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2019 XTERRA Worlds qualifying series schedule released

In 2019 there will be 39 races in 29 countries where amateur racers can earn a qualifying spot to race at the 24th annual XTERRA World Championship on October 27, 2019 in Kapalua, Maui.

Amateurs can also earn a qualifying spot into the 2019 or 2020 World Championship by winning their division in the XTERRA European Tour, XTERRA Pan American Tour, and XTERRA Asia-Pacific Tour.

Those racing in the XTERRA America Tour can earn a Maui spot by winning their regional championship; and elite racers qualify by competing in at least one of the races listed below:

Date Race Location QS Purse USD
24-Feb XTERRA South Africa Grabouw 51 TBD
9-Mar XTERRA Motatapu South Island, NZL 18 $2,400
23-Mar XTERRA Argentina #S San Juan 26 $7,500
30-Mar XTERRA Asia-Pacific Champs +G Kenting, Taiwan 51 $25,000
31-Mar XTERRA Chile #S San Bernardo 26 $7,500
6-Apr XTERRA New Zealand +S Rotorua 26 $7,300
7-Apr XTERRA Cyprus *S Akamas 26 $7,500
21-Apr XTERRA Greece *S Vouliagmeni 26 $7,500
11-May XTERRA Brazil #G Ilhabela 51 $15,000
18-May XTERRA Oak Mountain #G Pelham, AL, USA 51 $15,000
18-May XTERRA Malta *S Manikata 26 $7,500
26-May XTERRA Italy-Lake Garda *S Toscolano 26 $7,500
26-May XTERRA Costa Rica *S Reserva Conchal 26 $7,500
31-May XTERRA Tahiti +S Moorea 26 $7,500
1-Jun XTERRA Portugal *S Golega 26 $7,500
8-Jun XTERRA Belgium *S Namur 26 $7,500
16-Jun XTERRA Denmark *S Aarhus 26 $7,500
29-Jun XTERRA Switzerland *S Vallee de Joux 26 $7,500
7-Jul XTERRA France *G Xonrupt 51 $15,000
7-Jul XTERRA Victoria #S B.C., Canada 26 $7,500
14-Jul XTERRA Quebec #S Q.C., Canada 26 $7,500
20-Jul XTERRA Beaver Creek #G Avon, CO, USA 51 $15,000
21-Jul XTERRA Italy-Scanno *G Abruzzo 51 $15,000
3-Aug XTERRA Mexico #G Tapalpa 51 $15,000
3-Aug XTERRA European Champs *G Prachatice, Czech 51 $25,000
11-Aug XTERRA Poland *S Krakow 26 $7,500
17-Aug XTERRA Germany *G Zittau 51 $15,000
18-Aug XTERRA Canmore Alberta, Canada 15 ^
24-Aug XTERRA Sleeping Giant O.N., Canada 15 ^
25-Aug XTERRA Hawaii Island Hapuna, Big Island 25 ^
31-Aug XTERRA Dominican Republic #S Samana 26 $7,500
1-Sep XTERRA Luxembourg *S Rosport 26 $7,500
14-Sep XTERRA Netherlands *S Ameland Island 26 $7,500
14-Sep XTERRA Pan Am/USA Champs #G Ogden, UT, USA 51 $25,000
15-Sep XTERRA Japan *S Marunuma 26 $7,500
22-Sep XTERRA China +G Kunming 51 $15,000
22-Sep XTERRA Altifort (Long Distance) Megeve, France 18 TBD
27-Sep XTERRA Korea Wonju City 2 ^
28-Oct XTERRA World Championship Kapalua, Maui $100,000

KEY:

  • * = XTERRA European Tour
  • # = XTERRA Pan American Tour
  • + = XTERRA Asia-Pacific Tour
  • G = Gold Race with min US$15,000 pro prize purse & 100-point scale
  • S = Silver Race with min US$7,500 pro prize purse & 75-point scale
  • QS = XTERRA World Championship Qualifying Slots available for amateurs
  • ^ no prize money or points

Note: Races held on and after September 1 qualify athletes for their choice of the 2019 or 2020 XTERRA World Championship race (tentative as of November 28, 2018).

The 2018 XTERRA World Championship off-road triathlon in Kapalua, Maui, took place on Sunday, October 28, 2018. Rom Akerson from Costa Rica and Lesley Paterson from Scotland captured the 23rd annual XTERRA World Championship off-road triathlon elite titles on a sunny but muddy day in Kapalua, Maui.

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