USA Pentathlon Qualifier 1

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Dec. 14 - 15, 2019


USA Pentathlon Qualifier #1

 

Dates of the Event:  December 14-15, 2019

 

Venue:

Olympic Training Center

One Olympic Plaza
Colorado Springs, CO 80909

 

Registration Deadline: November 24, 2019

Registration Link:   https://USAPentathlon.redpodium.com/qualifier-1

Contact Information of Event Organizer

Kevin Montford- 719-466-9162

kmontford@usapentathlon.org

 

Note from the Organizer:

The USAPM Qualifier #1 is being hosted by USA Pentathlon Multisport in Colorado Springs, CO.  This event serves as the first of two official qualifiers used for the 2020 World Cup Team selection. The top 4 men and 4 women after both Qualifiers (the second is Jan 18-19 in San Luis Obispo, CA) will be named to Team USA.  These 8 athletes will have ranking priority to attend all UIPM World Cups. (please find the 2020 World Cup Team Selection Criteria here:  https://www.teamusa.org/usa-modern-pentathlon/athletes/selection-procedures

The venues will not be open to training prior to the event unless you are staying at the Olympic Training Center.  USA Pentathlon has reserved 12 dorm beds (double occupancy) at the rate of $125/night which includes unlimited access to the dining hall and your room.  Once registration is live we will have these options available.

 

Regular Registration Deadline:  November 10, 2019.  Double Fees will be in effect after this date with no guarantee of entry.

Fencing Venue: Gym 5, Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Swimming:  OTC Aquatics or Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO 80909 (50m long course or 25m short course- we will update this venue once it is confirmed)
Equestrian Venue:  M&M Equestrian Center, 111645 Squirrel Creek Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80919

Combined Venue:  Boulder Creek Park, 23 Boulder St. Colorado Springs, CO 80909 (next to OTC). Cross-country, grass course

Event Listing

Technical Meeting:
Friday, December 13th at 6 p.m.
Venue:  Gold Room, Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, CO 80909 (upstairs in athlete center)

 

Women, Saturday, Dec 14 (times subject to change)
*all times are start times, venues will open for warm-up 30 minutes prior to start

 

Fencing 8-10 am (OTC)
Swimming 11-11:30 am (CC) warm-up starts at 10:30
Laser Run 1-2:30 pm (Boulder Park- weather dependent)
Riding 4-6 pm (M&M Equestrian Center)

Men, Sunday, Dec 15 (times subject to change)

 

Fencing 8-10 am (OTC)
Swimming 11-11:30 am (CC) warm-up starts at 10:30
Laser Run 1-2:30 pm (Boulder Park- weather dependent)
Riding 4-6 pm (M&M Equestrian Center)

 

Event Fee Info

Last day for withdrawals and refund of event entry fees is Friday, November 29th at 10 a.m. mtn time

 

Officials/Referee Info

Genadijus Sokolovas: gsokolovas@gmail.com

 

Booking and Transportation Details

Transportation Airports:  Colorado Springs Airport (COS), 7 miles from the Olympic Training Center.  Airport Transportation:  We recommend using Super Shuttle: www.supershuttle.com for shared transport or UBER.  If you are staying at the Olympic Training Center as a camp athlete airport pick-up and drop-off is included in your lodging cost but sufficient notice needs to be given (flight information).

If you are looking for an affordable lodging option please consider using our partner hotel- The Satellite Hotel for $65/night per room and is located between the airport and the Olympic Training Center.  If you would like to stay here, please contact Kevin Montford at kmontford@usapentathlon.org once you have your travel arrangements made.

Access to the Olympic Training Center is strictly enforced and is only available during the Technical Meeting and Fencing times listed above unless you are staying on complex during your stay. There will be no training available prior to the event.

For the Technical Meeting, please use theUnion St.gate to access the Olympic Training Center. You will tell the Security Officer you are here for the Pentathlon Technical Meeting. Go to the Athlete Center and you will be directed to the assigned room for the meeting.

If you are staying at the Olympic Training Center during your time in Colorado Springs, please use the Union St gate and go to the Athlete Center front desk to check in to your room.

For the day of the event, please use theBoulder St.gate to access the Olympic Training Center. Spectators, Coaches, and athletes are all welcome during the event. Please mention you are here for the Pentathlon Qualifier and they will direct you where to park.