Sanctioning Fees

CLUB ORGANISED RACES 

RACES RUN BY TRIATHLON IRELAND AFFILIATED CLUBS FOR THE BENEFIT OF A TRIATHLON CLUB AND THE DEVELOPMENT AND PROMOTION OF TRIATHLON, DUATHLON AND AQUATHON:

  • €150 / £150 race sanctioning fee for your initial race distance
  • €50 / £50 additional sanctioning fee per additional distance held on the day

NB:  Triathlon race requests should be made at least 6 months prior to the event date.  A €100 penalty will be added to your sanctioning fee for dates 4-6 months out from the race date.  Triathlon race requests will not be accepted less than 3 months ahead of the race date.

Aquathlon/duathlon race requests should be made at least 4 months prior to the event date.  A €100 penalty will be added to your sanctioning fee for dates 3-4 months out from the race date.  Aquathlon/duathlon race requests will not be accepted less than 3 months ahead of the race date, with the exception of those events held in the first two months of the year.

 

NON CLUB / NON-CHARITY RACES 

NON TRIATHLON CLUB RACES, COMMERCIAL ORGANISATIONS, INCORPORATED ENTITIES AND COUNCILS:

  • €500 / £500 race sanctioning fee
  • €50 / £50 additional sanctioning fee per additional distance held on the day

NB:  Triathlon race requests should be made at least 6 months prior to the event date.  A €100 penalty will be added to your sanctioning fee for dates 4-6 months out from the race date.  Triathlon race requests will not be accepted less than 3 months ahead of the race date.

Aquathlon/duathlon race requests should be made at least 4 months prior to the event date.  A €100 penalty will be added to your sanctioning fee for dates 3-4 months out from the race date.  Aquathlon/duathlon race requests will not be accepted less than 3 months ahead of the race date, with the exception of those events held in the first two months of the year.

 

CHARITY RACES 

  • €150 / £150 race sanctioning fee
  • €50 / £50 additional sanctioning fee per additional distance held on the day

NB:  Please be advised that in order to be eligible as a charity race the charity receiving the donation must be listed as having a tax exemption with Revenue.ie/HM Revenue & Customs/Charities Commission Northern Ireland.  Triathlon Ireland will have the final decision in categorising a race.  

NB:  Any event affiliating themselves with charities must donate 100% of the proceeds in order to be eligible.

Charity Status for an event to claim charity status the event organiser is required to: 1. Provide written evidence from the benefitting charity confirming their association with the event and that all profits from the event are being donated to them. 2. For annual charity events the event organiser must provide proof of the transaction transferring the donation from the event to the charity from the previous year/event. 

Triathlon race requests should be made at least 6 months prior to the event date.  A €100 penalty will be added to your sanctioning fee for dates 4-6 months out from the race date.  Triathlon race requests will not be accepted less than 3 months ahead of the race date.

Aquathlon/duathlon race requests should be made at least 4 months prior to the event date.  A €100 penalty will be added to your sanctioning fee for dates 3-4 months out from the race date.  Aquathlon/duathlon race requests will not be accepted less than 3 months ahead of the race date, with the exception of those events held in the first two months of the year.

 

NATIONAL SERIES / NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS 

Events which hold National Series (NS) / National Championship (NC) status are required to pay an additional sanctioning fee of €100 / £100.  All NS/NC races will be invoiced for the additional sanctioning fee once they have been allocated.

 

CHILDREN'S EVENTS 

A €50 sanctioning fee will be charged for your event for dates less than 2 months out from the race date otherwise its free to sanction.

 

WHEN ARE SANCTIONING FEES DUE? 

All races will be invoiced for the sanctioning fee once they have made their race request.  This fee must be paid in full to Triathlon Ireland prior to the race being published on the 2017 race calendar.    All NS / NC races will be invoiced for the additional sanctioning fee once they have been allocated.

 

EXTRA COMPETITOR FEES

RATES FOR 2017 ARE AS FOLLOWS:

    1 - 150   competitors          Free

151 - 300   competitors          €1 per competitor

301 - 700   competitors          €2 per competitor

         701+ competitors         €3 per competitor

 

For Example, if your event has 800 competitors:

150 @ €0 = €    0

150 @ €1 = €150

400 @ €2 = €800

100 @ €3 = €300

Total due = €1250

 

WHEN ARE EXTRA COMPETITOR FEES DUE?

Following your event, upon receipt of all documentation and results, you will be invoiced for the balance of extra competitor fees.

These fees must be paid prior to the end of the 2017 race season in order to ensure that your event will be sanctioned in 2018.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Should circumstances change and you are unable to host your registered event, you must contact Triathlon Ireland by no later than 45 days prior to the commencement of the Event. A cancellation fee of €50.00 will apply to cover costs incurred in relation to your registration. Should you cancel less than 45 days prior to the commencement of the Event, no refund will be payable.