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Club Meet Approval Process

Meet Information

There are various levels of competition in Queensland including; State Championship, State Preparation, Regional Championship, Club Preparation, Club Transition and Club Development Meets. For further information please refer to the Swimming Queensland Competition Policy: Regional and Club Meets.

State, Region and Club level meets can also be found via the Approved Meet Calendar. Please contact Swimming Queensland if your meet is not showing in this calendar. Information related specifically to State Championship and State Preparation Meets can be found via the Swimming Qld Events page.


Swimming Queensland Meet Synopses

Please find below Swimming Queensland developed Meet Synopses for each level of competition for your use and reference. 

Development Meet Synopsis

Transition Meet Synopsis

Preparation Meet Synopsis

Regional Championship Synopsis


Meet Approval Process for Clubs

  1. Clubs complete the EOI process as directed by your Region
    1. Click here for Brisbane
    2. Click here for Central Queensland
    3. Contact your Region directly for Darling Downs
    4. Click here for Far North Queensland
    5. Click here for Gold Coast
    6. Contact your Region directly for North Queensland
    7. Contact your Region directly for Wide Bay
  2. Regions will submit Approved Meets to Swimming Queensland
  3. Swimming Queensland will ensure Approved Meets display in the Approved Meet Calendar

Please note, Clubs must submit the results of their Approved Meet to SQ within 2 days of their meet.

For further information related to any Regions please click on the relevant Region name below to access their website.


Gold Coast

Wide Bay

Central Queensland

North Queensland

Far North Queensland

Darling Downs


Approved Meet Calendar

All approved meets are added to the Approved Meet Calendar on a progressive basis throughout the season as approval requests are submitted by Regions to SQ. Clubs and Regions should regularly check the Calendar for confirmation of their swim meet approvals as they will not be individually notified of the outcome of a swim meet approval request.

The table below sets out the status of times recorded at swim meets sanctioned by SQ in relation to qualifying for other meets.

Results Upload and Submission Process

For all approved Region and Club meets, results must be uploaded to the National Database (ClubLANE) within two days of completion of the meet. In addition, an un-locked copy of the Meet Manager back-up of the meet must be submitted electronically to results.qld@swimming.org.au at SQ within two days of completion of the meet.


Supporting Documents

SQ Competition Policy
SQ Rule Tolerances Policy

SQ/SAL Swimming Rules Booklet

*Please note that the specifications for diving depths under the Facilities Rules (page 56) apply to FINA-standard international meets. The diving depths for Queensland and Australian meets are set out in the following document:
SAL Pool Depth Guidelines (page 73 of the SQ Art of Officiating Rule Book). 

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