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

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>>Please download the 2018 Athlete Guide here.

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, 2018.

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

ATHLETE MEETINGS WILL NOW BE HOSTED AT A NEW LOCATION AND AT NEW TIMES!!!

Saturday, July 14, 2018 – (NEW LOCATION AND NEW TIMES!!!)

RACCOON RIVER PARK NATURE LODGE
2500 Grand Avenue
West Des Moines, IA 50265

2:00 pm – 5:30 pm – Packet Pick Up
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Youth Elite Meeting
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Junior Elite Meeting

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.

Race Site: The race is held at Raccoon River Park, 2500 Grand Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50265.

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.