2019 High School National Championships

Tempe, Arizona

April 05, 2019 3 p.m. (ET)

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2019 High School National Championships

The 2019 USA Triathlon High School National Championships will be hosted in conjunction with the USA Triathlon Collegiate Club National Championships on April 5, 2019 in Tempe, Arizona. The event will take place at Tempe Beach Park, 80 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281.

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Distance: Non-draft Sprint Triathlon: 750m swim, 21k bike, 5.1k run

Racing Age: Age as of 12/31/2019

Registration Fee: $50

Capacity: Registration will be capped at 300 athletes.

High School registration will close on March 29 at 11:59 p.m. MT.

Pre-Event Webinar

The High School Nationals pre-event webinar is now available on YouTube. Click here to watch the webinar to learn the latest on event details, rules and more information to make race day a breeze.

Digital Event Program

The Collegiate Club and High School National Championships digital event program is now available at this link. The program details key event information and as well as some great stories about select athletes and teams.


  • Club Awards
    • Top-Three Region-Based Clubs (1st-3rd teams male, female, and co-ed will receive certificates)

    • Top-Three Independent Clubs (1st-3rd teams male, female, and co-ed will receive certificates)

    • Top-Three Male Clubs: Top four (4) athletes from club will contribute to the Male Club score

    • Top-Three Female Clubs: Top four (4) athletes from club will contribute to the Female Club score

    • Note: Only athletes associated with a USA Triathlon High School Club will contribute to this category

  • Individual Awards
    • Top 3 Male Overall and Top 3 Female Overall
    • PC Open Top 3 Male Overall and Top 3 Female Overall
    • Note: All athletes, independent or club based athletes, are scored in this category TriBike Transport

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Click here for High School Nationals courses.

Event Cancellation and Modification Policy

In the event of extreme weather, natural disaster, community disaster or other unforeseen emergencies, our action steps will be as follows:

  • USA Triathlon, in concert with local officials, will make the final decision based on safety of the athletes, spectators, vendors, volunteers and others affiliated with the event. 
  • USA Triathlon may, based on the conditions of the course, shorten the distances or cancel the event altogether.  
  • Because costs of the event have already been paid out to cover various levels of production expenses, there will be NO REFUNDS, transferred entry fees or future complimentary entry fees.


Click here for a answers to some frequently asked questions.

Important Registration Information

  • There is no transfer or deferment of entries from one year to the next
  • There are no refunds
  • Athletes MUST be annual USA Triathlon members to race

To be eligible for awards you must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Be a U.S. national - someone who has resided in the U.S. for three years.


  • USA Triathlon Annual Membership
  • Proof of High School program enrollment
    • Options for Proof of Attendance (choose one):
      • School ID, report card, other form of identification verified by high school.
      • Eligibility Form
  • Encouraged, but not required: Results of at least one USA Triathlon Sanctioned race of sprint distance or longer within the past 12 months from the date of the USA Triathlon High School National Championships.  Please submit these race results to highschool@usatriathlon.org one week prior to the High School National Championships. 

Participant List

Click here to view the participant list. The list is updated each Monday before the event.

Post-Race Food

Friday, April 5, 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.: Choice of a hamburger, bratwurst, or veggie patty in a bun, chips, and a cookie

Saturday, April 6, 9:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.: BBQ pulled pork or chicken sandwich, cole slaw, beans, and a cookie

*Gluten-Free and vegetarian options available upon request


Click here to view the event schedule for the whole weekend.


  • Combined Overall Club
    • The 2019 USA Triathlon High School National Championships will be scored according to the weighted point values in the chart below. The top four (4) female and top four (4) male finishers from each club will earn their club points depending on their official place in the race.
  • Male & Female Club
    • Region Based Clubs and Independent High School Clubs will also score their male athletes and female athletes separately for a Female Club score and a Male Club score.
  • Individual
    • The 2019 USA Triathlon High School National Championships will be scored as follows for each gender:
    • Finishers at the High School National Championship will earn points based on the weighted point system above.  Finishers at the 41st place and below receive 1 point. Racers who do not finish will not earn points.
 Place Points Place Points
 1st 100  10th 50
 2nd 90  11th 48
 3rd 85  12th 46
 4th 80  20th 30
 5th 75  21st 29
 6th 70  22nd 28
 7th 65  40th 10
 8th 60  41st 1
 9th 55  42nd 1


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Water Temperature

For real-time Tempe Town Lake conditions, click here. We anticipate the water temperature to be in the low to mid 60’s come race day due to elevated air temperatures.

More Information

FinisherPix is the official photographer of USA Triathlon National Championships. Click here to preorder and click below to view photos from each day of the event. Photos will be available to view and purchase a few days after the event

For more information on high school triathlon in the United States, please click here.