Important Updates

Please join us for the Lotman Challenge Leader Bib Ceremony at 9:30 in front of the boathouse. Top 8 W1x, top 2 LW1x, top 8 M1x, & top 2 LM1x to be recognized.

2018 National Selection Regatta I/ Spring Speed Order I

Schedule

Schedule is tentative and subject to change. The coaches and athlete meeting will take place onsite at 8:00am on Tuesday, April 17.

  • Practice Schedule
DatePractice Time
Sunday, April 153:00-5:00pm
Monday, April 169:00-11:00am
DatePractice Time
Monday, April 161:00-2:30pm
Tuesday, April 17CLOSED DUE TO WIND
DatePractice Time
Wednesday, April 1830 min from the start of the last race, for 2 hours
Thursday, April 1930 min from the start of the last race, for 2 hours

Tentative Information for 2018 NSR I/ SSO I: April 17 – 20, 2018

Events:

NSR Events: M1x, W1x
Speed Order events: LM1x, LW1x, M2-, W2-

Please Note: EmPower oarlocks are NOT approved for use at NSR 1

Location:

Racing will be conducted at the Princeton National Rowing Association/Caspersen Rowing Center, (1 S. Post Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550   Website: Link).  Event participants will not have access to locker rooms or showers on-site. Restrooms will be available.


Racing Format:

Please see Appendix C of the 2018 Senior Selection procedures for descriptions of the 6-lane progression system that will be used for this event, as well as camp invitations based upon performance at NSR events.

Time trial distance is 1,900 meters.


Eligibility:

All competitors MUST be “Selection Eligible” as outlined in the 2018 Selection Procedures. Specifically, all competitors must have completed the USRowing ECG and pre-competition screening.


Athlete Meeting:

The athlete meeting will be held at the Caspersen Rowing Center in front of the National Team bays (far side of boathouse). You or your representative MUST attend the meeting or you will be scratched from competition.

The time of the Athlete Meeting will be set after entries have closed, but is tentatively set for Tuesday, April 17 at 8am.


Practice Schedule (Tentative and Subject to Change):

Sunday, April 15 – 3:00 pm- 5:00 pm

Monday, April 16 – 9:00 am-11:00 am, 1:00 pm- 2:30 pm

TuesdayFriday – 30’ after the start of the last race and continuing for 2 hours

There is no practice prior to Sunday due to racing being held on the lake.

Boat scales for test weighing will be open 30 minutes before and 30 minutes after scheduled practice times.


Adverse Weather Policy:

Click to view the Adverse Weather Policy


Lightweights:

USRowing will follow FISA weights for all lightweight competitors.

A rower may compete in lightweight rowing events if he/she meets the following criteria:

  • A lightweight men’s crew shall have an average weight not exceeding 70 kg. No individual lightweight male rower may weigh more than 72.5kg.
  • A lightweight male single sculler may not weigh more than 72.5 kg.
  • A lightweight women’s crew shall have an average weight not exceeding 57 kg. No individual lightweight female rower may weigh more than 59 kg.
  • A female lightweight single sculler may not weigh more than 59 kg.

Lightweight rowers will be weighed wearing only their racing uniform on calibrated scales not less than one hour and not more than two hours before their first race of each lightweight event in which they are competing, each day of the competition.

Lotman Challenge:

This event is now included in the 2018 US Lotman Challenge! Please note that participation in the Lotman Challenge has been extended to athletes participating in the lightweight single races at NSR 1/SSO 1. For full details about the Lotman Challenge, please click HERE.


USRowing Compliance:

All competitors must be current full privilege members of USRowing and have a signed liability waiver on file. Athletes will not be permitted to launch if they are not in compliance with these requirements. Please check your status and renew your membership and waiver before arriving for competition. This can be done online at www.usrowing.org by clicking on “Join/Renew” or by contacting member services at 1-800-314-4ROW. Membership staff will not be on-site, so it is important to ensure compliance in advance of the event.


Parking:

All vehicles must park in the lot as you come off Post Road and in defined parking spots. Boat trailers may park along the dirt access road behind the boathouse. No other vehicles are allowed behind the boathouse. Emergency vehicles will need to have a clear path from the paved road all the way to the tree line behind the boathouse. Any vehicle not following the outlined parking rules will be towed at the owner’s expense.

You will NOT be able to drive your car behind the boathouse in order to unload your equipment. Please walk your equipment from the designated parking zones to the boat storage area.


Boat Storage:

All boats will be stored outside on personal slings or on club trailers. There is limited rack space available at the facility and visiting competitors will not have access to boat bays. Please be mindful of emergency access roads and walkways. Equipment that is blocking a path may be moved.


Registration Information:

Registration will open no later than 5 weeks before the start of the event.

Entry fee: $30 per seat
Entry deadline: Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at midnight PST
Scratch/late entry fee (for changes after the deadline): $50
Registration at: www.regattacentral.com
This event is open to all collegiate, club, and unaffiliated athletes.


As outlined in the 2018 Rules of Rowing:

  • All competitors must be citizens or nationals of the United States
  • No competitor may wear the uniform of the U.S. National Team during competition
  • Use of National Team colors on oars is prohibited


Volunteer:

Click on the dates below to sign up as a volunteer for the event. Please include your full name, e-mail address, and cellphone number. Please contact Will Daly at wdaly@usrowing.org or at 609-751-0708, with any questions. 



<a href=”http://signupschedule.com/usrliz” title=”Signup Schedule” data-mce-href=”http://signupschedule.com/usrliz”>Sign up for All events are located in Mercer Park at 1 South Post Rd. Princeton Jct, NJ 08540. Caspersen Boathouse. Please see http://www.usrowing.org/national-team-selection-events/ for more details on specific events.</a>



<a href=”http://signupschedule.com/usrliz” title=”Signup Schedule” data-mce-href=”http://signupschedule.com/usrliz”>Sign up for All events are located in Mercer Park at 1 South Post Rd. Princeton Jct, NJ 08540. Caspersen Boathouse. Please see http://www.usrowing.org/national-team-selection-events/ for more details on specific events.</a>



<a href=”http://signupschedule.com/usrliz” title=”Signup Schedule” data-mce-href=”http://signupschedule.com/usrliz”>Sign up for All events are located in Mercer Park at 1 South Post Rd. Princeton Jct, NJ 08540. Caspersen Boathouse. Please see http://www.usrowing.org/national-team-selection-events/ for more details on specific events.</a>

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