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talentIDseries

 2015 Series

ABOUT THE 2015 MIDEAST REGION TALENT ID SERIES

The Mideast Region Talent ID Series is designed to foster development of young athletes age 13 – 19.  The series consists of nine independently produced triathlons.  Each event meets a set of criteria ensuring the race is optimized for those new to the sport as well as those who wish to compete against the best in the region.  Events 1 – 7 are non-draft format and spread across the Mideast Regional states.  The top 10 finishers at each event will earn points toward a season end tally.  The top 3 athletes in each division at the end of the series (totaling 12 athletes) will be rewarded with triathlon merchandise from series sponsors and an invitation to an draft legal camp in 2016 (details to follow).  The main purpose of this series is to encourage participation for young athletes, foster excitement in the Mideast Region, and ultimately develop competitors into the Olympic pipeline.

Series Events

           

Date

Location

Event

Event 1

May 24, 2015

Geneva, IL

MMTT Triathlon (Draft Legal)

Event 2*

June 6, 2015

Muncie, IN

America Multisport Triathlon

Event 3*

June 14, 2015

Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids Triathlon

Event 4

July 11-12, 2015

Waynesville, OH

Caesar Creek State Park Triathlon

Event 5*

July 18, 2015

Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Sprint Triathlon #2

Event 6

July 26, 2015

Wauconda, IL

Wauconda Triathlon

Event 7

August 9, 2015

Sylvania, OH

Sylvania Triathlon

Championship

August 16, 2015

Detroit, MI

Detroit Triathlon (Draft Legal)

 

*Sprint Distance only.  Youth will still be scored separately, but will race the sprint distance.

† Please note that the race is advertized as having a minimum age requirement of 14.

Youth Distance Race will be held August 8th (Sylvania SuperKids Triathlon)

Series Eligibility

The Mideast Region Talent ID Series is open to all athletes between the race age of 13 and 19.  The “Youth” division consists of those with a race age of 13 – 15.  The “Junior” division consists of those with a race age of 16 – 19.  “Race age” is the athlete’s age on December 31st, 2015.  Series events are independently operated and entry is not guaranteed.  Event directors have the right to limit the number of participants in their event.  It is in the athlete’s best interest to register in advance for ALL races in which they plan to participate.

Download Talent ID Series Rules and Points System for entire Series description including Scoring, Championship race details, and Cancellations or Alterations policy.

Any questions regarding the Mideast Region Talent ID Race Series should be directed to Mike Groaning (usatmideast@gmail.com).

 

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