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Swimming Northern Territory welcomes you to the 2023 Country Swimming Championships



The 2023 Country Swimming Championships is being held at Parap Pool in Darwin from the 30th September to the 3rd October 2023, as the premier swimming event for swimmers from regional or remote areas of Australia. The eligible age of swimmers for the Country Swimming Championships is 11yrs & older. In addition to our main event and to accommodate families coming to the event, we are also running, in conjunction with the 2023 County Swimming Championships, the 2023 Junior Age Challenge, open to swimmers aged 9-11yrs that are able to compete in all 50m and 100m events as well as the 200m Freestyle. There are no qualifying times for this events and will be found on Swim Central, when open, within the 2023 Country Swimming Championships event.


Additional activities, to complement the 2023 Country Swimming Championships are also being organised on the 29th September and 4th October for those participants interested in taking part. These activities include a Phoenix Foundation JX Clinic to be run by Australian Olympic Gold Medallist - Chelsea Hodges, Elite Athlete Meet & Greets, Technical Official training / mentoring, coaching workshops / seminars, hopefully including a development coaching course (TBC) as well as an opportunity to travel in a group environment to one of the Northern Territories most spectacular and memorable experiences - the Adelaide River Jumping Crocodiles.

For all of the Pre-Meet Information, including format, eligibility, program of events, qualifying times and all other relevant Championship information, click on the tab below to download a copy of the 2023 Country Swimming Championships Pre-Meet Information Booklet.

Explore this event specific website to find the best accommodation and tourist deals that Swimming Northern Territory have and will continue to put together with our incredible partners. In addition to that, we have worked in conjunction with  Tourism Top End to get you access to the best deals through the following website -

The Northern Territory truly is the adventure capital of Australia, so come and experience a fantastic Swimming Championship and all the NT has to offer  - The NT is the most beautiful and exciting place in the world!!!!

Swimming Northern Territory is pleased to offer, as part of the 2023 Country Swimming Championships, an opportunity for swimmers aged 9-13yrs to take part in a Phoenix Foundation JX clinic with our meet ambassador - Chelsea Hodges. The Phoenix Foundation is the new season sponsor of Swimming Australia's JX program.


The 2023 Country Swimming Championships JX Clinic will take place at Parap Pool over the course of Friday 29th September. Further information and the opportunity to register for the clinic is available - clink on the link below.


Register below to be put onto our mailing list to be kept fully up-to-date with all the latest information as it's released regarding the 2023 Country Swimming Championships

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