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IRC Selection

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. 

 

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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.

Qualify for the West Midlands Team 

In 2020 Triathlon England 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 the West Midlands at the IRCs.

https://www.entrycentral.com/club/107817

The format of 20’s festival is:

  • Saturday the Regional IRCs 
  • Sunday Mixed Relays.

 

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 above about which race) and it is expected that anyone wishing to be considered for Team WM participates in this race.  

The first four  elibile 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

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

 

  • 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.

The region will only consider those athletes who have registered with us and have meet the above 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 required to attend IRC training days, dates for which are 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.

Further Questions

If you have any questions please contact IRC team manager, Andy Teagle at westmidstri@outlook.com.

 

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