2017 Ottawa CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon Premium American Cup and Triathlon Canada National Championships
June 17 - June 18
CAMTRI Premium America’s Continental Cup & Canadian Triathlon Championships Elite, U23 & Junior
The Ottawa International Triathlon (OIT) is proud to be the first event in North America to feature an elimination format for a CAMTRI Premium America’s Cup. The elimination format provides Elite, U23 and Junior athletes to race on both Sat June 17 and Sun June 18 taking advantage of all aspects of the historic Rideau Canal Parkway and Ottawa’s epic venue. The CAMTRI event will enable Canada’s best athletes to showcase their speed and aggressive racing on Saturday over the super sprint distance on fast course. On Sunday these same athletes will have to rely on cycling skills, strength and endurance as they take on a much more technical and challenging course over the SPRINT distance. Spectators will be treated to a weekend of fast paced, high energy racing from some of the best up and coming young athletes as they march toward Commonwealth Games qualification.
SATURDAY JUNE 17th 2017
Starting at 11:30 am: All qualifying heats are a SUPER-SPRINT distance for all ages ( 300m swim / 8k bike / 1.5k run). Race HEATS and schedule will be determined based on registration numbers and ITU allocation process.
SUNDAY JUNE 18th 2017
Starting at 10:30 am: All Finals are a full SPRINT distance (750m swim / 20k bike / 5k run).
Junior athletes who do not make the Finals will have an opportunity to race in the Youth / Junior Mixed relay event on Sunday.
Saturday June 17th 2017 – Qualifying Heats start – 11:30am
Sunday June 18th 2017 – Finals schedule TBD
Course familiarization – Bike Course familiarization for Saturdays HEATS will be arranged for small groups as we can not close the roads on Friday night. A course familiarization will be arranged for Sundays Finals on Saturday. Times TBD
The Ottawa International Triathlon is the only ITU event that will showcase 2 different courses with varying degree of difficulty for the 2017 CAMTRI Premium America’s Cup.
Saturday’s SUPERSPRINT course has:
1 x 300m swim loop
2 x 4k bike loops
1 x 1.6k run loop.
Sunday SPRINT Finals course is highly technical bike course. Including false flats, 180 degree turns and roundabouts, and with the multi loop format spectators spend most of the day watching the athletes racing.
See maps below
The 2017 Ottawa CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon Premium American Cup is an ITU sanctioned event. The entry process for ITU events is very specific. All international (non-Canadian) athletes must request their national federation to enter them on the ITU waitlist. If you do not follow this process, you may not be allowed to compete.
Canadian athletes will be ITU compliant by following the registration process.
Qualification Course Saturday June 17th 2017 – SUPERSPRINT:
Finals Course Sunday June 18th 2017 – SPRINT DISTANCE: