August 20, 2016
Tri Arkansas International Dist. Triathlon
1.5 K Swim / 42.5 K Bike / 10 K Run

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Download the 2016 Athlete Guide Here - All the Info in one doc.

Entry Fees l Lodging & AmenitiesAwards l Transitions & Parking l Contingency & Refunds

Event Schedule

Friday 8/19

5:00 - 7:00pm Age Group packet pick-up for Triathlons  [ MAP ]

Saturday 8/20

Tri Arkansas Race Day  Tri / Aqua Bike / Open Water Swim

6:00am Transition area opens
DeGray Lake Spillway recreation area [ MAP ]
6 - 7:30am Late Packet Pick up for Tri Arkansas and Spillway Super Sprint participants ONLY
7:30am Pre Race Briefing
7:45am Transition Area closes (all bikes must be racked)
8:00am Spillway Supper Sprint Triathlon Start
8:15am Tri Arkansas Start: 1st wave (each wave separated by 3 - 5 min)
9:00am Post race food & beverage area open
9:30am (approx)
Super Sprint and open water swim awards @ race site
11:30am (approx)
Tri Arkansas Awards @ Race Site
5-7:00pm Registration Packet Pickup for DeGray Lake Sprint Triathlon/Du at race site [ MAP ]

Sunday 8/21

DeGray Lake Sprint Triathlon / Du Race Day

6:00 - 7:30am Transition area opens & Late Packet Pick Up
DeGray Lake spillway recreation area [ MAP ]
8:00am Race Start: 1st wave (each wave separated by 3 - 5 min)
9:00am Post race food & beverage area open
10:30am (approx)
Awards @ Race Site

Event Entry Fees:

Tri Arkansas Entry

Tri - (1.5K S/39K B/10K R)

Thru Midnight 5/1/16

5/2 /16

Thru Midnight 8/7


Thru 9:00am 8/19

Onsite Registration

Tri Arkansas - (Individuals)
$79 $89 $99 $109 - Cash
$114 - CC or Debit

Tri Arkansas - (Relay teams) $138 $156 $173 $191 - Cash
199 - CC or Debit
Tri Ark Open Water Swim $25 25 $30 $35 - Cash
$37 - CC or Debit
Aqua Bike - (swim/bike only)
$75 $85 $95 $105 - cash
$110 - CC or Debit
The Arkansas Double:
Tri Ark/DeGray Sprint Tri's
( Individuals only)
$130 $142 $157 $170 - Cash
$178 - CC or Debit
Spillway Super Sprint Triathlon
225 yd S / 6 mi B / 1.5 mi R

Spillway Tri Individuals $50 $55 $65 $70 - Cash
$73 - CC or Debit

DeGray Lake Sprint

Tri - 500yd S/16m B/3.5m R           Du - 2 mile/16m B/3.5m R

Sprint Triathlon (Individual) $65 $70 $75 $80 - Cash
$84 - CC or Debit
The Sprint Double
Spillway & DeGray Sprint Tri's
(Individuals 0nly)
$105 $115 $125 $135 - Cash
$142 - CC or Debit
Sprint Triathlon (Relay team) $114 $121 $131 $140 - Cash
$147 - CC or Debit

Sprint Duathlon (Individual) $60 $65 $70 $75 - Cash
$78 - CC or Debit


  • USA Triathlon Membership Required for Triathlons (annual or one day) for 2016 One days are now $15.
  • *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.
  • 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. Participant lists will be posted approximately
5-10 days prior to the event.

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


Tri Arkansas: All competitors must be 15 by 12/31 of the race year.

Spillway Super Sprint:  All competitors must be 12 by 12/31 of the race year

DeGray Lake Sprint:  All competitors must be 13 by 12/31 of the race year

Clydesdale and Athena:  Must meet USAT requirements for entry in to these categories.  We will have a scale on site at packet pick up.

Course Information

SWIM - Tri Arkansas 1.5k

SWIM - DeGray Lake Sprint 500 Yards

SWIM - Spillway Super Sprint - 250 yards

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 on a large concrete boat
ramp. Swim course will close 60 minutes after the send off of the last wave. Historically the water
temp in August is in the upper 80's. If water temp is above 78F wet suit will not be allowed.

BIKE - Tri Arkansas 42.5k - double loop out and back course
BIKE - DeGray Lake Sprint 16 Mile - Out and Back Course
BIKE - Spillway Super Sprint - 6 Mile Out and back

Newly repaved (fall of 2009) roads for a big portion of the course.
If you take a few seconds along the way you will see some absolutely beautiful vistas.

RUN - Tri Arkansas 10k

Course is a "T" shape Using paved roads, With a short Grass Section.

First run of du is 2 miles k

RUN - DeGray Lake Sprint 3.5 Mile
The Course is out and back on Skyline Drive and Forestry Circle.

RUN - Spillway Super Sprint 1.5 Mile
The Course is out and back on Skyline Drive and Forestry Circle.

Aid stations will be located at roughly 1 mile increments
and are very well stocked.

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