Swim Sanction Application

The SBCSA is the recognized sanctioning organization of marathon swims in the Channel Islands region of California (except Catalina Channel and Catalina circumnavigation swims, which are sanctioned by CCSF).

The SBCSA observes, documents, and maintains historical records of:

To apply for a sanctioned swim, please complete our online application at least 45 days before your planned attempt. Click the relevant button to preview or start an application:

Solo Swims

Before starting the Solo Application, you should have already:

Solo Application


The Relay Application has two parts:

  1. the Team Leader Application, to be completed by a designated team leader only (one per relay);
  2. the Relay Swimmer Application, to be completed by each relay swimmer and alternate swimmer.

Team Leader Application

Relay Swimmer Application

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