Random Drawing Procedure


RANDOM DRAWING PROCEDURE for individual age-group participants only*:


IMPORTANT DATE

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

SEPT 14, 2017

Online registration to enter the random drawing opens.

OCT 19, 2017

There will be two random drawings. The first selection round closes on October 19, 2017. Registration for the random drawing will CLOSE on November 20, 2017.

OCT 26, 2017

The names of the selected athletes in first drawing will be posted online by October 26, 2017.

NOV 20, 2017

1st round Random drawing winners MUST click on their unique registration link sent via email, complete registration, and complete payment in order to be officially registered in the race. For the first random drawing selection, this MUST be completed by November 20, 2017**. There are NO EXCUSES and NO EXCEPTIONS to this deadline.

Those entering the random drawing after October 19th and all those NOT selected in the first random drawing will be eligible for the second round. Those who do not compete the first round registration process will NOT be eligible for the second round.

NOV 20, 2017   

The second selection round closes on November 20, 2017

NOV 30, 2017

The names of the selected athletes in second drawing will be posted online by November 30, 2017.

DEC 18, 2017

Second round random drawing winners MUST find their name, click on their unique registration link, complete registration, and complete payment in order to be officially registered in the race. For the second selection round, this MUST be completed by December 18, 2017**. There are NO EXCUSES and NO EXCEPTIONS to this deadline.


  • A maximum of 2,000 participants are allowed in the race. A majority are selected through the random drawing procedure.
  • Participants will be chosen from the following groups in order:
    • Those who have competed 3 or more times (in the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon)
    • Open random draw from all those remaining
      (The drawing is selected at random by computer, however the selection process will ensure selection of at least one male and one female from all 50 states and at least 10% international participation

*Professionals, Challenged Athletes, Open Relay Teams, and Corporate ESCAPE Teams will participate in open registration and are not subject to selection through the random drawing procedure. Challenged Athletes and Relay Teams will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. 

**Registration window may close early if capacity is reached due to high demand. 

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