2023 BC Championship & SuperSeries Bids Now Open – Submission deadline, November 1st!
With a strong return to sport, British Columbia’s thirst for multisport events was palpable as participants rushed out of lockdown and started ticking off their bucketlist events once again! And, with new participant recruitment strategies, we’re expecting to continue our trajectory back to ‘normal’ season participation rates in 2023.
Building on the world class athlete experience is a priority for Triathlon BC, both to ensure growth for our sport, and, with a saturated event market place, ensure athletes return, time and time again, to the sport we love.
‘Sanctioned by Triathlon BC’ is a designation that indicates an event has met the minimum requirements established by Triathlon BC for safety and fairness at a competition. It signifies that a Race Director has completed a thorough review of an event’s swim, bike and run courses, has evaluated and planned for medical, emergency, safety and volunteer support, and that the Race Director will conduct the event according to the rules and regulations governed by World Triathlon (WT), Triathlon Canada and Triathlon BC. Sanctioned events have continuous technical support and professional guidance and advice where required.
Events sanctioned by Triathlon BC have the following objectives:
- Safe and fair competition.
- Strong partnership between the LOC and Triathlon BC.
- Inclusion of paratriathlon events to support participation and growth of paratriathlon in the province.
- Inclusion of age-group competition from kids to adult to grow multisport across the province.
- Development of the sport and maximize exposure for triathlon.
- Provide competitive opportunities that support long-term athlete development.
- Encourage performance stream athletes to remain in the province to experience formidable competition.
BC Championship Events: Participation is based on male and female age-categories (e.g., 20-24, 25-29 etc.). The first place finisher of each age category receives the honour of being awarded the Provincial Championship title in their respective discipline, gender and age-category. High quality Gold, Silver and Bronze Provincial Champions medals are provided to all podium age group finishers.
Youth/Junior/U23 SuperSeries: BC’s SuperSeries is a critical step in performance-oriented Youth, Junior and U23 development. SuperSeries events may include individual super-sprint, sprint and mixed team-relay triathlons. All events must offer closed road, draft legal competition. Points Series tracking, overall prizing and medals are provided by Triathlon BC.
All bids received will be reviewed by Triathlon BC’s Sanction Committee. Events that are awarded with a BC Championship or SuperSeries designation will be announced in December.
To download the 2023 Provincial Championship & SuperSeries bid package, please click HERE.
Note: To allow adequate time for Panel review, all Championship & SuperSeries bids must be submitted by noon, November 1st, 2022.
For those seeking to host sanctioned events in 2023 – outside of Provincial Championship or SuperSeries Events – please download the 2023 Race Information Sheet HERE.
Note: To host a Triathlon BC sanctioned event, all outstanding fees must be resolved prior to submitting an event bid.