USAT Championship

May 1, 2016 - DeGray Lake Spillway Area - Arkadelphia AR

1500Meter S/ 32K MTB / 10K Trail Run

Registration to open December 8, 2015.  Field Limit 500

Transitions & Parking l Contingency & Refunds

Event Schedule

XTERRA Gator Terra

Saturday - 4/30

3:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration & Packet at Race site (Map of Race Site )

Sunday 5/1

Race Day - XTERRA Gator Terra

6:00am Packet Pick and On site Registration opens at Race Site  Race Site Location Map
6:15am Transition Area opens
8:00am Pre race briefing
8:25am Transition Area Closes ( All bikes must be in transition  )
8:40am Race Start    Race Site Location Map
11:30am Race awards - XTERRA ( approximate time - Based on field size and completion times)

Course Information:

XTERRA Gator Terra Swim Course - 1500 meter -    1 Lap Swim
XTERRA Gator Terra Bike Course - 32K ( ~20 Miles) - 1 Lap Bike Course
XTERRA Gator Terra Run Course -  10K (~6.3 Miles) -2 lap Run Course

The Mt Bike course was designed by Mt Bikers and was built by Progressive Trail Designs.  The premier trail builder in the United States.

Course Maps to be Posted in Mid December. 

DeGray Lake: rated as one of the cleanest fresh water lakes in America.
The race begins with an in water start. The Entry and Finish area is located at the base of a large boat ramp.
Historically the water temp in early May is in the low to mid 60's. If water temp is below 78F wet suit will be allowed.

One aid station will be on the XTERRA Gator Terra Bike course.

Aid Stations on the run course are roughly 1 - 1.5 mile apart.  It is suggest that all racers carry water / Nutrition with them during the run. 

Run Course is a combination of Forest roads, meadows, creeks, single track, pavement and what ever else we can figure out to throw at ya.....

Off road Tri's as we all know are a Blast!  So...  Have a blast do it.

Entry Info:

XTERRA Gator Terra
USAT National Cahmpionship

Field Max of 300
Before Midnight
before midnight
4/21 -4/29
Before 5:00 PM


XTERRA Gator Terra Individuals

XTERRA Gator  Terra Relay Teams
(2 or 3 Person)

Gator Terra 1.5K open water swim

  • USA Triathlon Membership Required for Triathlons (annual or one day)
  • *Team Registration fee does NOT include USAT one day permit fee,
    Each team member is required to hold either an annual or one day license from USAT.
  • Field Cut-off is 300 individuals for XTERRA Gator Terra
  • Photo ID required at time of packet pick up.
  • NO REFUNDS for these events
    There is NO rain date, We Go Rain or Shine. In case of inclement weather, management reserves
    the right to alter/modify the race/course for safety concerns. In the case of a " Natural Disaster"
    Local Incident/Terrorist Act, there will be No Refunds of race entry fees. Each athlete must except
    any such risk of their entry fee paid. There is no complementary race entry to a future race.
    All monies collected are used to develop and produce the event, including all race supplies, staffing,
    and administration. We pledge to make every effort to produce a fair, safe and exciting event for all.
    Any decision we make to go forth with the race is based on the overall event safety.
    Management further reserves the right to reject or accept any race entry.

Race Entry Confirmation Updates

Your canceled check, or your confirmation email if you register online, will serve as confirmation of race entry
and acceptance.  The race entry list serves as additional confirmation of your registration. Further information
will be made available on the event website, and will be sent to you via email. In order to receive the most
current event information with a minimum of delay, please update your registration if your email address changes.
We will not share or sell your email address with anyone for any reason, unless it's unavoidably necessary in
order to ensure you are able to participate in the event.

USAT Sanctioned Event

This is a USAT sanctioned event. An annual USAT membership OR the purchase of a one-day event permit per individual  or per team member is mandatory for all events.
USAT membership forms will be available at race registration. All USAT rules will apply.

Events Updates:

Event updates will be sent out via email to registered participants approximately 1 week prior to the event.

Eligibility for the XTERRA Gator Terra and Iron Mt Sprint Tri

All individual competitors must be at least 13 years old by 12/31.
This event is open to all that wish to compete and meet the age requirements.

Individual and Team Member below these ages will be reviewed on a case by case basis. 
Please call or email us your request. All equipment must conform to USAT rules and regulations
Management further reserves the right to reject or accept any race entry.



Iron Mtn. Marina Lodge
134 Iron Mountain Marina Dr.
Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71923

Condos on the shore of
Degray Lake.

This location is adjacent to
Iron Mt Trail System

For reservations call:
(870) 246-4310 in state
(800) 243-3396 out of state
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DeGray Lake Resort
2027 State Park Entrance Rd
Bismarck, AR 71929

Phone: 800-737-8355

Econo Lodge
I-30 & Hwy 7
150 Valley St.
Arkadelphia, AR 71923

Phone: 870-230-1506


Iron Mountain Campground

69 campsites:
electricity at each site, sanitary waste disposal station, showers, flush toilets, swim beach and boat launch. Each area has designated tent only sites, designated RV only sites and designated RV/tent combination sites.
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Arkadelphia Campground
Located 4 miles away
(870) 246-4922

Each Competitor entered in the Race will receive:

  • A premium course
  • well stocked aid stations
  • Swim Cap
  • Commemorative Finisher Medal
  • Post event Awards
  • Post race Chow
  • More as we finial the offerings.

Power Bar

Paul Mitchell

Triathlon and Compression Gear

GatorAde logo XTERRA Wetsuits Arkansas Cycling and Fitness

Champion System