USA Triathlon North Central Region

Welcome to the North Central Region comprised of CO, IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE, SD, UT, WI, WY.

 

2019 Region Championships

 CHAMPIONSHIP  EVENT  DATE  LOCATION ACCOMMODATIONS
 Regional Championship*
 Maple Grove Triathlon  Aug. 24  Maple Grove, Minn.  Secure Your Hotel Room
 Sprint Regional Championship
 Brineman Triathlon  Sept. 7  Syracuse, Utah  Secure Your Hotel Room
 Youth Regional Championship
 Grand Rapids Triathlon  June 9  Grand Rapids, Mich.  Secure Your Hotel Room
 Duathlon Regional Championship   Apple Duathlon  May 25  Sartell, Minn.  Secure Your Hotel Room
 Multisport Festival  Grand Rapids Triathlon  June 9  Grand Rapids, Mich.  Secure Your Hotel Room
 Paratriathlon Regional Championship  Leon's Triathlon  June 2  Hammond, Ind.  Secure Your Hotel Room 

*Qualifies for the 2020 Age Group Nationals

2019 State Championships

 State Event Location Date
 Colorado Colorado Triathlon Boulder, CO June 1
 Illinois Lake in the Hills Triathlon Lake in the Hills, IL June 16
 Indiana Leon's Triathlon Hammond, IN June 2
 Iowa Pigman Triathlon Palo, IA June 2
 Kansas El Dorado Triathlon El Dorado, KS June 9
 Michigan Grand Rapids Triathlon Grand Rapids, MI June 9
 Minnesota Trinona Winona, MN June 9
 Missouri St. Louis Triathlon Maryland Heights, MO May 19
 Montana Bozeman Triathlon Bozeman, MT June 16 
 Nebraska Omaha Triathlon Omaha, NE July 21
 North Dakota TBD    
 South Dakota MAC Triathlon Mitchell, SD June 8
 Utah Echo Triathlon Coalville, UT July 13
 Wisconsin Elkhart Lake Triathlon Elkhart Lake, WI June 8

The 2019 State Championship races occurring prior to August 1, 2019, qualify the top 25 percent of competitors per their respective age groups for the 2019 Olympic-Distance Age Group National Championships in Cleveland, Ohio, on August 10. Any State Championship occurring after August 1, 2019, will qualify the top 25 percent or top five (whichever is greater) competitors per their respective age groups for the 2020 Olympic-Distance Age Group National Championships.

2020 Region Championships

 CHAMPIONSHIP  EVENT  DATE  LOCATION ACCOMMODATIONS
 Olympic-Distance
Loveland Lake to Lake Triathlon June 27 Loveland, Colorado Coming soon
 Sprint 
Echo Triathlon July 11 Coalville, Utah Coming soon
 Youth
Grand Rapids Triathlon June 7  Grand Rapids, Michigan Coming soon
 Duathlon Apple Duathlon May 26  Sartell, Minnesota Coming soon
 Multisport Festival MI Titanium Triathlon August 16  Grand Rapids, Mich. Coming soon
 Paratriathlon Leon's Triathlon June 7  Hammond, Ind. Coming soon

2020 State Championships

 State Event Location Date
 Colorado Colorado Triathlon Boulder, CO June 7
 Illinois Lake in the Hills Triathlon Lake in the Hills, IL June 21
 Indiana Leon's Triathlon Hammond, IN June 7
 Iowa Pigman Triathlon Palo, IA June 7
 Kansas El Dorado Triathlon El Dorado, KS June 14
 Michigan Grand Rapids Triathlon Grand Rapids, MI June 14
 Minnesota Trinona Winona, MN June 14
 Missouri Lou Fusz Subaru St. Louis Triathlon Maryland Heights, MO May 23
 Montana Bozeman Triathlon Bozeman, MT June 21
 Nebraska Omaha Triathlon Omaha, NE July 19
 North Dakota TBD TBD TBD 
 South Dakota MAC Triathlon Mitchell, SD June 6
 Utah Brineman Triathlon Syracuse, UT September 5
 Wisconsin Elkhart Lake Triathlon Elkhart Lake, WI June 6

The 2020 Olympic-Distance State championships prior to August 1, 2020 will qualify the top 25% of finishers in an age group for the 2020 Olympic-Distance Age Group Nationals. No other distance or discipline at State Championships will allow for Olympic-distance qualification. Any State Championship occurring after August 1, 2020 will qualify the top 25% competitors per their respective age groups for the 2021 Olympic-Distance Age Group National Championships. All athletes must be at least 17 years old by Dec. 31, 2020, to qualify for Olympic Distance National Championships.

The 2020 Sprint State championships prior to August 1, 2020 will qualify the top 35% or top 3 finishers in an age group (whichever is greater) for the 2020 Sprint Age Group Nationals. No other distance or discipline at State Championships will allow for Sprint qualification.

High School State Championships Exemption: All finishers of High School State Championships will automatically qualify for Sprint Age Group Nationals (pending they are at least age 15 as of December 31, 2020.)

Race dates subject to change. USA Triathlon reserves the right to change qualifying events for any sanction-related issues. Check back for updates and please check individual race websites for the most up-to-date information.

National Youth Series and Splash n Dashes in your region

USA Triathlon offers two youth event programs, the Splash and Dash Series and the Youth Regional Triathlon Series. The events series are broken down by region below.

Event Name: Event Location (City) Event Location (State) Event Date:
North Central | CO, IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE, SD, UT, WI, WY
Wolves Tri Aberdeen SD 4/14/2019
MMTT Youth Triathlon Geneva IL 5/26/2019
Green Bay Multisport Youth Triathlon Green Bay WI 6/1/2019
Pleasant Prairie Youth Triathlon  Pleasant Prairie WI 6/2/2019
RipRoar Youth Triathlon Cedar Rapids IA 6/29/2019
Door County Kids Triathlon Egg Harbor WI 7/13/2019
Greeley Kids Splash and Dash* Greeley CO 7/13/2019
RipRoar Youth Triathlon West Des Moines IA 7/13/2019
RipRoar Youth Triathlon Omaha NE 7/20/2019
MMTT Splash and Dash* Geneva IL 7/25/2019
Warroad Splash & Dash I* Warroad MN 7/27/2019
Root Beer Kids Triathlon Duluth MN 8/4/2019
RipRoar Youth Triathlon Johnston IA 8/17/2019
Maple Grove Youth Splash & Dash* Maple Grove MN 8/23/2019
Maple Grove Triathlon Maple Grove MN 8/23/2019
Race on the Rock Youth Event Rock Springs WY 8/24/2019
Warroad Splash and Dash II* Warroad MN 8/25/2019
The Boyd Lake Bash* Loveland CO 9/7/2019

*Denotes USA Triathlon Splash and Dash Series event

** Denotes USA Triathlon Splash and Dash Series event and Regional Youth Event

Awards

New for the year, participants in both series will receive awards. Awards include:

  • 1 race completed: 1 entry in the end of season raffle (prizes TBD)
  • 2 races completed: 3 entries in the raffle, USAT stickers, USAT File Folder
    • *can include participation in 1 Splash and Dash event
  • 3 races completed: 5 entries in the raffle, 2020 Youth Digital Membership
    • *can include participation in 1 Splash and Dash event
  • 4 races completed: 10 entries in the raffle, USAT Notebook
    • *can include participation in 2 Splash and Dash events
  • 5 races completed: 12 entries in the raffle, Rudy Project Youth Bike Helmet
    • *can include participation in 3 Splash and Dash event

Please note: list of prizes and participation giveaways may shift slightly.

This is not a complete list of all youth sanctioned events. Click here to visit the Sanctioned Events Calendar.

For questions about the Splash and Dash Series email Cody Crowther at cody.crowther@usatriathlon.org. For questions about the Youth Regional Series Races email Alex Kultgen at alex.kultgen@usatriathlon.org

For other youth related questions, please email the Youth Program Manager, Meg Duncan, at meg.duncan@usatriathlon.org

Volunteer Questionnaire

If you are interested in being apart of the regions volunteer team please fill out the volunteer questionnaire and please send it to regions@usatriathlon.org.

Meeting Minutes

For all regional volunteer dial-in meeting minutes click HERE.