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The Tetrathlon competition involves four stages - running, swimming, shooting and XC riding and for many it is a natural progression from Minimus. Many of the fun minimus competitions will host tetrathlon competitions on the same day as one day competitions. Competitors swim for 3 minutes, run 1500m and compete on a cross country course, height determined by age as above.


Children must have their C test to partake

The national championship is run over 2 days and is for teams of 4 and an individual competition for both boys & girls.

Juniors are under 15 on Jan. 1st (90cm)

Seniors under 21 on Jan 1st (1.05m).


No area Qualifier but DC must sign off competency

National Championships : 22nd & 23rd August 2020, Killossery, Co.Dublin


NCL swimming training takes place every Friday night at 7 pm in K-leisure, Naas from September for the following year. Here we have 1 lane active, for all kids interested with full instruction available for kids. This training sets all the kids up well for swimming as far as possible in the allocated 3 mins. 


If you would like to get involved please contact Sinead or Killian on the contact us page


NCL running Training takes place every Friday night at 6pm at K Leisure Naas from the middle of January weather permitting. Sinead Gleeson is a affiliated Athletics Ireland coach and she will be training the kids for this discipline. Relays are a key part of the training here and all kids love the competition and training camaraderie. 


Cross Country

As part of the minimus training, NCL will be arrange cross country training sessions, in venues to ensure all kids have relevant experience prior to attending any of the competitions. There are typically many hunter trials on the coming weeks before the these and a full list of these will be published on the website.


Irish Pony Club Tack Sheet for Cross Country can be downloaded here


 All Training Tetrathlon competitions are postponed at present due to COVID 19

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