A point system will be used to determine the Open/Elite Champions as well as the Series Champions in all age groups and Divisions (Athena, Clydesdale, and Masters). Points will be assigned for each race in the following manner:
1st - 100 points
2nd - 90 points
3rd - 80 points
...on down to 10th - 10 points
Eligibility To be eligible for Series
Championship Awards, 3 races must be completed with finishes in the top
10 in the participants category. If a 4th race or 5th race is completed,
the lowest point values will be discarded from results. The final race
in the Series will serve as the Championship Race and will count double
points (1st - 200 points, 2nd - 180 points, on down). In the event of a tie, the highest finishing position in Championship race is the tiebreaker.
Age Groups For
each of the 5 Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series races, your age for
your respective age group will be your age on the date of the 1st race
of the series, regardless of which races you participate in. For the
2014 series, your age will be whatever your age is on May 18, 2014.
Please make sure that your date of birth has been submitted at the time
Champions (first place only) will receive specially designed awards at
the awards ceremony following the August race. In addition, the top 3
men and women in the Open/Elite Division will earn automatic entry into
the following year CSTS.
Reminder The August Championship Race has always had the highest demand for entry. Be careful not to get closed out of this race.