2012 NYC Triathlon - LOTTERY

Sunday, July 8, 2012   5:50 AM
Riverside Park / Central Park
New York , NY

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Lottery Fee: $11 per person/per relay team

Individual Registration Instructions:

Athlete will register themselves individually in the Age Group category, Elite Age Group category (must have qualifying time), Clydesdale/Athena category (men over 200lbs and women over 150lbs.) or First Responders category. If selected through the lottery, athlete will be charged $284 (includes Active.com processing fee).

Relay Registration Instructions:

Only one athlete needs to register the relay team for the lottery and should do so in the Relay category. The relay captain registering the team, will complete registration information for all members. The relay captain will be charged the full registration fee of $369 (includes Active.com processing fee) if the relay team is selected. Relay entrants should not enter as a Group.

Group Registration Instructions:

Group registration is for small groups (between 2-5 members) that only want to race if they can do so together. Group entries will enter the lottery as an individual, but if that individual is selected, everyone in the group will also be selected. If selected through the lottery, each athlete will be charged $284 (includes Active.com processing fee).

Group Registration Instructions (cont.):

One member of the group must first create a "Group Name". The "captain" will create the Group Name and register at the same time in the "Group Captains Create & Join Your Group Here" category. Once the captain has registered and the Group Name has been created, the others (up to 5 total), will be able to join the group.

Group Registration Instructions (cont.):

Group Members will register in the "Group Member Join Your Group Here" category and will select the Group Name (team captain’s name will be listed next to the group name) from a drop down list on the registration form. Note; you can only sign up as either an individual or as part of a group – not both – and you will not be able to change your status from individual registrant to group registrant once you have signed up.

USAT Membership:

At the time of lottery registration you must indicate if you are currently a USAT member. If you are selected and have indicated that you are not a current USAT member individual athletes will be charged an additional $10 fee for a 1-day USAT license and Relay Captains will be charged an additional $10 for each relay member that is not a USAT member.

Selected Athletes:

Selected athletes credit cards will be charged after the random draw between November 8 and November 10. Selected applicants will receive an acceptance email from the New York City Triathlon by Friday, November 11, 2011.


If you are selected and Active.com attempts to charge your credit card, and it is declined for any reason (insufficient funds, expired, etc.), you will no longer be eligible to get an entry through the lottery. You may see a declined notice post to your credit card statement, however only those with successful charges will be accepted. All lottery registrants will be notified of their status by Friday, November 11, 2011.

Non-Selected Athletes:

Applicants that are not selected in the random draw will also receive an email from the New York City Triathlon by Friday, November 11, 2011. This email will detail other registration options, including Champions Club and Charity Program entry spots.

Registration Close Date:

Lottery for the 2012 NYC Triathlon will close November 6, 2011 at 11:59 PM EST. Lottery registrants will be selected after the lottery closes and selected participants’ credit cards will be charged between Tuesady, November 8, 2011 and Thursday, November 10, 2011. If a successful transaction with the full registration fee occurs on your credit card during this time from Active.com, this indicates that you have been selected in the lottery and will receive a confirmation email.

Refund Policy:

All registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable for any reason
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