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North West Junior Series Events

The regional series is open to athletes between the ages of 9 & 16 (age as of December 31st 2020)

To be entered for the North West Junior Race Series standing athletes must either live within the North West area or be a current member of a North West Triathlon registered club and be a British Triathlon Home Nation member before the event no back dating scores.

There are four age classifications based on year of birth. Age for each group are as of 31st December 2020:

  • TriStar 1: 9-10 years old (born 2010 / 2011)
  • TriStar 2: 11-12 years old (born 2009 / 2010)
  • TriStar 3: 13-14 years old (born 2006 / 2007)
  • Youth: 15-16 years old (born 2004 / 2005)

Overall positions in the series will be based on the best 5 events,  a minimum of two of which must be triathlon events

                           2020 Northwest Junior series cancelled due to Covid 19 Virus.

Date Race Entry Link
1 March Wirral Aquathlon  Cancelled
5 April BTC Salt Ayre Junior Duathlon Cancelled
3 May Carlisle Aquathon - Available soon Cancelled
17 May Chester Aquathlon  Cancelled
7 June Blackpool Trawlerman triathlon - Available soon Cancelled
20 June Cholmondley Castle Triathlon T2/T3/Y/J Cancelled
21  June Cholmondley Castle 4 Athlete Mixed Relay no points for relay. FUN Cancelled
21  June
Cholmondley Castle Triathlon (Non Drafting, TSS-TS1 Only)
12 July Wirral Triathlon - Available soon Cancelled
29 September Chester Triathlon  Cancelled
14-15 Sept Inter Regional Championships, Mallory Park  SELECTED TEAM ONLY Cancelled
  Hope to have some fun events later this summer when mass participitation events are allowed. This to be confirmed at a later date.     KEEP SAFE EVERYONE.  


Current Standings

How are points calculated?

The North West Junior Race Series is governed by the North West Triathlon Regional Committee. All races are sanctioned by British Triathlon and therefore competitors and spectators must abide by the rules of the British Triathlon.  

Points are calculated based on the winning time with the winner receiving 1000 points. Subsequent results are calculated by dividing the winning time by the recorded time for all other athletes and multiplying the result by 1000 (eg winner in 18mins gets 1000pts,  2nd place finishes in 18 minutes 36. 18 mins divided by 18mins 36 * 1000 = 968 and therefore the 2nd place finisher would would receive 968 points for that race).

If a race is cancelled or is deemed not to have met the level of quality that we require from a race then the committee have the right to amend the number of points scored by the winner and the number of qualifying races to count in the series.

I live outside the North West or hold a Welsh/Scottish Home Nation membership, can I still compete for point in the Junior Series?

Athletes who are Triathlon England members that have North West as their associated region will automatically be registered for the Junior Series. As a Triathlon England member this is this only way to collect points in the series.

Should you hold a Triathlon Scotland or Welsh Triathlon Junior membership please contact Paul Ekgren, Junior Series Coordinator ( to register for the series.

IRC Qualification

Each year a squad of 4 boys and 4 girls from Tristar 2 & Tristar 3  are selected to represent North West in the Inter Regional Championships. This selection is based on their performances in specific qualifying races.

Full details of the IRC process, together with the date and venue of the IRC's themselves can be found on the IRC selection page.

IRC Selection

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