Race Director Symposium Returning to Colorado Springs

16 Dec, 2015

USA Triathlon Race Director Symposium presented by ACTIVE Network® returns to Colorado Springs on Jan. 14-17, 2016, with race directors from across the country meeting at Cheyenne Mountain Resort, and registration is open now.  

The annual USA Triathlon Race Director Symposium presented by ACTIVE Network® is a unique opportunity for race directors to gain extensive knowledge from top professionals in event planning and execution. As the leading educational event for multisport race directors, attendees will also meet and network with their peers while engaging with the USA Triathlon staff, speaking one-on-one with the risk management team from ESIX and becoming informed on various issues and trends within the multisport industry.

"Our Event Services team and the entire USA Triathlon staff looks forward to welcoming our race director family back to our hometown of Colorado Springs in January," said Kathy Matejka, USA Triathlon Event Services Director. "The business and industry of triathlon are evolving rapidly, and the competitive economic climate requires collaboration. This event provides tools, key information and support for race directors to solidify their local community relationships, empower business decisions and grow the sport." 

Registration for the event is open now at

Registration includes breakfast and lunch Friday through Sunday; the Friday Night Welcome Reception; the 5k Fun Run/Walk on Saturday morning; and the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame Banquet (cocktail reception, dinner and inductee presentation) on Saturday evening. More details, including the preliminary schedule of events, are available at  

Early bird registration is available now through Dec. 13, and fees will increase $100 beginning Dec. 14. Interested individuals may also register for the USA Triathlon Level I Race Director Certification, which will take place on Jan. 13-14 prior to the Symposium.

Symposium Registration Fees:

  • Race Director Symposium - Individual Certified Race Director = $420*

  • Race Director Symposium - Individual Non-Certified Race Director = $445*

  • Race Director Certification - Individual = $450

  • Race Director Certification & Symposium - Individual = $870

* One additional attendee from the same race organization will receive a $25 discount

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).


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