2016 USRowing Masters National Championships

The 2016 USRowing Masters National Championships will be held August 18-21, 2016, at Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass.

The event, sponsored by Connect-A-Dock and hosted by Destination Worcester and Quinsigamond Rowing Association, features athletes 21 and older competing for national titles in 202 categories.

CLICK HERE to watch finals live each day on USRowing’s YouTube channel.

“We are very excited to welcome everyone back to Lake Quinsigamond. We are looking to break that new record set in Camden and regain our crown for hosting the largest USRowing event ever.”

Patrick Diggins, Treasurer of Quinsigamond Rowing Association

More than 2,000 athletes and 2,000 crews from clubs across the country will be competing over four days at the 2016 USRowing Masters National Championships on Lake Quinsigamond.

Registration Information

Initial Registration Opens: April 1, 2016
Initial Registration Deadline: August 8, 2016
Online Late Entry Deadline: August 11, 2016

Entry Packet

Click this button for information regarding the regatta. (Updated July 1)

Confirmation and Arrival Information

Click this information for final planning information, including parking, practice and registration times, and more. (Updated traffic pattern maps August 11)

Traffic Pattern Maps

Click here for printable copies of the Practice and Race Traffic Pattern Maps. (Lane numbers updated August 11)

Parking and Shuttle Maps

Click here for maps of the parking areas and the parking shuttle route.

Heat Sheets and Results

Events at Masters Nationals are self-contained each day with heats, semifinals and finals taking place on the same day. Click the links below for real-time updated heat sheets and results.

Updated August 20 at 7:40pm

Team Point Trophies

Click below for the Zurich Scudders Overall Points Trophy, Mens Team Point Trophy sponsored by Saugatuck Rowing Club-Veteran Men, Womens Team Point Trophy, and Efficiency Trophy.

Team Point Trophy Standings

masters trophies

Join us at the Beer Garden!

The National Rowing Foundation and Long Trail Brewing Co. are hosting a Beer Garden all four days of the regatta for all participants 21 years and older. Come enjoy a beer with old friends, competitors and boat mates. Reminisce how great you used to be. Celebrate your wins and make creative excuses for your losses. Good cheer will be had by all! Proceeds will benefit the NRF’s support of the U.S. National Team.

  • WHAT: Beer Garden hosted by Long Trail Brewing Co. and the National Rowing Foundation
  • WHERE: Regatta Point Sailing Center, near the finish line
  • WHEN: 3:00-7:00 p.m. each racing day (Thursday-Sunday)


Weather Alerts

2016 USRowing Masters Nationals Inclement Weather Policy

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

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.

Additional Information

Equipment Rental Information

Swift Racing – Swift racing will be offering boats for rental at this year’s Masters National Championships. For more information: 2016 Masters Nationals Championships Rentals or contact Charles Huthmaker at

Resolute Racing Shells – Contact Casey Baker for rental opportunities from Resolute Racing Shells:


Regatta “Classifieds”

Space at Regatta Point is limited, so crews are encouraged to share trailer space where possible. To help facilitate trailer sharing, use the form below to list any space you have available for equipment on your trailer.

Trailer Sharing Form: Taking a trailer to Worcester, and have space available? Looking for trailer space? Complete the form, and USRowing will post your information on this web site to allow people to connect.

Trailer Space Needed/Available: (updated daily): Scroll to the right to see trailers with available space.


Things to Do Near the Venue

Destination Worcester Calendar of Events

Destination Worcester Online Dining Guide

Destination Worcester Arts and Cultural Attractions

Airport and Ground Transportation

Travel and Lodging Partner

USRowing has partnered with EMC Venues to provide accommodations to competitors near the Worcester venue.

Click the button below to view available options.

Book with EMC


For 2016 USRowing Masters National Championships press credentials, please complete this form. Contact Genevieve Carrillo with media-related questions on site.


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