USAT South Midwest Race Directors Information

Call for Bids:

The South Midwest Region Council has added two additional events to be designated as regional championships.

These new designations are as follows:

Regional Championships:

  • Regional Long Course Championship

  • Regional Paratriathlon Championship

In order for the regional council to have time to review the proposals, we are asking that you send in your bid by August 15, 2013. The council will make a decision during the following meeting, and the nomination will then be submitted to National. Proposals can be sent to us via email, fax, or mail.

Below, you will find the guidelines that National has set out in regard to selecting a race to serve as a regional championship:

Sanctioning / Risk Management

• Event MUST be sanctioned minimum of 2 years prior to being named a regional championship
• Event MUST have official's minimum of 1 year prior to being named a regional championship
• Event MUST have officials at regional championship designated race
• Event MUST be sanctioned minimum of 60 days prior to race date
• Event MUST be 100% compliant with all sanction standards minimum of 1 year prior to being named a regional championship

Race Specifics

• Race must be capable of handling increased participation due to designation
• Race does not need to fit exact distances for designation, but must fall within USAT specified range


• Minimum awards required: Male/Female Junior Overall, Male/Female Overall, Male/Female Masters Overall, Male/Female Grand Masters Overall

Thanks for your interest, and please do not hesitate to contact us if you
have any additional questions.

USAT SMW Regional Council
Championship Committee

Fax: (580) 726-3885 (Must be sent to the attention of SMW Championship Committee – Desiree White)


If mailing proposals, please use this address:

SMW Championship Committee – Desiree White
619 N Randlett
Hobart, OK 73651

Both an Adobe PDF and an Word Document bid proposals are linked below. You may use either form and send it electronically or via fax or email.

Bid Proposal  (PDF)

Bid Proposal Template (Doc)

2014 Additional Championship Form

2014 Additional Championship Form

Rankings Submissions:

All event results for the SMW region must be submitted to the following e-mail address:

Please familiarize yourself with the following documents (found elsewhere in this website but assembled here for your convenience):

Top 10 Reason's why athletes don't get ranked.

Ranking Rules

Youth Finisher Awards

USAT-SMW will provide Youth Finisher's Awards to race directors for their next USAT sanctioned event. Race directors can read about the details this program at the link below. To obtain the USAT SMW Youth Finisher’s Award click on the link shown below. Contact with any questions about this.

USAT Sanctioned Youth Event policies and procedures

USAT SMW youth Finishers Awards Request Form