The regional series is open to athletes between the ages of 9 & 16 (age as of December 31st 2021)
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 2021:
- TriStar 1: 9-10 years old (born 2011/2012)
- TriStar 2: 11-12 years old (born 2009 / 2010)
- TriStar 3: 13-14 years old (born 2007 / 2008)
- Youth: 15-16 years old (born 2005/ 2006)
In order to receive a series placing you need to be a TE member and have West Midlands as the region on your race licence.
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Overall positions for 2021 in this mini-series will be based on your overall combined time from all three events. There are no series points for 2021.
There will also be awards for the following:
- Fastest Combined Swim Time for each Age Classification
- Fastest Combined Bike Time for each Age Classification
- Fastest Combined Run Time for each Age Classification
- Fastest Combined Transition Time (T1/T2) for each Age Classification
In order to a receive series placing you need to be a TE member and have West Midlands as your region on your race licence.
The provisional series spreadsheet with overall combined times for athletes along with the 4 seperate elements will be uploaded after Sandwell Junior Triathlon
If you are not listed and think you should be please email a copy of your TE membership to Mick Gould, Junior Coordinatior / have any queries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Please see the current standings for our 2021 Junior/Youth Mini Series after two events. These results are for all those that entered the West Midlands region and who had a TE membership before the 2nd event took place (Sandwell OW Tri). Can you please review and contact email@example.com if you have any questions regarding the results. There will be a two week window for you to review the posted results upon which the results will be final.
Please consider that the results have been calculated carefully and we can only apologize for any errors we have made.
The last date for results scrutiny is Sunday July 18th 2021, thereafter the results will be posted as FINAL.
The last and final event will be on September 18th, BCT Aquathlon.
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.
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.