Resources and Support

Resources and Support

Resources & Support

SV Competition Resources & Support

General Competition Resources & Support

  • Competition Calendar Process
  • If you would like a club or district meet displayed please read and follow instructions as explained in the competition calendar process;

    Swimming Victoria Competition Calendar Process

  • Meet Approvals
  • Club & District Meet Approval Requirements & Guidelines (Refer to Club Resources for up to date information)

    Meet Validation Certificate (Refer to Club Resources for up to date information)

    Swimming Victoria Approved Club & District Meet Results

  • Athlete Clearances
  • Athletes looking to compete interstate or overseas may need to receive clearance from Swimming Victoria before the individual or team departs.

    The appropriate form below must be completed and emailed to at least 2 weeks prior to competing.

    Please refer to the table below to determine whether a clearance is required when competing interstate as a Victorian swimmer.


    State of Meet Submit Clearance to Swimming Victoria



    New South Wales/ACT

    YES (only if entering via manual entry)



    South Australia


    Western Australia


    Northern Territory




    Application to Compete Interstate



    Individual Application to Compete Internationally 



    Team Application to Compete Internationally




    Swimming Australia International Clearance Policy

  • Proficiency
  • Proficiency

    Proficiency Meets, provide swimmers an opportunity to gain a range of awards by reaching the relevant time standards in the four swimming strokes. These meets are technique focused, non-competitive and allow swimmers to track their progress by applying for and achieving higher awards each year.

    Swimming Victoria no longer create the programs for districts. Each district is responsible for creating the program and only needs to provide Swimming Victoria with the results and the details of swimmers who have passed. 

    Proficiency Flyer

    The process for Districts and Clubs is outlined below:



    • Proficiency Entry Form (PDF)

    • Proficiency Entry Form (Excel)




  • Encouragement Meets
  • Clubs or Districts wishing to conduct encouragement meets or include encouragement events in their event program with non-registered swimmers no longer require approval from Swimming Victoria to do so. 

    Encouragement Meets are not eligible to apply for a Meet Approval and results are not published on the National Results Database.

    If you wish to include an Encouragement Meet on the Competition Calendar please refer to the Competition Calendar Process for instructions.

    It is recommended that Clubs & Districts keep a record of all non-registered swimmers as a reference. 

  • School Meets
  • Swimming Victoria provides a fee-based service to all non-affiliated Swimming Victoria groups to source officials for their upcoming swim meets.

    Please refer to the School Meets & Officials Booking Procedure

  • Conflicting Meets
  • Please refer to By-Law 8: Competitions and Events; Section 7 - Conflicting Meets

    An organisation registered with Swimming Victoria wishing to conduct a Proposed Qualifying Meet on the same date or dates as an SV Competition must request prior approval from Swimming Victoria by email via;

  • Accommodation Supporters
  • Swimming Victoria accommodation supporters Bayview Eden Melbourne & Bayview On The Park offer Swimming Victoria members and visiting swimmers a discounted rate using the links below:


    Bayview Eden Melbourne | FLYER

    Bayview On The Park | FLYER

  • 11/under race suits
  • For information on this rule and the rationale behind it, please click here

    To watch a replay of the information session regarding the updated (June 2021) policy, please click here

    Further information for Technical Officials in applying Swimming Victoria’s rule in relation to race suits for 11 and under swimmers at SV meets can be found here Guidelines for Swimming Victoria Technical Officials. 

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