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The Event Programme for the SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2020 is currently being worked on.  There are huge plans for the 25th Anniversary of the Busselton Jetty Swim so keep please keep checking back here for updates during the lead-up to the 2020 Event.

The SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2020 will be held on Sunday 9th February with family entertainment for all ages on the Busselton Beachfront from Saturday 8th February.  A printable version for 2020 will be available from the Downloads page of this website once finalised.

To commemorate its 25th Anniversary in 2020, Busselton Jetty Swim event organisers are excited to launch the Silver Celebration Exhibition - 25 years strong! Held in the Ballaarat Room, Railway House in the Busselton Visitor Centre between Thursday 16 January to Wednesday 12 February, 2020.


FRIDAY 7th February 2020
3:00 - 8:00pm Busselton Runners Club bib collection Vintage Car Club, Marine Terrace
5:30 - 7:30 VIP Sundowner Ballaarat Room, Railway House
SATURDAY 8th February 2020 - SunSmart Busselton Half Marathon and Fun Run, beach sports and SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2020 check-in, Carbo' Loading dinner, entertainment and more.
6:00am Check-in and bib collection for SunSmart Busselton Half Marathon and Fun Run.
The Equinox Car Park
For more details go to www.busseltonrunnersclub.org.au
6:45 SunSmart Busselton Half Marathon and Fun Fun Run - Compulsory race briefing
7:00 SunSmart Busselton Half Marathon - race start
7:15 10km and 5km Fun Run - race start
9:30 - 10:00 Awards Presentation - SunSmart Busselton Half Marathon and Fun Run
2:00 - 5:00pm Soggy Bones Skate Exhibition and Learn How to Skate - come along to watch the local skate team, Soggy Bones, perform some tricks and then with the support from the team, have a go and learn how to skate! Skate Park

2:30 - 6:30

SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim - SWIMMER CHECK-IN (Main swim, Relays, 1 Mile Swim to Shore and Kids Swim)

NOTE: pre-set check-in times will appear on swimmers' e-Ticket. 

Please come on time - shorten the line!

Check-in Marquees west of The Equinox
5:00 - 8:30 Carbo' Loading Dinner supplied by The Equinox @f $15 per head The Equinox and foreshore
5:00 - 6:30 Busselton Jetty Swim 25th Anniversary Concert and Fireworks - music Busselton foreshore amphitheatre precinct
6:30 - 7:30 Busselton Jetty Swim 25th Anniversary Concert and Fireworks - local bands Busselton foreshore amphitheatre precinct
6:30 Busselton Runners Club: Special Buffet Dinner with guest speaker, Brant Garvey. Busselton Golf Club (for more details go to www.busseltonrunnersclub.org.au )
7:30 - 9:00 Busselton Jetty Swim 25th Anniversary Concert and Fireworks - headline band to be announced (stay turned for exciting news)  
9:00 - 9:20 Busselton Jetty Swim 25th Anniversary Concert and Fireworks - Fireworks  
5:00pm Sat - 5:00am Sun Jetty closed to public  
SUNDAY 9th February 2020 - SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2020, 1 Mile Swim, Beach Classic Games, Kids Swim,  presentations, entertainment and more

6:00 - 7:00am

SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim Swimmer Check-in  (Main Swim, Relays, 1 Mile Swim to Shore and Kids Swim)

Check-in Marquees west of The Equinox
7:00 - 1:00 Food and information stalls from local Busselton community and sporting groups Foreshore / Various
7:15 Briefing for all Swimmers (main swim) Main Stage - Amphitheatre
7:30 Swimmers proceed to start East side of main Jetty
7:20 - 11:30 Helicopter patrol surveillance Waters surrounding Busselton Jetty
7:45 Official welcome to the event Beach end of Jetty
7:50 Australian National Anthem - performed by the Vasse Primary School Choir
Beach end of Jetty

Countdown to start - Max Higgins, President of Busselton Allsports Inc / Busselton Jetty Swim


SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim - Race Start

Start line at beach - in front of The Goose Café (east side of main Jetty)

 * Waves start times after Wave A still to be confirmed 


8:00:00am WAVE A - SOLO
8:01:30am* WAVE B - SOLO
8:03:00am* WAVE C - SOLO
8:04:30am* WAVE D - SOLO
8:06:00am* WAVE E - SOLO
8:07:30am* WAVE F - SOLO
8:09:00am* WAVE G - SOLO
8:12:00am* WAVE H - 2 PERSON & 4 PERSON TEAMS


First swimmer approaches

Finish line west of swimming jetty
8:45 - 11:00 MC's welcome the finishing swimmers across the line Finish line west of swimming jetty
9:30 - 1:00 Free foreshore family fun activities  
9:30 - 1:00 Roving performing entertaining the crowd all morning - including stilt walkers / pirate / face painting  


1 Mile Swim to Shore commences

Underwater Observatory Ramp, west side of Busselton Jetty
10:15 - 11:00 SunSmart Beach Classic Games - Egg & Spoon Relay, 3-Legged Race, Sack Races, Sandcastle Competition and Tug of War, Family Treasure Hunt Beach
11:15 Kids' Swim briefing On beach at start of Kids Swim, eastern side of swimming jetty


SunSmart Busselton Jetty Kids' Swim start

Start line at beach - in front of Equinox
11:30 Swimmer category winners proceed to stage Main Stage - Amphitheatre
11:45 - 12:30pm Awards and formal presentations Main Stage - Amphitheatre
 1:00pm Event concludes  

The SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2020 is a smoke/alcohol/drug free event.

Please note the Programme is subject to change without notice