Information for Participants

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Race package pick-up is from 2 pm to 5pm on Saturday, June 8th at the Trek Store, 338 Catherine Street.  There will be a mandatory bike and helmet check at RPP.  There will be race packages available for out of town participants on race morning from 6 to 7 am.

Heat assignments and start times will be available at RPP.

Each participant will receive 2 stickers at RPP.  The larger sticker is for the front of the helmet.  The smaller sticker is for the bike stem. Participants who attend bike and helmet check will have these stickers affixed by the mechanics.  Bike numbers must match race numbers when collecting bikes from transition after the race.

There is a mandatory race briefing for all Super Series athletes at 5 pm on June 8th at the Trek Store at 338 Catherine Street.  Super Series athletes will receive their race packages at the briefing.  Super Series athletes are not required to have their bikes safety checked prior to the race.

The Victoria Youth Triathlon is sanctioned by Triathlon BC.  All participants must be familiar with the TriBC and ITU Competition Rules.  Download a PDF version of the TriBC Competition Rules HERE and the ITU Competition Rules HERE.

Race Day:

Transition opens at 6:00 am on race day. The first heat starts at 7:30 am. Heats will start from the oldest age group to the youngest.  The Super Series draft legal heats is the final heats of the day.   There is a pre-race briefing on the pool deck for all athletes 15 minutes before the start of their heat.  Heat assignments will be provided at race package pick-up.

The transition area is divided into areas based on age group.  There will be bike racks available for those athletes who wish to use them but their use is not mandatory.  Athletes choosing not to use bike racks will place their bikes in parking stalls, maximum two bikes per stall, in a manner that does not interfere with other participants.  All athletes must be out of transition 30 minutes prior to the start of their heat.  Only participants in the 6-7 age group may have one adult assist with transition set up. No non-participants are allowed in transition during the race.  Participants in the 6-7 and 8-9 year old categories may have one adult assist with transition setup but all adults must be out of transition 15 minutes before the start time for that heat.

There are no timing chips for the Victoria Youth Triathlon.  Timing tags are affixed to the race number bibs so athletes are required to wear their race bib from the first transition until the end of the race.

There is a mandatory pre-race briefing on the pool deck 15 minutes before the start of each heat.  All athletes must be body marked prior to attending the pre-race briefing.

The awards ceremony will follow the last heat.  Draws for prizes will be made during the awards ceremony.    You must be present to win any draw prize.

Parking:

A parking structure with 332 spaces, including eight for people with accessibility challenges, is located adjacent to CARSA on McKenzie Avenue. The overall parkade design is five levels (including one level underground) and includes 64 spaces for bicycles.