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OFF-ROAD ADVENTURE IN THE AMERICAS

The 12-stop series for both amateur and professional athletes starts March 18th at XTERRA Chile and concludes September 15 with the XTERRA Pan American Championship race in Ogden, Utah.  In between are two majors in the U.S., two in Canada, and one each in Argentina, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Brazil, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic.

The XTERRA Pan American Tour will feature Gold and Silver level events, where Gold events award points on a 100-point basis and Silver races award points on a 75-point basis. #XTERRAPANAM

PRO PRIZE PURSE

All gold level races will pay the equivalent of USD $15,000 prize money in Euros. Silver level races will pay minimum USD $7,500. The XTERRA Pan America Championship race in Utah will offer $20,000 USD for the race and distribute an additional $60,000 USD in prize money to the top 10 men and women in the final XTERRA Pan Am Pro Series rankings.

AMATEURS AWARDED ENTRY TO XTERRA WORLDS

Amateurs racers will compete against divisional rivals to secure a spot in the the XTERRA World Championship held each year in Maui, Hawaii. 51 qualifying slots awarded at each of the XTERRA Gold level events. There will be a maximum 26 qualifying slots awarded at Silver level XTERRA.

Standings

Amateur Standings

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Elite Standings

Men

1.

Kieran McPherson, NZ

142 PTS

2.

Branden Rakita, US

117 PTS

3.

Maximiliano Morales, AR

117 PTS

Women

1.

Fabiola Corona, MX

142 PTS

2.

Allison Baca, US

136 PTS

3.

Anne-Sophie Marechal, BE

123 PTS

Elite Men

PL NAME, NAT CHI ARG CRC TOT
1 Kieran McPherson, NZL 67 75 DNS 142
2 Branden Rakita, USA 61 56 DNS 117
3 Maximiliano Morales, ARG 56 61 DNS 117
4 Rafael Juriti, BRA 51 43 DNS 94
5 Mauricio Mendez, MEX 75 DNS DNS 75
6 Rom Akerson, CRC DNS DNS 75 75
7 Gonzalo Tellechea, ARG DNS 67 DNS 67
8 Josiah Middaugh, USA DNS DNS 67 67
9 Karsten Madsen, CAN DNS DNS 61 61
10 Luis Piedra, CRC DNS DNS 56 56
11 Alejandro Sfriso, ARG DNS 51 DNS 51
12 Federico Venegas, CRC DNS DNS 51 51
13 Gustavo Torres, CHI 47 DNS DNS 47
14 Lucas Mendez, ARG DNS 47 DNS 47
15 Humberto Rivera, USA DNS DNS 47 47
16 Andres Zuniga, CRC DNS DNS 43 43
17 Pericles Andrade, BRA DNS 39 DNS 39
18 Harold Ramos, CRC DNS DNS 39 39
19 Ian King, USA DNS DNS 36 36

Elite Women

PL NAME, NAT CHI ARG CRC TOT
1 Fabiola Corona, MEX 67 75 DNS 142
2 Allison Baca, USA 75 61 DNS 136
3 Anne-Sophie Marechal, BEL 56 67 DNS 123
4 Carolina Nieva, ARG 61 56 DNS 117
5 Kelli Montgomery, USA DNS DNS 75 75
6 Adilia Jimenez, CRC DNS DNS 67 67
7 Jessie Koltz, USA DNS DNS 61 61
8 Rebecca Blatt, USA DNS DNS 56 56

Schedule

Pan America Tour Schedule

March 18

XTERRA Chile

Santiago, CL

Elite Purse: $7500

March 24

XTERRA Argentina

Dique Ullum, San Juan, AR

Elite Purse: $7500

March 25

XTERRA Costa Rica

Cabo Velas, Guanacaste, CR

Elite Purse: $7500

May 05

XTERRA Uruguay

Punta del Este , UY

Elite Purse: $7500

May 12

XTERRA Brazil

Ilhabela, SP, BR

Elite Purse: $15000

May 19

XTERRA Oak Mountain - Full / Sprint / Xticer

Pelham, AL, US

Elite Purse: $15000

June 03

XTERRA Dominican Republic

Samana, DO

Elite Purse: $7500

July 08

XTERRA Victoria

Victoria, BC, CA

Elite Purse: $7500

July 21

XTERRA Beaver Creek - Full / Sprint

Avon, CO, US

Elite Purse: $15000

August 04

XTERRA Mexico

Tapalpa, MX

Elite Purse: $15000

August 18

XTERRA Quebec

Lac-Delage, QC, CA

Elite Purse: $7500

September 15

XTERRA Pan Am / USA Championship

Ogden, UT, US

Elite Purse: $20000

October 28

2018 XTERRA World Championship

Lahaina, HI, US

Elite Purse: $100000

Rules

Pan America Tour Rules

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Amateur Rules

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Step 1: Identify your Age Group – How old you are on December 31, 2018 determines your age group. We have divisions for men and women 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79 (m), 80+ (m), and Physically Challenged. At the discretion of the race director athletes with an XTERRA age under 15 may participate, but they will not earn points.

Step 2: Race and Score – Enter as many races as you want and score points by finishing in the top 15 of your age group. There are five 100-point scale “Gold” races and the remainder are 75-point scale “Silver” races. Find the most current schedule of events at www.xterrapanam.com. The season is from March-to-September, 2018.

Gold races: Brazil, Oak Mountain, Beaver Creek, Mexico, Pan America Championship.
Silver races: Chile, Argentina , Costa Rica, Uruguay, Dominican Republic, Victoria, Quebec.

Step 3: Must Race Two - You must race at least two (2) XTERRA events during the season to be named the XTERRA Pan American Tour Champion. There is no limit to how many races you can count.

Step 4: Most Points Win - The athlete with the most points at the end of the season - by gender and age group - earns the title of XTERRA Pan American Tour Champion and a qualifying spot into the XTERRA World Championship race to be held Oct. 28, 2018 in Maui.

Step 5: Tie Breaker - If there is a tie in points, the tie-breaker will be the person with the most wins. If still tied after counting wins, the person finishing highest in the most recent race where both competed. If no head-tohead exists, tie-breaker goes to the person finishing highest in most recent race.

Step 6: Qualifying for XTERRA Worlds in Maui - Maui slots will be awarded to XTERRA Pan America Tour Champions at the end of the season, and at every XTERRA Pan America Tour Gold and Silver Event.

2018 XTERRA Pan America Championship: It is not necessary to qualify, nor be from the Pan America region, to race at the XTERRA Pan America Championship, which will double as the XTERRA USA Championship on September 15 in Utah. This is a one day award as opposed to the Tour Championship which counts all races. In Utah, the top overall finisher, regardless of nationality, in each age group will be honored as the XTERRA Pan America Champion. The top American in each age group will be named the XTERRA USA Champion.

Elite Rules

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Step 1: Race and Score – Enter as many races as you want and score points by finishing in the top 15 of the elite field. There are seven 75-point scale “Silver” races, four 100-point scale “Gold” races, and one 200-point scale “Double Gold” race. The season is from March-to-September.

Double Gold: Pan America Championship // Gold races: Brazil, Oak Mountain, Beaver Creek, Mexico.
Silver races: Chile, Argentina, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Dominican Republic, Victoria, Quebec.

Step 2: Most Points Win - The male and female elite athlete with the most points at the end of the season earns the title of XTERRA Pan Am Pro Series Champion and earns $10,000 in Tour bonus money. If there is a tie in points, the tie-breaker will be the person with the most wins. If still tied after counting wins, the tie-breaker goes to the racer who finished highest in the most recent race where both competed. If no head-to-head exists, the tiebreaker goes to the person finishing highest in the most recent race.

2018 XTERRA Pan America Championship: It is not necessary for elites to qualify to race at the XTERRA Pan America Championship, which will double as the XTERRA USA Championship on September 15 in Ogden, Utah. This is a one day award as opposed to the Tour title which counts all races. In Utah, the top overall male/female elite finisher, regardless of nationality, will be honored as the XTERRA Pan America Champion. The top American male/female elite will be named the XTERRA USA Champion.

Elite Prize Money: Silver races offer the equivalent of $7,500 USD in elite prize money to the top five men and women. Gold events offer the equivalent of $15,000 USD in elite prize money to the top seven men and women. The XTERRA Pan America Championship race in Utah will offer $20,000 USD for the race and distribute an additional $60,000 USD in prize money to the top 10 men and women in the final XTERRA Pan Am Pro Series rankings.

Wetsuit Policy

XTERRA follows the Swimming Conduct rules for Wetsuit and Speedsuit Use established by the USA Triathlon at XTERRA Oak Mountain, XTERRA Beaver Creek and the XTERRA Pan Am Championship.

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 wet suit at their own discretion, provided however that participants who wear a wet suit within this temperature range shall not be eligible for prizes or awards. Age group participants shall not wear wet suits in water temperatures equal to or greater than 84 degrees Fahrenheit. The wetsuit policy for elite athletes shall be determined by the USAT Athletes Advisory Council. The AAC has set the wetsuit maximum temperature for elite athletes at 68 degrees for swim distances less than 3000 meters and 71.6 degrees for distances of 3000 meters or greater. Any swimmer wearing a wetsuit with a thickness measured in any part greater than 5 millimeters shall be disqualified.

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