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Scoring System

This series is expected to consist of ten events in 2013. There is no added cost or action needed to be taken by the athlete to participate in the series points system. Athletes competing in any of the series events will automatically be placed in the Series Standings by Pickle Events. An updated list of points will be displayed on this website after each series event. Series Points are awarded based on the following criteria:


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End-of-the Year Awards, donated by Gear West Bike & Triathlon, will be given out to the overall male and female with the most points and the top point-earner in each age division. In order for age division awards to exist, the top point-earner, in that division must have finished at least three races. Age Group is determined by each person's age at their first event of the year.


Everyone is a winner by participating in a Tri Minnesota Series Event! In 2013 Gear West Bike & Triathlon will provide a great package for all participants of the Tri MN Series.

  • Series races wishing to participate will give away a grand prize drawing item. This prize package will be given away at each participating race's awards ceremony. The prize package is available to anyone registered for that race who is at the awards ceremony.
  • Athletes from all series races wishing to participate will receive products from Hammer Nutrition including Hammer Gel and a packet of Endurolytes
  • Back for 2013 is the 5+ shirt! All those individuals finishing 5 or more Series Events will receive a 5+ shirt from Gear West Bike & Triathlon.

Race Criteria

To be a part of the Tri Minnesota Series (TMS) each race will meet the following minimum standards:

Contact Us

Email Pickle Events if you have any questions. Pickle Events also be contacted via telephone at (320) 529-0884.

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