Challenge Shepparton is a qualifying race for Challenge Family – The Championship.
The middle distance (1.9/90/21.1) Championship event will take place at the incredible x-bionic® sphere in Samorin, Slovakia on June 3, 2018. Side events taking place on June 2nd 2018. The stunning x-bionic® sphere in Samorin will again welcome thousands of visitors from around the world and the highly regarded event will be an occasion for triathletes to enjoy, no matter the age or experience.
For professional athletes, The Championship 2018 will carry a minimum €150,000 professional prize purse. A unique professional qualifying system will firstly see professional athletes able to qualify for The Championship 2018 via Challenge Family events worldwide.
Age group athletes will have the opportunity to qualify with a top six age group finish at any Challenge Family event worldwide during the qualification period. Top 6 teams in the male, female and mixed categories in relay events will qualify for The Championship at Challenge Family events.
Slots will roll down in each age group and relay category up to 12th place. There won’t be a roll down system for the professional athletes.
The Championship is to be an annual Challenge Family event. The next three editions of The Championship will be held at x-bionic® sphere in Samorin, Slovakia.