2019 South Australian Country Championships

Date & Time
Thu, 10/01/2019 to Sun, 13/01/2019
First Race 4.00pm
Port Pirie Sports Precinct

Event Details

CLICK HERE - Updated 11/01/18

8/01/19 - Championship Session Timelines UPDATED - Click Here

31/12/18 - Team Seating Allocation Now Available - See Event Information Book for details

7/01/19 - Please note the following changes to Event Information Book. Coaching Course on Thurs to be held at the Lions Football Club (across from the pool) and the Officials Course will be held in the Marshalling Room at the Pool. 

8/01/19 - A Drop off Zone is available for participants at the Port Pirie Venue - Click Here for Information.

8/01/19 - Limited car parking will be available in front of the John Pirie School Gymnasium

8/01/19 - Meals will now be available until 9pm on Friday & Saturday nights at the Lions Football Club across from the pool. Bookings essential. Please view the menu in the event information book and contact Megan for any bookings - 0428 741 568

9/01/19 - Warm Up Groups are now available - Group A (Eastern Districts, Eyre, Interstate Visitors) and Group B (Upper North, Mid North, Riverland, South East, Broken Hill).


Please note the venue for Country Connect is the Lions Football Club - anticipated start time remains at 2 pm subject to conclusion of morning session


SwimmingSA Events

Entry Information

  • Championship Information
  • The 2019 South Australian Country Championships is a combination of age and open championships.

    This is a championship meet under the performance strand of the South Australian competition structure.

    This event incorporates the Optus Junior Dolphins and Superfish Carnival on Thursday 10 January 2019.

  • Eligibility Information
  • Entry Information

    Athlete Eligibility: Minimum Age Applies - Country Individual Events 10 years, Country Relay 7 years

    Standard Times apply and must be achieved in the heat to be eligible to swim in the Finals.

    Time Qualifying Period: Long Course Times Only from 1 October 2016 - Standard Times Click Here

    Event Listing - Click Here

  • Entries
  • Entries closed on Wednesday 19 December at 12.00pm

    Confirmed Entrants List - Click Here

Ticketing & Accreditation

Coaching & Officiating Development

  • Coaching Course
  • Please note there have been some changes to the coaching course for the Port Pirie Championships.

    All the information you need to know can be found on our website - Click Here

    For more information please contact Cory Bampton

  • Officials Training
  • Registrations Extended - Now Closing Thursday 3rd January 2019

    12:00pm – 3:00pm - Thursday 10th January 2019

    Venue: Port Pirie Sports Precinct

    During the Country Championships SwimmingSA and experienced Technical Officials will be offering an IOT/JOS course. During the course there will be a video presentation, question time followed by the completion of the exam content. As time is restricted, a prerequisite of attending the course is the completion of the online modules for either or both accreditations.

    To complete the Prerequisite modules visit https://nswtraining.swimming.org.au/courses/

    The first step for new officials is to complete the Australian Sports Commission Introductory Level Officiating General Principals Online Course. Go to https://learning.ausport.gov.au Whilst is it not mandatory to have completed this prior to attending the course, it will need to be done in order to become fully qualified. Once you have completed this module, please forward your certificate to SwimmingSA to be uploaded to your MyLane profile.

    To register for the course, please click here registrations must be submitted by no later than 27th December 2018.

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