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Champs of the Bay 2022

Held the day after the famous South32 Rottnest Channel Swim, Champs of the Bay is a family-friendly open water swimming event that encourages the swimming stars of the future to participate in the calm shallow waters of Thomson Bay.

The race takes place north of the main jetty in Thomson Bay, south of Stark Jetty. Event distances include 150m splash, 300m dash, 400m classic or 600m Olympic. 

All capabilities and skill levels are welcome to participate in the swim and registration is required. 

Spectators are welcome at the event to support and cheer on the participants. Come and enjoy this vibrant and exciting community event in the morning, and why not stay for plenty of family fun afterwards? 
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COVID Safe Event 

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