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April 18, 2021 | Kirra Beach, Gold Coast

This Summer, each distance has a limited number of entries available, so we can reduce congestion in our event site.  We will post updates here and on our social media accounts when a distance is nearing capacity.

  • 1.0km Junior Giants: Entries Available
  • Cooly 1.0: Entries Available
  • 2.0km Cooly Classic : Entries Available
  • Cooly 3.0: Entries Available
  • Cooly 5.0: Entries Available

Please read all of the below information carefully before completing your entry form (you’ll need credit card for payment).

Your entry fee includes:

  • Cooly Classic Event T-shirt or Mesh Cap (conditions apply – see below)
  • Engine swim cap
  • Fresh fruit (finish line)
  • Digital Timing with Live Online Results


 Entry Fees

 Sales End 5pm Jan 25 5pm Apr 12 5pm Apr 16
Cooly 5.0 (5.0km) $54.50 $59.50 $64.50
Cooly 3.0 (3.0km)
$49.50 $54.50 $59.50
Cooly Classic (2.0km)
$49.50 $54.50 $59.50
Cooly 1000 (1.0km)
$44.50 $49.50 $54.50
Junior Giants 1000m
$24.50 $29.50 $34.50


Discounts & Specials

In 2021, we have some bonus entry specials for the Cooly Classic, in addition to the Early Bird and Online rates listed above.

65+ Swimmers

  • We’re rewarding our 65+ swimmers half price entries!
  • CODE: 65PLUS



Age Categories (Results)

  • Junior Giants: 10-15
  • 1km, 2km, 3.0km: 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+


Wave Start Groups

Below are the wave start groups available. Each group will also be split into Male & Female waves.

  • Elite Wave: For Elite swimmers competing for overall places & prizemoney
  • Age Group Waves: Automatic unless you select the Elite / Mates
  • Mates Wave: Families & friends!


Wetsuit Policy

Wetsuits are permitted for swimmers entering into the Age Group Waves.

Wetsuits are not permitted for swimmers entering into the Elite Wave who are competing for overall prizes and prizemoney..

Event T-shirts

Your entry includes a free Event t-shirt.  Please select your size when completing your entry form.

Entries received after 5pm Mon April 12 are a ‘Late Entry’ and will receive a Mesh Cap, instead of a T-Shirt.

Size Chart (cm)

**Order a larger size if in doubt, Mens & Womens range is a slimfit tee

  Width Height Width Height  
XS 46 60 N/A N/A  
S 46 70 41 64  
M 51 73 43 67  
L 56 76 47 69  
XL 61 78 50 71  
2XL 66 81 56 72  

Refund Policy

Refunds will only be given if World Series Swims is notified by email or in writing 7 DAYS BEFORE EVENT DAY.

All refunds will incur a $10 administration fee per competitor. No refunds will be given WITHIN 7 DAYS OF EVENT DAY, this includes transfers from one distance to another.



Entries Close:

Online entries for 2021 close at 12:00pm (midday) Saturday April 17.

Day entries will not be available in 2021, so completing the online entry form is the only option this year.


Entry Form

Day entries will not be available in 2021, so completing the online entry form is the only option this year.

In the online entry form you will be asked to agree to our Terms & Conditions – please take the time to read these as they include important conditions surrounding your participation in this event.



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