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The Swiss Triathlon competition rules apply for all the categories.

A hard helmet is mandatory for all categories. As the race tracks remain open to traffic, all participants must comply to the rules of the road.

Each participant undertakes to respect without reservation the protection measures requested by the authorities and put in place by the organiser due to the current health situation; depending on the rules set by the responsible authorities, these may change until the last moment. More details on the dedicated page.

Swiss Triathlon StartPass (annual license)

The StartPass is mandatory for Olympic Distance (individual race) and National/Youth League races.

A competition license by Swiss Triathlon (StartPass) or by a foreign federation affiliated to ITU/ETU, is mandatory for individual races affiliated to a national serie:

  • Youth League 14-15
  • National League
  • Olympic Distance (individual races)

The full competition rules are applied.

The annual StartPass can be order on the Swiss Triathlon website. For those that do not own one, it will be required to order a daily StartPass (available for one race only) when you register on the Datasport website. It costs CHF 32.50 online, and CHF 40.- when registering on site. More information is available on Swiss Triathlon website.

Swiss Triathlon EasyPass and FunPass

The EasyPass is mandatory for the Short Distance and Relays

For races with ranking and referees, not part of the Triathlon Series, an EasyPass is required by Swiss Triathlon. It costs CHF 10.00 and allows you to become a member of the Swiss Triathlon Federation. In the races where it applies, the competition rules are lightened in an educational and promotional spirit. This contribution helps to boost the offer of popular competitions in Switzerland, to standardize them and to increase their quality while allowing the development of triathlon in our country.

For the Nyon Triathlon, the purchase of the EasyPass will cost only CHF 5 additional to the registration fee. Indeed, we have decided, as organizers, to cover 50% of this expense. In Nyon, the EasyPass is necessary for the Short Distance race (individual and relay) and for the Olympic distance relay. For the relays, only the purchase of a single EasyPass is necessary for the whole team. More information is available on the Swiss Triathlon website.

The EasyPass must be purchased at the time of registration on the Datasport platform. A person with an annual license (StartPass) does not need to purchase an EasyPass.

The FunPass is necessary for the Discovery Triathlon and the Aquathlon

For races without ranking or referees, a FunPass is required by Swiss Triathlon. It costs CHF 3.00 and allows you to become a member of the Swiss Triathlon Federation. In the races where it is required, the competition rules are not applied. Swiss Triathlon thus wishes to offer a form of event that is fun, relaxed and accessible to all. This contribution allows to develop this type of project, to increase its quality while allowing the development of triathlon in our country.

In Nyon, the EasyPass is necessary for the Discovery race and the Aquathlon. More information is available on the Swiss Triathlon website.

The FunPass must be purchased at the time of registration on the Datasport platform. A person with an annual license (StartPass) does not need to purchase a FunPass.

Wet suit

Wet suits (swimming) is mandatory when the water temperature is 14°C or less.

As a reminder, the wet suit is :

  • forbidden if the water is higher than 22°C (20°C for Youth League and National League)
  • mandatory if the water is 14°C or less

Doping

All information about the fight against doping, in particular forbidden substances, authorized medication, add-ons, control validity, special authorizations, rights and obligations, are available on www.antidoping.ch.

Drafting

Drafting is forbidden except for Youth League and National League (See Swiss Triathlon rules on drafting).

Time limit

Any athlete in Olympic Distance Category (individual or relay) not having started the running track at [time to be defined] or the second running lap at [time to be defined] will be informed that he/she is passed the time limit. Beyond this time, it is possible to finish the race, however the course will be open to traffick and may no longer have volunteers present.

Any athlete in the Short Distance Category (individual or relay) not having started the running track at [time to be defined] on Saturday or at [time to be defined] on Sunday,  will be informed that he/she is passed the time limit. Beyond this time, it is possible to finish the race, however the course will be open to traffick and may no longer have volunteers present.

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