2022 Southern Region Championships

Event Details

Sat 26 Feb 9:00AM - Sun 27 Feb 1:00PM
New Brighton SLSC, 186 Marine Parade, New Brighton, Christchurch, Southern - Canterbury

Event Contact:

Luke Smith

Tel: 021 190 1432

Email: luke.smith@surflifesaving.org.nz




The Southern Region Championships (SRCs) returns to New Brighton SLSC for 2022. Which will also play host to the 2022 TSB New Zealand Surf Life Saving Championships.

SRC’s offers almost all of the events available at the New Zealand Championships, drawing upon the best of the best to determine the Southern Region Champions and Overall Top Club.

The competition includes a wide variety of events, requiring varying levels of technical skill and physical fitness. With surf and weather conditions constantly changing, the competition has proved to be one of the most exciting competitions of the Surf Life Saving calendar.


Entries may be made using the SLSNZ Online Event Entry System. Your club has access to this system and will process your entries.

  • Entries Open: Tuesday 25 January 2022
  • Entries Close: 11:00am Tuesday 22nd February 2022
  • Entry Fee: $35.00 per Athlete (GST inclusive)


This document provides you with all the information you need to know in order to enter this event. While it contains the typical logistical information surrounding the event, it also incorporates very important details that an athlete, parent and/or guardian must be aware of before entering themselves or their child into this event.

  • Event Circular - 2022 Southern Region Championships - pdf (in progress)


All participants with a pre-existing medical condition must complete and submit a Pre-Existing Medical Conditions Declaration form prior to the close of entries. These forms are to be submitted to the Luke by email to luke.smith@surflifesaving.org.nz. However, participants are encouraged to submit these as early as possible.

Once submitted, the forms will be reviewed by SLSNZ and a decision will be made on whether a Competitor Waiver form is required to be completed.

COVID-19 Event Guidelines

Under the COVID Protection Framework, we will require everyone who is eligible (above the age of 12 years and 3 months) to present their My Vaccine Pass to be allowed into the event space. This includes all competitors, coaches, team managers, officials, event lifeguards, staff, parents etc.

A 'CVC Checkpoint' will open 1 hour before the event where everyone will come through, scan their pass and receive a wristband to wear for the full event.

More information on SLSNZ under the COVID Protection Framework can be found here: