2022 bp Surf Rescue South Island Championships

Event Details

Sat 19 Mar 8:00AM
Waikouaiti, Waikouaiti 9510, Southern - Otago

Event Contact:

Luke Smith

Tel: 021 190 1432

Email: luke.smith@surflifesaving.org.nz



2022 bp Surf Rescue South Island Championships

event overview

The bp Surf Rescue South Island Championships has a proud history of being one filled with hard, fast, and action-packed racing. The third largest Inflatable Rescue Boat racing competition on the Surf Life Saving calendar, crews from throughout the country will line up to showcase their surf skills, fitness and experience amongst their peers.

The competition includes several 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.

We are planning to deliver this event under all levels of the COVID Protection Framework, including RED.

The programme can be found in the Event Circular


Entries may be made using the SLSNZ Online Event Entry System. Your club has access to this system and will process your entries. Following the close of entry as detailed below entry fees will be invoiced directly to your club for payment prior to the competition.

Entries Open: Tuesday 8th February

Entries Close: Tuesday 1st March, 11:00am

Entry Fee: $35.00 per Athlete (including patients) (inclusive of GST)


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.  


(updated Thursday 17th March, 11:30am)

NOTE: The Mass Rescue will be run as a 3 person event (1 Driver, 1 Crew, 1 Patient) where the pick up is completed on the first lap.


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 Event Manager 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.


SLSNZ bp IRB event scrutineering check sheet - pdf

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