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Ontario Draft Legal Provincial Championships Open for Registration

triprovchampTriathlon Ontario has just opened  registration for the 2014 Draft Legal Provincial Championships, in Ottawa at Mooney’s Bay on August 2. Elites and U23 athletes will battle for an increased prize purse and provincial title. Athletes from other provinces and countries are welcome but will not be eligible for the Provincial Champion title.

There will also be a Junior Developmental race and a U15 race.

Prize Money

The prize money available has been increased this year from last year. The Elites/U23 men and women will each be competing for a $400 cash prize (up from $300) for first place, second place will receive $250 (up from $200) and third place will receive $150 (up from $100).

Growing the Sport: Ontario Youth Cup

Triathlon Ontario is really pushing development in its agenda and the U15 Draft Legal Provincial Championships will play an integral part of the Ontario Youth Cup Series with additional points to be available. Triathlon Ontario has tentatively selected four additional races to be a part of the 2014 edition, expanding the Series from four races last year to five this year. The races and dates were selected in part , to avoid as best as possible, any conflicts with Triathlon Canada’ s National Junior Series. Also new for this year is the expansion of the Youth Cup to include the 12-13 age group. The new age group will tentatively consist of four races.

kids triMore details about this year’s edition of the Ontario Youth Cup will be forthcoming in a special announcement once all of the race details are finalized and registration is open for all of the races within the Series.

Register via Events Online at:

https://secure.eventsonline.ca/events/nationalcapital_tri_ont/ and must be Triathlon Ontario members (or members of their home PGB if not an Ontario resident) at the time of the race as well as draft legal certified by Triathlon Ontario (or by their home PGB if not an Ontario resident).