The main event that students enter is the Canterbury Secondary School Triathlon Championships that are held at Corsair Bay, near Lyttelton in February. Students can enter as individuals or in teams in U14, U16 and U19 age groups. Each age group will swim 500m in the ocean, cycle 14km and run 4km.
The South Island Championships are held in March as are the National Championships. Selection for the SI and Nationals is based on performances in the Canterbury event.
- Equipment required Suitable bikes and safety gear, wetsuits and swimming cap are required.