Triathlon Rules and Regulations
Race Competition Rules (RCR) are essential to maintaining a quality level of competition for participants of the sport, so the rules are reviewed and updated on an annual basis to reflect the ever-evolving conditions of our sport.
The modules below provide details as to specific bodies Rules and Regulations. WSTC fit under the umbrella of Triathlon Australia and Triathlon Victoria and therefore adhere to these parent bodies rules for local club events. These rules and regulation can be viewed via the links to the manuals and videos below.
Events outside the WSTC domain such as Ironman, Challenge etc provide rules specific to their events - while they would be almost identical there maybe some differences and it is the responsibility for each competitor to familiarise themselves with the specific events rules and on the day rules.
Triathlon Australia Rules and Regulations
Here you'll find the Official Competition Rules governing all IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 events. Please note that rules may vary slightly at select events due to local laws and ordinances. Be sure to familiarize yourself with the rules published in the event Athlete Guide prior to race day.
Annually, IRONMAN Competition Rules take effect after March in Europe, Africa, and the Americas. Competition Rules will roll out in Asia, China and Oceania between by July 1st (please check event specific Athlete Information Guides regarding the implementation of 2019 IRONMAN Competition Rules in Asia and Oceania events).
Ironman Rules and Regulations
Race Competition Rules (RCR) are essential to maintaining a quality level of competition for participants of the sport, so the rules are reviewed and updated on an annual basis to reflect the ever-evolving conditions of our sport. The 2019/2020 rules will be valid from 1st July 2019 to 30th June 2020.
In addition, these rules comply with those of the international body that governs triathlon, the International Triathlon Union.
Triathlon Drafting Rules and Regulations
All events held at Western Suburbs Triathlon Club adhere to the ne draft rules. The video provided details the expectation of the Reace Director and Marshals with respect to the required distances and passing techniques when on the bike course.