• Swanny will host Round 3 of the SunSmart Senior Carnival Series on Sun Jan 14 2018! Sign up to the Facebook Event (link TBA) or email competition@swannysurfclub.org.au to get involved and see how you can help out.
  • Country Carnival is one of the biggest weekends on the Club calendar so be sure to keep it free, Fri 26 – Sun 28 Jan 2018. Sign up to the Facebook Event (link TBA) to get all of the freshest details.


2017/18 SLSWA Surf League

The SLSWA is a new team-based competition for Open competitors in a similar style to the existing interstate and World team competitions. There are three events throughout the season and each will involve:

  • Lifesaver Relay involving a surf boat crew, a sprinter, a swimmer, a board paddler and a ski paddler with at least four males and four females in the team
  • Surf Boats, Sprints, Flags, Ski, Board, Swim & Ironman races for both genders
  • Male and Female Taplin Relay (3-person male and female teams with swim, board and ski)

Swanny is planning to get a team together, contact competition@swannysurfclub.org.au for more information or if you are interested in competing!

Schedule of events

  • Round 1: Sunday 3 December 2017, Location TBA
  • Round 2: Sunday 7 January 2018, Location TBA
  • Round 3: Sunday 4 February 2018, Location TBA


2017/18 SunSmart Senior Carnival Series for Youth (U14-U15) and Seniors (U17 and above)

This series of competition is designed to provide members the opportunity to maintain their skills and fitness and engage in healthy competition and team activity.

Schedule of events

  • Senior Carnival R1: Sunday 26 November 2017, Location TBA
  • Senior Carnival R2: Sunday 10 December 2017, Location TBA
  • Senior Carnival R3: Sunday 14 January 2018, Swanny
  • Senior Country Carnival: Friday 26 January (beach events) and Saturday 27 January 2018 (water events), Mahomets Beach, Geraldton
  • Senior Carnival R4: Sunday 11 February 2018, Location TBA
  • Senior Carnival R5: Sunday 11 March 2018, Location TBA
  • SunSmart WA Senior Surf Life Saving Championships: Saturday 24 March to Sunday 25 March 2018 – Scarborough Beach


2017/18 SunSmart Nipper Carnival Series

Nippers is about children participating in safe, fun and organised activities in a beach environment. For our Under 10 to Under 13 Nipper members (9-12 year old members), SLSWA provides Nipper Surf Sports Carnivals and Championships.

For the 2017/18 season SLSWA have also introduced Little Nippers Surf Sports Carnival for the Under 8 and Under 9 Nipper members, as a fun way to introduce sport to these younger age groups. The Little Nippers Carnivals will be held at safer locations and club volunteers will work together to help deliver an introductory surf sports experience for these Little Nippers.

Schedule of events

Little Nippers (U8-U9)

  • Little Nippers Carnival R1: Sunday 14 January 2018, Location TBA
  • Little Nippers Carnival R2: Sunday 28 January 2018, Champion Bay, Geraldton
  • Little Nippers Carnival R3: Sunday 11 February 2018, Location TBA
  • SunSmart WA Surf Life Saving Little Nippers Championships: Sunday 04 March 2018, Location TBA

Nippers (U10-U13)

  • Nipper Carnival R1: Sunday 10 December 2017, Location TBA
  • Nipper Carnival R2: Sunday 21 January 2017, Location TBA
  • Nipper Country Carnival: Friday 26 January (beach events) and Saturday 27 January 2018 (water events), Mahomets Flats, Geraldton
  • Nipper Metro States Qualifier: Saturday 17 February and Sunday 18 February 2018, Location TBA
  • SunSmart WA Surf Life Saving Nipper Championships: Friday 16 March to Sunday 18 March 2018, Scarborough Beach