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Triathlon England West Midlands IRC Team Qualifying Registration 2020

Organiser's Description

 

 

TRIATHLON ENGLAND WEST MIDLANDS 2020

 

This page is only for intention to try and qualify to represent West Midlands at the IRCs. 

 

Registration for the 2020  West Midlands Junior Series  (9-16 years old) is automatic as a BTF  Triathlon England West Midlands Home Nations Member - The 2020 series is for BTF members only.

West Midlands are using Entry Central to collate details of those TS2 & TS3 BTF West Midlands members who wish to try and qualify to represent the region at the IRCS.  

There is no charge for registering your intention to try and qualify to reperesent West Midlands at the IRCs

Please ensure that you complete the swim and run times as this information is also being used for invitations to regional development sessions (you have to opt into invitations during the sign up).

 

Please bear in mind the times we are looking at for invitations to Development Group Sessions.

TS2 Males      31/12/2020    200m Front Crawl  2:50   1000m run 4:00

TS2 Females   31/12/2020    200m Front Crawl  3:00  1000m run  4:15

TS3 Males       31/12/2020    200m Front Crawl  2:35  1500m run  5:30

TS3 Females   31/12/2020    200m Front Crawl  2:45  1500m run  6:00

These times are not set in stone but they do give you an idea of the standard we are looking for within Development Group.

Represent your region at The Big Weekend

The IRC's comprise a weekend of racing by regional teams from throughout the UK at the British Triathlon Big Weekend. 

Each region takes a team of 16 athletes from TriStar 2 and TriStar 3 categories (4 male and 4 female athletes from each age group). The 2020 U20's event  Mallory Park 12/13 September 2020

Individual IRC races taking place on Saturday, with a Mixed Team Relay  on the Sunday.

 

Who is eligible?   TS2 and TS3 (11-14 years old by 31/12/20)

Anyone wishing to qualify to represent the West Midlands at the 2020 IRCs

  • It is essential that West Midlands Region is shown on your race licence 
  • Athletes can only represent the region shown on their Triathlon England race licence at national races

 

Qualification Criteria

There will only be ONE qualification race (see below about which race) and it is expected that anyone wishing to be considered for Team WM participates in this race.  

The first four  eligible West Midlands TS2 and TS3 females and males in both age groups at the qualifying event will be selected to represent Team WM at the British Triathlon Under 20’s Festival.

The 2020 IRC Qualifying Event is Sandwell Junior Open Water Triathlon 28/6/20

https://www.entrycentral.com/festival/1880

 

Qualification Criteria

  • It is mandatory that West Midlands Region is shown on your race licence 
  • Athletes can only represent the region shown on their Triathlon England race licence at national races
  • A copy of your TE race licence, valid until at least 30/6/20 and then 30/9/20, if it expires between the qualifier and the Championships, is emailed to westmidstri@outlook.com prior to 28/6/20

The first four eligible West Midlands TS2 and TS3 females and males in both age groups at the qualifying event, who have met the above criteria, will be selected to represent Team WM at The Big Weekend.

We will only be checking event results for those athletes  who have registered their interest in qualifying and meet the criteria.

In the event of the qualifier being cancelled or postponed a decision will be made by the West Midlands Regional Committee for selection for the IRC's.

Training Days

Those who qualify, and the reserves will be expected to attend IRC training days, dates for which are to be confirmed.

Other dates to be confirmed 

Saturday 5th September 2020 

Due to financial constraints, there are no funds in the budget for IRC kit and qualifying athletes will have to fund the required kit, unless sponsorship is found.

More information about the IRCs -open water swim/draft legal cycle can be found on these links

IRCs -https://www.britishtriathlon.org/events/performance-events/big-weekend/inter-regional-championships

Parent & Athlete information booklet - https://www.britishtriathlon.org/britain/documents/events/performance-events/u20-s-festival/irc/btf_irc-booklet_update.pdf

Gear restrictions- https://www.britishtriathlon.org/gear-restrictions

Wheels - https://www.britishtriathlon.org/gb-teams/talent/wheel-regulations

Due to financial constraints, there are no funds in the budget for IRC kit and qualifying athletes will have to fund the required kit, unless sponsorship is found.

Further Questions

If you have any questions please contact IRC team manager, Andy Teagle please contact us via the email button

 

Prices

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For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 4% (min 50p). You pay no surcharge

Dates and Status

Expiry Date: 01/06/2020

Status: Open

Organiser

Andy Teagle