Information for Athletes

Athlete Invitation

USA Modern Pentathlon is delighted to invite a delegation of your country to participate in the 2012 Modern Pentathlon World Cup 1 to be held in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, from March 6 – 11, 2012.

The Charlotte LOC will offer training opportunities for swimming, shooting, and fencing on-site starting March 7, 2012. There will be an opportunity for a training camp in the United States prior to World Cup # 1. Arrival date is February 13, 2012. Space is limited.

RULES: The competition will be carried out according to the UIPM rules.

  • Swimming: 50 meter indoor 8 lane pool
  • Fencing: 10 pistes
  • Combined event: 38 Hit & Miss (H&M) laser targets / natural surface. According to UIPM rules, LASER PISTOL SHOOTING has been selected. This selection by the organizers has been made in the best interest of Modern Pentathlon.

LOCATION: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Known as the “Queen City”, Charlotte is the largest metropolis within North Carolina that is home to the NFL Carolina Panthers, NBA Charlotte Bobcats, Charlotte Motor Speedway and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The Charlotte community thrives on providing southern hospitality and is looking forward to hosting your delegation!

  • Altitude: 870 feet (270 m)
  • Weather Conditions: Average low 41°F (5°C)  –  Average high – 64°F (17°C)
  • Humidity: 50%
  • Voltage: 120v