The regional series is open to athletes between the ages of 9 & 16 (age as of December 31st 2019)
To be entered for the West Midlands Junior Race Series standing athletes must either live within the West Midlands area or be a current member of a West Midlands Triathlon registered club and be a British Triathlon Home Nation Junior member.
There are four age classifications based on year of birth. Age for each group are as of 31st December 2019:
- TriStar 1: 9-10 years old (born 2009 / 2010)
- TriStar 2: 11-12 years old (born 2007 / 2008)
- TriStar 3: 13-14 years old (born 2005 / 2006)
- Youth: 15-16 years old (born 2003 / 2004)
Overall positions in the series will be based on the best results from across the series (number of events to count detailed below as per event series). In addition there will be prizes for the highest accumulated points across all events in the series.
If you have any queries please contact Karen Riley, Junior Coordinator: email@example.com
TriStar 1 - TriStar 3
The final rankings will consist of an athletes best 3 events.
|18 May||BCT Duathlon||TBC|
|16 June||TRIKS Triathlon (Open Water)||TBC|
|30 June||Sandwell Open Water Triathlon||TBC|
|21 September||Crazy Legs Kids Duathlon||TBC|
See additional TriStar 1 - TriStar 3 Aquathlon Series information here.
The final ranking will consist of an athletes best 4 events.
|28 April||BCT Sprint||Enter Here|
|TBC||BRAT Sprint - Lichfield||TBC|
|18 May||BCT Duathlon||TBC|
|TBC||Phoenix Open Water Triathlon||TBC|
|13 July||Upton Triathlon||Enter Here|
|1 September||BCT Sprint Triathlon||TBC|
|21 September||Crazy Kegs Kids Duathlon||TBC|
In 2019 we are also holding a separate aquathlon series for the TriStar 1 - TriStar 3 age-group. You can take part and be awarded prizes in both Triathlon and Aquathlon series.
The top 3 male and female in each age-group will be awarded series prizes which will be based on the best 4 scores from 6 events.
|17 March||Burntwood Aquathlon||Enter Here|
|23 March||BCT Aquathlon||Enter Here|
|5 May||Solihull Tri Aquathlon||TBC|
|18 May||Teme Leisure Aquathlon||TBC|
How are points calculated?
The West Midlands Junior Race Series is governed by the West Midlands 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.
Each year a squad of 3 boys and 3 girls from Tristar 2 & Tristar 3 are selected to represent West Midlands 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.