Key dates

18
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, 18 September 2019
  • Where: Lecture Theatre – HBF Stadium

21
Oct

Registration dates

  • Who: Solos, tandem solos and Lavan Charity Challenge teams
  • When: 8.30am (AWST) Monday, 21 October to 5.30pm (AWST) Sunday, 27 October 2019
  • Where: Online

30
Oct

Registration dates

  • Who: Duos and teams
  • When: First in first served from 8.30am (AWST) Wednesday, 30 October to 5.30pm (AWST) Sunday, 3 November 2019 – or until sold out
  • Where: Online

01
Nov

Solo qualifying swim

  • Who: Solo swimmers who haven’t completed a Rottnest Channel Swim in the previous two years
  • When: Friday, 1 November 2019 – Saturday 1 February 2020
  • Where: Any eligible open water swim

18
Jan

Volunteer briefing

  • Who: Compulsory for all volunteers
  • When: TBC Saturday, 18 January 2020
  • Where: HBF Stadium

30
Jan

Lavan Charity Challenge Briefing

  • Who: Invitation only
  • When: 5:30pm Thursday, 30 January 2020
  • Where: TBC

01
Feb

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, 1 February 2020
  • Where: HBF Stadium

01
Feb

Support Crew Info Session

  • Who: First-time skippers and paddlers (but everyone is welcome)
  • When: Saturday, 1 February 2020 following the Metro Safety Briefing
  • Where: HBF Stadium

TBC

Paddle WA Paddle Course

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

21
Feb

Interstate and Regional Briefing

  • Who: Invitation only for interstate, international and regional competitors
  • When: 9:00am & 11:00am, Friday, 21 February 2020
  • Where: TBC

22
Feb

2020 Virtual Rottnest Channel Swim

  • Who: Those who aren’t attending the actual event but still wish to complete the swim.
  • When: Saturday, 22 February 2020
  • Where: Your local registered pool

22
Feb

2020 Rottnest Channel Swim

  • Who: All participants, volunteers and staff on the day!
  • When: Saturday, 22 February 2020
  • Where: Cottesloe Beach to Rottnest Island