Age Group Team Financial Obligations and Travel Packages

 Find out more about Financial Obligations and Team Travel Packages

 

Australian Age Group Team Expression of Interest Application Fee

2025 Australian Age Group Multisport Team (Pontevedra) and Long Distance Duathlon (Zofingen) Expression of Interest Application will close at 5pm AEST on Monday the 10th of February 2025.

2025 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team (Wollongong) Expression of Interest Application will close at 5pm AEST on Monday the 28th of April 2025.

1. Athletes will pay a $75.00 application fee when notifying AusTriathlon of their Expression of Interest for the 2025 Australian Age Group Triathlon, Multisport and or Long Distance Duathlon Team selection online.

2. If an athlete is not selected onto the 2025 Australian Age Group Triathlon, Multisport and or Long Distance Duathlon Team in the relevant event/ discipline for which they had applied, $50.00 of their application fee will be refunded.

3. If an athlete is selected to the 2025 Australian Age Group Triathlon, Multisport and or Long Distance Duathlon Team and the athlete declines the position on the 2025 team in one or more events/ disciplines no part of the application fee will be refunded.

4. If an athlete is selected onto the 2025 Australian Age Group Triathlon, Multisport and or Long Distance Duathlon Team and they accept their position on the team the $75.00 application fee (minus the GO Membership Online Processing fee $3.75) will be deducted from the athletes overall 2025 Australian Age Group Triathlon, Multisport and or Long Distance Duathlon Team Athlete Contribution.

5. If the 2025 World Triathlon Age Group Triathlon, Multisport and or Long Distance Duathlon World Championships are cancelled by World Triathlon and or the Local Organising Committee athletes will be refunded their $75.00 per individual application fee to AusTriathlon (minus the GO Membership Online Processing Fee $3.75).

6. If AusTriathlon at its discretion does not select a 2025 Australian Age Group Triathlon, Multisport and or Long Distance Duathlon Team, athletes who have applied for this team will be refunded their $75.00 per individual application fee to AusTriathlon (minus the GO Membership Online Processing Fee $3.75).

You must be a current Relevant AusTriathlon member to apply for the 2025 Australian Age Group Triathlon, Multisport and or Long Distance Duathlon Team. Relevant AusTriathlon Membership means a current annual AusTriathlon membership in the full Standard and or Premium categories but excludes all Social and or Basic membership categories. 

Australian Age Group Team Selected Athletes - Financial Obligations

Once an athlete is selected to compete on the Australian Age Group Team the potential financial costs involved include:

1. Athletes will be asked to confirm their team selection by completing payment of an AusTriathlon Athlete Services Contribution. The athlete services contribution may include a team manager, team bike mechanic, team doctor, Australian team function, international travel insurance when applicable, GST, and Go Membership online processing fee. Services provided to each Australian Age Group Team will differ depending on the number of selected athletes to the team and or the event destination. The AusTriathlon Athlete Services Contribution can range from $200 to $300 for a domestic World Championships to $500 to $700 for an international World Championships.

Athletes are given approximately six to eight weeks to complete payment of the AusTriathlon Athlete Services Contribution to secure their Australian Age Group Team selection. The AusTriathlon Athlete Services Contribution amount is noted in detail to all selected athletes in the Australian Age Group Team Selection Information and the Australian Age Group Team Athlete Agreement for each relevant event.

2. Once athletes have completed payment of the AusTriathlon Athlete Services Contribution they will be sent a World Triathlon official event entry website link (Race Roster). Athletes will complete your individual event entries directly through World Triathlon. World Triathlon may offer a discount on multiple entry fees however this depends on each individual event. Please use the 2024 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport and Triathlon Event Entry Fees as an approximate guide. 2025 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport and Triathlon Event Entry Fees have not been released by World Triathlon. Final 2025 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport and Triathlon Event Entry Fees will be sent to 2025 Australian Age Group Multisport and Triathlon Team selected athletes. 

2024 World Triathlon Age Group World Championships Event Entry Fees:

Multisport – Townsville, Australia
Sprint Distance Duathlon: $378.00
Standard Distance Duathlon: $410.00
Cross Triathlon: $340.00
Cross Duathlon: $313.00
Aquathlon: $216.00
Aquabike: $594.00
Long Distance Triathlon: $734.00

Triathlon – Torremolinos-Andalucia, Spain
Sprint Distance Triathlon: $440.00
Standard Distance Triathlon: $528.00
Standard Distance Aquabike: $484.00
Mixed Team Relay: $176.00

# Please note the 2025 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport and Triathlon World Championships event entry fees may be different than the 2024 event entry fees listed above. The 2024 event entry fees must only be used as a guide.

3. Athletes will need to purchase an Australian Age Group Team Official SCODY Race Uniform. The race uniform is approximately $350 and consists of a race suit which athletes will wear in your individual age group world championship event and the official polo/t-shirt which is worn at all Australian Age Group Team official functions including the opening ceremony, parade of nations, closing ceremony and medal presentations. AusTriathlon does provide many optional uniform items which athletes may purchase from the official uniform shop once selected to the team. Age group athletes are permitted to wear your SCODY Australian Age Group Team Race Suit for two consecutive years.

2024 Australian Age Group Team Members (Townsville, Australia and Torremolinos-Andalucia) will be able to wear your race suit at all 2025 World Triathlon Age Group World Championships including Triathlon (Wollongong, Australia) and Multisport (Pontevedra, Spain).

4. Individual Flights/ Travel and Accommodation. AusTriathlon works with a preferred travel supplier Nirvana which age group athletes may use. AusTriathlon nominates an Australian Age Group Team Hotel. The AusTriathlon age group team support staff are based in this hotel throughout the event week. The Australian age group team function is normally held at this hotel during the competition week. 

5. Selected athletes must have a current AusTriathlon Membership when competing at the World Triathlon Age Group Triathlon, Multisport and or Long Distance Duathlon World Championships. # Relevant AusTriathlon Membership means a current annual Aus Triatahlon membership in the full Standard and or Premium categories but excludes all Social and or Basic membership categories.

Nirvana Europe – Australian Age Group Team Official Travel Partner

Nirvana is the official travel partner to the AusTriathlon Australian Age Group Triathlon and Multisport Teams. Nirvana will be offering travel packages (flights and accommodation), accommodation packages, airport transfer packages for the following Australian Age Group Teams:

2024 Australian Age Group Multisport (Townsville, Australia) and Triathlon (Torremolinos-Andalucia, Spain) Official Travel and Accommodation PackagesNirvana Europe

2025 Australian Age Group Multisport Team (Pontevedra, Spain) – Packages have not been released at this stage.

2025 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team (Wollongong, Australia) – Age group athletes may register interest in the 2025 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team Accommodation Packages through the Nirvana Europe website. Nirvana will contact registered athletes when the official packages are released for Wollongong. 

Nirvana started business over 20 years ago delivering the travel and accommodation infrastructure around the Great North Run, the world’s biggest half marathon. Today, it is a strategic partner and major supporter of some of the world’s biggest sporting events and their athletes, officials, and dignitaries. However, at its heart it is still a family business passionate about sport and travel. Over the years the company has developed a well-defined process, the “Nirvana Way” of providing its customers with a portfolio of services to support their event. This level of service has been acclaimed by sportsmen and women at all levels from world champions to the charity fun run participant.

The Nirvana team has a range of specialities across travel planning, contracting, logistics, marketing, communications, and IT, all focused on supporting their customers achieve their sporting ambition. This long-term association with major events across the world gives Nirvana the ideal skillset and knowledge to deliver the travel and accommodation strategy for large organisations, groups as well as individuals and guests travelling to or taking part in a sporting event or activity.

Nirvana is currently the official travel partner to AusTriathlon (Australian Age Group World Championships Teams), World Triathlon, Ironman Europe, and Super League Triathlon to name a few.

AusTriathlon will nominate an official Australian Age Group Team hotel at each World Triathlon Age Group Triathlon and Multisport World Championships where the Australian age group team staff will be based during the championships. The Australian Age Group Triathlon and Multisport Team staff will operate throughout the championships providing assistance to all team members from these nominated team hotels.

Nirvana Europe will have a wide variety of accommodation available for 2024 and 2025 Australian Age Group Triathlon and Multisport Team members. Nirvana has booked travel and accommodation packages for athletes for several years and they think of everything from airport transfers to include bikes, permission to allow bikes in rooms, proximity of accommodation to all official event venues and the provision of early race day breakfasts.

Once selected to the 2025 Australian Age Group Triathlon and or Multisport Team athletes will be sent specific and detailed information about the Australian Age Group Team Travel and Accommodation Packages available.

Disclaimers: This website page information does not replace any published Australian Age Group Team Selection Policy. The relevant Australian Age Group Team Selection Policy applies and overrules this website page information in any instances. AusTriathlon urges ALL Age Group athletes to read the relevant Australian Age Group Team Selection Policies.

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