Advisory for Resumption of Triathlon Activities for Phase Two (“Safe Transition”)

Sport Singapore has been engaging the national sports associations that govern the various sports in Singapore on the safe management measures for their particular sport. The Government bodies of these sports will be publishing their endorsed safe management plans on their websites and on Sport Singapore website.

Please click on “Safe Return to Sport Plan” for Triathlon Association of Singapore’s endorsed safe management plan.

ITU Coach Education Development Program

Triathlon Singapore is inviting coaches to apply for the 2020 ITU Coach Education Program

Applicants should meet the minimum criteria:

Requirements

  1. Only Singapore citizens need to apply
  2. Full NROC membership under Triathlon with at least 1 year (since 31st March 2019)
  3. Paid-up as a financial member of TAS of at least 1-year validity  (since 31st March 2019)
  4.  Valid endorsed Triathlon Singapore’s “Coaches Code of Conduct”
  5. Does not possess any past or current disciplinary conduct issues compromising their position of good standing with the NSA
  6. Evidence of active coaching in Triathlon of at least 1 year.  (since 31st March 2019)
  7. Minimum 10 hours of coaching contribution to TS
  8. Commitment to develop youth and junior athletes
  9. Submission with a write up in 500 words on your long term personal coaching plans
  10. Demonstrate a high level of spoken and written skills in the English language.
  11. Commitment to attend 100% of the course
  12. Ability to complete all online tasks, will require access to a computer with internet access, in order to use the ITU Education Hub.
  13. Proper progression in the pathway: ITU Level 1 certification before proceeding to ITU level 2.
  14. Responsible for all costs of air tickets, meals, and accommodations (if necessary)

 

Process of Selection:

Candidates will be selected base on the above following requirements, but not limited to

  1. Language capabilities, inability to communicate will reduce the impact and value of the course.
  2. Equality, to provide opportunities across all members, in terms of race or gender.
  3. Current Engagement with the community, coaches that have contributed positively to the triathlon community in Singapore, and/or have shown evidence of having positively coaching and developing youth, junior, U23 or Elite athletes, will be given preference
  4. Approval by TS MC for their nomination

Please write in to eugene.ong@triathlonsingapore.org to indicate your intent of interest

 

Talent Identification

Triathlon Singapore is conducting Talent ID to identify potential athletes into our HPP development program.

Selected athletes will be offered opportunities to develop on technique, base preparation & sports specific knowledge development.

Eligibility:
1. Age between 14-19 years old.
2. Singapore Citizen
3. Able to provide the following athletes info: Best 100m/400m swim time, Best 1500m/3000m run time

Opportunities:
1. ASTC Camp (Malaysia, TBC)
2. TAS Camps (Singapore, tentative June 2020) – to submit application form by 1 june to be considered

Please submit the Application Form to eugene.ong@triathlonsingapore.org

MOH Advisory On Novel Coronavirus (nCOV)

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has issued a series of health and travel advisories following the outbreak of the “Wuhan Coronavirus” in mainland China (see infographics attached).

In line with the MOH advisories, and as an added precaution, Athletes, Coaches, Officials and Participants are to defer all travel to mainland China until further notice. From 31 January 2020 6pm, all travellers should apply for a 14-day Leave of absence from the day of their return to Singapore from mainland China, monitor their health closely and seek medical attention promptly if they feel unwell. Travelers are also advised to implement necessary precautionary measures to protect those involved in its activities and to advocate the practice of good personal hygiene at all times.

For more information on what must be done during leave of absence, please refer to the advisories here: https://www.moh.gov.sg/docs/librariesprovider5/default-document-library/moh-health-advisory-for-persons-placed-on-leave-of-absence—01-feb-2020-1850h.pdf

Athletes, coaches or training partners either based in or from China, should ensure that they register their travels with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs online (www.mfa.gov.sg/eRegister-my-trip) and link up with MFA’s mission in China if they are already there.

You may otherwise continue with their regular activities unless there is any subsequent MOH advisory to the contrary.  However, if the activity involves children, screening protocols should be implemented as advised by MOH, and this would include travel declarations and temperature taking before the start of any activity.

As the situation is evolving, everyone is advised to remain vigilant and to refer to the latest advisories and updates on MOH’s website at www.moh.gov.sg/2019-ncov-wuhan

Infographics links below: –
1) What is Wuhan Coronavirus?
2) Advisory on the Wuhan Coronavirus in China

Invitation to Tender: Event Management Services for the “Singapore International Triathlon 2020” event

The Triathlon Association of Singapore invites tenders for provision of Event management services for the Singapore International Triathlon 2020.

Tenderer shall submit the required documents no later than Tuesday, 10 December 2019 at 5pm (Singapore Time).

Short-listed Tenderers may be required to do presentations to TAS on Friday, 13 December 2019 from 11am onwards. Otherwise, queries will be made via email to Tenderers.

All enquiries and submissions should be made via email to: Eugene Ong (eugene.ong@triathlonsingapore.org)

Please refer to the Tender Document for Tender Brief and Tender Application Form.

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2019

This notice is hereby given that the 2019 Annual General Meeting will be held on:

Date: 30 September 2019 (Monday)

Time: 7.00 pm

Venue: Triathlon Association of Singapore Office, 3 Stadium Drive, #01-33 Singapore 397630

 

The 2019 Annual General Meeting will transact the following business: –

  1. Welcome Address
  2. To approve and confirm the Minutes of the 2018 Annual General Meeting.
  3. To approve and confirm the Annual Report for the year ending 31 March 2019.
  4. To approve and confirm the Annual Statement of Accounts for the year ending 31 March 2019
  5. By-Election of the Honorary Treasurer position for the term (2019 to 2020)
  6. To appoint the external Auditor for the ensuing Year – 1st April 2019 to 31 March 2020.
  7. Any Other Business

By Order of the TS Management Committee

All Members can RSVP their attendance to eugene.ong@triathlonsingapore.org latest by 16 September 2019, 5pm.

 

Note on By-election of Honorary Treasurer

  • Ordinary and Affiliate Members are eligible to nominate a candidate to. All nominees are to fill in the AGM 2019 Nomination Form and submit to eugene.ong@triathlonsingapore.org latest by 16 September 2019, 5pm.
  • Please refer to the AGM 2019 Nomination Form for nomination instructions.

Request for attire sponsorship/proposal for the Triathlon Team @ the 2019 Southeast Asian Games

Triathlon Singapore will be sending our national elite athletes to represent Singapore at the 2019 Southeast Asian Games. They will be participating in a total of 4 events: Triathlon Individual (2 Men & 2 Women), Triathlon Mixed Relay (2 Men & 2 Women), Duathlon Individual (2 men & 2 Women), Duathlon Mixed Relay (2 Men & 2 Women)

We are looking for sponsorship or manufacturer who is interested to support our national team in the following items:

  1. Elite Triathlon Suits x 16
  2. Cycling Jerseys x 16
  3. Cycling Bibs x 16
  4. Design for the above attires

If you’re interested to sponsor/support/quote, please write in to eugene.ong@triathlonsingapore.org with your proposal. You might want to include if it’s a partial or full sponsorship, retail cost and also a sample of suit design for our Triathlon National Team. The attire is to be compliance to the 2019 SEA Games Manufacturer guidelines.

(Note: We might consider using the attire as the approved attire for our 2020 National HPP Team (Subject to approval from ITU for design of attire). Our team will wear this attire for all their overseas ITU races for 2020 and beyond. As such you may want to include this in your proposal.)

 

Timeline:

Closing date of submission: 30 July 2019

Submission of attire design (1st draft) – 30 July 2019

Submission of attire design (final): 30 August 2019

Attire to be ready by: 1 October 2019

Recruitment for Project Based Community Development Coaches

Triathlon Singapore is looking to engage triathlon coaches for 6 community sport development programs, launching from August onwards.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

– Valid Triathlon Singapore member (current no later than 30 June 2019)

– SG Coach Certified

– NROC accredited coach

– Able to commit to entire term of project

– Able to attend additional preparation training

Please submit your applications with your details and your resume on community coaching experience to eugene.ong@triathlonsingapore.org by 5th July 2019, 17:00pm.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified

2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne – Age Group World Triathlon Championships

Are you interested to represent Singapore at the Age Group World Triathlon Championships?

Race with the world’s best triathletes in the beautiful city of Lausanne, Switzerland!

 

Venue: Lausanne, Switzerland

Date: 29 Aug to 1 Sept 2019

Categories: Sprint Distance Triathlon (Draft-Legal), Standard Distance Triathlon (Non-Drafting)

Event Website: 2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne

 

Triathlon Singapore is selecting athletes into our Age Group Triathlon Team to compete at the Age Group World Triathlon Championships, representing Singapore.

Athletes will be selected for their age group category in 5-years blocks: (16-19, 20-24,25-29,…) for both Men and Women.

 

Eligibility:

  • Singapore Citizens and PR(residing in Singapore for a minimum of 3 years)
  • Members of Triathlon Singapore before the world championships events. (To apply, please visit here)
  • Not represent another National Federation in the current calendar year.
  • Sprint Distance: minimum 16 years old as of 31 Dec 2019
  • Standard Distance: minimum 18 years old as of 31 Dec 2019

 

Qualifying process:

For Sprint Age Group World Triathlon Championships

  • Register for the MetaSprint Triathlon race on 28 April.
  • Qualified by coming in top 10 and within 10% of winner’s time, in their age group category.
  • Ensure draft-legal competency

For Standard Age Group World Triathlon Championships

 

Note:

  • All qualified athletes will be send an invitation email within 3 days of the qualifying event, with registration instructions for the Age Group World Triathlon Championships
  • If you think you qualified but have NOT received any invitation email, please write in to eugene.ong@triathlonsingapore.org to enquire

 

Discretionary qualification:

  • For athletes whom had NOT qualified via the above qualifying process, or for athletes residing overseas.
  • Write in to eugene.ong@triathlonsingapore.org by 30 June 2019, 23:59, to apply for your interest.

Due to quota number of slots available for each National Federation, entries via discretionary qualification will be considered on a case-by-case. Priority will be given to athletes whom had already qualified via the qualifying process.

 

Race Requirements:

  • ITU Competition Rules and Regulation applies.
  • Bike: ITU compliant bike for Sprint (Draft-Legal) and Standard (Non-Drafting)
  • Race Suit: Team SGP approved race suit (Cost: $180-$200), manufacturing time: estimated 1 month
  • Fully Self-funded: Entry Fees (Sprint CHF 330, Standard CHF 350, Package CHF 550), Travel and Accommodation, Travel Insurance, Race Suit

 

Contact:

For enquires, please write in to eugene.ong@triathlonsingapore.org

2019 SEA Games Selection Policy – Ammended V2.7

The 2019 SEA Games Selection Policy had been amended. Key Dates and schedules had been included.

All athletes seeking to qualify for SEA Games Selection are responsible to refer to the Policy and any amendments made.

The policy can be downloaded here: TAS Selection Policy – 2019 SEA Games V2.7