Round 8 - Rockingham


Head south of Perth to enjoy one of WA’s best-kept secrets. Rockingham beach returns to the series in high demand, and with multiple distances on offer there is something for everyone. 


Rockingham Foreshore

Date of Event

Monday 3rd March 2014


500m, 1.25km, 2.5km

Timing Badge & Cap Pickup

Pre-registered competitors - Timing badge & cap collection will be open between 6:00-7:30am

Late registrations - A limit of up to 20 late registrations will be accepted on the day between 6:00-7:15am. Late registrations will incur an additional $20 late fee. 

During this process competitors will have their race numbers marked on their arms by our officials.


Note: These times will be strictly adhered to. If you arrive after the respective cut-off times you will not be allowed to race.

This is a water safety issue and is taken very seriously

Water Safety

Swimming WA will have support craft and personnel on the water and on the shore. We thank our partners; Surf Life Saving WA who provide equipment and staff to help us here.


To swim in a Swimming WA Open Water Swim Series event there are no restrictions on swimwear.

However if you are a Swimming WA member and wish to use your time to qualify for Nationals then you must adhere to Swimming Australia (SAL) Open Water By-Law 7 on swimwear. Please view here.

Race Briefing


Event Start Time



Swimming WA First Time Series Swimmers

First Time Series Swimmers automatically become an Open Water SWA member and gives you a $10 discount for future Swimming WA Open Water rounds.

However, If you are already a registered Swimming WA Member you can't registrer yourself as a first time series swimmer. You automatically go to the Swimming WA Member selection and have the discount provided.

First time 13/14 Series Swimmer

500m, 1.25km & 2.5km - $40

Swimming WA Member

 500m, 1.25km & 2.5km- $30

Closing Date

Entries close at 5:00pm Wednesday 27th February 2014


The top three place getters in each age and gender category for each distance will be awarded medallions.

Spot prizes will also be presented throughout the event.

Event Information

  • All events will be using electronic timing


Eligible Age Groups

500m Minimum age: 9yrs of age on day of competition

1.25km Minimum age: 11yrs of age on day of competition 

2.5km Minimum age: 12yrs of age on day of competition