The Junior and Senior club championships are contested via accumulated points over a series of Scottish triathlon and duathlon races.
Core Event 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
- 15th – 10 pts.
In the event that more than 15 TPT athletes compete at the same event all further competitors will score 10 points.
Core Bonus Points
Each of the following carries a bonus of 2 points. Core 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.
- Win age-group.
- Overall podium place.
- Age-group podium place.
- Overall top-10 place.
The maximum Core 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 would still only score 5 points.
- Marshall at Alford novice Triathlon.
- Complete any Ironman / Iron-Distance triathlon.
- Complete any Half-Ironman / Middle Distance triathlon.
- Complete any Standard Distance triathlon.
- Complete any Sprint Distance triathlon.
- Complete any Duathlon.
- Complete any Aquathlon.
- Complete any ITU or ETU qualification race.
- 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. (400 Core points, 50 Event Bonus Points, 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 the Senior Championship includes only 4 events at each distance to ensure competitors take part over at least 2 different distances / disciplines.
The Junior Champion is the Member with the largest number of points obtained in the Novice events for the current season. Previous Junior Champions are excluded from the Junior Championship.