Attending State Championships next week?
Well, here is what you need to know….
Firstly, the Meet is ON!! And we look forward to some great racing and team spirit. 😊
The Championship schedule is currently the same (keep an eye on the website and Facebook for any changes closer to the start date). Heats commence 9am and Finals at 5pm.
The seating rotation and venue entry groups are now confirmed and available on the website.
The Event Information Book is available on the website – Click Here.
In addition to this information book, you will find some important updated COVID information attached.
I encourage you to familiarise yourself with the event information book and read the new information attached to ensure you are prepared for the week. Capacity is limited so please ensure you know how and when you are receiving entry to the venue. Attendees requesting entry above capacity limits will be requested to leave the premises.
SwimmingSA trusts you will all attend and participate in next week’s Championships abiding by the COVID requirements to ensure we can keep all swimmers in the pool. We look forward to seeing all swimmers race well and achieve their goals.
Should you have any questions or concerns during the meet please feel free to approach your club team manager, a venue staff member, SwimmingSA Staff, security, or our wonderful volunteers and COVID Marshalls.
Together we can make this a successful week - See you Wednesday!
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Important Information to note
§ Swimmers and Parents must register (purchase a free ticket) to attend pre-meet training.
§ Coaches, please nominate for a position to attend pre-meet training.
§ Register via Swim Central – Click Here
§ MASKS ARE COMPULSORY IN THE GRANDSTAND (for persons aged 12years & over) and may only be removed for eating and drinking. Please bring your preferred mask with you as we will have limited spares available.
§ Compulsory masks in the grandstand applies to ALL who are attending the Championships – Swimmers included
§ Masks will be required for medal ceremonies.
§ We strongly encourage you to wear a mask at all other times when social distancing is not possible during the event – unless you are in the pool 😊.
Ticketing and Venue Entry
§ Please remember to purchase your tickets prior to attending the venue and ensure you are aware of what time you may enter the venue and through which entrance.
§ Venue Entry Group Information – Click Here
§ Reminder tickets are MORE EXPENSIVE and are not available until 8:50am at the gate please pre-purchase online.
§ Limit of TWO spectators per swimmer (rostered officials do not count as a spectator)
Athlete Accreditation, Training & Ticketing
§ Athlete accreditation is ONLY valid for the sessions in which you are competing.
§ Athletes who are NOT competing in a particular session are welcome to attend the venue for training but must do so at the prescribed time and must purchase the free venue entry ticket through swim central.
§ Venue Entry Tickets to be released daily – day 1 available now. Purchase via swim central – Click Here
§ There will be two allocated training periods (10am – 11:30am) & (6pm – 7:30pm)
§ There is NO training space on Relay Day. All athletes in the building on this day MUST be racing or be a relay reserve.
Seating & Food/Beverage consumption
§ Please take note of your venue entry time and seating area and ensure you remain in your specified area as much as possible when in the venue.
§ All food and beverage must be consumed whilst SEATED in the grandstand (no sitting on the concourse)
§ Click Here for the seating rotation and venue entry information.
§ All attendees must use the SA Govt QR Code to Scan in
§ All attendees must be signed in with the SwimmingSA App at venue entry (Provide your name or scan your accreditation QR Code)
§ COVID Tracing includes SWIMMERS – Please ensure you have your QR Code scanned when entering the building.
§ Marshalling will take place in two locations.
o The traditional marshalling room for ODD numbered Events
o The waterpolo grandstand for EVEN numbered Events
\§ These marshalling locations apply to both individual and relay events for the week.