MTS Race Weights and Scoring
Event weights for 2013 will be roughly based on criteria established by USA Triathlon for the purpose of administering their national rankings system. All MTS events will be weighted based on distance and size of event as well as multiplier if it has a championship status (ie; Collegiate, Best of US, etc) The event weight index will be used to calculate scores for all participants (See Scoring below).
|Event Distance||Distance Factor|
Depth of Field Factor
(500+ finishers in 2013)
|Championship/ QualifierStatus||+ 0.01||+0.01|
Based on the above formula the event weights for the 2011 MTS events will be as follows:
|Race Name||Race Weight|
|Fairland Aquatic Complex Splash-N-Dash||0.90|
|Maritime International Triathlon||0.93|
|Rock Hall International Triathlon||0.93|
|Rock Hall Sprint Triathlon||0.90|
|General Smallwood International Triathlon||0.94|
|General Smallwood Sprint Triathlon||0.90|
|Druid Hill Park Sprint Triathlon||0.90|
|***Battle of the Potomac*** (both MTS and VTS)||0.98|
*These weights may change based on partipation levels at each event.
Event Scoring Details
- The top five men's finish times will be used to create an average time that all men's finish times will be divided into. The top five women's finish times will be used to create an average time that all women's finish times are divided into.
- All male participants' finish times will be divided into this average male "base" time to create raw scores. (same for females)
Click Here to see an example of how an event is scored