Entry

As of 4 October, 2022

2023 AGE GROUP REGISTRATION

1. Schedule

Period Content
October 5 (Wed.) -November 6 (Sun.) Entry reception period
November 23 (Wed.) -November 29 (Wed.) General entry results announced; payment period
Around early April Start list announced (tentative)

 

2.COVID-19 PROTOCOL & SAFETY MEASURES(As of September 26, 2022)

(1)Health behavior check of participants (*required)
Participants are required to participate in the event on the premise that they are "in good health" by undergoing health check ups for 7 days prior to their visit and by confirming that they are behaving in a manner that avoids the risk of infection (behavior management).

In the event that a fever or suspected contact with a person with a fever is detected within 3 days of the planned date of visit (with the planned date of visit as day 0), the participant will, as a rule, be asked to refrain from participating in the event.

(2)Safety measures for organizing the event
We recommend that all participants, staff members, and related personnel receive four doses of the novel coronavirus vaccine.
Participants will be asked to take their temperature at the registration desk on the day of the event. If your body temperature is higher than the temperature specified by the organizers (37.5°C), you will be asked to withdraw from participation.
The organizers will enforce the wearing of masks in non-competitive situations, ensuring a distance of at least 1m between competitors, rolling start, etc.
We will avoid crowding by conducting online athlete briefing and revised registration on the day of the event.

 

3.Conditions of Participation *JTU pre-registration is required 

*Those who do not satisfy the following conditions will not be able to participate.
*Even if the participant meet the requirements, he/she may be asked to present a proof  such as race completion certificate.

Registration for JTU membership or JTU Academic Federations membership (*Pre-registration required)

Registration with the 2023 JTU membership or JTU Academic Federations membership is required to enter this event. Please be sure to register before entry. For details, please refer to the following URL.
https://www.jtu.or.jp/news/2022/09/20/44704/

About the athletes briefing

  • athletes briefing will be held online via computers/smartphones. Therefore, please confirm the event rules at least one day in advance and complete the comprehension quiz. *There will be no athletes briefing held in person in large groups as previously, due to the implementation of an online system.
  • Guides and handlers likewise are requested to confirm the event rules at least one day in advance and complete the comprehension check.   
    * For relay, all team members are subject to review athletes briefing and the comprehension quiz.
  • We ask that all athletes familiarize themselves with the athletes briefing before participating in the event.
Category Content
Age Group Standard distance
  • Men and Women aged 18 and over as of 31 December 2023 .
  • FY 2023 JTU registered members.
  • Have the ability  to swim 1500m within 45 minutes and finish run within 3 hours and 45 minutes.
Age Group Sprint distance
  • Men and Women aged 16 and over as of 31 December 2023.
  • FY 2023 JTU registered members.
  • Have the ability  to swim 750m within 25 minutes and finish run within 2 hours.
Age Paratriathlon
  • Men and Women aged 16 and over as of 31 December 2023.
  • FY 2023 JTU registered members.
  • Those who fall under Age paratriathlon participation category of TRI1-TRI6. (Age paratriathlon will be carried out the old category of TRI1-6.)
  • handler, guide to be self-arranged in principle.
  • Have the ability  to swim 750m within 25 minutes and finish run within 2 hours.
Age Relay
  • Men and Women aged 18 and over as of 31 December 2023.
  • FY 2023 JTU registered members.
    * JTU registration of the whole team is required. ※ participation of the whole team is required.
  • Have the ability  to swim1500m within 45 minutes and finish run within 3 hours and 45 minutes.
  • Member replacement is  permitted only when the prescribed possible notification is submitted by Friday, March 31, 2023, and if it is accepted.

 

4.Athletes to whom priority is applied

In the general entry (lottery), priority will be given to those who meet the following criteria.

Eligible category Contents

・Standard distance
・Sprint distance

1.2022 Age National Championship Ranking〔Women/Men The 1st to 10th place athlete in each age group]
2.2022 WTCS Yokohama
〔Women/Men The 1st to 5th place athlete in each age group]

 

5.Commendation

Category Content
Age Group Standard distance 1st~3rd place of Men and Women under 19
1st~3rd place of Men and Women from every 5-year age group for Age 20 and older
Age Group Sprint distance 1st~3rd place of Men and Women under 19
1st~3rd place of Men and Women from every 10-year age group for Age 20 and older
Age Paratriathlon Men and women separately for each category 1st~3rd place
Relay Men's, Women's, Mixed 1st~3rd place

 

6. Event insurance

  • The event is covered by official insurance by JTU.
  • (underwriting insurance company: Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co. Ltd.)
  • Guarantee for injuries during the competition is only within the scope of the forementioned policy. Also there is no coverage of equipment or supplies. Please check the following insurance contents and purchase insurance policy individually in case it is insufficient.
cause/Types
of benefit
Injury Sunstroke Heatstroke Hypothermia Bacterial food poisoning Specific illness
(Note 1)
Death JPY15 million (accident insurance) JPY5 million - -
Residual disability JPY0.45-15 million (accident insurance) JPY0.2-5 million JPY0.2-5 million JPY5 million
Inpatient hospitalization JPY5,000  x number of days JPY5,000 x number of days JPY5,000 x number of days JPY5,000 x number of days
Outpatient hospital visitation JPY2,500  x number of days JPY2,500  x number of days JPY2,500 x number of days JPY2,500 x number of days
Funeral expenses - - JPY1 million  (actual expenses) JPY1 million  (actual expenses)

 

7.Other considerations

About the WTCS Yokohama

Regarding JTU competition rules and local rules.
For JTU competition rules, please refer to the following URL . 
http://www.jtu.or.jp/jtu/pdf/rulebook_20190123.pdf
• Umpire or sports staff may stop the competition.

Local rule

  • Obliged to wear a wet suite and a helmet. Accept only road racer or bike specifically for triathlon.
  • We recommend that you use the race belt. (Safety pin will not be distributed.)

For Age Paratriathlon

Double entry in the elite paratriathlon [May 13 (Sat)] is possible, but cannot transfer to the elite paratriathlon after Age paratriathlon participation is confirmed. In addition, once the participation in elite paratriathlon is determined, transferring to Age paratriathlon is not possible.
In addition, once the participation in determined, transferring to Age paratriathlon is not possible.

• The classification of Age paratriathlon shall be established based on physical disabilities. Please check below for more information.

TRI 1 - Wheelchair user
TRI 2 - Severe leg impairment,including above knee amputees.
TRI 3 - Les Autres
TRI 4 - Arm impairment
TRI 5 - Moderate leg impairment
TRI 6 - Visual Impairment

・ There are separate World Triathlon (WT) and Japan Triathlon Union (JTU) entry criteria for entry into the Elite Paratriathlon.
*For details, please contact JTU (jtuoffice01@jtu.or.jp) after January 2023.  

◇This event is eligible for "Standard" and "Sprint" points in the 2023 JTU Triathlon Age Group National Championship Series.

Participation fee refund

 If the tournament is canceled due to the influence of the new coronavirus infection, the amount will be refunded after deducting the execution expenses up to the time of cancellation.
Participation fee will not be refunded for any personal reasons.
In addition, no refund of entry fee even if the tournament is cancelled because of earthquake, wind/flood damage, incidents, accidents, epidemics, etc.
・The handling fee will not be refunded in any case.

Refunds for Hometown Taxes

Please note that once you have made a donation to Furusato, the donation amount (including the amount equivalent to the entry fee) cannot be refunded for any reason. In addition, if the event is cancelled, no refunds will be made in the same way. Please be aware of this in advance.

Handling of personal information

Organizers recognize the importance of personal information, and will adhere to the Personal Information Protection Act and related laws and regulations in handling personal information. Provided personal information will only be used for event-related communication and for roster of the competition. 
Also, you may be contacted for verification  regarding application content from the organizers or subcontractors.
In addition, the event organizers may, if requested to provide information by governmental organizations, etc., do so to third parties, etc., without the agreement of the relevant persons for alternate purposes.

About videos and photos taken at the race

Race staff or various media representatives will be taking photos during the race. Please note that images and photos taken at the race may be used on websites, posters, promotional materials and information media created by the organizer. In addition, it may be posted, aired, or distributed on websites, newspapers, magazines, and other media approved by the organizer.

Transfer of eligibility

Substitution or transfer of rights is not permitted. You will be disqualified if such acts are found. In such case, there will be no compensation or refund from the organizers.

 

8.Environmental contribution

World Triathlon and Paratriathlon Series Yokohama aims to be a "global environmentally friendly triathlon event”.
In order to realize this goal, this event will offset (make up for) CO2 emissions by utilizing carbon offset credits generated from the CO2 emission reduction effects of global warming countermeasures.
Specifically, 200 yen of the entry fee will be used as an environmental contribution to offset CO2 emissions by purchasing credits equivalent to the amount of CO2 emissions generated by participants' transportation to the venue. By purchasing the credits, this event will indirectly support global warming countermeasures.

 

9.ENTRY TYPES

At the start of the entry for 2023, we have reviewed each entry plan and prepared multiple entry sites in order to create the best possible environment where everyone can easily enter and choose from a variety of options.

In particular, we are taking on the challenge of creating a new "Yokohama Style" for general entries by expanding the number of available entry sites to four. We look forward to receiving your entries!

General Entry (Lottery)

This is the basic entry plan.

Category # of max entry Fee Detail
Standard distance 740 29,200yen Entry fee: 29,000yen Environmental contribution: 200yen
Sprint distance 230 20,200yen Entry fee: 20,000yen Environmental contribution: 200yen
Paratriathlon 30 20,200yen Entry fee: 29,000yen Environmental contribution: 200yen
Relay 50 teams (150 athletes) 40,600yen Entry fee: 40,000yen Environmental contribution: 600yen

Please select "any one entry site" from the following four entry sites before applying.

If you use more than one entry site and submit multiple entries, you may not be selected for all of them. The odds of winning are the same regardless of which entry site you use.

*An additional system fee is required to apply. System fees vary depending on the entry site.

Entry|LAWSON DO! SPORTS
Entry|MSPO ENTRY
Entry|SPORTS ENTRY
Entry|Race Roster


Group Entry (first-come, first-served)

This is an entry plan for a "group of five. Entry by 2 or more female members is required.
This is a new entry plan based on our hope that women will actively challenge triathlon and invite their friends and colleagues to participate in the Yokohama event.
*Event participation, including time measurement and awards, will be handled as [Individual/Standard Distance].

Category # of max entry Fee Detail
Standard distance 20team (100 athletes) 146,000yen Entry fee: 145,000yen Environmental contribution: 1,000yen

Entry|LAWSON DO! SPORTS

 

Oversea Entry (first-come, first served)

This entry plan is for foreign nationals and overseas residents.
*One-day registration with the NF (National Federation) is required at the time of application (included in the entry fee).
*For foreign nationals living in Japan and Japanese nationals living overseas, please choose "General Entry" and requires the 2023 JTU membership or JTU academic federations membership. Please register with the prefectural triathlon union/association where you are based in Japan (URL), and then apply through the General Entry.
https://www.jtu.or.jp/news/2022/09/20/44704/

Category # of max entry Fee Detail
Standard distance 100 30,200yen 2023 Event Participation. Environment cooperation. NF1day registration fee. (1,000yen)
Sprint distance 20 21,200yen

Entry|Race Roster

 

Hometown tax Entry (first-come, first-served)

This is an entry plan using the "Hometown Tax Payment System" to support "Yokohama, the City of Triathlon and Paratriathlon".

Category # of max entry Fee Return gift
Standard distance 100 130,000yen 2023 WTCS Yokohama Participation Rights *System fee and environmental contribution fee are required separately.

→|For detail, click here【Go to Hometown tax Payment Details Page 】

 

Select Service Entry (first-come, first-served)

This is a special entry plan with enhanced hospitality based on the concept of "stress-free participation" in the event.

Category # of max entry Fee Detail
Standard distance 10 100,000yen 2023 Event Participation. Environment cooperation. Gift, various other services.

→|For detail, click here【Go to SS Entry Detail Page】

 

Tour Pack Entry (first-come, first-served)

This is an entry plan for a tour package that allows you to choose your favorite plan, including sightseeing and lodging in Yokohama.

Category Plan # of max entry Fee Detail
Standard distance A plan:premium 100 29,200yen +α 2023 Event Participation. Environment cooperation. *Additional travel plan applies.
B plan:Hotel (with late check out)

Entry|JTB