Level 1, 2, 2A, 3 and 4 classes at affiliated TREC GB competitions run by TREC GB member clubs will be qualifying classes, unless the organiser has opted out of qualifier status (in which case it will be clearly stated in the schedule). Only open unrestricted classes will qualify for championships and league points.
For the National Championships Level 2, 2A, 3, 4 qualifying competitions will run from 29th July 2019 to 24th July 2022 inclusive. Entries close 25th July 2022, however, late entries from qualifying competitions on the 30th/31st July will be allowed to enter by Tuesday 02nd August (clothing/merchandise orders will close 25th July to allow time to process)
For the Grassroots Championship competitions qualifying period will run from 10th August 2019 to 03rd July 2022. Entries close 04th July 2022, however, late entries from qualifying competitions on the 09/10th July will be allowed to enter by Tuesday 12th July (clothing/merchandise orders will close 04th July to allow time to process)
Grassroots – Competitors who rode at Level 2 and above at the National Championships 2021 may not compete in the Championship classes at the Grassroots Championships 2022.
Pairs – As a qualification for pairs, you must ride with one of the person(s) you have qualified with. You can only ride with that person(s) in the pairs class at each level that you qualified in.
The 2021 National Championships will carry the same qualifier criteria as all other competitions, for the following year’s (2022) Championships.
Level 2, 2A, 3 & 4: In order to be eligible for qualification, riders must be a current Red tier or Blue tier members of TREC GB before the start of the competition at which they achieve a placing as detailed above. In the case of a pair, both riders must be TREC GB members before the competition.
Grassroots riders: Riders must be Red or Blue tier members at the time of entering the championships.
The qualification criteria for both TREC GB Championships 2022 has changed slightly to the following:
- For classes with up to 10 individuals/pairs, competitors placed 1st to 5th will qualify.
- For classes with 11 or more individuals/pairs, competitors placed 1st to 7th will qualify.
- This will be backdated to include those qualifying competitions from Summer 2019, including the Championships.
- Qualification will roll down if the persons placed 1st to 5th (or 1st to 7th) have already qualified.
Example – GREAT FARM COMPETITION – 8 starters Level 2+
1st place George (TREC GB member – not already qualified)
2nd place Fred (TREC GB member – already qualified)
3rd place Bill (non member)
4th place Henry (TREC GB member – not already qualified)
5th place Chris (TREC GB member – already qualified)
6th place Richard (TREC GB member -not already qualified)
7th place Tom (TREC GB member -not already qualified)
8th place James (TREC GB member -not already qualified)
Under the 2022 rules
George, Henry, Richard, Tom and James would ALL qualify for the TREC GB National Championships for 2022.
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