Playtri Festival ITU Race

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When

May 31, 2014

Where

Marriott Las Colinas
223 West Las Colinas Blvd.
Irving, TX 75039

2014 Elite Schedule of Events

Friday, May 30th 

9 am  Bike Familiarization

3-4 pm Swim Familiarization

6 pm Mandatory Pre Race Meeting and Packet Pick Up (load in times, rules, etc will be reviewed at pre race meeting)

Saturday, May 31st

10 am Elite Women Start

1 pm Elite Men Start

3:30pm Awards

The run course is fairly flat. Two aid stations will be located on the 1.5 mile loop course. Each aid station is equipped with bottled water.

2014 Juniors Schedule of Events

Friday, May 30th 

9am Bike Familiarization

2pm Swim Familiarization

5pm Mandatory Pre Race Meeting and Packet Pick Up (load in times, rules, etc will be reviewed at pre race meeting)

Saturday, May 31st

7am Junior Women Start

8:30am Junior Men Start

12pm Awards

Course

(*Juniors Course is Half the distance)

Course Notes: NO SWIMMING IN LAKE ALLOWED PRIOR TO RACE DAY!!

Swim course will be in an excellent spectator friendly lake with viewing points from several areas.  

Bike is on clean urban roads. 

The run course is fairly flat. Two aid stations will be located on the 1.5 mile out and back course. Each aid station is equipped with bottled water.

Refund Policy

No Refunds or Transfers allowed.

Media Contact

Staci Brode - staci@playtri.com - (214) 697-6922

International Triathlon Union Rules and Regulations

Please click on the following links for important information on ITU rules, regulations, and anti-doing policies if you are not already familiar with them:

Current ITU Competition Rules

Anti-Doping Rules

Please be advised that Junior athletes in the Dallas PATCO Junior Championships are subject to testing by the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).  For more information, please visit http://www.usada.org.  For athletes under the age of 18, please note http://usada.org/minor/.  Athletes are advised to bring photo identification with them to the race venue.

Athletes registering for the ITU Triathlon Pan-American Cup Event must have a current pro license with the appropriate federation or governing body for the elite race and must have qualified and been entered by their National Federation for the Junior Race.

USAT Membership

The Playtri Festival ITU Triathlon is a USAT sanctioned event. All established USAT rules will be in effect and will be strictly enforced. You must show your USAT member card and your photo ID at packet pick up - no exceptions. Friends and family will not be allowed to pick up anyone's packet. If you are an annual USAT member and do not bring your member card to packet pick up, you must buy a $12 one day membership or a $45 annual membership through online registration or at packet pickup.

All established USAT rules will be in effect and will be strictly enforced. You must show your USAT member card and your photo ID at packet pick up - no exceptions. Friends and family will not be allowed to pick up anyone's packet.

Bike Shipping and Assembly Services

Click Here for Bike Shipping and Assembly Services at Playtri.

Local Restaurant Guide

Click Here for a list of local restaurants.

Awards / Amenities

All Athletes will receive a tshirt and welcome kit.

Awards will be held at 4pm on the Marriott Terrace.

Travel Information

Dallas Marriott Las Colinas
223 West Las Colinas Boulevard
Irving, Texas 75039 USA
Phone: 972-831-0000 - $94.00 Rate
To get the Playtri rate: 
Please call or email Amy Fitzgerald at amy.fitzgerald@marriottsales.com or 972.831.0000.

Playtri $94 hotel rate is valid from May 29th - June 2nd.

If you would like to arrive earlier, the Playtri hotel rate is $122 from May 26th - 28th. 


Dollar Rent-A-Car

Get a 5% Playtri Discount when renting a car Click Here

Benefiting

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Keep Irving Beautiful. 

Support

Many volunteers from numerous North Texas civic organizations are committed to make your race a safe and memorable experience. Thank you to all of them.

Weather /Water Temperature

Average temperature on race day: low 75 - high 95.

Water temperature will probably not be wetsuit legal. USAT Wetsuit rules will apply – participants allowed to wear a wet suit without penalty in any event sanctioned by USA Triathlon up to and including a water temperature of 78 degrees Fahrenheit. When the water temperature is greater than 78 degrees, but less than 84 degrees Fahrenheit, age group participants may wear a wet suit at their own discretion, provided however that participants who wear a wet suit within this temperature range shall not be eligible for prizes or awards. Age group participants shall not wear wet suits in water temperatures equal to or greater than 84 degrees Fahrenheit.

For safety reasons, Playtri Racing reserves the right to modify or cancel a race due to severe weather conditions. When severe weather is present, all precautions will be made to ensure the safety of the athletes.

Chip Timing by Run-Far

Run-Far Athlete Tracking

Run-Far Racing Services will be providing athlete updates via text message on the day of the race. An invitation to take advantage of this option will be emailed out about one week before race day. Let your friends and family keep track of you throughout your race!

This is a chip timed event. Each participant will be required to wear a timing chip in order to be counted in the results. Timing chips are assigned to participants according to bib number. Please pick up your timing chip the morning of the race at the chip timing station beginning an hour before race start. ALL TIMING CHIPS SHOULD BE RETURNED AFTER YOU CROSS THE FINISH LINE. A $30.00 fee will be charged to the participant if the timing chip is not returned. Awards are based on chip times.

Volunteers

If you are interested in being a volunteer for this race please contact us at info@playtri.com.

Race Contact

If you have any questions or need any additional information, email us at info@playtri.com, or call us at (214) 697-6922.

Photography

By Registering for this event, Ali Zaher Enterprises LLC, has consent to all Race photography and videos from the event to use in any advertising, marketing & promotional materials