Key dates

23
Sept

Swimmers seminar

Learn about what to expect to be prepared for the upcoming South32 Rottnest Channel Swim.

  • Who: All swimmers
  • When: 6.00pm Wednesday, 23 September 2020
  • Where: Lecture Theatre – HBF Stadium

26
Oct

WA resident registration dates

  • Who: Solos, tandem solos and Lavan Charity Challenge teams
  • When: 8.30am (AWST) Monday, 26 October to 5.30pm (AWST) Sunday, 1 November 2020
  • Where: Online

4
Nov

WA resident registration dates

  • Who: Duos and teams
  • When: First in first served from 8.30am (AWST) Wednesday, 4 November – team members must join their team by Sunday, 8 November.
  • Where: Online

30
Oct

Solo qualifying swim

  • Who: Solo swimmers who haven’t completed a Rottnest Channel Swim in the previous two years
  • When: Friday 30 October 2020 – Saturday 30 January 2021
  • Where: Any eligible open water swim

14
Nov

Nutrition & Injury Prevention Workshop

Learn about vital nutrition and injury prevention tips to prepare for the upcoming South32 Rottnest Channel Swim.

  • Who: All swimmers
  • When: 10am Saturday, 14 November 2020
  • Where: Lecture Theatre – HBF Stadium

15
Dec

Interstate registration dates

Should WA’s interstate border be opened, or a set date announced for opening that is prior to the swim, a second release of 75 entries will occur.

  • Interstate soloists: 8:30am – 5pm Tuesday 15 December
  • Remaining entries: 8:30am on Wednesday 16 December
  • Where: online

23
Jan

Volunteer briefing

  • Who: Compulsory for all volunteers
  • When: 10am Saturday, 23 January 2021
  • Where: HBF Stadium

28
Jan

Lavan Charity Challenge Briefing

  • Who: Invitation only
  • When: 5:30pm Thursday, 28 January 2021
  • Where: TBC

30
Jan

Metro Safety Briefing

  • Who: Compulsory for all solos, and at least one member of each duo/team. It’s also recommended that support boat skippers attend
  • When: 2.30pm Saturday, 30 January 2021
  • Where: HBF Stadium

30
Jan

Support Crew Info Session

  • Who: First-time skippers and paddlers (but everyone is welcome)
  • When: Saturday, 30 January 2021 following the Metro Safety Briefing
  • Where: HBF Stadium

TBC

Paddle WA Paddle Course

  • Who: First time paddlers
  • When: TBC
  • Where: Ascot Paddle Club

19
Feb

Interstate and Regional Briefing

  • Who: Invitation only for interstate, international and regional competitors
  • When: 9:00am & 11:00am, Friday, 19 February 2021
  • Where: Cottesloe Surf Life Saving Club. 87 Marine Parade, Cottesloe 6010

20
Feb

2021 Virtual Rottnest Channel Swim

  • Who: Those who aren’t attending the actual event but still wish to complete the swim.
  • When: Saturday, 20 February 2021
  • Where: Your local registered pool

20
Feb

2021 South32 Rottnest Channel Swim

  • Who: All participants, volunteers and staff on the day!
  • When: Saturday, 20 February 2021
  • Where: Cottesloe Beach to Rottnest Island