AAA Car Care North Carolina Triathlon Series
03/08/14: 2014 Azalea Traithlon results are posted on the event page. Thanks to all that joined us for our season opener.
01/02/2014: Set Up Events Offers Discounts on Registrations for all (NC/SC) AAA Members!
AAA Car Care, title sponsor of the North and South Carolina Triathlon Series has partnered with Set Up Events to offer participants added benefits! If you are a AAA member, you will be eligible to receive a $5 discount off your registration for any event of your choice in the AAA-NCTS or AAA-SCTS. This offer is valid Jan2-Feb 1, 2014 (**please see below for restrictions).
TO REDEEM YOUR DISCOUNT:
1.) To redeem your discount code, please email your membership number to firstname.lastname@example.org. Once you receive your discount code, you can login to your profile and register for your event. Please make sure you enter your membership number and discount code during registration.
2.) If you are not a AAA member, and would like to join to receive this offer, please CLICK HERE to join now! Once you join and receive your membership number, follow the above instructions to receive your discount code and register for your races.
**Offer valid for NC/SC residents only and discount to be used for AAA-NCTS and AAA-SCTS events only. No credits or refunds will be given for those who have already registered. Offer valid on registrations from Jan 2-Feb 1, 2014.
11/01/2014 : The AAA NCTS Series Events are now posted. Registration opens December 1st @ 8am.
Looking for results for events that are no longer on the race calendar? Use the menu bar on the left, and click on the link that says Archived Results or you can simply scroll down to the bottom of the page.
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
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:
The lists posted below will list the leaders of the series (Top 5) at the top, with all other category and age groups following. Leaders will be excluded from their category (so there is no double-dipping of awards).
Remember - 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.
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.