Registrations for solo, duo and team entries for the 2019 Rottnest Channel Swim are here!
The 2018 will continue to operate with the FIFS process.
For the 2018 Event, the dates for registration are:
- Registrations for solos and Lavan Charity Challenge teams will be for one week only from 8.30am (AWST) Monday, 22 October to 5.30pm (AWST) Sunday, 28 October 2018.
- Duos and teams will follow from 8.30am (AWST) Wednesday, 31 October 2018
As per previous years, all solo swimmers who register and make payment during this one week time frame will be guaranteed entry into the event.
Duo and Team Entries
Registrations for duo and team entries will open from Wednesday, 31 October 2018
Duo and team entries will be required to confirm their intention and commitment to enter the event by making full payment of the entry fee at the time of registering. Once this upfront payment has been successful, it will confirm your entry in the event.
Successful duo and team entries
Captains of duos and teams who successfully register will receive notification via email and can then invite team members to join. Team mates will then have until 10pm Sunday, 4 November 2018 to join their team. Teams who do not have all team member entered by this cut off date risk losing their entry into the 2019 Rottnest Channel Swim
Please note: there is no acceptance period following the registration window – making the entry fee payment at the time of registering confirms a commitment to enter the event. There will be no refunds for duo and team entries that are successful during registration.
Payment is be made at the time of registering to enter the event. Entry fees and additional T-shirts can be paid with either VISA or Mastercard only via the online registration system.
Consequence of Duplicate Entries
Do not try to gain entry by submitting more than one entry. Swimmers are not permitted to enter in more than one category. Swimmers who submit more than one entry will be penalised and all team members will be banned from entering the Rottnest Channel Swim for two years; the current event and the next event.
Solo Swimmers please take note:
Under the Event Rules, an intending solo swimmer must have either completed a Rottnest Channel Swim solo crossing within the previous two years or completed a 10km qualifying swim between 1 November 2018 and 1 February 2019 in 4 hours and 15 minutes or less. Solo swimmers who do not complete the 10km in the time required do not qualify and will not be permitted to start.