Thank you for registering for the 2018 USA Triathlon Flatland Cup Triathlon (youth 13-19 years old). We are excited to host you!

The event will feature one day of exciting amateur draft legal racing:

USA Triathlon Cup: More than 300 athletes will compete in the USAT Flatland Youth Elite and Junior Elite Cup, a USA Triathlon draft-legal triathlon for athletes 13-19 years of age. The event is the final qualifying event (one of four events) for the USA Triathlon Youth and Junior draft legal championships to be hosted in West Chester, Ohio in August 5-6, 2017.

Athlete Briefing: All athletes should attend the mandatory prerace briefing based on the race the are competing in:

USAT Cup Triathlon Meeting
Saturday, July 14, 2017 – 4:00 pm
Valley High School Cafeteria, 3650 Woodland Avenue, West Des Moines, IA 50265. (Located at the corner of 39th Street and Woodland Avenue)

Note! Packet pick up will be open from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at this site. Please plan on picking up your packet before the meeting starts if at all possible.

Note! Please review the USAT Draft Legal Triathlon Athlete Equipment and Rules Checklist at www.draftlegalrules.com prior to arriving in Iowa.

If you are delayed from attending the pre-race meeting please email craig.hanken@me.com or text 5154221846. Athletes who do not attend the meeting will be removed from the start list.

Food Trucks: Several food trucks will be on site with coffee, smoothies, breakfast and lunch items.

Official Bike Shop: Bike World West is our official bike shop for the event. They are located close to the race site and will be on site on race day for any last minute issues. Please stop by and say “Hi” and pick up any last minute bike equipment or nutrition.

Pre-Race Course Review: Please note there is time set aside for youth and junior athletes to review the swim course on Saturday at 2 pm. Due to the size of the youth/junior event we will not be able to host a bike course preview. If you plan on doing this please be very careful as the roads will not be closed to auto traffic.

The USAT Flatland Youth Elite and Junior Elite Cup will be sanctioned by USA Triathlon.