Collegiate Team Challenge
The Collegiate Team Challange will be held during the Olympic Distance Triathlon (1.5 kilometer lake swim, 40 kilometer bike, and 10 kilometer run).
The Wildflower Collegiate Team Challange has individual and team categories in which colleges can participate. College Triathletes, (Undergraduate and Graduate) currently enrolled in a college or university, during the current school year, and carrying at least 9 units concurrently; or a letter from the college for special program status with less than 9 units, are eligible to participate.
The individual categories will include male and female divisions, in an open age group. The top three male and female finishers will receive a special commemorative award plaque. Fourth through tenth place finishers will receive medals.
In the team competition, the top three male and female team members’ times are combined for a total team time. Awards will be presented to the top five teams and their team members.
The three clubs with the most accumulated points from all club members for the weekend will receive custom awards. 1st place will receive Championship hats and 2nd/3rd place will receive custom medals.
Scoring: 5 points for each finisher. Then for each 1st – 10th place age group finisher, they receive points in the following manner:
1st place gets 10 pts, 2nd get 9 pts, etc… 10th place gets 1 pts.
Add up all points for all team members to determine the team score.
Tri-Club 6 Pack Challenge
The top three triathlon club teams with the highest point total from their best three male and three female participants will receive a plaque and medals. 1st place will receive Championship hats and 2nd/3rd place will receive custom medals.
Nasty Grade Challenge
The Nasty Grade Challenge will be a challenge to accurately predict your time to the top of Nasty Grade and is only open to non-Elite participants. The challenge winners will be the Male and Female closest to their estimated time without going OVER (Price is Right Rules).
Each participant will need to ask the Festival Information Booths where they will provide their predicted time.
Relay Teams Challenge
The Wildflower Experience will award specially designed podium medals will be awarded to the 1st – 5th place finishers in each age group division for Long Course and Olympic Course races.
- Relay Team Divisons
|Adult Open Male (Any Age Group)||✔️ ||✔️ |
|Adult Open Female (Any Age Group)||✔️ ||✔️ |
|Adult Open Mixed (Any Age Group)||✔️ ||✔️ |
|Masters Male (All member 40+)||✔️ ||✔️ |
|Masters Female (All members 40+)||✔️ ||✔️ |
|Masters Mixed (All members 40+)||✔️ ||✔️ |
|Super Masters Mixed (All members 60+)||✔️ |
|Physically Challenged||✔️ ||✔️ |
|Youth Open Mixed (All members 17 years and under)||✔️ ||✔️ |
|Youth Open Male (All members 17 years and under)||✔️ |
|Youth Open Female (All members 17 years and under)||✔️ |
There are no relays for the Mountain Bike Course
Long Course Swim Elite Challenge
Only participants registered as Elite qualify for this Challenge. The winners will be the first Male and Female out of the water (not based on timing mat split).
Nasty Grade Elite Challenge
Only participants registered as Elite qualify for this Challenge. The winner will be the first Male and Female Elites to the top of Nasty Grade.
Long Course Run Elite Challenge
Only participants registered as Elite qualify for this Challenge. The winner will be the first Male and Female to make the Clif Bar Run Turn-around.