2016 USRowing Club National Championships

The 2016 USRowing Club National Championships will be held July 13-17, 2016, on Harsha Lake in Bethel, Ohio.

The event features national championship-racing in 79 events in the U17, U19, intermediate, and elite/senior categories. In the Olympic year, the USRowing National Championships for elite events are combined with the USRowing Club National Championships.

Sunday’s Replay

Finals from Sunday, July 17.

Friday’s Replay

Finals from Friday, July 15. Sunday’s finals will be streamed beginning at 8 a.m.

“To have the opportunity to once again host the USRowing Club Nationals is an honor. To see the park full of rowers and to have all of the excitement on the water was an incredible experience.”

Mark Calitri, President of the Clermont Visitors Bureau

More than 1,800 athletes and 1,550 boats from 103 clubs will be competing over five days at the 2016 USRowing Club National Championships on Harsha Lake.

Event Details

Registration Information

Initial Registration Opens: March 1, 2016
Initial Registration Deadline: July 3, 2016
Online Late Entry Deadline: July 6, 2016

Watch the finals LIVE!

Looking to watch Friday and Sunday’s finals LIVE! Look no further – check out the USRowing YouTube page.

Confirmation Packet

Check out the confirmation packet for more event details.

Entry Packet

Check out the entry packet for event details.

Time Trial Traffic Pattern

Traffic pattern for time trials.

Sprint Racing Traffic Pattern

Traffic pattern for sprint racing.

Weather Alerts

One of the ways USRowing will notify crews of weather-related schedule changes is via text message.

To register for weather alerts, please click here.

To ensure every organization has a representative on the list, USRowing will manually add the “Regatta Day Contact” to the text message list. If you do not wish to be added, please notify USRowing by email:

You also may subscribe by texting the word “USRowing” to 313131. You will receive a confirmation message if your registration has processed properly.

Only weather-related schedule changes will be texted; results will not be sent via text messaging.

Schedule & Results

Schedule as of 7/16 at 7:30 pm

Race for the Colgan Cup

Click below for the Colgan Cup Overall Team Points Trophy standings, the Sulgar-Barnes Men’s Points Trophy standings and the Marion D. Ventura Women’s Points Trophy standings.

Team Points Trophy Standings

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Additional Information

College Fair

Registration is now open for the 13th Annual USRowing College Fair at the 2016 Club National Championships in Bethel, Ohio. The fair will take place on Sunday July 17th at the conclusion of racing.

A full list of the colleges can be found through this link, College Fair Schools.

Coaches please register your programs through this link:
College and University Registration

Incoming high school seniors please register through this link:
Student Athlete Registration

Confirmations will be sent out prior to the event. Please contact Alexandra Edenzon with any questions at

Volunteer Opportunities

To host the USRowing Club Nationals, it takes a big team and a lot of community support. We could not host major events in Clermont County without our awesome volunteers. Thank you for donating your time and efforts into making Clermont County and Harsha Lake one of the best rowing facilities in the country, we could not do it without you!

Click here to sign-up for available volunteer positions.

Travel & Lodging

Airport and Ground Transportation

Airport and Ground Transportation

Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG): The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) offers 175 daily departures with nonstop connections to 47 cities. CVG’s seven airline partners offer passengers more non-stop flights than any other airport in the region, including direct international service to Paris, Toronto and Cancun, and it is consistently recognized for its high level of customer satisfaction.

Map of Nonstop Destinations from CVG Airport

Ground Transportation Information from CVG Airport.

Distance to venue: 35 miles

Driving Information

Cincinnati is less than a half day car ride and a two hour flight from 60% of the U.S. population. Interstates I-75, I-71 and I-74 link Cincinnati to the continental U.S.

  • CVG

    Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Travel and Lodging Partner

USRowing has partnered with EMC Venues to provide a variety of accommodation options near the Bethel venue and surrounding areas. Click the button below to secure your lodging for the event.

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