Swimming

Dates

Thursday 20 May 2021
Friday 21 May 2021
Saturday 22 May 2021

Times

Thursday 20 May: 2:00pm - 4:30pm (warm up from 1:30pm)
Friday 21 May: 8:30am - 3:30pm (warm up from 7:30am)
Saturday 22 May: 8:30am - 2:00pm (warm up from 7:30am)

Venue

Tobruk Memorial Swimming Pool
370 Sheridan Street, Cairns North

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Minimum Age

Minimum age for competition is 18 years. Age is determined as at 31 December 2021.

Please note: 18 year old swimmers must have turned 18 by 20 May 2021

Age Divisions

18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90+,

Fees

Sport Fee: $65 per swimmer for a maximum of 9 events  
Games Registration Fee: $69 per person in addition to sport fee.

Relay team nominations on the day are $20 per team per event payable to a Masters Swimming QLD representative at the event.

Events

  • Freestyle 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m
  • Breaststroke 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m
  • Butterfly 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m
  • Backstroke 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m
  • Individual Medley 200m, 400m
  • 4 x 50m Men’s Freestyle Relay
  • 4 x 50m Women’s Freestyle Relay
  • 4 x 50m Mixed Freestyle Relay
  • 4 x 50m Men’s Medley Relay
  • 4 x 50m Women’s Medley Relay
  • 4 x 50m Mixed Medley Relay

Additional Information

  • Australian competitors must provide Masters ID number and club code when completing online entry. (All non-Masters Swimming Australia members must provide a proof of age via a copy of drivers licence or passport)
  • For overseas competitors a proof of age is required (copy of drivers licence or passport unless current Masters ID number is provided and approved)
  • You must also produce your Games' accreditation and photo ID upon entry to the pool
  • Current FINA swimsuit rules apply. See www.mastersswimming.org.au under 'Rules'
  • World records cannot be recognised as per FINA's rules in respect to multi-sport Games.
  • All swimmers can break Great Barrier Reef Masters Games records - both individual and relays.
  • Masters Swimming Queensland members can break National records and Queensland records.
  • Masters Swimming Australia members can break National records and their respective State records.
  • Multi Class swimmers are welcome to compete either as able body swimmers or in their classification/s.
  • Competitors with a medical disability must forward the current Medical Disability Certificate endorsed by a registered medical practitioner. Forms available from the Masters Swimming Australia website at www.mastersswimming.org.au
  • Competition will be conducted under Masters Swimming rules as at the close of entry date.
  • The competition is presented and sanctioned by Masters Swimming Queensland
  • Limit of 9 individual events per sport fee
  • Heats in each event will be seeded from fastest times to slowest times
  • Entries close 6 May 2021

Relays

  • Relay nominations to be taken on the day of the event. Relay swimmers must have entered at least one (1) individual event and shall not swim for more than one team in each relay event.
  • $20 per team for relay events (register and pay on the day)
  • The organisers may assist with the formation of relay teams
  • Combined ages for relay teams are: 72-119, 120-159, 160-199, 200-239, 240-279, 280-319, 320-359, 360+
  • MSA clubs are encouraged to enter teams in advance via MSQ. Instructions will be provided

Sport Organiser:
Masters Swimming QLD
Sport Coordinator: Cheryl Brodribb
Email: ribbs2@bigpond.net.au
Phone: 0438 647 888