Join the Global Swim Series

Becoming a member of the world's largest swim series is quick & easy! Don't miss out on any of the fun, become a GSS Member Race today and become a part of a truly global community and competition!

This is why it is a great idea to have your race in the Global Swim Series:

1. Become part of something bigger! We are dedicated to growing the global open water swimming community by bringing races together on a regional and global scale… pass it on!

2. We’ll help you bring in more swimmers to your race, with both local and international swimmers… with our publicity and promotion & our Global Ranking system!

3. Publicity and promotion that reaches your local audience, as well as regional and a global audience. We will share the story of your race on a variety of email and social media platforms with the Global swimming community… averaging 20,000+ views for each post on Facebook & thousands more in our email database as well as our very popular website!

4. Global recognition in the world swimming community and instant credibility by being a member of a truly global body. You can use our logos and association to help promote your race too!

5. By simply sending us the results of your race(s), we’ll calculate GSS points for each swimmer in your race and enter them in our Global Ranking system.

6. A weighting system that gives 50% of the points for participation and 50% for placing, encouraging swimmers of all levels to participate in more races and improve their Global Ranking.

7. Help to grow the sport of open water swimming by encouraging your swimmers to enter more races, through healthy competition and a sense of community.

8. You still get to run your race, your way. We aren’t looking to standardize races, the only thing you need to provide us with is the results in the format below, so we can calculate the points.

9. Individual races or series are welcome to become part of a Global Series.

10. Separate divisions: Male/Female, Wetsuit/Non-wetsuit, 10 year age groups

11. We will order Promotional Items and race equipment in bulk and be able to provide great deals to Race Directors!

12. Prizes, trophy for the Regional and Global Champions and a “Certified Member Race” certificate for your Race. Global and Regional recognition for the top swimmers in each division.

13. And equally important, you won’t find a better value anywhere to promote your race, locally and around the world… only $99! (plus tax). We want everyone to be a part of the Global Swim Series!

Become a “GSS Member Race” today and become a part of a truly global community and competition!