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USA Triathlon Sets Schedule for 2014 Regional Championships and Special Qualifiers
Events in 10 Regions qualify athletes for USA Triathlon Olympic-Distance Nationals
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Triathlon has selected the 10 events in each Region that will serve as the 2014 Regional Championships and Special Qualifiers, which will allow athletes the opportunity to qualify for the 2014 USA Triathlon Olympic-Distance National Championships.
The top 33 percent of each age group at Regional Championships and Special Qualifiers contested prior to Aug. 1 will automatically qualify for the 2014 USA Triathlon Olympic-Distance National Championships, which will take place Aug. 10 in Milwaukee, Wis. Regional Championships or Special Qualifiers held after Aug. 1 will qualify athletes for 2015 Olympic-Distance Nationals.
Registration for a number of Regional Championships and Special Qualifying races is open now. Find out more about the Regional Championships and Special Qualifiers at usatriathlon.org.
Also, visit usatriathlon.org/agnc14oly for complete details on 2014 Olympic-Distance Nationals and to learn more about other qualification standards for the event.
2014 USA Triathlon Regional Championships
Florida: St. Anthony’s Triathlon (April 27, St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Mid-Atlantic: New Jersey State Triathlon (July 20, West Windsor, N.J.)
Mideast: USA Triathlon Mideast Regional Championship (June 14, Grass Lake, Mich.)
Midwest: Omaha Triathlon (July 20, Omaha, Neb.)
Northeast: The Massachusetts State Triathlon (July 13, Winchendon, Mass.)
Pacific Northwest: Portland Triathlon (Sept. 21, Portland, Ore.) – Qualifier for 2015 Nationals
Rocky Mountain: Boulder Peak Triathlon (July 13, Boulder, Colo.)
South Midwest: Tri Tyler Olympic (March 30, Tyler, Texas)
Southeast: Memphis in May Triathlon (May 18, Memphis, Tenn.)
Southwest: Silicon Valley International Triathlon (April 20, Morgan Hill, Calif.)
2014 USA Triathlon Special Qualifiers
Mid-Atlantic: Rock Hall Triathlon (May 31, Rock Hall, Md.)
Mideast: Leon’s Triathlon (June 1, Hammond, Ind.)
Midwest: Lake Geode Challenge (July 21, Danville, Iowa)
Rocky Mountain: Echo Triathlon (July 12, Coalville, Utah)
About USA Triathlon
Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon – the fastest growing sport in the U.S. Olympic Movement – as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States. USA Triathlon sanctions more than 4,300 races and connects with more than 550,000 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 International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Championships, Pan American Games and the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of the ITU and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).