USAT South Central Youth Race Series / 2018-2019
The USAT South Central Region (AR/LA/OK/TX/NM) features one of America’s only youth triathlon race series for young people 7-15 years of age. Divided into age groups (7-8; 9-10; 11-12; 13-15) and male/female gender divisions, kids are able to compete against their peers in search of a USAT South Central Regional Youth Race Series Championship.
This year’s series features 8 races culminating in a double points, USAT South Central Region Youth Regional Championship, event. Individual points are scored through placement in each event entered, the more events undertaken the greater chance for garnering points. At the end of the season, total points are calculated and the top 3 per age group are identified as Youth Regional Champions, receive an award and certificate to honor their accomplishment.
Youth races within the series are directed by independent Race Directors who develop their respective event to parallel USAT recommended race distances, age groups, and closely follow USAT Youth Supplemental Rules.
Doug Fairchild USAT South Central Regional Chairman: Youth/HS/U23; Recording Secretary; HOF Committee CSCS RSCC *Emeritus
McKinney High School
1400 Wilson Creek Pkwy
8:30AM Youth Transition Opens
10:00AM 6-10 yr old Race Starts
10:45AM 11-15 yr old race starts
We will start in numerical order - no exceptions.
100 yard pool swim - 2.5 mile bike - 0.5 mile run
200 yard pool swim - 5 mile bike(2 loops)- 1 mile run
Swim 6-10 Course Map
Swim 11-15 Course Map
Bike Course Map
6-10 Run Course Map
11-15 Run Course Map
The bike is on nice concrete urban road with cones separating kids from cars along with police support. The course is slightly hilly, but fun! On the run course there will be an aid station equipped with water.
Registered on or before January 31, 2018
February 1, 2018 - April 15, 2018
After April 15, 2018
Eligibility - The minimum age to participate is 6. The right to accept or reject any entry is reserved. For younger participants, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
**If you want your child to be seeded properly by swim time, please make sure they are registered by Saturday April 15th. All athletes that are registered after this date, will be placed in numerical order by when they pick up their packet. All athletes will go in numerical order at this race.
Packet Pick Up & Late Registration
Tuesday, April 17th 4:00pm-7:00pm
Wednesday, April 18th from 12:00pm-3:00pm
Wednesday, April 18th from 4:00pm-7:00pm
Thursday, April 19th 12:00pm-7:00pm
Friday, April 20th from 12:00pm-7:00pm
Saturday, April 21st from 10:00am-3:00pm
Race morning pick up is available from 8:30 - 9:00am for an additional $10.
All finisher's will receive a finisher's medal.
Top Three awards in the 6-8, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-15 Competitive age divisions only
Tech Tshirt and Finisher Medal
Every participant must show photo ID and proof either of USAT annual membership. If one of these is not provided at packet pickup, the participant will be required to purchase an annual membership to pick up his or her packet, regardless of whether or not he or she already has a membership. ($10 for youth).
No Refunds or Transfers allowed.
FREE PRE RACE CLINICS
Free Pre Race clinics will be held on Thursday, April 19th at 6:00pm at Playtri Dallas and Saturday, April 21st at 2pm at Playtri Swim-Bike-Run Outlet in McKinney. We will go over what to expect on race day, setting up transition and any general questions.
USAT YOUTH RACING RULES
In addition to the USAT Youth Racing Rules, please review the following rules thoroughly and make sure your child is prepared for race day - all USA Triathlon rules WILL be enforced:
- No flotation devices may be used during the swim.
- No training wheels are allowed on the bicycle.
- Only standard drop, straight, or curved handlebars are allowed. No aero or time trial bars may be attached to the bike or used during competition.
- No disk wheels or wheel covers are allowed.
- No time trial, “chrono,” or “aero” helmets with a tail may be used.
Race Updates and Reminders
All last-minute updates and reminders will be posted on the Playtri Facebook Page. Like us so you get all the up-to-date information!
Many volunteers from numerous North Texas civic organizations are committed to make your race a safe and memorable experience.
Average temperature on race day: low 50 - high 80.
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.
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.
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If you have any questions or need any additional information, email us at email@example.com. or call us at (214) 697-6922.
Post race photo booth will be available for all participants.
By Registering for this event, AAZ Event Productions, has consent to all Race photography and videos from the event to use in any advertising, marketing & promotional materials
This event benefits the Kiwanis Club of McKinney. The funds are used for MEF scholarships and donations to community charities.
1900 Gateway Blvd
McKinney, TX 75070
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