Expatriés Challenge Info 2015


Super Sprint Challenge 2015

A stand alone Super Sprint challenge competition where points are accumulated from 3 events:

Jan – EPPG – Pré St Gervais
Mar – Expatriés Super Sprint Paris
April – Paris Super Sprint 20

Points to be awarded for each race split in 4 categories – SF, SH, VF & VH

10 points for first Expatriés team member, 9 for second, 8 for third and all the way down to 2pts (minimum 2pts for any participant)
If race organisers don’t split out results between Senior and Veteran then the Expatriés Race Officers will award points as above using 40 yrs old (as of 1st Jan, 2015) as the threshold between age categories.

In early May, after the end the of Super Sprint season, we will have team social/awards night with prizes for the winners in each of the 4 categories. Plus a “President’s Award” for an outstanding personal performance though not necessarily for winning – to be decided by the Directors.

 

Expatriés League Challenge 2015

The main trophy event of the season where points can be accumulated from the following list of events plus 2 wild cards from any recognisable triathlon wherever in the World it may be.

There is no limit to the number of events where points can be scored, however only the points from the best 5 races will count.

MonthLocationSprint DistanceOlympic Distance
MarchRouenYes
AprilCannesYes
MayEnghien(découverte)Yes
MayVersaillesYes
MayCergyYes
JuneBoucles-de-SeineYes
JuneDeauvilleYes
JuneAnnecyYes
JuneBarcelonaYesYes
JuneBeauvaisYes
JulyJerseyYes
JulyDijonYes
JulyParisYes
AugChantillyYesYes
AugVichyYes
OctToulouseYesYes

 

+ 2 wilds card events – Cut-off date is the end of October to target an awards evening in November
  • Points awarded for each race in 4 categories – SF, SH, VF & VH
  • 10 points for the first Expatriés team member, 9 for second, 8 for third and all the way down to 2pts (minimum 2pts for any participant)
  • If there are less than 3 Expatriés members in any given class then points will be awarded as follows: 10pts top 20% of age group, 8pts for next 20%, 6pts for next 20% etc with minimum 2pts for any participant.
  • Coefficients: Points will be x1 for Sprints and x1.5 for Olympic distance races (i.e. the longer the race distance the more points that can be accumulated.)
  • No adjustment for non-standard distances i.e. Sprint+, Olympic+).
  • If race organisers don’t split out results between Senior and Veteran then the Expatriés Race Officers will award points as above using 40 yrs old (as of 1st Jan, 2015) as the threshold between age categories.
  • If a swim is cancelled then the same points will be awarded if the triathlon becomes a duathlon. (Stand alone duathlons will not count as they’re not triathlons!…. )
  • In the event of any confusion/ambiguity the Race Officers’ (Sean & Paul G) decision will be final. Trying to exert undue influence on race officers by buying them Guinness’ at Team Social nights will be looked on favourably.
  • Annual awards dinner in November with prizes to be awarded for the winners in each of the 4 categories. Plus a “President’s Award” for an outstanding personal performance though not necessarily for winning – to be decided by the Directors.

 

Expatriés Shield (Long Distance)

Any 2 long distance (half and full ironman) events qualify. Points (coefficient adjusted) will be awarded as follows based on position in age group:

Top 10% – 150 points
10%-20% – 140 points
20%-30% – 130 points
30%-40% – 120 points etc

Coefficients: Points will be x1 for half Ironman and x1.25 for Ironman distance races