DISCO TRIATHLON & USA TRIATHLON TEXAS STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

Sun September 17, 2023 Directions
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Events
2023 USAT Texas State Championship

Disco Tri Sprint & Texas State Championship

$89 7:30AM CDT - 3:00PM CDT Price increases after July 18, 2023 at 11:59pm CDT
Open to ages 15 - 99.
2023 USAT Texas State Championship

Disco Tri Olympic & Texas State Championship

$110 7:30AM CDT - 3:00PM CDT Price increases after July 18, 2023 at 11:59pm CDT
Open to ages 17 - 99.
2023 USAT Texas State Championship

Disco High School Tri & Texas State Championship

$89 7:30AM CDT - 3:00PM CDT Price increases after July 18, 2023 at 11:59pm CDT

Disco Sprint Duathlon

$89 7:30AM CDT - 3:00PM CDT Price increases after July 18, 2023 at 9:00am CDT

Disco Olympic Aquathlon

$110 7:30AM CDT - 3:00PM CDT Price increases after July 18, 2023 at 11:59pm CDT
Open to ages 13 - 99.

Youth Splash & Dash

$35 7:30AM CDT - 3:00PM CDT Registration ends September 17, 2023 at 9:00am CDT
Place
Johnson Branch Unit 100 PW 4153 Valley View, TX 76272-741 (exit 483 from I35 North) (940) 637-2294
Description

Come one - come all to the USAT Texas State Championship! This is an event you don't want to miss whether you are new to the sport, veteran, club member or supporting your participant. Competition will be tough and exhilarating as you compete against the best athletes around. No need for Texas residency - this is a qualifier for the USAT NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP. 

Championship Divisions & Distances 
     Sprint - 750m (.45-mile) swim, 29km (18.2-mile) bike, 5km (3.1-mile) run.
     Olympic - 1500m (.9-mile) swim, 40km (24-mile) bike, 10km (6.2-mile) run.
     High School - 750m (.45-mile) swim, 29km (18.2-mile) bike, 5km (3.1-mile) run.
     Club Championship - Club members eligible to race any distance or division.

Non-Championship Divisions & Distances
     Duathlon - 3.1-mile run, 18.2-mile bike, 3.1-mile run.
     Aquathon - .9-mile swim, 24-mile bike.
     KIDS (7-10) - Splash & Dash Youth Aquathlon - 100m swim, 1km run.

Venue: Join us at the beautiful Lake Ray Roberts for an open water swim, rural bike course (roads OPEN to vehicle traffic) and a shaded run course followed by a killer post-race party and pancakes by Dallas Athletes' renowned chefs. 

NOTES:
Event start sequence
     Sprint, High School Triathlon
     Olympic Triathlon & Aquathlon
     Duathlon
     Youth Splash & Dash

Championship Eligibility
All participants registering in the Sprint or Olympic distance triathlons are eligible for championship awards.
Club members registering for any event AND providing their club affiliation are counted in the club scoring.
       *Club affiliation must be identified during registration.
High School Championship Eligibility (Sprint Distance Only) - Any currently enrolled high school student or post high school student who graduated within six (6) from the date of the race are eligible to participate. Athletes do not need to be a member of a high school club or team. An athlete's race age is the age of the athlete on December 31, 2023.

USAT Competitive Rules 3.4a - "It is the participants responsibility to know the course". Please review course maps and race guide carefully for additional instructions and responsibilities,

WEATHER POLICY
Our goal is to produce a full event as scheduled and only modify these plans due to safety concerns some of which can be caused by weather conditions. 
In the event of inclement weather, the start time may be delayed by up to 1 hour. Past this time event courses may be shortened or altered to protect participants.
If conditions are unsafe, event changes including cancellation are at the discretion of the Race Director. 

Thank you for participating and understanding of these policies, we appreciate your support and hope you have a GREAT RACE.

 

What you get (race swag)

All participants receive awesome swag, famous DAR SOCKS, and Finishers Medal. 

Splash & Dash Aquathon participants receive a Finishers Medal.

Packet Pickup

4-7pm Wednesday September 13, 2023
Bear Creek Running Co.
121 Rufe Snow Dr STE 103
Keller, TX 76248

4-7pm Thursday September 14, 2023
TBD

12-4pm Saturday September 16, 2023
    Bike Mart
    1451 W Campbell Rd
    Richardson, TX  75080

DAR Triathlons are USAT sanctioned events and conducted in accordance with USA Triathlon rules.
    1. Photo ID is required.
    2. Adult competitors MUST pick up their own packet! You cannot pick up for someone else or send someone to get your packet.
               a. Each adult member of a relay team must pick up their own packet.
               b. With proper identification, an adult can pick up for a minor.
    3. Each competitor must be a current member of USAT or purchase a one-day USAT permit during the registration process.
    4. Preregister on your own device before arriving at Packet Pickup.
    5. No Race Day Packet Pickup unless:
               a.  Athlete lives more than 30 miles from the nearest packet pickup location.
               b.  Athlete has an email permission/confirmation from info@dallasathletesracing.com.
    6. Race Day online registration and Packet Pickup close 30 minutes before race start.

Dallas Athletes Racing has a no refund or transfer policy. 



General Race Guide for Triathlons and Duathlons

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

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Awards

Age Group Divisions: three deep per age group.
Sprint: 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65 -69, 70-74, and 75 & over.  
Olympic: 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65 -69, 70-74, and 75 & over.

Overall (male, female & non-binary). Overall winners remain eligible for age group awards.
Masters Division (one deep)
Male – 40-59
Female – 40-54
Grand Masters (one deep)
Male – 60 and over
Female – 55 and over
Athena/Clydesdale Division: (Sprint and Olympic, three deep).
Athena 39 and under, 40-54 & 55+.
Clydesdale 39 and under, 40-59 & 60+.
Duathlon Sprint:
Three deep for male and female - Combined age groups.
Aqua-bike Olympic: 
Three deep for male and female - Combined age groups.
High School Championship: (Male and Female, three deep & 1st H.S. club based on score).
Club Championship: (1st overall based on score & Highest participation).
Youth Splash & Dash: (Untimed - fun only).

You or a designated person must be present to pick up your award. Awards are not available for pick up or mailing post event. 

 

 

Venue

Participants - Remember to present your ticket to park officials when entering the park. Non-participants will be charged park fee.

Park staff will direct you to parking sites.

Transition

Transition will be open at 6:00a.m. and will close at 7:15a.m. Please have your helmet available for inspection. Body marking will be available at the transition entrance.
Save time entering transition race morning by having a friend body mark you before you arrive to transition to avoid waiting in line! Using a black, thick sharpie, have a friend write your race number vertically, (sized 2 inches minimum per number) on your outer left arm and outer left calf. Be sure the skin is clean and does not have lotion or sunscreen prior to labeling.  

Swim Conduct

Swim waves: Determined by gender and age, athletes must start in their assigned wave. Non-binary will begin in the first wave that encompasses their age group.
USA Triathlon Competitive Rule (3.4 m General Conduct) "When the beginning of any event is commenced by starting designated "waves" 
or groups of participants at different times, all participants shall start in and with the proper wave 
or group. Any participant who violates this section by starting in an improper and earlier wave or 
group shall be disqualified. Any participant who starts in an open or elite wave in an event with 
age group waves shall be ineligible for age group awards."

Swim cap: must be worn during the swim portion of the event. Athletes allergic to the issued cap may wear their own under the official cap provided.
USA Triathlon Competitive Rule (4.7 Official Equipment). "If provided by race management, a swimmer must wear the proper official swim cap corresponding to his/her wave. If a participant chooses to wear two caps, the official swim cap must be worn on the outside". 


WET SUIT: It is highly unlikely water temperatures will be lower than 78 degrees race day.  Participants wearing a wet suit are not award eligible.
USA Triathlon Competitive Rule (4.4 Wet Suit). "When the water temperature is greater than 78 degrees, but less than 84 degrees Fahrenheit, age group participants may wear a wet suit at their own discretion, provided however that participants who wear a wet suit within this temperature range shall not be eligible for prizes or awards. Age group participants shall not wear wet suits in water temperatures equal to or greater than 84 degrees Fahrenheit."

 

Swim Course

Swim waves will be announced the week of the race. 
Swim waves are determined by gender and age, each wave will have an assigned color swim cap issued at packet pickup. Non-Binary athletes will be assigned waves based on age. You must wear your assigned swim cap during the swim portion of the event. 

 

Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon - Bike Course & recommendations

The bike route is open to vehicle traffic on Farm to Market and County roads with a "chip seal" surface.  For safety reasons riders must stay to the right of the "rumble strips". To avoid the possibility of flats, riding with lower tire pressure 98-100 psi or less is recommended. 
UPON REENTERING THE PARK STAY TO THE EXTREME RIGHT WHEN PASSING PARK HEADQUARTERS, VEHICLES HAVE THE LEFT LANE.

Sprint - Run Course

Olympic Triathlon & Aquathlon - Bike Course & Recommendations

The bike route is open to vehicle traffic on Farm to Market and County roads with a "chip seal" surface.  For safety reasons riders must stay to the right of the "rumble strips". To avoid the possibility of flats, riding with lower tire pressure 98-100 psi or less is recommended.
UPON REENTERING THE PARK STAY TO THE EXTREME RIGHT WHEN PASSING PARK HEADQUARTERS, VEHICLES HAVE THE LEFT LANE. 

Olympic Triathlon - Run Course

Duathlon - Run 1& 2 Course
Kids Splash & Dash

The Splash & Dash event is non-timed and will start after the last swimmer exits the lake and safety boats are repositioned, participants have a separate transition area which must be utilized. They will not have access to the championship transition.

Race Contact Info

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Official Bike Support

Velofix


Robert Morales | Franchise Owner
C: (210) 393-7585   |   E: Robert@Velofix.com

Voted  Best Dallas Mobile Bike Shop 2017 By Dallas Observer

Named Top US Velofix Franchise Partner 2017
North America's Largest Fleet of Mobile Bike Shops
1-855-VELO FIX | www.velofix.com

Sponsors

Official Running Store Sponsor of Dallas Athletes Racing
Bear Creek Running Company
121 Rufe Snow Dr
Unit 103
Keller, TX  76248

 

Directions

Johnson Branch Unit 100 PW 4153 Valley View, TX 76272-741 (exit 483 from I35 North) (940) 637-2294

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