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USA Triathlon Announces 2022 State Championships Calendar

November 23, 2021

All 50 states will host State Championship events in 2022, as athletes compete for state titles, All-American Honors and opportunity to qualify for the Toyota USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – USA Triathlon today unveiled the dates and locations for the 2022 State Championships, a robust calendar of local, USA Triathlon sanctioned events in all 50 states that will give athletes around the country the opportunity to race for state titles, earn event All-American Honors and qualify for the Toyota USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships.

“Racing is coming back in a big way in 2022, all across the United States,” said Rocky Harris, USA Triathlon CEO. “Local races in our communities exemplify the spirit and fun of our sport and I encourage all triathletes, from the experienced to the newbie, to race in your State Championship next year. Let’s celebrate another year with races coming back and let’s support our dedicated, local race directors who produce first-class events.”

State Championships are open to all triathletes, as no qualification is required to compete. Most State Championships include a non-drafting Sprint- and Olympic-distance race for age group athletes, as well as a high school championship division in the Sprint-distance race. The top overall male and female athletes and top athletes per age group in the Sprint-, Olympic-distance and high school races will be crowned state champions.

In addition to racing for state titles, athletes racing at State Championships will also have increased odds to qualify for the Toyota USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships, the annual event that requires qualification and brings together the best U.S. age group triathletes in the Sprint- and Olympic-distance. State Championships will qualify the top 35 percent, or top five finishers in their age group (whichever is greater) for the 2022 or 2023 Toyota USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships. Normal qualification criteria is the top two, or 15 percent of an athlete’s age group (whichever is greater). Any high school state championship finisher will automatically qualify for Age Group Nationals Sprint-distance.

State Championships held after June 1, 2022 will qualify athletes for both the 2022 and 2023 Toyota USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships. The 2022 Toyota USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships are scheduled for Aug. 6-7 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

To view the full calendar of 2022 State Championships, visit USA Triathlon’s State Championships calendar here.

USA Triathlon 2022 State Championships

StateDateEventCity
AlabamaJuly 9Mountain Lakes TriathlonGuntersville, Ala.
AlaskaJuly 31Moose Nugget TriathlonAnchorage, Alaska
ArizonaMay 1Cactus Man TriathlonTempe, Ariz.
ArkansasJune 5Ozark Valley TriathlonFayetteville, Ark.
CaliforniaMay 15Herbalife24 Triathlon LALos Angeles, Calif.
ColoradoJuly 23Tri BoulderBoulder, Colo.
ConnecticutJune 18Pat Griskus Olympic TriathlonMiddlebury, Conn.
DelawareAug. 7Lums Pond TriathlonBear, Del.
FloridaMarch 12Florida Challenge Triathlon – The IntimidatorClermont, Fla.
GeorgiaJuly 9Tri the Parks at Richard B. Russell State ParkElberton, Ga.
HawaiiApril 3Lavaman TriathlonWaikoloa, Hawaii
IdahoAug. 6CDA Triathlon & DuathlonCoeur d’Alene, Idaho
IllinoisJuly 30Stoneman Sprint and Abe’s Olympic Distance TriathlonsSpringfield, Ill.
IndianaJune 5Leon’s TriathlonHammond, Ind.
IowaJune 5Pigman TriathlonPalo, Iowa
KansasJuly 10Shawnee Mission Triathlon & DuathlonShawnee, Kan.
KentuckyJune 5Tri LouisvilleLouisville, Ky.
LouisianaAug. 7River Cities TriathlonBenton, La.
MaineSept. 10PumpkinmanSouth Berwick, Maine
MarylandAug. 7Fort Ritchie Triathlon & DuathlonCascade, Md.
MassachusettsAug. 21Cranberry TrifestLakeville, Mass.
MichiganJune 11Grand Rapids TriAda, Mich.
MinnesotaAug. 20Maple Grove TriathlonMaple Grove, Minn.
MississippiApril 30Tradition TriathlonBiloxi, Miss.
MissouriMay 22St. Louis TriathlonSt. Louis, Mo.
MontanaJune 19Bozeman TriathlonBozeman, Mont.
NebraskaJuly 17Omaha TriathlonOmaha, Neb.
NevadaJuly 9Pyramid Lake TriathlonSutcliff, Nev.
New HampshireJune 25White Mountains TriathlonFranconia, N.H.
New JerseyAug. 7Atlantic City TriathlonAtlantic City, N.J.
New MexicoJune 11City of Lakes TriathlonSanta Rosa, N.M.
New YorkSept. 3Lake George TriathlonLake George, N.Y.
North CarolinaApril 23Beaverdam Olympic and Sprint TriathlonRaleigh, N.C.
North DakotaJuly 9BISMAN TriathlonBismark, N.D.
OhioAug. 28Mojo TriathlonWest Chester, Ohio
OklahomaJune 4Route 66 TriathlonEl Reno, Okla.
OregonJuly 16Hagg Lake Triathlon & Trail FestivalGaston, Ore.
PennsylvaniaMay 22Mighty Moraine Multi-Sport SeriesPortersville, Pa.
Rhode IslandSept. 11Newport Triathlon and AquabikeMiddletown, R.I.
South CarolinaJuly 23Clemson TriathlonClemson, S.C.
South DakotaSept. 10Wildlife Loop TriathlonCuster, S.D.
TennesseeJune 26Chattanooga Waterfront TriathlonChattanooga, Tenn.
TexasMay 22Playtri Fort Worth Triathlon & Run-Bike-RunFort Worth, Texas
UtahSept. 17Kokopelli TriathlonHurricane, Utah
VermontJune 25Vermont Sun Triathlon (Sprint)

Lake Dunmore Triathlon (Olympic)

Salisbury, Vt.
VirginiaJune 18Jamestown TriathlonWilliamsburg, Va.
WashingtonSept. 3Bonney Lake TriathlonBonney Lake, Wash.
West VirginiaJuly 10Richwood’s Scenic Mountain TriathlonRichwood, W.V.
WisconsinSept. 17Fontana Triathlon on Geneva LakeFontana, Wis.
WyomingSept. 3Jackalope Sprint TriCasper, Wyo.

 

About USA Triathlon

USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon, as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon, paratriathlon, and indoor and virtual multisport events in the United States. Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon sanctions more than 4,000 events and connects with more than 400,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world. In addition to its work at the grassroots level with athletes, coaches, and race directors — as well as the USA Triathlon Foundation — USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including World Triathlon Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of World Triathlon and the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC).

 

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