Details Announced for 2017 USA Triathlon Collegiate Club & High School National Championships
20 Apr, 2017
The 2017 USA Triathlon Collegiate Club & High School National Championships will be held in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, from April 21-22.
The two-day collegiate event is expected to draw its largest-ever field of more than 1,300 triathletes from 120 collegiate clubs, while the high school championship will welcome more than 100 athletes and build upon its inaugural success last year in Clemson, South Carolina. USA Triathlon was last in Tuscaloosa for Collegiate Nationals in 2011 and 2012, as well as for Age Group Nationals in 2009 and 2010.
Friday, April 21
Men’s Collegiate Draft Legal Start: 8:15 a.m.
Women’s Collegiate Draft Legal Start: 10 a.m.
Boys’ High School Championship Start: 12 p.m.
Girls’ High School Championship Start: 1 p.m.
Saturday, April 22
Men’s Collegiate Olympic-Distance Start: 7:20 a.m.
Women’s Collegiate Olympic-Distance Start: 10:20 a.m.
Collegiate Mixed Team Relay Start: 4:15 p.m.
Awards Ceremony: 8 p.m., Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
WHERE: Race courses will center around the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater: 2710 Jack Warner Pkwy, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35401. Athletes will swim in Black Warrior River and bike and run on and around Jack Warner Parkway. Free event parking is available; additional information will be distributed later this week regarding road closures.
Complete Event Information: USATriathlon.org
About USA Triathlon: USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon, as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States. Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon sanctions more than 4,300 races and connects with nearly 500,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world. In addition to its work with athletes, coaches, and race directors on the grassroots level, USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of the ITU and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).