OSFSA QUALIFICATION PROCESS​

 

QUALIFICATION PROCESS FOR THE 2020 SOCHI OCR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

​The qualification for Sochi will be a selection process based on all OCR race results in 2019 and 2020 (up to 1 June).
All athletes that would like to be considered need to apply under the "Apply for Sochi 2020" heading so they can be considered for selection.
Once all the applications have been received and all the results have been verified, the selection committee will get together to select the five (5) best athletes in each category.

EVENTS AT SOCHI:

  • 100m – 10 Obstacles

  • 3km Individual – 20 obstacles

  • 3km Team (2Men/2 ladies)– 20 Obstacles

  • 12+km’s 40 Obstacles

 

  • Only five (5) athletes can qualify per age division per event at Sochi.

 

  • Each athlete must apply via the OSF website (www.osfsouthafrica.org) listing all Verified Results for the National Series races (Warrior and Spartan) for 2019. 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFYING RACES FOR 2020:

  • Warrior 1 (Tierpoort) – 1 February

  • Warrior 2 (Emerald Casino) – 14 March

  • Warrior 3 (KZN) – 16 May 

  • Spartan Race (Golden Harvest) – 30 May

 

  • Any other verified race results can be submitted and will be considered by the selection committee, but National series races will take preference.

 

  • The selection panel will be nominated by the Exco and shall be 4 Provincial Chairman’s or any nominated person plus the OSF Secretary General as the 5th member of the panel.

 

Preferred Events for qualification:

  • 12+ kms Qualifying race preference: Warrior Black Ops Elite and Spartan Beast/Super (On trifecta weekend Beast will be used)

  • 100m Qualifying race preference: Warrior Sprint race results for 2019 will be considered

  • 3km Qualifying : TBC

 

  • All athletes must indicate which event and which age division (Elite or Age group) they are applying for so they can be considered for the appropriate event. 

 

  • If an athlete applies for the Elite category and fails to qualify in the top 5, they will automatically roll down into their age category and be considered with other age group qualifiers.

 

  • The panel’s decision is final and will be finalised by the latest early June (Final event 30 May)

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