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World Lifesaving Championships - Rescue Series

Every two years the International Life Saving Federation organises the World Lifesaving Championships, called the World Lifesaving Championships or 'Rescue' Series.

The World Lifesaving Championships include the following competitions:

  • National Teams World Lifesaving Championships
  • Interclub Teams World Lifesaving Championships
  • Masters World Lifesaving Championships
  • Optional Open Events World Lifesaving Championships including Surfboats and Inflatable Rescue Boats (IRB) World Lifesaving Championships.

The World Lifesaving Championships involve between 2,500 and 5,000 competitors and officials and last some 14 days.

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World Lifesaving Championships - Rescue 2016

The World Lifesaving Championships - Rescue 2016 are to be held in Eindhoven and Noordwijk, The Netherlands in August/September 2016.

Rescue 2016 Selection Policy

Circular 67: 2016 Rescue Selection Policy 

Rescue 2016 Australian Life Saving Team Selection Policy

Australian Life Saving Team 2016

Royal Life Saving Society - Australia (RLSSA) and Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) are now calling for applications for Athletes, the Head Coach, Assistant Coach, Team Manager and the Selection Panel for Rescue 2016. 

Please find information below for each nomination. Nominations are to be completed via Survey Monkey link in the appropriate Circular.

Applications for Australian Life Saving Team / Squad Athletes

Circular 70: 2016 Rescue Australian Life Saving Squad Athlete Nomination (closing Friday 13 March 2015)

Applications for Head Coach

Circular 69: 2016 Rescue Head Coach Nomination (closing Friday 27 February 2015)

Rescue 2016 Australian Life Saving Team Head Coach Job Description

Applications for Selectors

Circular 68: 2016 Rescue Selection Panel Nominations (closing Friday 27 February 2015)

Australian Life Saving Team National Selection Panel Job Description

Applications for Assistant Coach & Team Manager

Circular 72: 2016 Rescue Assistant Coach and Team Manager Nominations (closing Monday 9 March 2015)

Australian Life Saving Team Assistant Coach Job Description

Australian Life Saving Team - Team Manager Job Description

Australian Youth Life Saving Team 2016

Royal Life Saving Society - Australia (RLSSA) and Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) are now calling for Australian Youth Life Saving Team applications for Athletes, the Head Coach, Assistant Coach and Team Manager for Rescue 2016. To be eligible for the Australian Youth Life Saving Team, athletes must be under 18 years or younger on 31/12/2016.

Please find information below for each nomination. Nominations are to be completed via Survey Monkey link in the appropriate Circular. 

Applications for Australian Youth Life Saving Team Athletes

Circular 74: 2016 Rescue Australian Youth Life Saving Team Athlete Nomination (closing Friday 20 March 2015)

Applications for Australian Youth Life Saving Team Management

Circular 73: 2016 Rescue Youth Head Coach, Assistant Coach and Team Manager Nomination (closing Monday 9 March 2015)

Australian Youth Life Saving Team Head Coach Job Description

Australian Youth Life Saving Team Assistant Coach Job Description

Australian Youth Life Saving Team - Team Manager Job Description

To view all event results from the previous World Lifesaving Championships - Rescue 2014 in France please visit the Rescue 2014 website.