XTERRA Announce 2019 Worlds Qualifying Series Schedule


In 2019 there will be 39 races in 29 countries where amateur racers can earn a qualifying spot to race at the 24th annual XTERRA World Championship on October 27, 2019 in Kapalua, Maui.

Amateurs can also earn a qualifying spot into the 2019 or 2020 World Championship by winning their division in the XTERRA European Tour, XTERRA Pan American Tour, and XTERRA Asia-Pacific Tour.

Those racing in the XTERRA America Tour can earn a Maui spot by winning their regional championship; and elite racers qualify by competing in at least one of the races listed below:

2019 XTERRA Qualifying Series

DateRaceLocationQSPurse USD
24-FebXTERRA South AfricaGrabouw51TBD
9-MarXTERRA MotatapuSouth Island, NZL18$2,400
23-MarXTERRA Argentina #SSan Juan26$7,500
30-MarXTERRA Asia-Pacific Champs +GKenting, Taiwan51$25,000
31-MarXTERRA Chile #SSan Bernardo26$7,500
6-AprXTERRA New Zealand +SRotorua26$7,300
7-AprXTERRA Cyprus *SAkamas26$7,500
21-AprXTERRA Greece *SVouliagmeni26$7,500
11-MayXTERRA Brazil #GIlhabela51$15,000
18-MayXTERRA Oak Mountain #GPelham, AL, USA51$15,000
18-MayXTERRA Malta *SManikata26$7,500
26-MayXTERRA Italy-Lake Garda *SToscolano26$7,500
26-MayXTERRA Costa Rica *SReserva Conchal26$7,500
31-MayXTERRA Tahiti +SMoorea26$7,500
1-JunXTERRA Portugal *SGolega26$7,500
8-JunXTERRA Belgium *SNamur26$7,500
16-JunXTERRA Denmark *SAarhus26$7,500
29-JunXTERRA Switzerland *SVallee de Joux26$7,500
7-JulXTERRA France *GXonrupt51$15,000
7-JulXTERRA Victoria #SB.C., Canada26$7,500
14-JulXTERRA Quebec #SQ.C., Canada26$7,500
20-JulXTERRA Beaver Creek #GAvon, CO, USA51$15,000
21-JulXTERRA Italy-Scanno *GAbruzzo51$15,000
3-AugXTERRA Mexico #GTapalpa51$15,000
3-AugXTERRA European Champs *GPrachatice, Czech51$25,000
11-AugXTERRA Poland *SKrakow26$7,500
17-AugXTERRA Germany *GZittau51$15,000
18-AugXTERRA CanmoreAlberta, Canada15^
24-AugXTERRA Sleeping GiantO.N., Canada15^
25-AugXTERRA Hawaii IslandHapuna, Big Island25^
31-AugXTERRA Dominican Republic #SSamana26$7,500
1-SepXTERRA Luxembourg *SRosport26$7,500
14-SepXTERRA Netherlands *SAmeland Island26$7,500
14-SepXTERRA Pan Am/USA Champs #GOgden, UT, USA51$25,000
15-SepXTERRA Japan *SMarunuma26$7,500
22-SepXTERRA China +GKunming51$15,000
22-SepXTERRA Altifort (Long Distance)Megeve, France18TBD
27-SepXTERRA KoreaWonju City2^
28-OctXTERRA World ChampionshipKapalua, Maui$100,000


  • * = XTERRA European Tour
  • # = XTERRA Pan American Tour
  • + = XTERRA Asia-Pacific Tour
  • G = Gold Race with min US$15,000 pro prize purse & 100-point scale
  • S = Silver Race with min US$7,500 pro prize purse & 75-point scale
  • QS = XTERRA World Championship Qualifying Slots available for amateurs
  • ^ no prize money or points

Note: Races held on and after September 1 qualify athletes for their choice of the 2019 or 2020 XTERRA World Championship race (tentative as of November 28, 2018).

The 2018 XTERRA World Championship off-road triathlon in Kapalua, Maui, took place on Sunday, October 28, 2018. Rom Akerson from Costa Rica and Lesley Paterson from Scotland captured the 23rd annual XTERRA World Championship off-road triathlon elite titles on a sunny but muddy day in Kapalua, Maui.



Jimmy Archer

Founder and Editor at DirtTRI.com. Jimmy has been a professional athlete for over 18 years as a runner, cyclist, mountain biker, cross country skier, and primarily, triathlete. Jimmy has a degree in exercise science from the University of Colorado and is a USA Triathlon and USA Cycling certified coach. Jimmy became a freelance writer in 2000 while competing and covering the ITU Winter Triathlon World Championship. Since that time Jimmy has been head editor at two magazines, been published in numerous publications within the endurance sport, recreation, and travel segments. Currently Jimmy is competing professionally in off-road multisport. In his spare time Jimmy passionately follows Formula 1, Moto GP, and is an avid cook.

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