USA Triathlon Announces 2011 Regional Championships and Special Qualifiers
Posted: Monday, January 24, 2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Triathlon has determined the events in each of its 10 regions that will serve as the 2011 Regional Championships and Special Qualifiers, which provide athletes the opportunity to qualify for the 2011 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championship.
The top 33 percent of each age group at Regional Championships and Special Qualifiers contested prior to Aug. 12 will automatically qualify for the 2011 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championship, which will take place Aug. 20 in Burlington, Vt. Regional Championships or Special Qualifiers held after Aug. 12 will qualify athletes for 2012 Age Group Nationals.
Registration for a number of Regional Championships and Special Qualifying races is open now. Find out more about the Regional Championships and Special Qualifiers at usatriathlon.org.
Also go online to find out more about USA Triathlon’s 2011 Age Group National Championship and learn more about other qualification standards for Age Group Nationals.?
2011 USA Triathlon Regional Championships
Florida: St. Anthony's Triathlon, St. Petersburg, Fla., May 1
Mid-Atlantic: The Nation’s Triathlon, Washington, D.C., Sept. 11
Mideast: Sylvania Triathlon, Sylvania, Ohio, Aug. 14
Midwest: Elkhart Lake Triathlon, Elkhart Lake, Wis., June 11
Northeast: Pat Griskus Triathlon, Middlebury, Conn., June 18
Pacific Northwest: Coeur d’Alene Triathlon, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, Aug. 13
Rocky Mountain: TriUtah Echo Triathlon, Coalville, Utah, July 9
Southeast: Peachtree International Triathlon, Peachtree City, Ga., May 14
South Midwest: Tri Arkansas, Arkadelphia, Ark., Aug. 20
Southwest: San Francisco Triathlon at Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA July 9
2011 Special Qualifiers
Florida: Tri Miami, Key Biscayne, Fla., May 15
Mid-Atlantic: Lake Logan International Triathlon, Canton, N.C., Aug. 6
Mideast: Warsaw Optimist Tri, Warsaw, Ind., June 25
Midwest: Bluff Creek Triathlon, Boone, Iowa, May 22
Northeast: Lake Dunmore Triathlon, Salisbury, Vt., Aug. 7
Pacific Northwest: South Maui Triathlon, Maui, Hawaii, June 12
Rocky Mountain: Loveland Lake to Lake Triathlon, Loveland, Colo., June 25
Southeast: Music City Triathlon, Nashville, Tenn., July 24
South Midwest: Buffman & Squeaky Triathlon, Lubbock, Texas, May 15, and
Route 66 Triathlon, El Reno, Okla., June 5
Southwest: Deuces Wild Triathlon, Show Low, Ariz., June 4
About USA Triathlon
USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon – one of the fastest growing sports in the world – as well as duathlon, aquathlon and winter triathlon in the United States. USAT sanctions 3,100 races and connects with more than 135,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world. In addition to its work with athletes, coaches, and race directors on the grassroots level, USAT provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including World Championships, Pan American Games and the Summer Olympic Games.