Do you have to be an
experienced triathlete to participate?
Absolutely not! This race is
great for the first time triathlete who wants the experience and for the
competitive triathlete who wants a tune-up before a larger event. Water stops
will be provided along the route for you to stop and catch your breath if
needed. You can choose to participate as an individual or on a 2-person or
3-person relay team.
When does online
Monday, May 15, 2017
When does online
Friday, August 18, 2017
What are the entry
$45 until 7/23/2017
$55 from 7/24/2017 to 8/19/2017
$55 Onsite (if available)
$90 - 2-person entry until 7/23/2017
$135 - 3-person entry until 7/23/2017
$110 - 2-person entry from 7/23/2017 to 8/19/2017
$165 - 3-person entry from 7/23/2017 to 8/19/2017
Is there a price
difference for participating on a relay team?
No, the price is the same.
Is there a waiting
list for the event?
Yes, we would be happy to include you on the waiting list if the event
sells out. You must call our office (337.984.1920) and request placement on the
waiting list. If a spot becomes available up to one day before the event, we
will contact you.
When and where is
Participants can pick up packets
from 12-6pm on Friday, August 18th outside UL's Bourgeois Hall, which is located
at 225 Cajundome Blvd.
be available on race day, but we strongly encourage all participants to pick up
the day before. (T-shirt sizes are first come first serve.)
Will all relay team
members receive a t-shirt?
Yes, all relay team members will receive a t-shirt.
Can I pick up my
packet the morning of the race?
Yes, you can though we encourage you to pick up the day before.
Can I pick up a
packet for a friend?
Yes, you may pick up for a friend.
How will I make sure
I get the correct t-shirt size?
T-shirts are first come first served, so we can’t guarantee your size
What are the course
- 200-yard swim (UL Bourgeois pool)
- 8-mile bike(2 loops along
- 2-mile run(1 lap along
Where does the event
The event takes place at UL’s Bourgeois Hall located at 225 Cajundome Blvd
across from the Cajundome.
The 200-yard swim takes place in an 8-lane lap pool. The
8-mile bike and 2-mile run are both on Cajundome Blvd.
Where can I find the
You can find the course map on our website and you can find the map at Packet Pick-up.
What are the single
and double bike loop options?
Due to participant request, we are now offering a single and double bike
loop option during registration.
- Single loop – 4 miles – NOT eligible for awards
- Double loop – 8 miles – eligible for awards
Are bike helmets
Yes, bike helmets are required.
Where do I park?
You may park in any available spot at Cajun Field which is accessible via
Congress, Bertrand or Cajundome Blvd. Participants are to park vehicles and
walk bikes to transition. Dropping off in front of Cajundome Blvd is prohibited. Please note that Cajundome Blvd is closed from 6:30am – 10:00am
What time do the
The following intersections
will be blocked at 6:30am. (Times
are subject to change per police)
- Souvenir Gate at Coliseum Rd.
- W. Congress St. at St. Mary Blvd.
- W. Congress at Bertand
- Cajundome Blvd. at W. Congress St.
- Cajundome Blvd. at Johnston St.
- Cajundome Blvd. at Reinhardt
- Cajundome Blvd. at Bertrand
- Cajundome Blvd. at Devalcourt
- Cajundome Blvd. at Eraste Landry
- Eraste Landry at Robert Lee Circle
- Eraste Landry at Macon
What is the timeline
for the event?
5:00am- Transition area opens (outside UL
6:30am – Roads close
7:00am- Staggered swim start (UL Bourgeois Hall)
10:00am- Awards (outside UL Bourgeois Hall)
10:00am- Opening Ceremonies for Games of Acadiana (Cajundome)
What happens if it
We reserve the
right to cancel in extreme circumstances. In that event, there will be no
refunds; rather, your entry fee will be used as a donation to Miles Perret
Is there a spot for
my family and friends to watch?
Yes, family and friends are invited to observe and cheer for you. At the
pool, all are invited to sit on the bleachers. For the bike and run portions,
family and friends can watch in the grassy areas along Cajundome Blvd. Chairs
are allowed, but tents are NOT allowed.
What awards are
Awards are given immediately
following the event in the following categories:
- Overall Male & Female
- Top Male & Female for each age
How do I volunteer
for the Triathlon?
We would love for you to volunteer for the Triathlon. If you are 16 years
or older, please fill out the volunteer form on our website or contact our Volunteer
Coordinator at 337.984.1920.
What do volunteers
We provide yellow t-shirts which volunteer receive during "check-in” at the
Volunteer Tent. Please also wear shorts of your choice and comfortable shoes.
We also recommend a hat and sunscreen.