Age Group Team Financial Obligations and Travel Packages

 Find out more about Financial Obligations and Team Travel Packages

 

Expression of Interest Application Fee

2024 Australian Age Group Multisport (Townsville), Triathlon (Malaga) and Long Distance Duathlon (Zofingen)

1. Athletes will pay a $75.00 application fee (excluding GST) per each individual event/ discipline when notifying AusTriathlon of their Expression of Interest for the Australian Age Group Multisport and or Triathlon and or Long Distance Duathlon Team selection online. For example, athletes who would like to apply for more than one event e.g., Standard Distance Duathlon and Cross Triathlon will complete two separate online applications with a separate $75.00 (excluding GST) payment for each event.

2. If an athlete is not selected to the Australian Age Group Multisport and or Triathlon and or Long Distance Duathlon Team in the relevant event/ discipline for which they had applied, $50.00 (excluding GST) of their application fee will be refunded. If the athlete was unsuccessful in more than one discipline/ event the athlete will receive $50.00 (excluding GST) of each individual ($75.00 excluding GST) application fee made to AusTriathlon.

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

4. If an athlete is selected onto the Australian Age Group Multisport and or Triathlon 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 Australian Age Group Multisport and or Triathlon and or Long Distance Duathlon Team Athlete Contribution. If an athlete has been selected in more than one event/ discipline each individual application fee of $75.00 (minus the GO Membership Online Processing Fee $3.75) will be deducted from the athlete’s overall Australian Age Group Multisport and or Triathlon and or Long Distance Duathlon Team Athlete Contribution.

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

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

You must be a current Relevant 2023/2024 AusTriathlon member to apply for the 2024 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.

2025 Australian Age Group Multisport (Pontevedra), Triathlon (Wollongong) and Long Distance Duathlon (Zofingen)

1. Athletes will pay a $75.00 application fee (excluding GST) 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 (excluding GST) 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 (excluding GST and 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 (excluding GST and 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 Team Costs

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

1. Athletes will be asked to confirm their team selection by completing payment of an AusTriathlon Athlete Contribution. The athlete 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. Please note 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.

Once athletes have completed payment of the AusTriathlon Athlete Contribution they will be sent a World Triathlon official event entry fee website link. 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. 

The athlete contribution and World Triathlon event entry fees range from $600 to $1500 depending on the event entry fee set by each local organising committee. Athletes are given approximately eight weeks to complete this payment (athlete contribution and event entry fee payment) to secure their Australian Age Group Team selection. The athlete contribution amount is noted to all selected athletes in detail in the Australian Age Group Team selection information as well as the Australian Age Group Team Athlete Agreements.

2. Athletes will need to purchase an Australian Age Group Team Official 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 and 2025).

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 Team (Townsville, Australia) – Travel and Accommodation Packages now live please click here.
  • 2024 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team (Malaga, Spain) – Travel and Accommodation Packages now live please click here.
  • 2025 Australian Age Group Multisport Team (Pontevedra, Spain).
  • 2025 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team (Wollongong, Australia).

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 2024 and or 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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