2018 Competitions Plan

Get your hands on the club silverware for 2018. Take a look at the club league and championship rules and most importantly the prizes.

Club Champion: Male & Female

  • The Two Provinces Sprint  14th July in Longford has been decided as our Club Championship Race 2018.
  • There will be both a male and female Club Champion and this will be decided on overall race position within gender.
  • We plan to create handicaps on for all club participants of 2018 Championship Race. This is to ensure that members of all different abilities have an equal chance to become club champion.
  • The Club Competitions officer will create handicaps based on the below tests that will be carried out between 01/03/2018 to 31/05/2018.
    • Bike Testing
    • Run Testing
  • All handicaps will be reviewed and agreed by executive committee and published on to Westport Triathlon Club webpage before 03/06/2018.
  • If a club member has not submitted any test results before 03/06/2018, your time on race day will count as final result.
  • Full details on exact handicap formula will be uploaded to this page at a later date.

Westport Triathlon Club Leagues:

  • There will be three internally organised Westport Triathlon Club Leagues – Advanced, Intermediate and beginner.
  • Points will be awarded for participation in Triathlons only and will be calculated as per 30th Percentile rule.
  • Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 males and top 3 females in each league.
  • Westport Triathlon Club will assign members to leagues before 01 March 2018. Athletes may change league after discussing reasons with Club Competitions officer and subject to Executive Committee approval.
  • Please make sure you read and understand the rules before signing up.
  • Points scored will be made available Westport Triathlon Club webpage throughout the season.
  • The advanced league will consist of 4 Triathlons.
    • Lough Cultra Olympic 26th May
    • NRG Salthill Sprint 3rd June
    • Two Provinces Sprint  14th July
    • Loughrea Sprint 5th August or Caroline Kearney 11th August
  • The Intermediate league will consist of 4 Triathlons.
    • Lough Cultra Olympic 26th May
    • NRG Salthill Sprint 3rd June
    • Two Provinces Sprint  14th July
    • Loughrea Sprint 5th August or Caroline Kearney 11th August
  • The Beginner league will consist of 2 Triathlons.
    • NRG Salthill Sprint 3rd June
    • Two Provinces Sprint  14th July
  • Winners of leagues in previous years must move up a league level.

Prize Criteria

Club Champion

  • Decided by overall race position and by gender.

Club Leagues

  • Decided by overall points scored by gender within league.
  • Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 males and top 3 females in each league.

Fastest Transition 1 and 2 Times

  • There is 1 prize on offer here. Fastest T1 or T2 transition time.
  • Only T1 or T2 transition times in agreed Club League triathlons will count.

Most Improved Athlete

  • This will be open to all club athletes.
  • The winner will be decided based on the below tests that will be carried out between 01/01/2018 to 31/08/2018.
    • Bike Testing
    • Run Testing
  • All test results will be reviewed and agreed by executive committee and a decision will be made prior to Club Competition Awards night.

Position in Age Category

  • Age category prizes will be based on Triathlon Ireland National Series Points only.
  • The different age categories are as per the below.
    • 20-24 Female
    • 20-24 Male
    • 25-29 Female
    • 25-29 Male
    • 30-34 Female
    • 30-34 Male
    • 35-39 Female
    • 35-39 Male
    • 40-44 Female
    • 40-44 Male
    • 45-49 Female
    • 45-49 Male
    • 50-54 Female
    • 50-54 Male
  • Further details regarding National Series Races and National Series Points System can be found here - https://www.triathlonireland.com/Events/Race-Series-Details/2016/National-Series.html.

 

Prizes

Club Champion (Male and Female)

  • Name and year on Club Championship Cup
  • Plaque

Club Leagues (Male and Female)

  • 1st place: Name and year on Club Championship Shield + Plaque.
  • 2st place: €40 cheque
  • 3rd place: €30 cheque

Fastest Transition 1 and 2 Times (Male and Female)

  • €40 cheque

Most Improved Athlete (Single Athlete)

  • Dinner voucher and 4 x complimentary Swim session in 2019

Position in Age Category

  • €40 cheque
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