At a glance

As part of the Open Water Series, we offer 3 different cups:


1. The International Open Water Majors - which focus on longer distances with international participants

2. The Classic Open Water Cup- which offers shorter distances especially in the east/central area of Austria

3. The Junior Open Water Cup - which offers beginner distances for ambitious club swimmers between the ages of 10 and 17


6 competitions at 5 events are available in the Majors Cup 2022.

A maximum of 4 of these will count. You can score points at the Backwaterman on Saturday and Sunday. At least 2 competitions must be swim for the cup ranking.


5 - 6 competitions are available at the Classic Open Water Cup. Of these, a maximum of 3 count - at least 2 must be swum 3-4 competitions are available for the Junior Open Water Cup. My. 2 in the score and at least 2 must be swum.



International Open Water Majors 2022 preview



Stubenbergsee, Austria

The classic start event


Date May 22nd

Distances: 1.9km, 3.8km/ 5.7km

Registration: opens at the middle of March




Lake Balaton Bay Crossing, Hungary - Open Water Tournament is cancelled becuse of organising issues


New instead of that out of the Open Water Tournament serie of Hungary






on 20th of August, 11.00am


detailed information are below






9K/ 3K |






17th Backwaterman Open Water 1st-3rd July 2022

Registration open


New 3 days - 3 lakes Kampseen Challenge


- The classics at the Ottenstein reservoir 7km and 14km open water

- River swimming on the Dobra

- New swimming at the Thurnberg reservoir



Lake Constance Open Water Crossings :

there are several dates over 2.5/5/10/11/22 km on the program


Counts as a cup competition for the majors

July 23, 2022 Friedrichshafen-Romanshorn (BOW Swim Festival), 11 km



10th Lake Neusiedl Swimming Festival

with 31st lake crossing


Date 10./11. September


Lake crossings 3.1 and 6.2 km

"for everyone"

SwimRun competitions

Kids competitions