About the Event

EVENT ESSENTIALS
Event Name
Osaka Castle Triathlon 2018 / 2018 Osaka-Castle NTT ASTC Sprint Triathlon Asian Cup
Event Classification
2018 NTT Japan Ranking Event / 2018 NTT Age Ranking Event / Triathlon Ranking Event for 2018 Osaka Prefectural Sports event, 27th Osaka Prefectural Triathlon Ranking event and National Sports Festival event.
Date
Sunday June 10th, 2018(Elites)
Place
Main Venue:Osaka Castle Park / Swimming:East Outer Moat
Organizer
Osaka Castle Triathlon Organizers Committee
Members of Organizers Committee
Osaka City, Japan Triathlon Union (JTU), Osaka Park Management Inc. (PMO), KANSAI・OSAKA 21st Century Association, OSAKA CONVENTION & TOURISM BUREAU, Osaka Junior Chamber and Osaka Prefectural Triathlon Association (OPTA)
Event Operation
Osaka Castle Triathlon Operation Committee
Members of Operation Committee
Osaka Prefectural Triathlon Association (OPTA),Economic Strategy Bureau of Osaka City, Japan Triathlon Union (JTU), Osaka Park Management Inc. (PMO), KANSAI-OSAKA 21st Century Association, OSAKA CONVENTION & TOURISM BUREAU, Osaka Junior Chamber, Dentsu and Cerespo,
Special Partner
NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE WEST CORPORATION and Daiwa House Corp.
Sponsors
TBA
Specifications
Elite Sprint Distance
Age Group Standard Distance
Age Group Sprint Distance
Relay Team Sprint Distance
Cut-Off Times
Standard Distance:
45 min / 2 hrs and 30 min / 3 hrs and 40 min after the swim start.
Sprint Distance:
25 min / 1 hrs and 20 min / 2 hrs after the swim start.
Qualifications
Elite Sprint Distance:
  1. Athletes selected by ITU recognized National Federations.
  2. JTU certified athletes.
  3. Athletes selected by JTU.
Age Group Standard Distance:
  1. JTU 2018 Registered member.
  2. Age must be 18 or older on December 31st, 2018.
  3. Holds at least one record of finished triathlon event after January 1, 2015. The total distance of the event must be more than, or equal to, 25.75 km.
  4. Capable of finishing each leg in less than the cut-off time.
Age Group Sprint Distance:
  1. JTU 2018 Registered member.
  2. Age must be 15 or older on December 31st, 2018.
  3. Able to complete swimming leg and finish the race in less than the cut-off time.
Relay Team Sprint Distance:
  1. At least one team member has a JTU 2018 one-time team relay membership.
  2. Age of each member must be 15 or older on the December 31st, 2018.
  3. Able to complete swimming leg and finish the race in less than the cut-off time.
Registration Fees
  Age Group Standard Distance
Regular:
30,600 JPY
  Age Group Sprint Distance
Regular:
25,350 JPY
High Schooler:
20,100 JPY
 
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.