Event guideline
Event name 2018 19th Hisawa Umigame Triathlon
2018 JTU Triathlon Age Group Ranking Events
2018 JTU Shikoku Tyugoku Region Circuit Event
The 73rd National Sports Festival Triathlon competition, Tokushima representatives final selection
Sponsor Minami town
Japan Triathlon Union
Cosponsor The Organizing Committee of the Kansai World Masters Games 2021
Authorized by Japan Triathlon Union
Supervisor Hiwasa Umigame Triathlon organizing committee
Supported by Tokushima Prefecture, Tokushima sports association, NHK Tokushima broadcasting station, Shikoku Broadcasting Co., Ltd, The Tokushima Shimbun, Nikkan Sports
Partner companies Shikoku Coka-Cola Bottling Co.,Ltd.
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West Corporation Tokushima branch
Tokushima banana Ltd.
Dole Japan, Inc
Event date Saturday the 14th July, 2018 Registration starts at 1:00p.m.
Opening ceremony starts at 5:00p.m.
Sunday the 15th July, 2018 Registration starts at 7:00a.m.
Race starts at 9:00a.m.
Venue Minami town, Kaihu-gun, Tokushima prefecture
Categories Standard distance triathlon (51.5km)
1. Swim/1.5km (Round trip to Oohama beach *To Hiwasa port in case of stormy weather)
2. Bike/40.0km (Round trip to Minami-awa sunline)
3. Run/10.0km (Round trip to Hiwasa River)
Time limit Overall 4 hours and 30 minutes
(Also, there is a time limit for passing of designated distance.)
Competition Rules Japan Triathlon Union competition rules
Hiwasa local rules
Entry fee Age group: 21,000
JPY Relay: 33,000 JPY
Registration fee once paid can not be refunded in principle.
Required entry qualification Those who meet all 3 requirements listed below.
1. Those who are over 18 years as of 31st December, 2018 and have registered to Japan Triathlon Union(JTU registered member). However, those who wish to apply to Relay, only the representative of the team is required to be a JTU registered member.
2. Those who are able to swim 1,500m within 45 minutes without wearing a wet suit, and also have experience of swimming in an open-water.
3. Those who have sufficient bicycle skills, and are able to complete 51.5km Standard triathlon within 4 hours.
Application period Monday the 16th April, 2018 12:00/noon to Tuesday the 15th May, 2018 11:59
*Application period will be closed even before the deadline when the numbers of entry reaches its limit.
*Replacement of relay members will be accepted with a notification in writing by e-mail and so on during the period of 4th to 6th of June. No exception is permitted.
How to apply Web entry (Payment by credit card ,Bank transfer,Lawson in-store payment)
Every year, we will reach capacity quota early. Please complete Lawson web membership registration and JTU registration in advance and please register as soon as possible.
Number of positions Age group: 700 players
(We have few spots reserred only for foreign athlete living abroad. Details will be announced at a later date.)
Relay: 30 groups (1 group should consist of 2 or 3 players.)
Supplies Race-designated goods(Swim cap, Race number, Helmet number, Bike number)
Program, Memorial T-shirt, Memorial towel, Record certificate
Lunch box, Local specialty, Admission ticket for Hisawa Turtle Museum Caretta, and so on.
Age group overall: 1st to 6th place, both for men and women
Each Age groups: 1st to 3rd place, both men and women every 5 years, except Age group overall
Age category: 1st place for swim, bike, run
Relay overall: 1st to 3rd place
Relay mixed: 1st place from mixed teams, except for Relay overall
Relay women: 1st place from women-only teams, except for Relay overall
Nikkan Sports award: 1st place both for men and women from Tokushima
Kansai World Masters Games Award: 1st place of Age group mem and women and Relay

*The information of the age should be based on as of 31st December, 2018.