The Qatar National Triathlon Series consists of a number of local events that local clubs and individuals can compete against each other.
The League will be run and regulated by Qatar Cycling and Triathlon Federation.
The 2018/2019 series will consist of five events running from November 2018 to April 2019, including the only international event – Doha Triathlon:
- November 9, 2018 Katara Triathlon
- December 15, 2018 Al Ghariya Triathlon
- February 8, 2019 Doha Triathlon
- March 22, 2019 Lusail City Triathlon
- April 19, 2019 Pearl Triathlon
To be eligible to score ranking points in the Qatar National Triathlon Series and the other QCTF leagues (MTB, road, crit) and receive cheaper entrance to the events, you must be a QCTF member. If you wish to become a member, please click an option to apply for membership while registering for Katara Triathlon event, or any other event in the future. (Points will count after the time of application). You can also apply for membership in Qatar Cycling and Triathlon Federation.
Athletes should enter each event individually through the organizer’s website https://qtriseries.com/ Members from each club must enter the races as individuals under their club name, athletes should enter events early, before they sell-out and should pay their own entry fee for each event.
There are different categories for male and female that will count in the series points system (athlete falls into age group with reference to his/hers age on the 31st of July 2019):
Kids 1 (age 7-9)
Kids 2 (age 10-12)
Kids 3 (age 13-15)*
Open (age 16-39)
Veteran (age 40+)
Qatari (age 16-39)**
Qatari Veteran (age 40+)**
*note: Kids 3 can participate in Open category with the written consent of their parents.
**note: Qatari nationals are eligible to be included besides the Qatari category also in Open and Veteran competitions.
Points are calculated based on the athlete’s finish time behind the first official finisher in their category of the event. Only QCTF members are in the Series score sheets. The winner in each category gets 250 points. Points of athlete = 250 x (time* of winner / time* of athlete). To see how each event counts, check this sample: https://goo.gl/tyyjmz
*time in seconds
4 best results out of 5 events counts, maximum number of points in each category of the Qatar National Triathlon Series is 1000. The winner of the league is an athlete with the highest score of points gathered in the league series. In the event of a tie, the athlete with the most recent better result will win.
Athletes are encouraged to check their points/rankings throughout the year to make sure all of their results are accurate.
Results of each race and Series standings will be available live on official website of the Series: https://qtriseries.com/
Update: Doha Triathlon has option of three different distances (super sprint, sprint, Olympic) and also separate race for Qatar National Championships (sprint). The decision has been made that points will be equally allocated for Sprint, Olympic and Qatar National Championships Sprint distance race. Meaning winner of each event can get maximum 250 points.
Club competition: An overall club ranking will be calculated based on the final points accumulated by top three club members in open male & highest positioned club member in open female category + by highest two positioned club member in veteran male & highest positioned club member in veteran female category when they race for their club at League events. Only individual scores will count (not relay). In the event of a tie on points, the team with the most recent better result will win. In case the team points on the last race are also equal, we will look at each club’s best position in Open men category in the last race.
The various League winners in male and female categories and clubs will receive Qatar local Triathlon League trophies and prizes which will be presented at the 2018 / 2019 Triathlon Awards at the end of the season.
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