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West Midlands Junior Series Events

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 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: tewestmidsjuniors@outlook.com

Series Events

TriStar 1 - TriStar 3

The final rankings will consist of an athletes best 3 events. 

Date Event Entry Link
18 May BCT Duathlon Enter Here
TBC Warwickshire Triathlon TBC
16 June TRIKS Triathlon (Open Water) TBC
30 June Sandwell Open Water Triathlon TBC
21 September Crazy Legs Kids Duathlon Enter Here

See additional TriStar 1 - TriStar 3 Aquathlon Series information here.

Youth

The final ranking will consist of an athletes best 4 events. 

Date Event Entry Link
28 April BCT Sprint Enter Here
07 April BRAT Sprint - Lichfield TBC
18 May BCT Duathlon Enter Here
30 June           Sandwell Open Water Triathlon TBC
13 July             Upton Sprint Triathlon Enter Here 
01 September BCT Sprint Triathlon  Enter Here 
01 September  Ragley Hall Open Water Triathlon TBC
21 September Crazy Kegs Kids Duathlon Enter Here

Current Standings

Aquathlon Series

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.

Date Event Entry Link
17 March Burntwood Aquathlon Enter Here
23 March BCT Aquathlon Enter Here
5 May Solihull Spring Aquathlon  Enter Here
18 May Teme Leisure Aquathlon Enter Here 
21 July BRAT Aquathlon TBC
TBC Stratford 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.

IRC Qualification

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.

IRC Selection

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