WELCOME to the Inaugural KT3 Racing High School Triathlon Series developed with the support of Premier Event Management, CGI Racing and DelMoSports. High School Students can now participate in three world-class Sprint Triathlons, produced by top race management companies in the United States. Participants will accumulate Individual and High School Club/Team Series points, and win fabulous prizes including School Bragging Rights!
Any high school student, ages 13 to 17, who are enrolled in public, private or home school, and meet USA Triathlon High School Age Requirements, can register. Students do not need to be a member of a high school triathlon club/team to participate in any Series event.
Races in the 2017 Series
All three races are Sprint distances, non-drafting, and USA Triathlon’s Competitive Rules are enforced by USA Triathlon Certified Officials. Register for 1, 2, or all 3 races in the Series!
- RACE 1 ~ June 24th
Escape Philadelphia Triathlon, Philadelphia PA >> Swim 800 meters – Bike 15.7 miles – Run 3.1 miles
- RACE 2 ~ July 22nd
New Jersey State Triathlon, Princeton NJ >> Swim 500 meters – Bike 11.5 miles – Run 3.1 miles
- RACE 3 ~ August 5th
Atlantic City Triathlon, Atlantic City NJ >> Swim .25 miles – Bike 10 miles – Run 3.1 miles
SWIM REQUIREMENT – These races are open water swims and therefore, BEFORE REGISTERING your child, you must be confident they are able to swim comfortably the required race distance. Open water swims can include lakes, oceans, rivers, and bays.
USA Triathlon High School Age Requirements
In accordance with USA Triathlon’s Competitive Rules, an athlete’s race age is determined by their actual age on December 31st of this race season.
High School students ages 13 to 17, currently enrolled in public, private, or home schools are eligible to participate in the Series. If your child is an incoming Freshman for the 2017-18 school year, and will be 13 on or before December 31, 2017, they are eligible to participate. Conversely, any high school student who will be 18 on or before December 31, 2017, is not eligible to participate in the Series, but can register through each individual Event’s registration system for the 19 and Under Age Group.
Race Course Maps, Hotels & Specific Event Information
Please refer to each event’s website for specific race weekend logistic information by clicking the specific event above.
Course Familiarization, Athlete Meeting & Meet the Race Director!
We want your athletes, family, friends, fans, and coaches to have an awesome experience at each of these events and together with the race management companies, we will help you navigate through race weekend so you don’t miss a thing!
Our KT3 Racing Staff and Athlete Ambassadors from local triathlon clubs, will provide course familiarization previews on Friday of each event, to ensure everyone is comfortable with what to expect on race day, while providing your family and fans with suggestions on the best locations to see your participant throughout the race. A modified packet pickup schedule will be provided to coaches and all registered participants for each event.
$60 per participant, per event. Participants must be Annual Youth Members of USA Triathlon ($10), which can be purchased/renewed during the registration process. Each event has a cut-off date for Vanity BIBs (where a message or name can be printed on the participant’s run bib), and is approximately 45 days from race date. Be sure to register early so you don’t miss the cut-off date!
Students Previously Registered in the 19 and Under Age Group
If your athlete is currently registered for the 19 and Under Age Group in any of the events in the Series, and they want to be part of the High School Division, follow these steps: 1) Register them for the High School Series through our registration system HERE; 2) Send a copy of the registration receipt to the specific race management company for a refund of your original race entry.
Important Registration Information
There is NO TRANSFER OF DEFERMENT of race entries. There are NO REFUNDS for any reason once you register for the Series. Athletes MUST be Annual Youth Members of USA Triathlon.
You will have the option to purchase Registration Cancellation Insurance via imAthlete’s Registration Protector Insurance at registration checkout.
Series athletes will be scored by gender. Finishers at each race will earn points based on the weighted point system below, which is in accordance with USA Triathlon’s scoring system. Finishers at the 41st place and below receive 1 point. Athletes who do not finish will not earn points.
Overall Club/Team Scoring
The top five (5) female and top five (5) male finishers from each club/team will earn their respective points from each event in which they participate, to determine the top Overall Club/Team Series Champion.
Individual Series Events
The Top 5 Females and Top 5 Males in each event will be awarded a KT3 Racing High School Series Custom Medal, including a FREE pair of cool racing sunglasses compliments of XX2i Optics.
Overall Female & Male Series Champion Awards
At the end of the Series, the Top Overall Female and Male will receive a Custom Series Champion Trophy, a Custom Series Champion Jacket, a bike helmet compliments of Rudy Project North America, a one-year membership compliments of Training Peaks, and serious SCHOOL BRAGGING RIGHTS!
Overall High School Club/Team Champion Award
The Top Overall Series Club/Team Champion will receive a Custom Series Trophy for their School’s trophy case and serious SCHOOL BRAGGING RIGHTS!
Individual and Club/Team Series Champions will be announced and receive their awards at the final race of the season – Atlantic City Triathlon on August 5, 2017.
The latest Series Participant List for each event will be posted HERE. This list will be updated every Monday leading up to each event.
You can view the individual race results from each event by clicking the specific race below. The link will take you directly to the Event’s results page. Any questions about results should be sent to the specific race management company.
Individual and Club/Team Series Standings will be posted HERE, starting after the first event in the Series. We will continue to update standings after each race so athletes can keep track of their Series position.
High School Clubs/Teams
High School Clubs/Teams are encouraged to bring their tents for race day. Once you register your club/team, more information will be sent to your team manager.
Keeping up to Date
LIKE our KT3 Racing High School Triathlon Series Facebook page HERE to keep up to date on all things Series related, post videos of your Club/Team training, ask questions, etc. Our social media channels will be updated frequently so check them often!
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