Important Updates

***Sunday Racing Update ***

Due to scratches, Event 202, Womens Open H 2x, has become a Final-only. No heats will be run this morning, and all 7 crews will race in this afternoon’s final.

Due to scratches, Event 162, Womens Club B 4+, has been redrawn into 2 heats, with top 3 in each heat advancing to the final.

See the online heat sheet for updated lane assignments.

***Sunday Weather Update ***

Due to fog, morning heats are delayed 1 hour.

PM Finals are still set as originally scheduled.

Click the “Heat Sheet” link below for the updated schedule.

2017 USRowing Masters National Championships

The 2017 USRowing Masters National Championships will be held August 17-20, 2017, at Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, Tenn.

Hosted by Oak Ridge Rowing Association and Oak Ridge Convention and Visitors Bureau, the event features athletes 21 and older competing for national titles in 202 categories.

Masters can look forward to another unique competition experience at the 2017 event with a beer garden and viewing area with TV screens for close-up viewing of each race. Athletes will also get the chance to meet their fellow competitors for a special Tennessee-favorite meal during competition.

“Our racing venue on Melton Hill Lake has long been a favorite for competitive rowing, hosting high-profile, 1,000-meter and 2,000-meter events for nearly 40 years. We are delighted to welcome masters rowing back to East Tennessee.”

Jim Rogers, Oak Ridge Rowing Association Regatta Chairman

“Rowing is a strong part of Oak Ridge history and is associated with a lot of civic pride. I know that in addition to a fair and consistent racing venue, visiting rowers will find Oak Ridge to be an extremely welcoming community.”

Marc DeRose, Executive Director of Explore Oak Ridge

Event Videos

Each afternoon, finals will be broadcast live below, via the USRowing YouTube channel.

Important Documents

Apply for Press Credentials

Click here to apply for press credentials.

Entry Packet

**Updated July 10**

Venue Map

Find what is located where at the venue.

Confirmation Packet

This packet includes information about check-in, on-site registration, practice, parking, and more.

Car-Top Parking Map

Map to be used for car-top drop off.

Entry Fee Information

Click here for more information on the 2017 entry fee structure for USRowing owned events.

Social Events

  • Explore Oak Ridge
    • The city of Oak Ridge is known for its rich history and life changing science. While in town, venture over to the American Museum of Science and Energy. The museum explains how life was here during the Manhattan Project and provides a bus tour to go behind the scenes in restricted areas! More information here!Explore Oak Ridge welcomes you to the City of Oak Ridge! If you’re looking for activities to do in between rowing, check out the website at to learn about our museums, amazing greenways and trails and shopping in Oak Ridge!
  • Masters Nationals Beer Garden
    • Where: Near the Finish Line, on the regatta peninsulaWhen: 11:00am-8:00pm each racing day (Thursday-Sunday)At this year’s Masters’ National Championship, Oak Ridge favorite “Crafter’s Brew” will be on-site to make a selection of local craft brews available for competitors and spectators.On Friday, August 18th, “The Gosh Darn’s” will be playing live and on Saturday, August 19th, Robie & James Lewis will perform.  Music will start after racing for the day ends.  With an ideal location along the water, right near the finish line, the Beer Garden will provide an ideal location to reminisce about your races, both past and present, and show off your medals.

Boat Rental Information

Oak Ridge Rowing Association is available to assist crews looking to rent equipment for this event.

Rental Fees (per boat)

8+ – $90
4+/4x – $50
2-/2x – $40
1x – $30
Contact Sarah McAuliffe for details and availability:

Heat Sheets and Results

Click the links below to access online heat sheets and results. Heat sheets will continue to be updated through tomorrow's registration session. Heat Sheet updated after Saturday's racing.

Results provided by Shimano Rowing

Travel & Lodging

The 2017 USRowing Masters National Championships will be held at Melton Hill Lake, 697 Melton Lake Dr, Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Airport and Ground Transportation

Travel & Lodging Partner

USRowing has partnered with EMC Venues to provide accommodations to competitors and spectators near the Oak Ridge venue.

Book with EMC

Click the button to book your rooms through EMC Venues.

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