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Registration Extended: Applications Due By September 1, 2017

2017 Youth Regional Challenge

Applications Due by September 1, 2017

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The 2017 World Rowing Championships will be teaming up with USRowing’s Under-19 National Team to present the Youth Regional Challenge during the 2017 World Rowing Championships in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida.

The Challenge will feature 312 of the top Under-19 rowers from across the six USRowing regions, racing in eights and quadruple sculls.

Each of the six regions – Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Northeast, Northwest, Southeast and Southwest – will be represented by two “all-star” crews in each of the four boat classes – the men’s and women’s eights and men’s and women’s quadruple sculls. USRowing’s Under-19 National Team program will select the coaching staff and athletes representing each region.

Each participant will:

  • Have the opportunity to represent their region and compete against other top Under 19 rowers from across the country;
  • Be part of the 2017 World Rowing Championships and race on a world-class course;
  • Race twice in a heats-to-finals format (Sept. 23-24, 2017);
  • Attend the Opening Ceremony of the 2017 World Rowing Championships on Sept. 23;
  • Receive a complimentary general admission ticket to the first two days of racing at the 2017 World Rowing Championships (9/24-25);
  • Receive all local bus transportation including to/from either Bradenton or Tampa airports;
  • Receive all meals from dinner on 9/21, through lunch on 9/24;
  • Receive team housing in a local hotel Sarasota hotel;
  • Receive a 10% discount code to purchase additional general admission tickets to the 2017 World Rowing Championships;
  • Receive a World Rowing Championships t-shirt;
  • and Receive a Youth Regional Challenge participation medal.

All of this is included for a fee of only $470! Applicants must have a current USRowing Championship membership. You are responsible for travel expenses to and from either Bradenton or Tampa airports.

If you are prepared to have an experience of a lifetime, complete the application via the link below and tell us about yourself. Once you have applied, our U.S. Under 19 National Team staff coaches will contact you.

Results for Events on Saturday and Sunday

Saturday 9/23 Sunday 9/24
Time Race (Progression) Time Race (Progression)
13:30 W4x Heat One (1-3 to Final A, 4-6 to Final B) 13:36 W4x Final B
13:35 W4x Heat Two (1-3 to Final A, 4-6 to Final B) 13:41 W4x Final A
13:40 M4x Heat One (1-3 to Final A, 4-6 to Final B) 13:46 M4x Final B
13:45 M4x Heat Two (1-3 to Final A, 4-6 to Final B) 13:51 M4x Final A
13:50 W8+ Heat One (1-3 to Final A, 4-6 to Final B) 13:56 W8+ Final B
13:55 W8+ Heat Two (1-3 to Final A, 4-6 to Final B) 14:01 W8+ Final A
14:00 M8+ Heat One (1-3 to Final A, 4-6 to Final B) 14:10 M8+ Final B
14:05 M8+ Heat Two (1-3 to Final A, 4-6 to Final B) 14:11 M8+ Final A

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