The East Essex Tri Leagues are a popular way for members to compete against each other for the chance to be crowned the club league champion. The leagues consist of a pre-published list of qualifying events within each category, those being as follows (male and female):-
|Senior (17-39)||Vet (40-49)||Super Vet (50+)|
There are different types of races within the league that attract a different number of points. The points are based on the events overall winning time (first male / first female). For single discipline events, points are against first EETC competitor. The maximum points that can be scored are as follows:
|Swim Time Trial||80|
|Bike Time Trial||80|
|Duathlon / Aquathlon||90|
|Half Ironman Distance||120|
|Full Ironman Distance||150|
With the exception of the Ironman distance events, there is a defined list of qualifying events. Any one Ironman and any one Half Ironman event can be used in the league.
There are also a different number of events to complete for a full league season:-
|Swim Time Trial||1|
|Bike Time Trial||1|
|Half Ironman Distance *||1|
|Full Ironman Distance *||1|
|Best of the Rest||2|
* Note: for adults the maximum number of triathlons to count is 5; the Half Ironman / Full Ironman must count as one of the 3 triathlons or best other events.