AAA Car Care North Carolina Triathlon Series
4/13/14: Click here for overall results for White Lake Sprint. Complete results with splits and categories will be posted tonight.
04/05/2014: North Carolina Series Qualifier packages and Series Standings announced.
We have some very exciting news to share regarding the AAA Car Care North Carolina Triathlon Series' scoring system. All athletes receive a score for each race within the series in which they participate. Their 5 best Individual race scores are then added together to produce a final series score.
USA Triathlon Santioning
- All AAA North Carolina Triathlon Series events are USA Triathlon sanctioned.
- Click HERE to learn about series qualification rules.
USAT Age Up Rule
- Click HERE to learn about the USAT age up rule.
USAT Wetsuit Rules
- Click HERE to learn about the AAA North Carolina Triathlon Series Wetsuit usage policy.
Series Weights, Categories and Divisions
Event weights for 2014 will be roughly based on criteria established by USA Triathlon for the purposes of administering their national ranking system.
For the AAA North Carolina Triathlon Series, events will be weighted according to distance and size.
The event weight index will be used to calculate scores for all participants and the weight index will be multiplied by the individuals raw score (see "scoring").
|Event Distance||Distance Factor||
Depth of Field Factor
(500+ registrations in 2013)
Based on the above formula the event weights for the 2014 North Carolina Triathlon Series events will be as follows:
|Granite Falls Sprint||0.90|
|White Lake Half||0.95|
|White Lake Sprint||0.90|
|Arlington Place International||0.93|
|Arlington Place Sprint||0.90|
|Carolina Beach Double Sprint||0.90|
|Over the Mountain International||0.93|
|Kerr Lake International||0.93|
|Tri Latta Sprint||0.91|
|Enka @ Biltmore Lake Sprint||0.90|
|Mission Man Sprint||0.90|
|UNC Wellness Sprint||0.90|
|Lake Logan Half||0.95|
|Lake Logan International||0.93|
|Lake Logan Sprint||0.90|
|Lake Lure Sprint||0.90|
|Lake Norman YMCA Sprint||0.91|
|White Lake International||0.94|
|Cane Creek Sprint||0.90|
|Wilmington YMCA Sprint||0.91|
Individual Race Categories:
Click HERE for a description of all the race categories that are available for individuals in North Carolina Triathlon Series events.
Series Scoring and Current Standings
AAA Car Care North Carolina Series Qualifier Packages
Athletes who register for FIVE AAA Car Care NCTS races are eligable for our awesome Qualifier Packages.
CLICK HERE for complete award information.
CLICK HERE to see if you have qualified.
How the Series is Scored
Click HERE for details on how the North Carolina Triathlon Series is scored.
AAA Car Care North Carolina Triathlon Series Standings
Only the 5 HIGHEST scores are counted. We added a column in the standings that is called Count. That number is the number of scored events that person has competed in. You must compete in at least 5 events to qualify for series awards. Also, remember events competed in as Novice or Relay are NOT scored or counted towards series scoring or prizes.
Click HERE to view the current 2014 Series Standings.
Custom awards TBD will be presented to the TOP 5 individuals in the following event divisions at the North Carolina Triathlon Series Awards banquet at the end of the year based on the final series standings.
As stated earlier, individuals must compete in a minimum of 5 scored events to be eligible for awards (novices & relays are not scored).
Open (M & W)
Masters Open (M & W)
Age Groups (M & W)
15 & Under, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69,75-79,80-84,85 and over
Clydesdales (Men, 220 Lbs & Over)
Masters Clydesdales (Men, 220 Lbs & Over, 40 years of age & older)
Athenas (Women, 165 Lbs. & Over)
End Of Year Bash
- Free for all AAA NCTS series qualifiers.
- **-$10 for athletes who have participated in at least 1 AAA NCTS race
- **-$20 per friend/family member-children under 12 are FREE!**
About the AAA NCTS
The AAA Car Care North Carolina Triathlon Series is the largest and longest running triathlon series in the U.S.
Totaling 22 events, the AAA Car Care North Carolina Triathlon Series is comprised of early season pool swim sprint distance events, traditional sprint distance events, international distance events, and two half iron distance events.
AAA Car Care North Carolina Triathlon Series events are staged from theheart of the of the spectacular Blue Ridge Mountains, to the beautiful beaches of southeastern North Carolina, from the metropolises of Charlotte and Raleigh to wide-open out of the way places like White Lake.
Over 8,000 different people race in the AAA Car Care North Carolina Triathlon Series with the 20 events attracting over 14,000 registrations.
2014 will be an exciting year, and these changes are designed to keep the AAA Car Care North Carolina Triathlon Series vibrant and progressive.
Experience an AAA Car Care North Carolina Triathlon Series event in 2014.