How to Complete the Series

    Want to have fun and meet awesome new people? Then the Texas Tri Series is for you!

    The Texas Tri series is a series of 6 triathlon events that take place in and around the Austin area. The races range from a super sprint to half distance. There are many ways to participate and it is a great event to do along with family, friends, and even your kids.

    The Texas Tri Series is composed of six events:

    • The Rookie Triathlon
    • Lake Pflugerville Triathlon
    • Couples Triathlon
    • Jack's Generic Triathlon
    • TriRock Austin
    • Kerrville Triathlon

    There are 5 ways to complete the Texas Tri Series:

    1. Finisher with Time Tracking
      • In this option participants are competing for best timing in the series for Series Champion Overall & Age Group Champion.
      • To complete this option participants must register for the longest distance option at the following events. No relays. There are no substitutions:
          • The Rookie Triathlon (Sprint)
          • Lake Plugerville Triathlon (Sprint)
          • Couples Triathlon (Sprint as a "team" or "individual")
          • Jack's Generic Triathlon (Intermediate)
          • Tri Rock Austin (Olympic)
          • Kerrville Triathlon (Half)
    2. Sprint Course Finisher, consisting of the following races:
      • In this option participants are competing for best timing in the series for Sprint Distance Champion Overall & Age Groups
      • Participants should sign up for this event if they plan on doing all sprint distance events. There are no substitutions:
          • The Rookie Triathlon (Sprint)
          • Lake Plugerville Triathlon (Sprint)
          • Couples Triathlon (Sprint as a "couple" or "individual")
          • Jack's Generic Triathlon (Sprint)
          • Tri Rock Austin (Sprint)
          • Kerrville Triathlon (Sprint)
    3. Aquabike Finisher, consisting of the following races:
      • In this option participants are competing for best timing in the series for Aquabike Distance Champion- Overall Placement
      • To complete this option participants must register for the longest distance option at the following events. There are no substitutions.
          • The Rookie Triathlon (Aquabike)
          • Lake Plugerville Triathlon (Aquabike)
          • Couples Triathlon (Aquabike)
          • Jack's Generic Triathlon (Aquabike Intermediate Distance)
          • Tri Rock Austin (Aquabike Olympic Distance)
          • Kerrville Triathlon (Aquabike Half Distance)
    4. Participation Finisher, consisting of the following:
      • In this option participants can choose any distance at the events to participate in. They can also choose a mix of participation and volunteer positions. Those that participate in any event as part of a relay may choose this option
      • Participants may substitute LifeTime CapTex Tri for one of their events.
          • The Rookie Triathlon (Any Distance or Volunteer)
          • Lake Pflugerville Triathlon (Any Distance or Volunteer)
          • (Substitute Event) Life Time CapTex Tri (Any Distance or Volunteer)
          • Couples Triathlon (Any Distance or Volunteer)
          • Jack's Generic Triathlon (Any Distance or Volunteer)
          • TriRock Austin (Any Distance or Volunteer)
          • Kerrville Triathlon (Any Distance or Volunteer)
    5. All Star Volunteer, consisting of the following:
      • In this option participants volunteer at each event in the series with no substitutions.
          • The Rookie Triathlon Volunteer
          • Lake Plugerville Triathlon Volunteer
          • Couples Triathlon Volunteer
          • Jack's Generic Volunteer
          • Tri Rock Austin Volunteer
          • Kerrville Triathlon Volunteer

Rules
  1. All participants must register for the Texas Tri Series
    Registering for the events does not automatically register you for the series. Likewise, registering for the series does not register you for each of the events.

  2. Finisher with Time Tracking, Sprint Distance Finishers, Aquabike Finishers must register for the Texas Tri Series no later than July 1, 2015. After this date all registrations will only be considered for the Participation Finisher and will not be eligible for Overall and Age Group awards.

  3. Texas Tri Series participants must register for each race individually. Participants that wish to use volunteering towards completing the series must register through the event website prior to the event.

  4. To receive credit for an event in the series, participants must be officially registered or official volunteers of each event. Relay finishes only count for participation.

  5. Participants are encouraged to obtain an annual USAT license and enter it with their event registrations to ensure they are tracked correctly. Please use the same First Name, Last Name and Email address when registering for each event.

  6. In the case of an event rescheduling, participants must complete the event on the new date. If an event is cancelled, that event will be eliminated from the series.

Questions about the rules may be emailed to info@highfiveevents.com.

Team Championship Rules
A special award will be presented to the team or club with the largest participation in the Texas Tri Series. The rules are as follows:
  • Team members must register for Texas Tri Series by the registration deadline in order for their finishes to count towards the team total. They do not have to complete the series.
  • The team member must select a single team for the entire series, and enter it when they register for the Texas Tri Series.
  • Each finish in any of the 7 texas tri series events by a team member will earn 1 credit for their team.
  • The team with the most credits at the end of the series wins the championship.


Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to do every race?

You must complete 6 of the 7 events, but you don't have to “race” each one. You may volunteer in any or all of the events. Volunteering counts for full credit towards completing the series.

What do I get for finishing?

In addition to all the awesome goodies you get at each race in the series, you will get some awesome rewards for completing the series. It starts with an invitation to the party of the year, The Texas Tri Series Gala. All the finishers will be invited to a grand awards party at the end of the season. There will be food, drinks, dancing, prizes, and more! Each finisher will receive a commemorative awards and clothing.

Why do I have to register for the series itself?

You must register for the Texas Tri Series so that you may be tracked throughout the series. The registration is free.

Does anyone win the series?

Yes and No. Every finisher of the Texas Tri Series is a winner and treated equally. There are also tracks that provide separate competion within the finishers to see who can complete the specified distances in the shortest cummulative time.

How do I get ranked in the overall cumulative time results?

Register for the Texas Tri Series by the date in Rule #1 and complete every event distance listed in the option you wish to compete in.

Can I do a relay?

Yes. This will only count towards the participation option of the Texas Tri Series.

Can I volunteer instead?

Yes. Equal credit is given for volunteering. In fact, you may complete the series just by volunteering if you like.

How do I get credit for being a volunteer?

First, you must register as a volunteer online using your USAT number if you have one. (Don't worry if you don't have a USAT number. We'll figure out who you are.) Second, you must check in with the volunteer coordinator on the day of the event and complete your assignment.

What is an All Star Volunter?

An All Star Volunteer is an official volunteer at all 6 events in the series. Each All Start Volunteer is presented with a special award on stage at the Texas Tri Series Gala to commemorate their dedication to volunteering.

What if the event has more than one race distance?

You may do the distance of your choice and you will be given full credit for the series. However, if you are interested in any of the tracks with cumulative time, then you must do the specified distance at each event for that track, as shown in Rule #3 above.

What if I have more questions?

You may contact the event director by sending an email to info@highfiveevents.com.