Adelaide preparing hero’s welcome for Pan Pac Trials


Fresh off the back of their golden Commonwealth Games performances, the nation’s swimming heroes will be welcomed back into the supporting arms of South Australian’s for the 2018 Hancock Prospecting Pan Pacific Championship Trials this July.

The SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre in Adelaide will host your heroes from June 30 to July 4 as they set the pool alight in their quest for a place on the Australian Dolphins Swim Team bound for Pan Pacs and Para Pan Pacs Championship events.

Don’t miss your chance to see all your favourite swimming stars live, including Commonwealth Games gold medallists Mack HortonAriarne TitmusMitch LarkinEmily Seebohm, Lakeisha PattersonTim Disken, Cate Campbell and SA locals Kyle Chalmers and Travis Mahoney. Tickets go on sale today, Wednesday May 30.

Plus, South Australian’s will have even more reason to cheer this year with the Marion swim squad securing two more Olympians on the road to Tokyo in Madison Wilson and Brittany Elmslie, plus Commonwealth Games rookie and promising rising starJames McKechnie.

The championship races will begin on Saturday June 30 with both the men’s 800m freestyle and the women’s 1500m freestyle, the curtain-raiser events, open FREE to the public.

Get a glimpse of the action and behind the scenes training environment on the 30th and then come back for the edge-of-your-seat action from July 1 to 4.

With exciting sponsor activations, athlete signings, a live DJ and plenty of prizes and giveaways, the 2018 Hancock Prospecting Pan Pacific Championship Trials will be a treat for fans.

Bring your squad and cheer on your swimming heroes poolside; it’s time to get behind the Aussies once again as we build into the Pan Pacific Championships!

With prices starting from just $5 for kids and $10 for adults, this is your opportunity to witness world class racing on home soil before the Dolphins take on the powerhouse nations of Japan, USA and Canada.

The final night of racing on July 4 will also see both the Pan Pacs and Para Pan Pacs teams selected.

The Pan Pacs Team will head to Cairns and the Japanese city of Nagaoka for a staging camp before taking on the world in Tokyo, where the Australian Dolphins Swim Team will get the chance to familiarise themselves with the Olympic host city ahead of the Games as they compete from August 9-13.

The Para Pan Pacs Team will have the hometown advantage this year as their international rivals head to Cairns for the competition taking place from August 9-13.

Don’t miss out, get your tickets now! Heats will start at 10am and finals from 6:30pm, for more information and to purchase tickets click here: