|3||08-09.07.2017||Estonia||Tartu||Mill triathlon, ETU sprint Cup|
|4||12-16.07.2017||Lithuania||Panevežis||triathlon, ETU youth European Championships|
ETU junior Cup
|1||07.10.2017||Estonia||Jõulumäe||duathlon, Baltic Cup final|
The purpose is the collaboration and cooperation between the national Triathlon Federations of Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus and Estonia.
The national federations of all four countries take responsibility to host at least one major triathlon event in their country - sprint or olympic distance triathlon – plus one more race, which could be a multisport event such as duathlon, indoor-triathlon etc. All the races must be organized according to the competition rules of International Triathlon Union (ITU).
Baltic Cup series is the first possibility especially for kids, youth and for those grownup athletes, who have not reached to the top-level races of ETU and ITU, to obtain the first international experience.
All the athletes are welcome, including the top athletes!
All the age groups are compulsory. Kids E 2008. – 2010.y. born girls and boys
Kids D 2006. – 2007.y. born girls and boys
Kids C 2004. – 2005.y. born girls and boys
Youth B 2002. – 2003.y. born girls and boys
Amateurs female and male
Senior II 50-59 female and male (born 1958. – 1967.y.)
Senior III 60 - 69 female and male(born 1948. – 1957.)
Senior IV 70 + and older female and male (born 1947.and earlier)
Youth A 2000. – 2001.born girls and boys
Junior 1998. – 1999.born female and male
Elite 1978. – 1997.born female and male
Senior I 40 - 49 female and male(born 1968. – 1977.)
Organizers have to guarantee the proper tracks and security for each age group.If possible, the traffic should be closed to other motorists during the competition.The length of the distances are established by organizers according to the situation and traditions.The organisation of competitions, the demands of competitors and referees has to correspond to the regulations of ITU.
Points: I place – 50 points; II place– 40 points; III place – 35 points; IV place – 33 points; V place – 31 points; VI place – 30 points; 7.place – 29 points etc. 1 point less.
First will be taken onto account the summary of those athletes, who have participated in 5(five) races on 4(four) different countries, after that of those athletes, who have participated in 4(four) races on 4(four) different countries, after that of those athletes, who have participated in 5(five) races on less different countries, then in 4(four) races on less different countries and finally who have participated in 3(three) races.
The minimum number of races to be accounted is 3. For Amateurs(female and male) will be taken onto account the summary of 4(four) best results. The minimum number of races to be accounted is 2(two).
In final race (Panevežis duathlon) the coefficient is 1,5.If two athletes score the same results, the result of the final race is decisive.If it does not make difference, we count the first places, the second places etc.
The major races for junior and youth athletes in Baltic Cup series are the ETU Cup races: Tartu ETU sprint Cup, Panevežis ETU youth European Championships and Riga ETU junior Cup.The junior(and youth) athletes, taking part in this races, will be accounted to summary of those results with coefficient 1, 5.
The winners are awarded by the organizing country according to the possibilities. SUMMARY the winners of all the age categories are awarded with the cups – first, second and third place – and with valuable prize money as follows:
Elite I place male 200/ female 150, II place 150/100 , III place 100/50
Junior I place 100/100, II place 75/75, III place 50/50
Senior I I place 100/100, II place 75/75, III place 50/50
Youth A I place 75/75, II place 50/50 , III place 30/30
Youth B I place 50/50, II place 30/30, III place 20/20
Senior II I place 50/50, II place 30/30, III place 20/20
Senior III I place 50/50, II place 30/30, III place 20/20
Amatours I place 50/50, II place 30/30, III place 20/20
Kids C I place 40/40, II place 30/30, III place 20/20
Kids D I place 40/40, II place 30/30, III place 20/20
Kids E. I place 40/40, II place 30/30, III place 20/20
Each country has to pay an Event fee 1000 € in cash before the first race of the series. If the event fee is not payed, the competition would not be taken onto account of the Baltic Cup series.
The changes in calendar are accepted until 3 months before the race. In case to change the race later, the organizer have to pay the penalty fee 500€.
The race instructions, registrations and plans in English should be sent to the Baltic Cup organizing committee at least 30 days before the event by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The organizing committee will confirm the races and publish the events calender.
All the arised problems will be discussed and solved.