Triathlon

Dates: The 2017 Australian Schools Triathlon Festival (ASTF) incorporating the School Sport Australia Triathlon Championships and the Australian Open Schools Triathlon will be held from Tuesday, April 18 until Friday, April 21.

Venue: Sydney International Regatta Centre, Penrith, New South Wales

Joint hosts: School Sport Australia and Triathlon Australia

School Sport Australia Championships: For students selected in their respective State and or Territory School Sports Association team.

Australian Open Schools Triathlon: For students who wish to represent their school.

Age groups and participating states and territories:

(13 – 14 years of age)
(15 – 16 years of age)
(17 – 19 years of age)

ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA

Age Dispensation: There is currently no age dispensation provided in the SSA Triathlon Championships.

Championships schedule: 

  Tuesday, 18 April
AM Teams arrive in Sydney and transfer to Penrith
PM Bike setup
PM Bike / Run course familiarisation
PM School Sport Australia Championship Opening Ceremony
Evening School Sport Australia Championship Pre Event Meeting
Wednesday, April 19
AM / PM Swim / Bike / Run course familiarisation (for Championship teams only)
AM / PM School Sport Australia Education Activity (for Championship teams only)
 PM Australian Open School Triathlon Festival Aquathlon
Thursday, April 20
 AM  School Sport Australia Triathlon Individual Event (Draft Legal)
 PM  Australian Open School Triathlon Festival Individual Event (Non Drafting)
Evening School Sport Australia Championship Official Dinner
Friday, April 21
 AM  School Sport Australia Triathlon Team Event (Draft Legal)
 AM  School Sport Australia Championship Post Event Meeting
 PM  School Sport Australia Championship Presentations and Closing Ceremony
PM Teams depart

*Please note this is subject to change.

Race schedule: 

Group Distance Time
Senior Boys (17-19 years) Swim 750m : Ride 20km : Run 5km 7:00 AM
Senior Girls (17-19 years) Swim 750m : Ride 20km : Run 5km 7:40 AM
Intermediate Boys (15-16 years) Swim 600m : Ride 16km : Run 4km 8:30 AM
Intermediate Girls (15-16 years) Swim 600m : Ride 16km : Run 4km 9:15 AM
Junior Boys (13-14 years) Swim 400m : Ride 12km : Run 3km 10:15 AM
Junior Girls (13-14 years) Swim 400m : Ride 12km : Run 3km 10:50 AM

*Please note this is subject to change.

Rules: To view the School Sport Australia Triathlon National Championships rules, click here (updated December, 2016). 

Policy: To view the School Sport Australia General Policies and Guidelines, click here.

ASTF Schools Event Information and Registration: To find out more about the events at the Australian Schools Triathlon Festival and to register for these races click here.

Ceremonies: The Opening Ceremony will be held at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, 18 April 2017. The Closing Ceremony will be at the conclusion of ASTF events on Friday, 21 April 2017 (anticipated to be at midday).

History of Results:

Click on the year below to view SSA’s triathlon history of results.

1991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009

The following years of history are currently under construction. 

Contact:

For all Triathlon National Championships enquiries, please contact National Secretary Meredith Prime:

Phone: 03 9862 9260
Fax: 03 9862 9259
E-Mail: meredith.prime@mggs.vic.edu.au

http://www.schoolsport.edu.au/flash/
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