Swimming SA National Open Water Championships

2020 Swimming South Africa National Open Water Championships

To be held on the 7th & 8th March 2020 at Marina Martinique, Jeffreys Bay.

Nelson Mandela Bay Aquatics together with local event organisers, Zsports Events NPC, are proud to have secured the rights to once again host the 2020 SA OWS Championships and we are looking forward to welcoming back South Africa's elite open water swimmers coming to the Kouga Region, Eastern Cape.

We are proud to host South Africa's top open water swimmers and are planning to ensure this will be the best SA OWS Championships to date for all participants.

The venue, Marina Martinique, has to be the best open water swimming venue in the country.


The nine (9) Provincial Affiliates will select SSA Registered members who have met the entry criteria to participate. Only times posted in SSA Approved Open Water Swimming events will be considered for entry. Entries must be received on the Hytek Event File.

Only athletes who have times on the SSA Data Base from 1 May 2019 will be accepted.

International competitors must provide a Clearance Certificate from their FINA affiliated Federation granting permission to participate in the SA National Open Water Championships.

The closing date for entries and costs are:

  Date Fees
1st Closing Date 12 February 2019 R60.00 + R10.00 SSA Levy/event
2nd Closing Date 26 February 2019 R120.00 + R20.00 SSA Levy/event
Late Entries 27 Feb - 2 March 2019 R400.00 + R50.00 SSA Levy/event



Order your 2020 Collectors t-shirt from the Merchandising page

Limit stock available at JUST R100.00

White and Grey t-shirts available.

Orders can be collected on race weekend from the Zsports gazebo.


Managed By Zsports Events NPC Nelson Mandela Bay Aquatics