Sun August 4, 2019 Benton, LA US 71006 Directions
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Events

Age Group Division

$110 7:30AM CDT - 11:00AM CDT Registration ends August 1, 2019 at 8:00am CDT

Invitational Division

$110 7:30AM CDT - 11:00AM CDT Registration ends August 1, 2019 at 8:00am CDT

Clydesdale

$110 7:30AM CDT - 11:00AM CDT Registration ends August 1, 2019 at 8:00am CDT

Athena

$110 7:30AM CDT - 11:00AM CDT Registration ends August 1, 2019 at 8:00am CDT

LA HIgh School State Championship

$90 7:30AM CDT - 11:00AM CDT Registration ends August 1, 2019 at 8:00am CDT
Place
Cypress Black Bayou
135 Cypress Park Drive
Benton, LA US 71006
Description

Dear Rivercities Triathletes:

Welcome to our 39th Annual Sportspectrum River Cities Triathlon. We are proud to have you as one of the 700 competitors this year. Athletes from 22 different states will participate in one of the biggest individual sporting events in the south. Some of the states include LA, TX, MS, AR, OK, AL, TN, FL, GA, MI, NV, NY, VT, WV, NE, CO, CT, NH, & KY.

The distances for Rivercities are: 1/2 mile swim, 18.2 mile bike, 5k run

 

We are proud to announce that the 2019 Rivercities Tritahlon will be the host event for the Louisiana State High School Championship and the Adult Louisiana Triathlon State Championship!

Residency requirement: To be crowned State Champion an athlete must be a resident of that state. An athlete who wins the race but not does not reside in said state will still receive the AGNC automatic qualification, but the State Champion will be awarded to the highest placing finisher who has residence in the state.


High School Ages: USAT defines eligibility for high school students as June 1st after 8th grade graduation until September 1st after Senior year.

River Cities Policies

For a GREAT RCT experience, please read the following THOROUGHLY!

Packet Pick up for River Cities: Packet Pickup will begin Friday, August 2nd, 2019 from 12 noon—6:00 pm at Sportspectrum (6970 Fern Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71105). All local and surrounding area participants are encouraged to pick up packets on this day. Your wait can be extremely long on Saturday. Packet Pickup on Saturday, August 3rd will be open at 11:00 am & close at 5:30 pm. All pre-registered participants must be pick up packets by 5:30 pm on Saturday. This means you need to be at packet pickup by 5:00 pm. At 6:00 pm athletes who are either on the waiting list or who would like to participate are able to purchase all remaining spots into Sportspectrum River Cities Triathlon. Packets will be available first to those on the waiting list.
Do not show up after 5:30 pm on Saturday, August 5th—your packet will have been sold!!

You cannot pick up a packet for a participant that is racing.

You can only pick up someone else's packet if the participant that you are picking up for IS NOT RACING. You will need a letter from that participant stating that they are not racing and it is ok for you to get their packet.  You will also need a copy of their ID.

There will be NO packet pick up on race morning!

 If you have to withdraw from Sportspectrum Rivercities Triathlon for any reason between *April 2—June 1st a $30.00 refund will be sent to you. No packets will be mailed out to participants having to withdraw. Your spot will be given out to a person on the waiting list.

 After June 1st, 2019—No Refunds will be given out.  No packets will be mailed out to participants having to withdraw. No race transfers will be allowed.

 USAT has mandated that all athletes must check-in prior to racing.  Participating athlete must present a photo ID & their USAT card.

 

Check it out!! Ironfish Kids Tritahlon - Saturday August 3rd

Register your child for the Ironfish Kids Triathlon:

https://runsignup.com/Race/LA/Benton/IronfishKidsTriathlon

 

Hilton Garden Inn

2015 Old Minden Road

Bossier City, LA 71111

318-759-1950

http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/groups/personalized/S/SHVOMGI-RIV-20180803/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

 

 

Click on the words Bike Course above and it will link you to the course map.

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

PDF
River Cities 2015 Video
LA High School State Championships
Race Contact Info

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