Here are your state and regional championship races for 2016! We will provide links to these events in the schedule as they become available.
|Arkansas State Duathlon||Du for the Parks, Hot Springs, AR||Monday, May 30, 2016|
|Arkansas State Triathlon||Sprint The Bend Triathlon, Rogers, AR||Sunday, June 26, 2016|
|Louisiana State Duathlon||Opelousas Rotary Sunrise Duathlon, Opelousas, LA||Sunday, March 20, 2016|
|Louisiana State Triathlon||Sugarman Triathlon, Youngsville, LA||Sunday, October 2, 2016|
|Oklahoma State Duathlon||Fall Classic Duathlon, Bethany, OK||Sunday, October 16, 2016|
|Oklahoma State Triathlon||Route 66 Olympic Distance Triathlon, El Reno, OK||Saturday, June 4, 2016|
|Texas State Duathlon||Texas Tough Duathlon, San Antonio, TX||Sunday, November 6, 2016|
|Texas State Triathlon||TollTag Triathlon, Lewisville, TX||Sunday, July 31, 2016|
|Regional Duathlon Championship||Draper Lake Duathlon, Oklahoma City, OK||Sunday, July 10, 2016|
|Long Course Regional Triathlon||TRI49 Triathlon, Rogers, AR||Sunday, September 25, 2016|
|Intermediate Course Regional Triathlon||Tri-Arkansas, Arkadelphia, AR||Saturday, August 20, 2016|
|Sprint Course Regional Triathlon||Arcadia Lake Triathlon, Edmond, OK||Sunday, August 14, 2016|
There will be a clinic for certifying new USAT officials in conjunction with the 5th Annual Oktoberfest Triathlon on Saturday, October 10, 2015. i Tri Events has helped secure a venue to host the clinic the day prior to the race. There is no charge for attending a clinic.
The Officials Certification Clinic consists of about three hours of classroom lecture and discussion. Each clinic has a limited number of spaces and applicants are urged to reserve a space early. On race day, the clinic participant will be assigned to marshal some portion of the race, under the supervision of the clinic instructor.
Requirements for an official include:
- Demonstrate a sincere interest in officiating.
- Be in good physical condition, weigh less than 215 pounds, and be capable of riding for hours at a time as a passenger on a motorcycle.
- Be a member of USA Triathlon.
- Satisfactorily complete the written examination of the Competitive Rules.
- Attend, participate, and complete classroom session of clinic.
- Participate satisfactorily in the race practicum.
We are now accepting bids for the 2016 regional and state championships for the South Midwest Region! We are looking for the following races:
Arkansas State Duathlon
Arkansas State Triathlon
Oklahoma State Duathlon
Oklahoma State Triathlon
Texas State Triathlon
Texas State Duathlon
Louisiana State Triathlon Championship
Louisiana State Duathlon
Regional Championship Duathlon
Regional Sprint Distance Championship
Regional Long Distance Triathlon
Regional Intermediate Distance Triathlon
Regional Paratriathlon Championship
Are you a race director and know your race should be the championship? This process is easy and can all be completed online. Click on the button below to access the Google Doc and complete the application in less than 5 minutes!
South Midwest USAT Members,
The nominations for the region elections has now opened. These elections are for seats on the regional council. If anyone sent their information in before today, it will need to be sent again in order to be on the ballot. The timeline is below:
Election Timeline, Procedure, and Rules
|July 15||Call for Nominations posted on USA Triathlon website.|
|July 31||Nominations open for upcoming year|
|August 31||Nominations close|
|September 15||Ballots made available to members, and ballots and candidate information posted on USA Triathlon website.|
|October 15||Final day for ballots to be postmarked or electronically recorded|
|October 31||Election results announced|
|November 15||Deadline to protest election|
|December 15||Deadline to hear and decide any protest|
|December 16||Election results certified|
|January 1||New Board takes office|
Following the cancellation of Sunday's Grand Triathlon, the Texas State Championship Triathlon will be changed.Read More
The first rankings for 2015 have been published
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The USA Triathlon National Youth and Junior Skills Camp is set for June 29-July 3, 2015in San Antonio, Texas. This 5 day overnight camp is an awesome opportunity for young athletes age 12-16 (age as of 12-31-15).
Participants will receive skill and competency ratings in swim/bike/run, learn more about open water racing, meet with coaches about training plan design, learn the basics of nutrition and sport psychology and more in a fun, safe environment.
All sessions are led by USA Triathlon certified coaches with youth and junior experience.
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