CGT Tri Champs 2017

CENTRAL GAUTENG TRIATHLON CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017

15th January 2017   (Incorporated in Trinity Triathlon and Duathlon Event)  Entries closing 8th January 2017

This Event,

  • is our Central Gauteng Triathlon Championships where the CGT Champions for 2017 in all our age groups are determined i.e Juniors 12-19 and Seniors 20+ as detailed in the race category info below and athletes category their age as at the 31st December 2017.
  • is a selection event for our Central Gauteng Triathlon team to participate at the South African Triathlon Championships which is also where the TSA teams are selected to go to World Championships.
  • is also open to all to ALL NON-REGISTERED athletes who want to compete in the various events open for fun participation with a Fun Sprint Distance Event in Triathlon or Duathlon and a CGT Young Triathlon or Duathlon for our under 12’s.
  • to view the selection criteria for Central Gauteng Teams which also has the link for the TSA team selection criteria – Click here 

Please note that,

  • entries close at midnight on the 8th January 2017.
  • athletes who want to be eligible for consideration in our Championships and selection to the CGT Triathlon Team have to registered as FULL members prior to entering the event.
  • RECREATIONAL and NON-REGISTERED members are not eligible for selection or consideration as detailed above. 
  • if you have not yet registered please click here for details on how to register.
  • athletes are required to familiarity themselves with the rules and regulations to avoid the disappointment of being disqualified unnecessarily.
  • those participating in Championship/Selection events must be aware of the 15 minute rule from time of finishing in their event the athlete has an opportunity to lodge a objection or dispute against results/timing in the event in which they participated .

Additional Information 

  1. Date Of Event and Event Entry – 15th January 2017 – Entries closing 3rd January 2017
  2. Event Information and to Enter Event – Click here
  3. Venue – Germiston Lake
  4. Championship Medals – As this is a Central Gauteng Triathlon Provincial Championship event and as such only medals to CGT/TSA registered athletes will be presented for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd competitor in each age group competing as detailed below. These medals will be presented at the Provincial CGT team Kit and Medal awards evening to be confirmed after the event.  Selections for the SA Tri Champs will also be made for these age groups –

                          JUNIORS –           12-13   /   14-15   /   16-17   /   18-19

                          SENIORS –           20-24   /   25-29   /   30-34   /   35-39

                                                        40-44  /    45-49

                                                      and so on in 5 year Age Groups up to whatever Age..

                                                      ARE YOU READY TO COMPETE ???

Juniors 11 years and younger as at 31 December 2017, can register with CGT for free on the TSA Website but are not eligible for Provincial selection.  EVENT CONTACTS

Event Liaison contact

Event – Japie Boonzaaier – Cell – 084 501 2712   Email – info@trinitysports.co.za

CGT Provincial Selection or registration queries

Craig Thysse – Cell – 062 702 9603 Email –  cgtriathlon@webmail.co.za

WATER QUALITY QUERIES

Trinity Sports and Central Gauteng Triathlon (CGT) adhere to the highest safety standards and always have athlete’s safety as a top priority. The water quality is closely monitored by Central Gauteng Triathlon, Trinity Sports, Germiston Aquatics Club (GAC), Swimming SA, VLC and the Ekurhuleni Municipality through numerous on-going independent laboratory tests. Water tests are conducted to meet the ITU specifications to ensure athletes are swimming in safe water and tests are furthermore carried out in the week preceding the Event to ensure compliance on race day.  Barring any major last minute upsets all will be fine on race day.

EVENT RACE DETAILS –

Olympic Distance: Triathlon or Duathlon: SENIORS Age 20+

  • THIS IS THE SENIOR CGT Champs and Senior Selection race for Triathlon only.
  • Athletes compete in their age Group 20 to 24, 25 to 29, 30 to 34, and so on
  • IS ALSO OPEN TO NON CGT/TSA REGISTERED ATHLETES in these age groups as a FUN event.
  • Triathlon – 1.5km Swim  /  40km Cycle  /  10km Run 
  • Duathlon – 10km Run / 40km Cycle / 5km Run
  • (non-drafting & minimum age 20 as at 31 December 2017)
  • Teams in this age range can also participate in the above event.
  • Note -Teams – all Team Members must be a minimum age of 16+

Sprint Championship Triathlon Event:  JUNIORS Age 16–17 and 18–19    

  • THIS IS THE JUNIOR 16-19 CGT Champs and Junior Selection race.
  • Athletes compete in their age Group 16-17 and 18-19.
  • IS ALSO OPEN TO NON CGT/TSA REGISTERED ATHLETES in these age groups as a FUN event.
  • 750m Swim / 20km Cycle  /  5km Run
  • (draft legal & minimum age 16 as at 31 December 2017)
  • Teams can also participate in the above event.
  • Note -Junior Teams (all Team Members must be within this event’s age Group)

Sprint Championship Para Triathlon Event:

  • ALL PARA TRIATHLETES     
  • (Closed Para Triathlete selection race for CGT Registered Para-athletes)
  • 750m Swim  /  20km Cycle  /  5km Run

Super Sprint Championship Triathlon Event: JUNIORS Age 12-13 and 14-15

  • THIS IS THE JUNIOR 12-15 CGT Champs and Junior Selection race.
  • Athletes compete in their age Group 12-13 and 14-15.
  • IS ALSO OPEN TO NON CGT/TSA REGISTERED ATHLETES in these age groups as a FUN event.
  • 400m Swim  /  10km Cycle  /  2.5km Run
  • (draft legal & minimum age 12 as at 31 December 2017)
  • Teams can also participate in the above event.
  • Note -Junior Teams (all Team Members must be within this event’s age Group)

Sprint FUN Triathlon or Duathlon Event : Age 16+    

  • THIS IS THE FUN Sprint Race.
  • Athletes compete in their age Group 16+.
  • IS ALSO OPEN TO NON CGT/TSA REGISTERED ATHLETES in these age groups as a FUN event.
  • Triathlon – 750m Swim / 20km Cycle  /  5km Run
  • Duathlon – 5km Run / 20km Cycle  /  2.5km Run
  • (draft legal & minimum age 16 as at 31 December 2017)
  • Teams can also participate in the above event.
  • Note -Teams – all Team Members must be a minimum age of 16+