The ITU Congress is the general assembly of the members National Federations and Continental Confederations of ITU and is its highest authority.
Congress is organised annually, generally in connection with the World Triathlon Grand Final.
Only Members in good standing are entitled to take part in voting on resolutions or elections at the Congress. Elections are held every 4 years in the year of the Summer Olympics.

XXIX ITU Congress 2016

The main business of the ITU Congress is to:
a) Admit new Members and approve the current membership. 
b) Sets the aims of ITU and decides all matters of common interest to the sport.
c) Adopts the budget for the following year and votes on the acceptance of the financial statements of the previous fiscal year.
d) Election of the President, Table Officers, Executive Board members and Committee members.
e) Confers the title Honorary President, Honorary Members and Medals of Honour.
f) Adopts and modifies the Constitution and the By-Laws; and Resolutions.
g) Sanctions Members, if necessary, in accordance with the terms of the Constitution.

For more information on the matters of Congress or for the minutes of past Congresses click here.

The 2017 ITU Congress will take place in Rotterdam on September 14th.