Event Schedule

Last updated: 2/26/2019

*Schedule is subject to change without notice.*

Race Venue: Tempe Beach Park: 80 W. Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281

Thursday Briefings: Sun Devil Fitness Complex - Maroon Gym: 400 E. Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ 85287

Friday Briefings: Tempe Center for the Arts - Studio Theatre: 700 W. Rio Salado, Tempe, AZ 85281

Saturday Awards Ceremonies: Tempe Marketplace - The District Stage: 2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281

Time Activity Swim Cap Colors Location
Thursday, April 4
5pm Draft-Legal Athlete Briefing *Mandatory   Sun Devil Fitness Complex - Maroon Gym
5:45pm High School Athlete Briefing *Mandatory   Sun Devil Fitness Complex - Maroon Gym
5:45pm-6:30pm Packet Pick Up Draft-Legal Only *Mandatory   Sun Devil Fitness Complex - Lobby
6:15pm-6:45pm Packet Pick Up High School Only *Mandatory   Sun Devil Fitness Complex - Lobby
Friday, April 5
7:00am Transition Opens - Draft-Legal Men   Tempe Beach Park Parking Lot
7:30am - 8:00am Swim Warm Up - Draft-Legal Men   Draft-Legal and High School Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
8:00am Transition Closes - Draft-Legal Men   Tempe Beach Park Parking Lot
8:05am National Anthem   Draft-Legal and High School Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
8:10am Draft-Legal Men Top Returnee Intros   Draft-Legal and High School Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
8:15am Men Draft-Legal Start Neon Green Draft-Legal and High School Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
9am-4pm Olympic Packet Pick Up/Expo Open   Tempe Beach Park Expo Area Green Space
9:00am Transition Opens - Draft-Legal Women   Tempe Beach Park Parking Lot
9:15am-9:45am Swim Warm Up - Draft-Legal Women   Draft-Legal and High School Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
9:45am Course Closes for Draft-Legal Men   Tempe Beach Park
9:50am Transition Closes - Draft-Legal Women   Tempe Beach Park Parking Lot
9:55am Top Returnee Intros   Draft-Legal and High School Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
10:00am Women Draft-Legal Start Neon Pink Draft-Legal and High School Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
10:30am-11:55am Transition Open - High School Men and Women   Tempe Beach Park Parking Lot
11:00am (approx.)-11:50am Draft-Legal Bike Check Out - ALL ATHLETES MANDATORY   Tempe Beach Park Parking Lot
11:15am-11:45am High School Swim Warm Up - Men Only   Draft-Legal and High School Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
11:30am Course Closes for Draft-Legal Women   Tempe Beach Park
12:00pm High School Men Start Neon Green Draft-Legal and High School Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
12:25pm- 12:50pm High School Swim Warm Up - Women Only   Draft-Legal and High School Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
1:00pm High School Women Start Neon Pink Draft-Legal and High School Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
1:30pm Collegiate National (Non-Drafting)/Coaches & Captains Rules Briefing *mandatory for Coaches/Captains   Tempe Center for the Arts - Studio Theatre
2:15pm Collegiate Mixed Team Relay Briefing *mandatory   Tempe Center for the Arts - Studio Theatre
2:30pm Course Closes for High School Men/Women   Tempe Beach Park
2:45pm-3:15pm Open Swim Women Only *Olympic Distance Athletes only - Must wear assigned timing chip!   Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
3:15pm-3:45pm Open Swim Men Only  *Olympic Distance Athletes only  - Must wear assigned timing chip!   Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
3:15pm High School Awards Ceremony   Finish Line
Saturday, April 6
5:30am-7:25am Transition Opens - Collegiate Men & Women   Tempe Art Center Green Space
7am-5pm Expo Open   Tempe Beach Park
7:25am National Anthem   Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
7:30am Men Wave 1 White Caps Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
7:40am Men Wave 2 Neon Orange Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
7:50am Men Wave 3 Neon Pink Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
8:00am Men Wave 4 Red Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
8:10am Men Wave 5 Neon Yellow Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
9:00am Swim Cut Off - Collegiate Men   Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
9:10am-9:25am Swim Warm Up - Paratriathletes Only   Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
9:30am Paratriathlete Open Wave Start - Sprint Distance Neon Orange Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
10:20am Women Wave 1 White Caps Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
10:30am Women Wave 2 Neon Orange Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
10:40am Women Wave 3 Neon Yellow Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
10:50am Women Wave 4 Blue Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
10:55am Bike Cut Off - Collegiate Men   Tempe Beach Park
11:45am Swim Cut Off - Collegiate Women   Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
2:10pm Bike Cut Off - Collegiate Women   Tempe Beach Park
2:10pm Bike Check Out Begins   Tempe Art Center Green Space
3:10pm Collegiate National Course Closed   Tempe Beach Park
3:10pm MTR Substitution Cutoff    
3:10pm Mixed-Team Relay Transition Opens   Tempe Beach Park Parking Lot
3:15pm All Bikes MUST be out of transition   Tempe Art Center Green Space
4:00pm Mixed-Team Relay Transition Closes   Tempe Beach Park Parking Lot
4:05pm Mixed Team Relay Final Instructions   Draft-Legal and High School Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
4:10pm Athlete Intro   Draft-Legal and High School Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
4:15pm Mixed-Team Relay Begins (M, F, M, F) Green, Red, Blue, Neon Green Draft-Legal and High School Swim Start - Tempe Town Lake
5:45pm Mixed-Team Relay Ends   Tempe Beach Park
8:00pm-9:30pm Awards Ceremony   Tempe Marketplace - District Stage