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 13-19
  • 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 31 October in the year prior to SSA Championship.  
  • Trials are not conducted to select the SSWA Swim team. The squad will be selected with times from Swimming WA endorsed events only. 
  • 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.
  • A Squad announcement will be announced 2 weeks after close of nominations. Each swimmer is guaranteed 2 individual swims and 1 relay swim. Final event list will be realised 2 weeks prior to deposits due.
  • 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