2017 NSW Championships Updates

Welcome to the NSW Surf Life Saving Championships updates page. Here you will find the latest information related to all four events; Lifesaving, Age, Masters and Opens Championships.

To download all necessary NSW Surf Life Saving Championships documents, visit the event page.

If you're on Facebook, updates will also be posted on our Facebook event page.

Event Updates

11 March 2017


UPDATE: Tomorrow's timetable is now online.


Good morning! Conditions are on our side which is pleasing for everyone! Please note the following surf boats will be competing at Blacksmiths Beach: U19 Male, U23 Male, Reserve Male, Open Male and Open Female.

10 March 2017


The daily wrap story, photos, results and the updated timetable is now online.


UPDATE: The Open Championships Timetable has been updated and is now online. Please note there are no Surf Belts, Tube Rescue and Board Rescue events. There will be a Team Managers meeting at 7:30am tomorrow at Swansea Belmont SLSC.


UPDATE: Changes to Surfboat timetable for Saturday 11/3.
7am report for 7.30am start at Croudace Lake.
Lifesaver Relay, Reserve Women, U23 Women, U19 Women and U19 Men.

10am report - Croudace Lake, for further notice of venue.
Reserve Men, U23 Men, Open Women, Open Men.


UPDATE: After a meeting of the safety committee it has been decided that there will be no Ski events contested today. 2K Beach Run will be the final event of the day and will run as per timetable. Please report at 4:30 for a 5pm start. A revised timetable will be available later this afternoon.

10 March 2017


UPDATE: Currently looking at a start time of 11.30 in the Open and U19 Water Events. A risk assessment will be conducted in the U17 water area with the aim of a 1pm start conditions permitting. There won't be any competition in the U15s today, all timetable changes will be communicated this afternoon


UPDATE: Competition is suspended until 10am. At this time there will be further risk assessing to see if conditions are suitable for racing. Team Managers meeting at 10:30am upstairs at Swansea Belmont SLSC.

9 March 2017


Friday's timetable for Open Championships and Masters Boats has been updated and is online.


Masters Championships Day Two is complete. The full day's wrap, photos, results and Champs Chatter is now online.


Open Championships Random and Alpha Draws for Beach Events have been published online.


UPDATE: Reminder Open Champs Team Managers meeting at 6pm at Swansea Belmont SLSC. Due to conditions some events may need to start earlier on timetable Friday.


UPDATE: Timetable has been updated. There are no 60+ and 170+ events.


Welcome to Day 2 of the Masters Championships! Conditions are looking promising for the water events to be run today. Good luck to all athletes! Visit the event page for the latest timetable.

8 March 2017


Thanks to all involved today for the first day of Masters Championships. The daily wrap, results, photos and Champs Chatter are now online.


The updated Masters Championships Timetable and Powercraft Roster are now online.

12:00pm Due to conditions, all water events have been suspended for the rest of the day. A revised program for tomorrow will be released at 5pm today. Additional water safety volunteers would be appreciated if your club has spare capacity.


Masters Champs Chatter Preview is now online.


Past friendships will be renewed and that competitive rivalry which has never quite faded is sure to be on display when the Masters Athletes take Blacksmiths Beach for the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships on Wednesday morning. Read more here.


Good luck to all Masters Athletes! See the Iron Order below.

7 March 2017


Final Event Information for Open Championships is now online.

6 March 2017


Random Draws for Open Championships are online.


Surf Boat Splits for Open Championships are online.

5 March 2017


Random Draws for Masters Championships are now online.


Results, photos, news and Champs Chatter from the Age Championships are online.


In an exciting final day of competition at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships Manly streaked ahead to claim their eighth straight title, but they didn’t have it all their own way with a number of memorable performances on display at Blacksmiths Beach on Sunday. Read more here.

4 March 2017

Updated timetable for Sunday 5 March is available.
Updated Powercraft Roster and Water Safety Roster for Sunday 5 March are available.


UPDATE: Due to conditions, Water Events have been suspended until 9am and will be re-assessed then. Beach Events will run as per timetable.

3 March 2017


News, Results, Photos and Champs Chatter is now online.


Manly’s quest for their eighth straight Age Championship got off on the right foot with the Sydney Northern Beach based club surging to a narrow lead on the first day of the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships at Blacksmiths Beach on Friday. Read the full wrap here: bit.ly/2mS8EjW.


The updated timetable for Day Two of the 2017 NSW Age Championships is online.


UPDATE: Board Events will be postponed until tomorrow. Surf Events will continue for the remaining of the day. Updated timetables will be published online once finalised.


UPDATE: Board Events will continue to be postponed. Surf Events start at 12:45pm. Team Managers have been informed where marshalling will be held. Thanks for your understanding and patience.


Welcome to Day One of the 2017 NSW Age Championships proudly supported by Your local club at Swansea Belmont SLSC. There are no changes to the timetable.

2 March 2017


Champs Chatter is going digital and will be sent to athletes at the conclusion of each day! Each edition will also be published on the Event Page.


Final Event Information for Masters Championships is online.

28 February 2017


Over 2,500 youngsters will be hoping to make their mark at the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships, which gets underway from Friday at Swansea Belmont SLSC, Lake Macquarie. Read more - State's Best Youngsters Ready For Championships.


Age Championships Restricted Events Draw is online.


Age Championships Timetable updated for Saturday Beach 1 and Beach 2 starting times.

27 February 2017 - 9:15am

Lifesaving Championships full results are online.

25 February 2017 - 8:00pm

The first medals for the 2017 NSW Surf Life Championships have been awarded after a highly competitive Champion Lifesaver Event at Blacksmiths Beach on Saturday. Read more - Successful Day For Champion Lifesavers.

24 February 2017 - 10:15am

After an absence of 2,554 days, the NSW Surf Life Saving Championships returns to Blacksmiths Beach when the 2017 Lifesaving Championships get underway at Swansea Belmont SLSC from tomorrow. Read more - Lifesaving Champs To Kick Off State Titles.

23 February 2017 - 4:00pm

Final Event Information for the Age Championships is online.

22 February 2017


Age Championships Marshalling sheets are now online. Please note Iron and Board Rescue are selected events.


Area Maps have been updated. There is no parking at Blacksmiths Public School.

21 February 2017


Age Championships Area Map updated with the U13 and U14s in the Pink Area on Sunday 5 March.


Water Safety Roster for Age Championships is online.

20 February 2017


Lifesaving Championships Final Event Information is online.


Officials Appointments have been updated for all Championships.

17 February 2017 - 1:00pm

Area maps have been updated for all Championships.

16 February 2017 - 1:30pm

Age Championships Timetable has been updated with the All Age Relay (H & SF) moved to Beach Track 2.

10 February 2017 - 12:45pm

Officials Appointments for all four Championships have been updated.

10 February 2017 - 8:30am

Open Championships Timetable has been updated with changes to Open Taplin event and the order of beach age groups.

9 February 2017 - 10:30am

Site maps for Age, Masters and Open Championships are online.

6 February 2017 - 4:00pm

The NSW Championships was officially launched at Swansea Belmont SLSC on Monday 6 February. Read more here: Countdown Begins to NSW Championships.