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OFFICAL ATHLETE GUIDE

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WAVE STARTS

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RACE COMPETITION RULES

World Triathlon and Triathlon Australia rules for Draft Legal events apply at Australia Super Sprint Championships. This includes: bicycle, wheels (UCI approved), handle bar and wetsuit restrictions.

We strongly encourage all athletes to read the rules and adhere to them. It is the athlete and coach's responsibility to know and understand the World Triathlon and TA Draft Legal rules.

World Triathlon Competition Rules >

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** Rookies Excluded

POINT SCORING

Rookie, Youth and Junior points will be allocated via the following means:  1st = 1 point, 2nd = 2 points ……32nd = 32 points and so on. Points will be allocated on overall time for your age group (Youth & Junior). DNS and DNF will automatically be awarded the maximum points available for their category. 

There will be the following point scoring opportunities

  1. Le Mans (Time)
  2. Aquathlon (Time)
  3. Mixed Relay (individual time)
  4. Triple, Double Sprint & Super Sprint (based on overall time across all races on day 2)
  5. Finish Position Finals

RACE PROGRESSION

Rookie, Youth & Junior

Friday - Athletes will be seeded (seeding process will be completed at the discretion of Triathlon Australia) in waves for the:

  • Aquathlon
  • Le Mans (seeded by age)

Saturday - Based on lowest (total) points from Friday - Athletes will be seeded into heats. The heats will be re seeded each race on Saturday in the Triple/Double Sprint based on the times of the preceding race.

Sunday – Athletes will be placed in their respective final based on their overall points from Friday and Saturday. E.g. 18 athletes with the lowest points will be in Final A, 19-34 Final B etc…..

GRAND FINAL RACE

The first 3 Athletes across the finish line in Final A in their age category will be awarded podium medals.

Categories that will be recognised. Gold, Silver and Bronze

  • Junior/23 Male and Female
  • Youth, Male and Female
  • Rookie Male and Female

OVERALL, CHAMPIONS

The athletes in each category that has the lowest points earned will be crowned overall champion.

Categories that will be recognised.

  • Junior/23 Male and Female
  • Youth, Male and Female
  • Rookie Male and Female

 

 

UNIFORM RULES

All Youth and Junior athletes competing must wear a race suit that meets the World Triathlon uniform guidelines in regards to Surname, Country Code "AUS", rear zip and logo size (s). The World Triathlon Uniform Guidelines can be found below.

If an athlete does not have an World Triathlon compliant race suit, they may compete in a "cleanskin" race suit with no sponsors or markings at all or their regional School suit. 

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** Rookies Excluded

APPROVED WHEEL LISTS

Below is the current UCI approved wheel list which apply to Super Sprint Race Weekend.

UCI Approved Wheel List >

For further questions please contact pathways@qld.triathlon.org.au

It is the athlete and coach's responsibility to know the World Triathlon & TA Draft Legal race rules.