Central

    Multi Class events are championship events and qualifying times apply. Whilst the Swim Central will allow MC swimmers to enter all MC events – please ensure you read the MC Qualifying times on the Program & QTs document, and only enter events for which you qualify. Entry times will be checked and any swimmers who do not have the correct entry time for their entries, will be withdrawn and no refund will be given.

    No ‘B’ Finals will be conducted for Multi Class Events. Each Multi Class Final will consist of a maximum of ten (10) swimmers. The Final will be filled with a maximum of three (3) swimmers from each Class. If lanes are available, following this process, these will be filled based on the next highest scoring swimmers from the heats, regardless of class.

    Multi-Class Support 
    Multi-Class Swimmers are permitted to have one support person/carer on the athletes side of the venue with them at this event. Support persons must have a valid WWCC and apply in advance. Please complete this form 

  • Interstate & International Entries
  • Interstate Entries

    Interstate competitors* can enter via Swim Central. No clearance is required.
    *with the exception of WA Athletes- please refer to the below.

    International Entries

    A clearance will be required for all international entries.

    For International entries, please complete this manual entry form and return to greta.brodie@nsw.swimming.org.au by the entry close date of 5:00pm (AEDT NSW Time) Tuesday 28th February 2023. 

  • Western Australian Athletes
  • As Western Australian Athletes do not have access to Swim Central, entries are being taken via MY SWIM RESULTS- these must be submitted by Monday, 27 February 2023.

    Enter here: https://www.myswimresults.com.au/Meet.aspx?MeetID=AUS%7C6051

    If you have any issues with this entry process, please email greta.brodie@nsw.swimming.org.au

     

  • Event Program Structure
  • ‘B’ Finals will be conducted for all events provided that twenty-five (25) swimmers contest the heats of that event.

    800m & 1500m Freestyle events will be swum as timed finals with the fastest heat swam in the finals session.

    No ‘B’ Finals will be conducted for Multi Class Events. Each Multi Class Final will consist of a maximum of ten (10) swimmers. The Final will be filled with a maximum of three (3) swimmers from each Class. If lanes are available, following this process, these will be filled based on the next highest scoring swimmers from the heats, regardless of class.

  • Spectator Tickers
  • Spectator Tickets will need to be pre-purchased for both heats & finals sessions. Tickets will be available closer to the event. 

  • Volunteering & Officiating
  • Nominate to Volunteer or Officiate at this meet

    We are seeking nominations from volunteers and Technical Officials to assist at this meet.

    Submit your nomination on this page.

    Working With Children Check

    As of January 1st, 2015, it has become a requirement of the Sporting Organisation that all our staff, officials and volunteers have applied for a Working With Children Check.

    If you have not yet completed this, you can apply for a WWC number HERE.

    Please note: for volunteers (including volunteers and technical officials), this is free to obtain.

  • Coaches
  • Coaches will be required to pre-register for this event here

  • Basket Handlers
  • Swimming NSW is seeking expression of interest from clubs who would like to be Basket Handlers at 2023 NSW State Open. Basket Handlers get the opportunity to be on pool deck, surrounded by some of their hero Olympians, whilst collecting athletes belongings from behind the blocks after each race, ready for the athletes collection. We require a group for each night of finals. 

    An expression of interest form will be available soon.

  • Pre-Meet Training
  • Pre-Meet Training will be available for this meet. Details coming soon.

  • Event Withdrawals & Refunds
  • Swimming NSW recognise that situations will arise whereby a swimmer needs to be withdrawn from their events. Should you need to withdraw from your events, please follow the below process depending on your situation:

    • Withdrawing due to illness or injury:
      • Email greta.brodie@nsw.swimming.org.au with Swimmers Name, Club & Events they will be withdrawing from.
      • Include in your email a copy of a medical/Drs Certificate 
      •  Request a refund via your purchase orders in Swim Central.
      • Once the medical certificate has been sited by SNSW, the refund will be approved in Swim Central. 
    • Withdrawal due to change of mind or availability:
  • Media
  • For all media requests please contact greta.brodie@nsw.swimming.org.au 

  • Event Results
  • Results will be posted on this page following the event.

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