ITU Triathlon Short Course World Championship
The ITU Triathlon World Championship Grand Final will take place in Edmonton, Canada, in late August 2014, and in Chicago, Ill. in 2015. Every athlete must qualify through his or her own national federation.
How to qualify:
The 2014 Olympic Distance National Championship will qualify athletes to compete for Team USA at the 2015 ITU Short Course Triathlon World Championship (similarly, athletes can qualify for the sprint world championship and long course world championship through USAT national championships). There will be 18 slots on Team USA available per age group, with slots rolling down to 25th place. All athletes eligible to represent the United States must be a U.S. citizen or be a U.S. national.
For more information, visit Triathlon.org.