TRIATHLON TECHNICAL PACKAGE

NLGAMES 2020 Bay Roberts

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Technical Packages for the NLGames are developed by the Provincial Sport Organization governing each respective sport. Questions should be directed to the Technical Chairperson as noted in Section 1 below, or to the SportNL Games Coordinator Stephanie Fowler by email sfowler@sportnl.ca or phone 709-576-3397.


1.        TECHNICAL CHAIRPERSON

Stephen Delaney, Executive Director, Triathlon NL

P. O. Box 872, Station C

St. John’s, NL A1C 5L7

709-579-2342


2.        CONVENER

        TBD


3.        ELIGIBILITY

All team members and staff must be registered members (annual) of Triathlon NL by July 17th, 2020.

All athletes must be in compliance with regulations governing regional eligibility as per NL Games policy in Section 16 of this Technical Package.


4.        AGE CLASSIFICATION

Male:         Born 2001, 2002, 2003, or 2004 (ages 16 – 19 as of December 31, 2020)

Female:         Born 2001, 2002, 2003, or 2004 (ages 16 – 19 as of December 31, 2020)


5.        PARTICIPANTS PER REGION

5.1        ATHLETES

Female Team - 3 athletes

Male Team - 3 athletes

5.2        COACHING / MANAGERIAL STAFF

Regional teams will be required to have two staff, one acting as coach and the other as manager. It is preferred that the manager is also a registered coach, but it is not a requirement.


6.   STAFF SELECTION

All coaches and managers must be at least 21 years of age by as of December 31, 2020.

In order to satisfy the “Rule of Two” under SafeSport policy, one staff member must be female and the other must be male.

Coaches must have completed the Basic Registration components of Triathlon Canada’s coaching pathway. Managers (if they are not already coaches with basic registration status) are required to have a Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector screening and to have completed the Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders online course.

Triathlon NL will work with the regional coordinators in the selection of coaches and managers.


7.        REGIONAL QUALIFIERS

For regional qualifiers and team selection please contact the regional coordinators as per Section 8.


8.        REGIONAL CONTACTS

  1. St. John’s North - TBA
  2. Mount Pearl South - TBA
  3. Avalon - TBA
  4. Eastern - TBA
  5. Central - TBA
  6. Western - TBA
  7. Labrador - TBA
  8. Host - TBA


9.        REGISTRATION DEADLINE

All regional teams must be registered with the Host by July 31, 2020 through an online registration system that will be provided by the Host.


10.        GAMES-TIME MEETINGS

One coach or staff representative from each region and each sport is required to attend the following meetings in the Host region at the commencement of the NLGames:

  1. Coach / Manager General Meeting - date, time and location to be confirmed

Chaired by SportNL and including brief presentations from the Host Committee - will cover logistical information on transportation, accommodations, food services, entertainment, venues, etc.

  1. Sport Technical Meeting - date, time and location to be confirmed

Chaired by the Technical Chair of your sport - will cover sport-specific technical information for your competition.


11.        SANCTION

The triathlon competition is sanctioned by Triathlon NL. The rules for the competition will be governed by the International Triathlon Union 2020 Rules as applied by Triathlon Canada and Triathlon NL.


12.        SCHEDULE

Final schedules will be posted on www.nlgames.ca in early August after regional teams are selected and registration is completed.

August 15

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Course Familiarization/Practice

August 16

9:00 am: Girls Sprint Triathlon & Boys Sprint Triathlon

11:00 am: Medal Presentations

August 17

9:00 am: Mixed Relay Triathlon

11:30 am: Medal Presentation


13.        VENUE

to be confirmed


14.        MEDALS

Gold, silver, and bronze medals will be presented to the first, second, and third place individual finishers in the Boys Sprint and Girls Sprint. Gold, silver, and bronze medals will be presented to the first, second, and third place relay teams, each team consisting of four members.


15.        TECHNICAL INFORMATION

15.1  Competition Format

  1. Individual Sprint for Boys and Girls, consisting of a 750m swim, 20km bike, and 5 km run.
  2. Mixed Super-Sprint Relay, with teams of two boys and two girls, in which each athlete completes a super-sprint course consisting of 250m swim, 6km bike, and 1.5km run.

15.2  Compulsory Equipment

Each athlete is required to provide the following equipment for their participation in the competition:

15.3  Athlete Numbers

Each athlete will be issued numbers to be used for both the sprint and relay events:


16.        NL GAMES POLICIES

Sport policies are under review and will be available at www.nlgames.ca when complete.


                

TRIATHLON Technical Package 2020 Bay Roberts

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