About the Event

EVENT ESSENTIALS
Event Name
2019 Osaka-Castle NTT ASTC Sprint Triathlon Asian Cup and East Asian Championships / Osaka Castle Triathlon 2019
Event Classification
2019 NTT Japan Ranking Event / 2019 NTT Age Ranking Event / 2019 Osaka Prefectural Sports event(Triathlon)/ 28th Osaka Prefectural Triathlon Championship.
Date
Sunday September 21th-22th, 2019 (21th Race briefing/22th Race)
Venue
Main Venue:Osaka Castle Park / Swim: Osaka Castle East Outer Moat
Organizer
Osaka Castle Triathlon Organizers Committee
Members of Organizers Committee
Osaka City, Japan Triathlon Union (JTU) and Osaka Prefectural Triathlon Association (OPTA)
Race Managing Body
Osaka Prefectural Triathlon Association (OPTA)
Special Partner
NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE WEST CORPORATION and Daiwa House Corp.
Sponsors
TBA
Event Distances
Elite Sprint Distance (Swim 0.75km/Bike 20km/ Run 5km)
Age Group Standard Distance (Swim 1.5km/Bike 37.02km/ Run 10km)
Age Group Sprint Distance (Swim 0.75km/Bike 18.69km/ Run 5km)
Relay Team Sprint Distance (Swim 0.75km/Bike 18.69km/ Run 5km)
Cut-Off Times
Standard Distance:
Swim finish 45 min / Bike finish 2 hrs and 30 min / Total finish 3 hrs and 40 min after the swim start.
Sprint Distance:
Swim finish 30 min / Bike finish 1 hrs and 25 min / Total finish 2 hrs and 5 min after the swim start.
Qualifications
Elite Sprint Distance:
In order to participate, you have to register through your own National Federation.Please consult your own National Federation for more information.
Each National Federation is establishing its own qualification system for athletes to compete at the Elite race.
Age Group Standard Distance(Overseas):
  1. JTU 2019 Registered member or register JTU 1day license.
  2. Age must be 18 or older on December 31st, 2019.
  3. Capable of finishing in less than the cut-off time.
Age Group Sprint Distance(overseas):
  1. JTU 2019 Registered member or register JTU 1day license.
  2. Age must be 15 or older on December 31st, 2019.
  3. Capable of finishing in less than the cut-off time.
Age Group Standard Distance:
  1. JTU 2019 Registered member.
  2. Age must be 18 or older on December 31st, 2019.
  3. Capable of finishing in less than the cut-off time.
Age Group Sprint Distance:
  1. JTU 2019 Registered member.
  2. Age must be 15 or older on December 31st, 2019.
  3. Capable of finishing in less than the cut-off time.
Relay Team Sprint Distance:
  1. At least one team member has a JTU 2019 one-time team relay membership.
  2. Age must be 15 or older on the December 31st, 2019.(Each member)
  3. Capable of finishing in less than the cut-off time.
Registration Fees
  Age Group Standard Distance
Regular:
35,000 JPY
  Age Group Sprint Distance
Regular:
25,000 JPY
Please small note
If entry exceed the number of capacities, we will use draw lots to decide.
Awards
Elite Sprint Distance:
The top three places for both male and female.
Age Group Standard Distance:
All male and female TOP THREE athletes. The TOP THREE places for the male and female athletes in each age group.
Age Group Sprint Distance:
All male and female TOP THREE athletes.
Relay Team Sprint Distance:
The TOP THREE relay teams for the following categories: All Male, All Female, and Mixed.