USA Triathlon is seeking bids to hosts its Age Group National Championships in 2020 and 2021. The host site of this event will welcome up to 5,000 amateur athletes along with more than 10,000 spectators from across the United States. Here are the details.
Deadline to Bid: May 25, 2018
Time of Year: Mid-to-late August
Venue Requirements: Adequate space for swim start/finish, transition area, finish line, athlete recovery area, spectator viewing, parking and race expo. Venue should not be more than 20 minutes’ drive from hotels. No split transition area.
Number of attendees: 5,000 athletes; 10,000+ spectators
Hotel requirements: Should be able to service 5,000 athletes plus staff, friends, family, spectators and sponsors. Dorms, home stays, campgrounds, etc., are alternative housing options.
Room block: 4,000+ room nights
Rights Fee: $60,000 ($30,000 per year)
Projected Economic Impact: $10,000,000+ (direct and indirect)
For the complete RFP, click here.