The 2017 CAMTRI American Cup and the 2017 USAT Flatland Youth Elite and Junior Elite Cup, will be hosted July 9 at Raccoon River Park in West Des Moines, Iowa.
The event will feature one day of exciting amateur and professional draft legal racing:
CAMTRI American Cup: The CAMTRI American Cup will feature the elite (pro level) triathletes from North, Central and South America. Athletes will be vying for a combined prize purse of $10,000 USD.
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.
Please note: There will be a non-draft youth age group triathlon on July 8. Stay tuned for more information!
NEW! Food Trucks: Several food trucks will be on site with coffee, smoothies, breakfast and lunch items.
Race Goodies: Every athlete will receive a race goodies with items provided by the event sponsors.
Post Race Party: Athletes will be able to celebrate their success at the race “Recovery Zone” with plenty of healthy, post-race recovery food and drinks!
Travel: The following links provide excellent information on getting to Des Moines by land or air!
Lodging: Please inquire about space at the following hotels. The hotels listed in bold have an agreement with the CAMTRI/Flatland/ITU Triathlon(s).
- Sheraton: 1800 50th Street, West Des Moines, IA 515-223-1800 www.sheraton.com/westdesmoines
- Courtyard Marriott: 1520 NW 114th Street, Clive, IA 515-225-1222 www.marriott.com/dsmch
- Country Inn & Suites: 1350 NW 118th Street, Clive, IA 515-223-9254 www.countryinns.com/cliveia
- Holiday Inn & Suites: 6075 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 515-309-3900 www.heartofamericagroup.com
- Sterling Hotel & Suites: 11428 Forest Avenue, Clive, IA 515-223-7700 www.sterlinghotelandsuites.com
- The Wildwood Lodge: 11431 Forest Avenue, Clive, IA 515-222-9876 www.thewildwoodlodge.com/des-
- Fairfield Inn & Suites: 7225 Vista Drive, West Des Moines, IA 515-225-6100
- Springhill Suites: 1236 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 515-223-9005
- Homewood Suites: 6220 Stagecoach Drive, West Des Moines, IA 515-218-7500
- Courtyard Marriott: 410 South 68th Street, West Des Moines, IA 515-223-9800
- Residence Inn: 160 South Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 515-267-0338
- Marriott: 1250 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 515-267-5100
The CAMTRI American Cup and USAT Flatland Youth Elite and Junior Elite Cup will be sanctioned by the ITU and USA Triathlon.