We have removed our event specific FAQs during this time and will republish once a new date for 2021 has been announced.UPDATE: 11/06/2020 10:00
When I entered I hired equipment or bought additional items, will I receive a refund?
All items purchased at the point of entry including:
- Swim Familiarisation
- Wetsuit Hire
- Bike Hire
- Yellow Jersey Insurance
Will be automatically transferred over to the new date alongside your event entry.
We will provide further updates on the options available to you once the new date has been announced.
I have booked accommodation and travel for the event - will I be reimbursed?
You will need to contact your accommodation / travel provider directly regarding your booking.
I purchased Grandstand tickets - Will I receive a refund?
Yes, grandstand tickets will be refunded.
For participants who purchased them as part of their event entry through Active, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we will process the refund otherwise they will be transferred to the rescheduled date.
For tickets purchased through the Leeds Box Office website you will be contacted directly concerning a refund
I booked accommodation through your official provider Nirvana - Will I receive a refund?
Nirvana are committed to their customers, and endeavour to be as flexible as possible in their exceptional circumstances. Nirvana will work with customers on an individual basis, as well as all relevant suppliers to ascertain the level of refund permitted.
Please contact Nirvana directly via their website
Will entries re-open?
Once a new date has been announced, details will be provided of the timescale and process for new entries.
What happens if I can’t make the rescheduled date?
Due to the exceptional circumstances presented by COVID 19, the LOC as agreed to refund the entry fee of the participants who are unable to make the new date. An update on the refund process, should it be applicable, will be published once the rescheduled date is announced.
Why have the specific dates not been announced and when would you expect it to be?
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) are in still in the consultation with relevant authorities and partners to find a suitable date to reschedule the event. As the event is part of the World Series there is need to agree the date with the ITU who in turn have several other events to reschedule. Due to the complexity of the international calendar and these discussions it is likely to be September 2020 before we can announce the specific date.
What happens to my entry as a result?
All entries will automatically be transferred to the rescheduled date. Due to the exceptional circumstances presented by COVID 19, the LOC has agreed to refund the entry fee of the participants who are unable to make the new date. An update on the refund process, should it be applicable, will be published once the rescheduled date is announced.
How does WTS Leeds being postponed effect Age Group Qualification for the 2021 World Championships?
It is our intention that WTS Leeds will remain a qualifier for the 2021 World Championships due to happen in the autumn of 2021 and we will provide confirmation and more information as soon as possible.
How will I receive the information that the date has been announced?
Information regarding a new date will be emailed directly to registered participants, it will also be posted on the AJ Bell World Triathlon’s and British Triathlon’s website and social media platforms.
Will the 2021 event still be the British Standard Distance Championships?
The 2020 Standard Distance Championship status will not be reallocated to another event and we will look to carry the Championship status over with the original event to the re-scheduled 2021 date as the 2021 Championships.