Best of the Best Triathlon

Sun November 3, 2019 Denton, TX US 76207 Directions
Denton Natatorium 2400 Long Rd
Denton, TX US 76207

Dallas-Ft. Worth is second largest triathlon market in the world! YES, you compete against “the BEST!”
Dallas Athletes Racing is the ONLY triathlon company to offer a “Best of the Best” triathlon in the state of TEXAS for age group athletes. So athletes, GEAR UP! It is GO TIME!
Be one of the TOP SIXTEEN in your division at any 2019 Dallas Athletes Racing event and you “qualify” to be “one of the BEST!”

Let’s make even simpler … QUALIFY. GET KILLER SWAG.
Be the BEST OF THE BEST and.....BRING IT! 
See you Sunday, November 3, 2019! 

Best of the Best Transition Map
Best of the Best Swim Map
Best of the Best Bike Map
Best of the Best Run Map
Packet Pick Up Schedule

Saturday, November 2nd 12:00pm-4:00pm
Academy Sports
3621 Justin Road
Flower Mound, TX 75028

Sunday, November 3rd 7:30am-9:00am
Race Morning – Inside Natatorium

Remember to bring a photo id. If you register at packet pick up, bring your USAT card along. If you do not have a valid USAT card through Nov 3, 2019, a one day membership will be available for $15 at packet pick up.

You must pick up your own packet. Friends and family members may not pick up packets unless athlete is a minor.

No race transfers or deferrals.

*Residents of Fort Worth may pick up their packets race morning. Arrive EARLY! 

What you get (race swag)

All registered qualifiers will receive  a FULL ZIP HOODED SWEATSHIRT AND MATCHING BEANIE.... All finishers will receive a custom finisher's medal and  a pancake breakfast! 


The awards will be three deep per age group along with Athena and Clydesdale (39 and under, 40+) with individual awards for overall male, overall female, overall masters female & male and overall grand masters female and male.
The break down of age group awards are as follows:
14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65 -69, and 70 & over:
Male – 40-59
Female – 40-54
Grand Masters:
Male – 60 and over
Female – 55 and over
Overall Finisher Awards and Age Group Awards are based on gun time for running events and chip time for triathlon events.
You or a designated person must be present to pick up your award. Awards are not available for pick up or mailing post event. 

Race Contact Info

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Here are the most common USAT rules violations.
You can view the entire USAT rules at

1. Helmets: Only helmets approved by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) may be used in USAT sanctioned events. Helmets must be worn at all times while on your bike. This means before, during, and after the event.
Penalty: Disqualification

2. Chin Straps: Chin straps must be buckled at all times when on a bicycle. DO NOT unbuckle your chin strap unless you are off your bicycle.
Penalty: Disqualification on the course; Variable time penalty in transition area only.

3. Outside Assistance: No assistance other than that offered by race and medical officials may be used. Triathlons and duathlons are individual tests of fitness.
Penalty: Variable time penalty

4. Transition Area: All equipment must be placed in the properly designated and individually assigned bike corral. The wheel of the bicycle must be down on the side of the assigned space. All participants must return their bicycles to an upright position in their designated bicycle corral. No person shall interfere with another participant’s equipment or impede the progress of another participant. All bar ends must be solidly plugged. No participant shall bring ANY glass containers into the transition area.
Penalty: Variable time penalty

5. Drafting: Drafting--keep at least three bike lengths of clear space between you and the cyclist in front. If you move into the zone, you must pass within 15 seconds. Position--keep to the right hand side of the lane of travel unless passing. Blocking--riding on the left side of the lane without passing anyone and interfering with other cyclists attempting to pass. Overtaken--once passed, you must immediately exit the draft zone from the rear, before attempting to pass again.
Penalty: Variable time penalty

6. Course: All competitors are required to follow the prescribed course and to stay within all coned lanes. Cutting the course is an obvious violation and going outside the course is a safety issue. Cyclists shall not cross a solid yellow center line for ANY reason. Cyclists must obey all applicable traffic laws at all times.
Penalty: Referee's discretion

7. Unsportsmanlike-Like Conduct: Foul, harsh, argumentative or abusive language or other unsportsmanlike conduct directed at race officials, USA Triathlon officials, volunteers, spectators or fellow athletes is forbidden.
Penalty: Disqualification

8. Headphones: Headphones, headsets, walkmans, ipods, mp3 players, or personal audio devices, etc. are not to be carried or worn at any time during the race.
Penalty: Variable time penalty

9. Race numbers: All athletes are required to wear race numbers at all times during the run. Numbers must face the front and be clearly visible at all times. Numbers may not be cut or folded or altered in any way. DO NOT transfer your number to any other athlete or take a number from an athlete that is not competing.
Penalty: Variable time penalty for missing or altered number, Disqualification and one year suspension from membership in USAT for transferring a number without race director permission.

10. Wetsuits: Each age group participant shall be permitted to wear a wetsuit without penalty in any event sanctioned by USA Triathlon up to and including a water temperature of 78 degrees Fahrenheit. When the water temperature is greater than 78 degrees but less than 84 degrees Fahrenheit, age group participants may wear a wetsuit at their own discretion, provided, however that participants who wears a wetsuit within such temperature range shall not be eligible for prizes or awards. Above 84 degrees, wetsuits are prohibited.

11. Abandonment: All personal equipment and belongings taken out onto the course must stay on the athlete the entire time. No garbage, clothing, etc. shall be thrown on the course.
Penalty: Variable time penalty

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