XTERRA America Tour Overview
The race is on to find this year’s age group National Champions! An elite group of off-road warriors will earn the right to represent their region at the prestigious XTERRA USA Championship in Ogden, UT where they could be crowned national champions.
A nationwide network of races offers the chance to race your way to nationals. Ogden / Snowbasin will be the battleground for an exclusive field – the best age group athletes from each of XTERRA’s eight regions. At the end of the race, newly crowned national champions will take the podium, and you could be one of them.
There are four regional championships earning the top 15 in each division up to 100 points toward their season total.
April 25, 2015 – XTERRA West Championship – Lake Las Vegas, NV
May 16, 2015 – XTERRA Southeast Championship – Pelham, AL
June 06, 2015 – XTERRA East Championship – Richmond, VA
July 18, 2015 – XTERRA Mountain Championship – Beaver Creek, CO
September 19, 2015 – XTERRA Nationals – Ogden, UT
November 01, 2015 – XTERRA World Championship – Kapalua, Maui, HI
How it Works
Review this section for the specifics on racing the XTERRA America Tour.
There are 8 XTERRA regions. Residence is determined by where you live during your first race of the season.
ATLANTIC (AT) – Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington DC.
NORTH EAST (NE) – Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York.
SOUTH EAST (SE) – Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands.
MIDWEST (MW) – Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky
SOUTH CENTRAL (SC) – Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico
MOUNTAIN (MT) – Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming
NORTH WEST (NW) – Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska
WEST (SW) – California, Nevada, Arizona, Hawaii, Guam, Northern Marianas Islands, Pacific Territories
Determine Your Age Group
Your XTERRA Points Series age is your age on December 31st of the current race year.
XTERRA divisions are grouped in 5 year increments.
15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+(w), 65-69 (m), 70-74 (m), 75+ (m), Challenged and Pro/Elite.
Physically Challenged Division
Athletes who are physically challenged and do not wish to compete as an Age Group athlete may compete in the XTERRA Physically Challenged Division. There are two Physically Challenged (PC) Age Groups – based on XTERRA Age: 15-39 and 40+. In addition, athletes in the Physically Challenged Division will be scored/ranked by the following XTERRA PC Categories:
- Severe Leg Impairment
- Moderate Leg Impairment
- Arm Impairment
- Visual Impairment/ Legally Blind
- Les Autres
Select from XTERRA Point Series races, XTERRA Epic races and XTERRA America Tour Championship races. All award points to competitors and are open to everyone. Shorter distance do not award points in the series.
Points are awarded to the top fifteen (15) finishers in each Age Group at each America Tour race. XTERRA Regional Championship (XRC) award a maximum of 100 points while XTERRA Point Series (XPS) and XTERRA Epic races award a maximum of 75 points. Note: XAT Points are not offered at XTERRA Sprint or Short Course races.
The athlete with the most XAT points – by gender, age group and by XTERRA region of residence at the end of the year earns the title of XTERRA Regional Champion.
Highest point scorers in each region are invited to compete against each other in the XTERRA USA Championship race. Win in Utah, and you are a XTERRA National Champion.