Pan Am Tour

The XTERRA Pan American Tour is a race series for the Americas.

As a stop on theTour, XTERRA Victoria offers a total of $7500 USD available for Elite athletes distributed equally between men and women as:

$1200 for 1st, $900 for 2nd, 700 for 3rd, $550 for 4th, and $400 for 5th place.

Amateur Rules

Step 1: Identify your Age Group – How old you are on December 31, 2018 determines your age group. We have divisions for men and women 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79 (m), 80+ (m), and Physically Challenged. At the discretion of the race director athletes with an XTERRA age under 15 may participate, but they will not earn points.

Step 2: Race and Score – Enter as many races as you want and score points by finishing in the top 15 of your age group. There are five 100-point scale “Gold” races and the remainder are 75-point scale “Silver” races. Find the most current schedule of events at www.xterrapanam.com. The season is from March-to-September, 2018.

Gold races: Brazil, Oak Mountain, Beaver Creek, Mexico, Pan America Championship.
Silver races: Chile, Argentina , Costa Rica, Uruguay, Dominican Republic, Victoria, Quebec.

Step 3: Must Race Two – You must race at least two (2) XTERRA events during the season to be named the XTERRA Pan American Tour Champion. There is no limit to how many races you can count.

Step 4: Most Points Win – The athlete with the most points at the end of the season – by gender and age group – earns the title of XTERRA Pan American Tour Champion and a qualifying spot into the XTERRA World Championship race to be held Oct. 28, 2018 in Maui.

Step 5: Tie Breaker – If there is a tie in points, the tie-breaker will be the person with the most wins. If still tied after counting wins, the person finishing highest in the most recent race where both competed. If no head-tohead exists, tie-breaker goes to the person finishing highest in most recent race.

Step 6: Qualifying for XTERRA Worlds in Maui – Maui slots will be awarded to XTERRA Pan America Tour Champions at the end of the season, and at every XTERRA Pan America Tour Gold and Silver Event.

2018 XTERRA Pan America Championship: It is not necessary to qualify, nor be from the Pan America region, to race at the XTERRA Pan America Championship, which will double as the XTERRA USA Championship on September 15 in Utah. This is a one day award as opposed to the Tour Championship which counts all races. In Utah, the top overall finisher, regardless of nationality, in each age group will be honored as the XTERRA Pan America Champion. The top American in each age group will be named the XTERRA USA Champion.

Elite Rules

Step 1: Race and Score – Enter as many races as you want and score points by finishing in the top 15 of the elite field. There are seven 75-point scale “Silver” races, four 100-point scale “Gold” races, and one 200-point scale “Double Gold” race. The season is from March-to-September.

Double Gold: Pan America Championship // Gold races: Brazil, Oak Mountain, Beaver Creek, Mexico.
Silver races: Chile, Argentina, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Dominican Republic, Victoria, Quebec.

Step 2: Most Points Win – The male and female elite athlete with the most points at the end of the season earns the title of XTERRA Pan Am Pro Series Champion and earns $10,000 in Tour bonus money. If there is a tie in points, the tie-breaker will be the person with the most wins. If still tied after counting wins, the tie-breaker goes to the racer who finished highest in the most recent race where both competed. If no head-to-head exists, the tiebreaker goes to the person finishing highest in the most recent race.

2018 XTERRA Pan America Championship: It is not necessary for elites to qualify to race at the XTERRA Pan America Championship, which will double as the XTERRA USA Championship on September 15 in Ogden, Utah. This is a one day award as opposed to the Tour title which counts all races. In Utah, the top overall male/female elite finisher, regardless of nationality, will be honored as the XTERRA Pan America Champion. The top American male/female elite will be named the XTERRA USA Champion.

Elite Prize Money: Silver races offer the equivalent of $7,500 USD in elite prize money to the top five men and women. Gold events offer the equivalent of $15,000 USD in elite prize money to the top seven men and women. The XTERRA Pan America Championship race in Utah will offer $20,000 USD for the race and distribute an additional $60,000 USD in prize money to the top 10 men and women in the final XTERRA Pan Am Pro Series rankings.