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Triathlon

 

Information

2017 INTERSTATE TRIATHLON

Who to Contact

   2017 Officials

Position Name School Email
Boys Manager Stuart Durham   stuart@eclipsepc.com.au
 Girls Manager Helen King  Christ the King School jacinta.wright2@education.wa.edu.au  
Tour Leader Andrew Boxsell Loreto Nedlands boxsell.andrew@cathednet.wa.edu.au 
Boys Coach Stuart Denton  Duncraig SHS stuart.denton@education.wa.edu.au  
Girls Coach Lauren French  Regent College and Mandurah Baptist Primary laurenf@regentcollege.wa.edu.au

Interstate Event Information

Event Date Venue /State Age
17 April to 21 April 2017  TBC Penrith, NSW 13/14, 15/16, 17/19

 Interstate Trial Information

Trial Specifics
Nomination 

Please click on the above nomination tab 

Nominations are now closed

qualifying SSWA Secondary Schools Triathlon and selected events (see Selection Policy)
Eligibility To be eligible for selection, nominees must:

  • Be a full time student at a DoE recognised educational institution
  • Be 13/14, 15/16 or 17/19 by the 31st December in the year of competition

Nomination

Triathlon Interstate Nomination 

By submitting this nomination form I agree to the following;

 

  • I have read the Selection Policy
  • I will abide by the decisions of the selectors
  • My parents are aware of and endorse this nomination
  • I understand it is a parent/student responsibility to notify the school of this nomination
  • I understand it is a parent/student responsibility to notify event officials of any medical conditions that may affect the student’s well-being during trials

 

Please Note: All trial fees are to be paid on the day of trials unless stated otherwise.

 

Please click HERE to nominate - Nominations are Closed

Selection Policy

Triathlon Interstate Team Selection Policy 

A. ELIGIBILITY

  1. Up to 6 males and 6 females will be considered for selection in each age category.

Age categories are as follows:

Juniors – 12 / 13 years (born 2003/2004)

Intermediates – 14 / 15 years (born 2001/2002)

Seniors – 16 / 17 / 18 years (born 1998/1999/2000)

 

  1. Age criteria for racing at the National Championships are determined as the age on 31st      December 2016. 
  2. Team members are required to be a full time student at a secondary school or institution (eg. TAFE) in 2017.

 

 B. SELECTION CRITERIA

 The following events will be used as selection races :

 

(i)   Date : Thursday 3rd November, 2016

      Event : State Schools Triathlon Championships

      Venue : Champion Lakes

      Distances : Juniors 300 / 11 / 2 *

                         Intermediates – 600 / 16 / 4

                         Seniors – 750 / 21 / 5

* School Sport WA recognises that this distance is shorter than that required to be raced at National level in this age group. However, in order to abide by the Triathlon Australia restricted junior race distances for 12 year olds, the race distance for 13 year olds must also be reduced to enable comparability of performance.

 

(ii) Date: Saturday 19th November, 2016

     Event: TEP Schools Simulation

     Venue: Champion Lakes

     Distances: Juniors 300 / 11 / 2

                       Intermediates – 600 / 16 / 4

                      Seniors – 750 / 20 / 5

 

Please Note: As TEP Race 2 is a selection race for the School Sport WA Triathlon Team and being run by TEP and Triathlon WA there has been a distance change to allow it to be a test event for the Australian Junior Triathlon Series National and Oceania Championships. This means that Junior and Intermediates will now complete a 400m swim, 15k bike and 3.5k run. These distances all still follow Junior guidelines under Triathlon Australia Rules. Juniors and Intermediates will race together under the TEP banner of Youth and must have their ITU Bike Endorsement before this event. Entry is from the following link,

Registration Link-  https://www.registernow.com.au/secure/Register.aspx?E=22851

 

Please note that following on from All Schools Nationals that all events will be conducted under ITU Junior Race Rules. This means all athletes must have UCI Approved Bikes and have a Triathlon Australia Drafting Endorsement.

 

(iii)  Date : Sunday 11th December, 2016

      Event : Sunsmart Tri Series City of Joondalup #1

      Venue : Hillarys

      Distances : Juniors 250 / 7 / 2 (Enticer)

                         Intermediates – 750 / 20 / 5 (Pursuit)

                        Seniors – 750 / 20 / 5 (Pursuit)

                 

NB. * School Sport WA accepts no responsibility for these selection races not being of accurate distance due to the organisation by private race directors. Parents / Guardians are responsible for entering their child in these selection races. School Sport WA or the child’s school are not able to enter individuals.

 

  1. The selection committee will select each age group team in the following order of priority :

(a)   automatic selections

(b)   points achieved at selection events

(c)   wildcard to top national and state competitors if results are considered good enough and if unable to compete in selection races (written application)

(d)   nil race results (written application)

  

  1. Automatic selection to the team will be determined as follows :

Being the First or Second nominated athlete across the finishing line at the State Schools Triathlon Championships at Champion Lakes – Thursday 3rd November, 2016, providing these athletes continue to :

(i)  Race regularly in the TWA Series and Junior Series races during the 2016/2017 season.

* Students living outside the metropolitan area and unable to attend TWA races, need to advise the team management in writing of their race schedule and provide a club race calendar.

(ii)  Attend scheduled training sessions or team events.

 

  1. Points for the events will be awarded for performances as follows :

(i)            1st   =  10 points

               2nd   =  7 points

               3rd   =  5 points

               4th   =  3 points

               5th   =  2 points

               6th   =  1 point

               7th   =  0 points

 

Points will be given to those competing in the race who have applied for selection in the team.

(ii)   Points will be cumulative to a maximum of two events.

(iii)  Where an athlete has competed in more than 2 events, the best 2 results (based on points) will be used.

(iv)   The points table will be used to select athletes after the automatic selections have been made.

(v)    Athletes selected under the automatic criteria are able to race in other selection races, but will not be awarded points. The points will be rolled down to the next placed competitor.

(vi)   Points will be awarded as per the results of the day.

 

  1. Where two or more athletes have achieved the same points, the athlete with the highest individual placing at Champion Lakes will be selected.

 

  1. The selection committee has the authority at its absolute discretion to make no more than one wildcard selection within each age category. (ie. one girl and one boy in each  category). This discretion is provided to ensure School Sport WA sends its best possible team to the National Championships. Applications (in writing) for a wildcard position, including reasons why an athlete did not contest the selection events, must be submitted by Monday 12th December 2016.

 C. APPLICATIONS

All athletes who wish to be considered for a position in the team must notify the Selection Committee of their availability for selection on the appropriate application form (this includes athletes who satisfy automatic selection criteria). This nomination form must reach the School Sport Coordinator by Friday 11th November 2016. Application forms can be obtained from the School Sport WA website http://www.schoolsportwa.com.au/nominations/triathlon-interstate/

 

D. FURTHER  INFORMATION

The SSWA State Team Selection Policy can be viewed in full on the School Sport Website: www.schoolsportwa.com.au  Please provide this information to your students entering the selection races.

The SSWA State Team will be announced on Wednesday 14th December.

 

E. NATIONAL  SPECIFIC RACE REGULATIONS

Athletes who successfully qualify to represent Western Australia at the School Sport Triathlon Championships must travel with a UCI Compliant Bike and ride on UCI Approved Wheels.

School Sport Nationals will be DRAFT LEGAL for Intermediate and Senior Individual Age Groups.

Relay format for School Sport Nationals will be a 4 person relay and be DRAFT LEGAL for Intermediate and Senior Age Groups and NON DRAFTING for Juniors and All Age Relay Teams. Final format of Relay Teams is still to be confirmed.

 

 

Excursion Mgmt Plan

 

Excursion Management Plan

SSWA is contracted by the Department of Education through a Grant Agreement to provide sport experiences and opportunities for all students in WA schools.

 

The Grant Agreement with the Department of Education requires SSWA to:

  • Maintain appropriate insurances in relation to the provision of the service
  • Ensure that compulsory criminal record checks have been completed on all volunteers and employees
  • Conduct off school site activities in accordance with the DoE Excursions: Off School Site Activities Policy

 

 Click HERE  to see Excursion Management Plan  

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