The Junior and Senior club championships are contested via accumulated points over a series of Scottish triathlon and duathlon races.
2020 Core Events list
|Date||Senior Core Events||Junior Core Events|
|08/03/20||Aboyne Duathlon – Long||Aboyne Duathlon – Short
|12/04/20||Huntly Sprint||Huntly Super Sprint or Aquabike|
|03/05/20||Peterhead Sprint or Aquabike||Peterhead Super Sprint|
|17/05/20||Banff Standard||Banff Super Sprint or Aquabike|
|31/05/20||Knockburn Sprint||Knockburn Super Sprint|
|05/07/20||Turriff Sprint or Aquabike||Turriff Super Sprint|
|19/07/20||Inverurie Sprint||Inverurie Super Sprint or Aquabike|
|25/07/20||Loch Lomond Beastie Sprint Cross or Aquathlon||Loch Lomond Beastie Super Sprint Cross|
|26/07/20||Forfar Sprint||Forfar Novice|
|02/08/20||Westhill Sprint or Aquabike||Westhill Super Sprint|
|15/08/20||Loch Tay Sprint|
|20/09/20||Huntly Standard or Aquabike||Huntly Sprint|
|20/09/20||Aviemore Cross||Aviemore Cross|
|Any Aberdeenshire Aquathlon (max one to count)||Any Aberdeenshire pool Aquathlon (max one to count)|
|Any Aberdeenshire Open Water Aquathlon (max one to count)|
|Any TPT hosted race (max one to count)||Any TPT hosted race (max one to count)|
|TBC||Moray Firth Sprint||Moray Firth Super Sprint|
|TBC||Kings Aquathlon – Long||Kings Aquathlon – Short|
|TBC||Ming the Merciless Duathlon – Long/Long||Ming the Merciless Duathlon – Short/Short|
|Any ‘well attended’ but unlisted race1 (max one to count)|
|Any Scottish / British Champs|
|Any Half Ironman (max three to count)||Any Half Ironman (max two to count)|
|Any Ironman (max three to count)|
1Any unlisted multi-sport event where 5 or more TPT members compete in the same race.
Event Base Points
Each event competitors are allocated points depending on their finishing position from current TPT members. Points are awarded as follows:
1st – 80 pts
2nd -75 pts
3rd – 70 pts
8th – 45 pts.
In the event that more than 8 TPT athletes compete at the same event all further competitors will score 45 points.
Event Bonus Points
Each of the following carries a bonus of 2 points. Bonus points are cumulative. E.g. Winning the race overall would also score points for winning age-group, overall podium, age-group podium and overall top-10 place, giving a total of 10 bonus points.
Win the overall race.
Overall podium place.
Age-group podium place.
Overall top-10 place.
The maximum score from any single event is 90 points.
Season Bonus Points
Each of the following carries a bonus of 5 points. E.g. completing multiple Iron-distance events in a season would still only score 5 points.
Marshall at any TPT hosted event.
Complete any TPT hosted event.
Complete any Ironman / Iron-Distance triathlon. (Senior only).
Complete any Half-Ironman / Middle Distance triathlon.
Complete any Standard Distance triathlon.
Complete any Sprint Distance triathlon.
Complete any Novice Distance triathlon. (Junior only).
Complete any Duathlon.
Complete any Aquathlon.
Complete any ITU or ETU qualification race or qualify for Ironman Kona.
Complete any Scottish / British Championship race.
The maximum score from any single athlete scoring all Season Bonus Points is 50 points.
The combined total of Core Event and Core Bonus Points, as above, will be each Member’s score for that event. The best five combined scores are added to Season Bonus Points to give the Member’s total score.
The maximum score for any individual is 500 points. (90 Race Points x 5 races plus 50 Season Bonus Points).
The Senior Champion is the Member with the largest number of points obtained in the Senior events for the current season. Note that the Senior Champion must count scores over a minimum of two different events / distances.
The Junior Champion is the Member with the largest number of points obtained in the Junior events for the current season. Previous Junior Champions are excluded from the Junior Championship. The Senior winner in the season is excluded from winning the Junior Championship in that season but is eligible for future Junior seasons.