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
Each afternoon, finals will be broadcast live below, via the USRowing YouTube channel.
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- 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 www.exploreoakridge.com 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)
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
Team Point Trophies
Travel & Lodging
The 2017 USRowing Masters National Championships will be held at Melton Hill Lake, 697 Melton Lake Dr, Oak Ridge, TN 37830