There are three areas of competition that highlight the skills involved in rescue,
resuscitation and first aid. These are Champion Lifesaver, Patrol Competition and First
Champion is an individual event that involves a resuscitation, a questionnaire and
Patrol Competition demonstrate how lifesavers work as a team in performing some or all of the skills associated with surf rescue patrol work. The Patrol Competition includes several physical skills, practical and theory tasks involving racing, rescue and/or first aid situations.
The First Aid competition is a team competition with a simulated accident scenario with assessment on how they respond to the incident.