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SoCal Youth Triathlon Series


A youth triathlon race series for kids from 7 to 17 years old Sponsored by USA Triathlon, Tri Club of San Diego, Nytro Multisports, & Jimbos Naturally!  This series features safe, fun, age-specific distances at high quality events sanctioned by USA Triathlon. Coach Judi Carbary, USAT Certified Coach, will offer Youth Triathlon Open Water Swim and Youth Triathlon Race Specific Pre-Race Clinics to well prepare your child for their race course, practice using USA triathlon safety rules, and they will have fun with friends learning everything they need to know and do to perform their best and progress their skills throughout their triathlon season. You must pre-register your child for our clinics on  

Your child must be a USA Triathlon youth member to participate in the USA Triathlon sanctioned races and clinics in the series. 

USA Triathlon sanctioned event race age is child's age on 12/31 of the current year.

 Parents: All kids participating in USAT sanctioned events must abide by the USA Triathlon Youth Supplemental Rules:


OR: Go to to join or renew your child's annual youth membership for $10 for the current year, or when registering for USA Triathlon sanctioned events.

LIKE us on our SOCAL YOUTH TRIATHLON SERIES Facebook page to share the Fun with your family and friends!

Youth Triathlon Pre-Race Clinics

Our USA Triathlon Certified Coaches will preview your child's race course, review open water swim techniques, practice transition skills, review USAT safety rules, and make sure your child is race ready!

Each child participating in our pre-race clinics will receive refreshments and race goodies.

SIGN UP EARLY! Limited to first 25 athletes registered for each clinic

You can click on the links under each youth series  tri event  to register for each clinic. Registration will close the week before each clinic or when 25 athletes have registered.

Pre-race Clinic Fees:

Early Pre-race/Open Water Swim clinic discounts until 4 weeks before: $15

 4 weeks or less before each clinic: $20


Pre-race clinic and Youth Triathlon Open Water Swim Clinic registration will take place on, search for “SoCal Youth Youth Triathlon Series Pre-race Clinics and Open Water Swim Clinics” for specific dates or click on the prerace clinic links with each event listing. There will be no mail in registration for these events.

Mandatory Packet Pickup: Please pick up your child’s race packet prior to each race.  A parent must present photo ID and their child’s USA Triathlon membership card.

Parking: Parking available at race sites, and in South Shores Park or in Mission Bay parking lots for San Diego youth triathlons and pre-race clinics. Please do NOT park on Fiesta Island for Pre-race clinics, packet pickup, or on Race day.

Entry Fees: Registration will take place on race websites for races. See race site for entry fees.  REGISTER EARLY FOR BEST PRICES!!

Individual Race Awards:  per Age Groups: 7-8y, 9-10y, 11-12y, 13-15y

1st Place in age group-male & female

2nd Place in age group-male & female

3rd Place in age group-male & female


Our Series is based on participation in our kids series races and clinics to encourage interest and active involvement in multisport training, learning and practicing race specific triathlon skills, and progressing endurance and skill development throughout the year

Disclaimer: Race series management reserves the right to make any changes to events that may be needed for the safety of, or for any reason necessary, for all participants with no refunds granted.


We want to thank our Series Race Directors for supporting our SoCal Youth Triathlon Series!

We also want to thank our Series Sponsors for supporting our SoCal Youth Triathlon Series:  Nytro Multisports, Jimbos Naturally, Tri Club of San Diego and USA Triathlon.

Please visit each website so you can help support our sponsors!

Recommended Youth Age Appropriate Race Distances by USA Triathlon

7-10y: 50-100m swim, 2-3k bike, .5-1m run

11-12y: 200m swim, 4-6m bike, 1-1.5m run

13-15y: 200-500 swim, 4-12m bike, 1.5m-5k run


Race Goodies :

Tshirts at each race; Goody Bags; Finisher Medals; Refreshments

Volunteers: Please email Coach Judi to Volunteer on our Kids Race Courses! Help us give your kids support and safety!

Coach Judi Carbary, USA Triathlon Certified Coach & Youth & Junior Coach, Series Founder/Coordinator and Pre-Race and Open Water Swim Clinic Coach