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USA Triathlon Age Group and Sprint Nationals return to Burlington, Vt., in 2012.
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USA Triathlon National Championship Registration Now Open

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Online registration for many of USA Triathlon’s highly anticipated 2012 National Championship events is open at

Sold-out events and record-setting fields marked the 2011 USA Triathlon National Championship season, and USA Triathlon looks forward to another exciting slate in 2012. USA Triathlon National Championships are the only events in which athletes can earn official National Champion status.
Registration is open for the following championship events:

Event   Date  Location More Information
USA Triathlon Collegiate National Championship April 21 Tuscaloosa, Ala. Event Page
USA Triathlon Youth/Junior National Championship Aug. 11-12 West Chester, Ohio Event Page
*USA Triathlon Olympic-Distance National Championship Aug. 18 Burlington, Vt. Event Page
USA Triathlon Sprint National Championship Aug. 19 Burlington, Vt. Event Page

Held in conjunction with the Junior and Youth National Championship, USA Triathlon’s Team Relay National Championship will open for registration April 1.

Additionally, registration is open now for USA Triathlon’s Duathlon National Championship, which is set for April 28 in Tucson/Oro Valley, Ariz. More information on Duathlon Nationals is available at

A full schedule of USA Triathlon National Championship events is available online.

Active Network, the Official Technology Partner of USA Triathlon, serves as the online registration engine for USA Triathlon’s Youth/Junior, Olympic-Distance/Sprint and Duathlon National Championships.

Click here to view qualification criteria for 2012 Olympic-Distance Nationals.

About USA Triathlon
Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon – one of the fastest growing sports in the world – as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States. USA Triathlon sanctions 3,500 races and connects with more than 150,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world. In addition to its work with athletes, coaches, and race directors on the grassroots level, USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including ITU World Championships, Pan American Games and the Summer Olympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of the International Triathlon Union and the United States Olympic Committee