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Event Details

Event Details for the SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2022

This information is subject to change and will continue to be updated. Last updated 20 August, 2021.

Numbers will be capped for teams and individuals at: 100 x 2 person relay teams, 50 x 4 person relay teams, 2600 solo swimmers, 800 1 mile swimmers and 200 kids swimmers = Total swimmers 4000.

Date:

Sunday 13 February 2022 at the Busselton Jetty.      

Start:

Main Swim : Beach/Rolling start per cap colour. After the initial gold cap group start at 8:00am, Solos and Relay Swimmers commence at 8:01am.
One Mile - Swim to Shore : 9:30am.
Kids Swim: 11:00am, waves of 8 swimmers at 30 second intervals.

Finish:

Official race cut-off times is 11:00am for the main swim, team relays and One Mile Swim to Shore.  Cut off is 30 minutes for the Kids Swim. 

Swim Fee: 

Swim CategoryEntry Fee
3.6km Solo $80
One Mile - Swim to Shore $80
2 Person Relay Team $160
4 Person Relay Team $320
Kid's Swim (8-12 years) $30

 

Pre-Race Check-in:

Saturday 12 February 2022 10:00am - 6:00pm (preferred option)
OR Sunday 13 February 2022 6:00am – 8:00am

At check-in swimmers show their e-ticket, receive their swim cap, timing band, start wave and race number tattoo.  You will be required to provide photo ID  and are unable to pick up a pack for others, apart from dependents under the age of 18yrs.

Start & finish points:

SwimmerDistanceWhere do I start?Where do I finish?Getting to the start
Solo 3.6km Beach (east)
Starting area
Beach (West)
Finish chute
Initial Gold Caps start commences at 9:00am.  All other cap colours beach/rolling start commencing 9:01am
Swimmer rounds the end of the Jetty.
Swim to shore.
2 Person Relay Team
- swimmer 1
1.4km Beach (east)
Starting area
Allie's Landing Rolling start after solo swimmers.  Ladder exit.
2 Person Relay Team
- swimmer 2
2.2km Allie's Landing Beach (west)
Finish chute
Walk to Allie's Landing (1.4km).
Jump or ladder entry.
Swimmer rounds the end of the Jetty.
Swim to shore.
4 Person Relay Team
- swimmer 1
1.0km Beach (east)
Starting area
Jetty Platform
(east)
Rolling start after 2-person relay teams.  Ladder exit.
4 Person Relay Team
- swimmer 2
1.0km Jetty Platform
(east)
Underwater Observatory Ramp Walk to the 1.0km mark.
Jump or ladder entry.
Swimmer rounds the end of the Jetty.
Ladder exit.
4 Person Relay Team
- swimmer 3
0.6km Underwater Observatory Ramp Jetty Platform
(west)
Walk to Underwater Observatory Ramp (1.6km)
Jump or ladder entry.
Ladder exit.
4 Person Relay Team
- swimmer 4
1.0km Jetty Platform
(west)
Beach (west)
Finish chute
Walk to the 1.0km mark.
Jump or ladder entry.
Swim to shore.
1 Mile Swim to Shore 1.6km Underwater Observatory Ramp Beach (west)
Finish chute
Walk to Underwater Observatory Ramp (1.6km) Start swimming at 10:30am
Jump or ladder entry.
Swim to shore.
Kid's Swim 222m Beach, east of the swimming jetty Beach (west)
Finish chute
Assemble on the beach at 10:50am.  Start commences at 11:00am.

 

ENTRIES: 

To enter the event you MUST register for the Ballot which opens at 6:00am Friday 1 October 2021.
The Ballot closes 11:59pm Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), Sunday 10 October 2021.

Entries for the Kids Swim open at 6:00am Friday 15 October 2021 and close at 6:00pm Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), Monday 7 February 2022, unless sold out earlier.

 

On-water safety coordinated by Busselton Surf Life Saving Club with assistance from other Surf Life Saving clubs.


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