Scottish National Short Course Championships 2017

Dates: 8-10 December 2017

Venue: Royal Commonwealth Pool, Edinburgh 

The Scottish National Short Course Open Swimming Championships is widely recognised as the premier short course meet in the UK, attracting a wealth of swimming talent from across Europe.

The competition, held in a 25m pool, covers breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly at 50m, 100m and 200m. Freestyle is also included at 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m and 1500m. Short Course also includes the 'Splash and Dash' 100m Individual Medley.

Entry Information

All information on entering your team is available in the Meet Information found above in the Downloads Section. The entry files will be available to download from Swim Scotland from Monday 10th October. 

Entry Deadline: 2pm Wednesday 15th November 2017.  

If you have any further queries please email 

Coaches Pass

All coaches/team managers/chaperones requiring MUST apply for a coaches pass in advance of the event. All information regarding Coaches Passes is found in the Meet Information found on the right hand side of this page.

How to apply for a pass!

If you are not a member of Scottish Swimming, please email requesting a poolside pass.

Coaches Pass Deadline: 2pm Wednesday 15th November 2017.


Spectator Information

The event is being held at the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh. Please note that venue parking is limited and is on a first come basis.

For directions please click on the following link: Directions to the Venue

Please Note: Car Parking at this venue is limited, please consider alternative transport methods and/or car sharing to alleviate any pressures on car park use. 

The event is split into 3 sessions each day as follows:

Morning Session: Warm Up 07:45 | Start 09:00

Afternoon (Sessions 2 and 5): Warm Up 12:15 | Start 13:15

Afternoon (Session 8): Warm Up 12.00 | Start 13.00

Finals Session: Warm Up: 16:30 | Start: 17:30

Tickets will be available to buy on the door - Further information on online ticketing will become available nearer the event date. 

Event Merchandise

Our official kit and merchandise supplier, TYR, will be in attendance at the Short Course Championships 2017 selling event specific merchandise along with their own products. 

2016 Highlights

Check out the highlights from the  2016 Short Course Championships highlights on our YouTube Channel! Pictures can be found on the Scottish Swimming Flickr Page