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Triathlon Alberta Announces Age Group Provincial Champs Series

Screen Shot 2015-02-04 at 1.24.57 PMThis exciting series allows member competitors to track and compare their results over the course of the season.

The 2015 Adult Championship Series Awards will be based on an objective criteria that will be both consistent and transparent.

 Please note: The series will be comprised of several races, but they are yet to be determined. Stay tuned to see which races will be a part of your Age Group Provincial Championship Series!


The Series:

•    Must be a full member of the ATA. Day members are not eligible.

•    Age is calculated as of December 31, 2015
•    Events must be sanctioned with the ATA
    Points are awarded according to age category and race distance
    The top ten males and top ten females will receive points at the end of the season
•    Top 3 males and top 3 females in each category (i, iiiii) according to 10-year age groups will receive awards at our AGM
•    In the instance where one or more individuals have the same number of points, the winner will be determined by a count back (see Count-Back Policy).

Points will be awarded as follows:

Category i: 3 races completed at Sprint distance
Category ii: 3 races completed at Standard distance
Category iii: 2 races completed at Long distance

Age Categories:
•    20-29
•    30-39
•    40-49
•    50-59
•    60-69
•    70-79
•    80+

 

ATA Count-Back Policy
When two or more member competitors are tied at the end of the Championship Series, the winner will be determined using the following policy, and in order;
1)     Member competitor with the most number of wins (i.e; point score of 10 points) in all races, where points can be scored.
If still tied;
2)    Member competitor with the most number of second places (i.e; point score of 9 points) in all races where points can be scored.
If still tied;
3)     Member competitor with the most number of third places (i.e; point score of 8 points), in all races where points can be scored.

If still tied;
4)    Member competitor with the most number of head to head victories in all races where points can be scored.

If still tied;
5)    Winner will be declared on placing at the AGM Provincial Hill Climb at the Calgary Olympic Park (bike or run depending on the weather).

 

from: www.triathlon.ab.ca