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Who to Contact

Position Name School Email
Tour Leader Mark Saggers Central Institute of Technology
Coach/Manager  Jason Evans  Carine SHS  
Coach/Manager Deborah Saffy St Joseph’s Catholic PS
Coach/Manager Tahlia Burghall Ellenbrook SC
Coach/Manager Megan Saggers 
Coach/Manager Kimberley Hallett Bunbury SHS

Interstate Event Information

Event Date Venue /State Age
25 July to 31 July 2018

Hobart, TAS

10 – 19 year olds

 Interstate Trial Information

Trial Specifics

Please click on the above nomination tab 

Nomination due: Friday 13 April 2018

Cost  No Cost to Nominate

Trial Details





The team will be selected using nominated times (see details regarding accredited times below). You will be notified if you are on the team by Mon 7 May 2018.  Once offers of places have been accepted SSWA coaches will then organise swimming training sessions for later in the year.


Students are to nominate for events online, on the above nomination tab. 

Schedule of Events can be found HERE (when available)


Accredited times will only need to be provided with your nomination form if they are from non-Swimming WA official events.  Approved events include Swimming WA official events, and the following events: SSWA, IGSSA, PSA, ACC, SWISSA carnivals.


Only long course times achieved up to Friday 13 April 2018 will be accepted (no converted short course times will be accepted).


Eligibility To be eligible for selection students must:

  1. Be a full time student at a DoE recognised educational institution.
  2. Be aged 10 year+ or 19 and under, as at the 31 December in the year of competition.

** Please note that competitors aged either 10 or 11 (as of 31 December in the year of competition) will be permitted to participate, with the additional stipulation that a parent or nominated guardian must accompany them for the duration of the Championship.  SSWA reserves the right to withdraw this team from the SSA Championship if insufficient numbers of students are selected in the team.


Swimming  Interstate Nomination

By submitting this nomination form I agree to the following;


  • I have read the Selection Policy
  • I will abide by the decisions of the selectors
  • My parents are aware of and endorse this nomination
  • I understand it is a parent/student responsibility to notify the school of this nomination
  • I understand it is a parent/student responsibility to notify event officials of any medical conditions that may affect the student’s well-being during trials



Swimming [Nominations Friday 13 April 2018] 

Swimming Multi Class [Nominations Friday 13 April 2018] 



Selection Policy

Swimming Interstate Team Selection Policy


  • The School Sport WA (SSWA) swimming committee will appoint selectors to undertake the process of selecting the State team.

  Selection Process

  • Team selection criteria listed will be adhered to in all cases, except where exceptional circumstances may prevail.
  • Championship events will be listed on the SSWA website, once they are made available.
  • Ages are taken as at 31 December in the year of competition.
  • Ages 10-19
  • Prospective competitors MUST nominate via online form on the SSWA website.
  • Prospective team members must complete the official online nomination in full and submit on, or prior to, the prescribed date.
  • Late nominations will not be accepted.
  • Team selection will be based on Long Course times only taken from at 30 April 2018.  For non SWA times nominees may be asked to produce evidence of times. Times from SWA official events will be confirmed by the selectors after the close of nominations.  Hence they do not need to be entered, or updated if subsequent faster times are achieved.
  • SSWA reserves the right to limit the overall team size.
  • All swimmers will be considered for individual events,  consideration will also be given to the resulting full team size.
  • Team members will be required to adhere to all SSWA Policies and Processes. 
  • Team membership offers will be made two (2) weeks after close of nominations.  Swimmers will then be advised of the procedures to be followed to formally accept such an offer.
  • Should a team member withdraw prior to the Championship, the selections committee may select a replacement swimmer from the existing team or from other nominees.


  • Rules for Multi-class – Must meet a qualifying time of 150% of the World Record for their classification and event. Other times may be considered, but not necessarily accepted


Excursion Mgmt Plan

Excursion Management Plan


SSWA is contracted by the Department of Education through a Grant Agreement to provide sport experiences and opportunities for all students in WA schools.


The Grant Agreement with the Department of Education requires SSWA to:

  • Maintain appropriate insurances in relation to the provision of the service
  • Ensure that compulsory criminal record checks have been completed on all volunteers and employees
  • Conduct off school site activities in accordance with the DoE Excursions: Off School Site Activities Policy


Click HERE to see the Swimming Excursion Management Plan


Results and History