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2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and Multisport Team Selection Policy


2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team Selection Policy (Hamburg and Pontevedra)

Sprint Distance Triathlon (Draft Legal), Mixed Team Relay (Draft Legal), Standard Distance Triathlon, Super Sprint Triathlon, Standard Distance Aquabike -  Please click here

2023 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Selection Policy (Ibiza)

Sprint Distance Duathlon (Draft Legal), Standard Distance Duathlon, Cross Triathlon, Aquathlon, Aquabike and Long Distance Triathlon - Please click here

Please find below a summary of how to qualify for the 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport Team - These 8 points will walk you through the selection process:

1. 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team Selection Policy (Hamburg and Pontevedra) and 2023 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Selection Policy (Ibiza):

Please read the 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team Selection Policy (Hamburg and Pontevedra) and or the 2023 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Selection Policy (Ibiza) carefully. 

The 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and Multisport Team Selection Policies detail the process and criteria by which Triathlon Australia will select its 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and Multisport Team. The selection policies outline how many athletes TA may select, how many selection races athlete's need to compete in, how the selection points system works, how to express interest for the 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and Multisport Team etc.

2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team Selection Policy (Hamburg and Pontevedra)

There is one 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team Selection Policy which includes the following events:

Sprint Distance Triathlon (Draft Legal) – Hamburg, Germany
Mixed Team Relay (Draft Legal) – Hamburg, Germany
Standard Distance Triathlon (Non-Draft Legal) – Pontevedra, Spain
Super Sprint Distance Triathlon (Non-Draft Legal) – Pontevedra, Spain
Standard Distance Aquabike (Non-Draft Legal) – Pontevedra, Spain

2023 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Selection Policy (Ibiza)

There is one 2023 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Selection Policy which includes the following events:

Sprint Distance Duathlon (Draft Legal) – Ibiza, Spain
Standard Distance Duathlon – Ibiza, Spain
Cross Triathlon – Ibiza, Spain
Aquathlon – Ibiza, Spain
Aquabike – Ibiza, Spain
Long Distance Triathlon – Ibiza, Spain

DO NOT PRINT the 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport Team Selection Policy as these policies are subject to change throughout the 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport Team selection period. Changes will be noted on the final page/ last page of the selection policies. It is the athlete's individual responsibility to check the 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team Selection Policy and or the 2023 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Selection Policy regularly to ensure they are aware of any changes and updates to the selection policy throughout the 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport Team selection period.

2. Australian Citizenship

Only Australian Citizens may seek selection for the 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team (Hamburg and Pontevedra) and or 2023 Australian Age Group Multisport Team (Ibiza).

3. 2023 World Triathlon Age Group Categories

You must be a certain age to compete in certain events at the 2023 World Triathlon Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport World Championships.

Athletes must be 15 years old as of the 31st of December 2023 to compete in the following:

2023 World Triathlon Age Group Mixed Team Relay (Draft Legal) World Championships – Hamburg, Germany.
2023 World Triathlon Age Group Super Sprint Distance Triathlon World Championships – Pontevedra, Spain.

Athletes must be 16 years old as of the 31st of December 2023 to compete in the following:

2023 World Triathlon Age Group Sprint Distance Triathlon (Draft Legal) World Championships – Hamburg, Germany.
2023 World Triathlon Age Group Sprint Distance Duathlon (Draft Legal) World Championships – Ibiza, Spain.
2023 World Triathlon Age Group Aquathlon World Championships – Ibiza, Spain.

Athletes must be 18 years old as of the 31st of December 2023 to compete in the following:

2023 World Triathlon Age Group Standard Distance Triathlon World Championships – Pontevedra, Spain.
2023 World Triathlon Age Group Standard Distance Aquabike World Championships – Pontevedra, Spain.
2023 World Triathlon Age Group Standard Distance Duathlon World Championships – Ibiza, Spain.
2023 World Triathlon Age Group Cross Triathlon World Championships – Ibiza, Spain.
2023 World Triathlon Age Group Aquabike World Championships – Ibiza, Spain.
2023 World Triathlon Age Group Long Distance Triathlon World Championships – Ibiza, Spain.

4. Triathlon Australia Membership

For selection points in an event to accumulate towards selection an athlete must hold a Relevant Triathlon Australia Membership as of midnight on the Thursday preceding the date of the relevant 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport Team National Selection Event. 

Selection points will not be awarded to Relevant Triathlon Australia members if the Triathlon Australia member does not enter their Relevant Triathlon Australia membership (Triathlon Australia Membership in full Standard and or Premium categories but excludes all Social and or Basic Membership categories) number, correct date of birth and their full correctly spelled first and last names which match their Relevant Triathlon Australia membership details at the time of entering each individual nominated selection event. Triathlon Australia will not be correcting athlete’s selection points or awarding selection points post the selection event due to athlete’s incorrect race entry data. 

Are you unsure what your Triathlon Australia Membership Number is please email info@triathlon.org.au to confirm your Relevant Triathlon Australia Membership Number before you enter your 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport Team National Selection Events.

Age group athletes will not receive selection points if you race in the nominated 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport Team selection event as a ONE DAY license holder.

Triathlon Australia Membership Information please click here

5. What selection events do I need to compete in?

Once you have decided which event/events you would like to seek selection for please check which 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport Team National Selection Events are available for your chosen event/events. Athletes can seek selection in more than one event for example the Standard Distance Triathlon and the Super Sprint Triathlon events. Detailed information on which events to compete in can be found on the 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and Multisport Team Selection Events Calendar.

2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and Multisport Team National Selection Events Calendar please click here

6. I have picked my 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport Team National Selection Events now what do I do?

Enter the individual 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport Team National Selection Event/ Events. It is the athlete’s responsibility to identify and comply with the registration rules for each individual selection event. Please check the 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and Multisport Team Selection Events page regularly, event dates and locations are subject to change throughout the 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and Multisport Team selection period.

How many 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and Multisport Team National Selection Events should I compete in? The TA National Age Group Manager will make selections in priority order per the highest accumulated selection points based on the best three results in the 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport Team National Selection Events. Detailed information can be found in the 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team Selection Policy Clause G3(a) and the 2023 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Selection Policy Clause G3(a).

Age group athletes can compete in as many individual 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport Team National Selection Events which they like. Triathlon Australia will only take the athletes best 3 race results from the athletes 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport Team National Selection Events. For example, an age group athlete can compete in 7 individual 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team Sprint Distance Triathlon selection events, Triathlon Australia will select the athletes best 3 race results from the 7 Sprint Distance Triathlon selection events which they raced in.

2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and Multisport Team National Selection Events Calendar 
please click here

7. What happens if I can not race at the 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport Team National Selection Events?

The 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team Selection Policy and the 2023 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Selection Policy details how athletes who cannot race in a 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport Team National Selection Event may apply for selection to the 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport Team. Please read the 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team Selection Policy and or the 2023 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Selection Policy (Selection Policy Clause G.4 Australian’s Residing Overseas) and (Selection Policy G.5 Discretionary Selections).

To apply for either 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team and or 2023 Australian Age Group Multisport Team (Australian’s Residing Overseas or Discretionary Selections) please click here

8. 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport Team Online Team Expression of Interest

Express your interest online through the Triathlon Australia website for the 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport Team in the individual race distance/s you may like to be selected for.

2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and Multisport Team Expression of Interest OPEN at 9:00am AEST on Monday the 4th of July 2022.

2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport Team Expression of Interest will CLOSE promptly at:

Hamburg, Germany – 2023 Australian Age Group Sprint Distance Triathlon (Draft Legal) Team and or the 2023 Australian Age Group Mixed Team Relay (Draft Legal) Team Expression of Interest close at 5pm AEDT on Monday the 13th of February 2023.

Ibiza, Spain – 2023 Australian Age Group Multisport Team (Sprint Distance Duathlon – Draft Legal, Standard Distance Duathlon, Cross Triathlon, Aquathlon, Aquabike and Long Distance Triathlon) Expression of Interest close at 5pm AEDT on Monday the 30th of January 2023.

Pontevedra, Spain – 2023 Australian Age Group Standard Distance Triathlon (Non-Draft Legal) Team and or the 2023 Australian Age Group Super Sprint Triathlon Team and or the 2023 Australian Age Group Standard Distance Aquabike (Non-Draft Legal) Team and Expression of Interest close at 5pm AEST on Monday the 3rd of April 2023.

2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport Team Expression of Interest please click here

Important Notes for 2023 Australian Age Group Athletes seeking selection into the following events: Sprint Distance Triathlon, Sprint Distance Duathlon and Mixed Team Relay and Age Group Athletes seeking selection into 4 or more Multisport Events:

Are you seeking selection in the 2023 Australian Age Group Sprint Distance Triathlon (Draft Legal) Team and or the 2023 Australian Age Group Mixed Team Relay (Draft Legal) and or the 2023 Australian Age Group Sprint Distance Duathlon (Draft Legal) Team?

Age Group athletes racing in Australia at 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport Team National Selection Events do not need to apply for a draft legal race license. The only athletes who must apply in Australia for a draft legal race license are the elite junior high performance pathway athletes. 

2023 Australian Age Group Sprint Distance Triathlon Team and 2023 Australian Age Group Sprint Distance Duathlon Team National Selection Events are NON - Draft Legal. Eligible Australian age group athletes may be selected to the 2023 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team and or the 2023 Australian Age Group Multisport Team without completing a Draft Legal selection race during the nominated 2023 Australian Age Group Sprint Distance Triathlon and or Sprint Distance Duathlon Team National Selection Series.

If you are selected to the 2023 Australian Age Group Sprint Distance Triathlon (Draft Legal) Team and or the 2023 Australian Age Group Mixed Team Relay (Draft Legal) and or the 2023 Australian Age Group Sprint Distance Duathlon (Draft Legal) Team you will need to meet strict World Triathlon Equipment Rules when racing at the 2023 World Triathlon Age Group World Championships. World Triathlon Age Group Draft Legal Equipment Rules can be located on page 40 of the World Triathlon Competition Rules. World Triathlon do not require age group athletes to be certified draft legal before competing at the 2023 World Triathlon Age Group World Championships.

2023 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport World Championships (Medical Requirements) 4 Age Group Races # Ibiza?

If an athlete is selected in 4 race distances (World Triathlon Multisport Legend) World Triathlon has mandated that these athletes complete a special medical form called the PPE. Information of this form can be located through this link.

Any individual Australian Age Group Multisport Team athlete who has been selected in 4 or more race distances will have to complete the World Triathlon PPE medical form and send this completed form, including all required documentation through to Triathlon Australia at least 16 weeks before the start of the 2023 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport World Championships (Ibiza, Spain).