USA Pentathlon National Qualifying Series, Dec. 17-18

Nov. 21, 2011, 7:42 p.m. (ET)

USA Pentathlon National Qualifying Series

Competition 1

Colorado Springs, CO.  December 17th and 18th 2011

USA Pentathlon announces the first qualifying competition for the World Cup season to be held in Colorado Springs December 17th and 18th 2011. This event is the first of three qualifying competitions that will be used to select the athletes to participate in the first World Cup of 2012 in Charlotte , North Carolina March 8-11, 2012.  This is the first of three competitions to be held December 17 and 18, 2011,  January 14 and 15, 2012 and February 11 and 12, 2012. The best two scores shall be averaged and the top 12 athletes selected to compete for Team USA at the Charlotte, North Carolina World Cup. This competition is part of the 2012 USAP Olympic selection process. Please see for the complete Olympic Selection details or contact USAP coaching staff. 

Regarding the December Selection Competition, women will compete on December 17th and men on the 18th. Running shall be on asphalt ( no spikes) and shooting shall be laser pistol ( see coaching staff if you need to borrow a laser pistol). The competition shall follow USAP rules. Rooms are available at the Olympic Training Center on a first-come first serve basis and space is limited.

USAP reserves the right to ater/adjust the order of events as necessary to accommodate numbers of horses and competitors, pool time and weather issues. Final details for the competition shall be decided at the technical meeting to be held at 5:00 PM on Friday, December 16th at the Olympic Training Center. It is not mandatory to attend the meeting but it is suggested. 

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