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.





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