In order to race as a PRO in a Challenge Family Event, the athlete needs to apply for and hold a professional membership with Challenge Family. After this it is up to the individual Challenge race organizer to agree with the PRO athlete on additional services and entry procedures. You will automatically be eligible to receive the following entry benefits for any full or half distance Challenge event
- Free entry for athletes ranked 1-250 in the Prize Money Ranking
- 50% of entry fee for athletes ranked from 251 – 400 in the Prize Money Ranking
- For athletes ranked 401 and above, entry benefits are at the discretion of the race director
Full distance prize money
||Challenge Taiwan||Challenge Anhui|
|Total: 25.000 €||Total: 38.000 €||Total: 62.000 €||Total: 30.000 USD||Total: 28.100 €|
Middle distance prize money European races**
(Salou, Gran Canaria, Riccione, Lisbon, Heilbronn, Geraardsbergen, Kaiserwinkl-Walchsee, Prague, Davos, Peguera Mallorca)
**For all other prize money schemes please check individual website.
Prize Money at THE CHAMPIONSHIP
Total: 150.000 €
CHALLENGEFAMILY has introduced a pro athlete bonus scheme to its races. The initiative provides professional athletes with the opportunity to race for a share of a USD 150,000 end-of-season bonus as well as a prize purse at the races.
The USD 150k bonus will pay five deep across both men and women with the top ranked pro taking home $30k, second will earn $20k and third will win $14k, fourth $8k and fifth $3k. Ranking will be decided through a points system based on placings earned.