2018 USRowing Annual Convention

The 2018 USRowing Annual Convention will be hosted in partnership with the San Diego Crew Classic December 6-9, 2018, at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa, in the Mission Bay area of San Diego, Calif.

“San Diego is a beautiful place for this year’s Convention. The hotel is right on the water, and we will look to take every advantage of that location. Along with the invaluable expertise of the San Diego Crew Classic staff, we’re expecting a truly remarkable and memorable event for next year’s convention.”

AJ Dominique III, USRowing Senior Events Manager

“We are very excited to host the USRowing Convention in conjunction with the Winter Classic.  Whether athlete, coach or official, you will enjoy the great racing conditions on Mission Bay in December. Warm weather, flat water, hotel on the beach at the start and finish line, authentic luau and more!”

Darlene Disney, San Diego Crew Classic Executive Director

Coming in 2018!

New features planned for 2018:

  • Row at Convention with the San Diego Winter Classic!
  • Enhanced “Business of Rowing” program to provide more value for administrators
  • Increased opportunities for connecting with the rowing community
  • Take your coaching education to the next level with USRowing’s Coaching Education program and Advanced Coaches Conference

Look for more information at this year’s San Diego Crew Classic!

Travel and Lodging

The host hotel is the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa, 1775 East Mission Bay Dr., San Diego, CA 92109.

Airport and Ground Transportation

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Travel and Lodging Partner

A block of rooms has been reserved for this event at a special rate, beginning at $139/night.

The special room rate will be available until November 13 or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first.

Book at Host Hotel

All programs take place in the host hotel, unless otherwise noted.

Meet our Host

From its modest beginnings over four decades ago, the San Diego Crew Classic has matured into the largest regatta in the world held for primarily eight-oared rowing shells. The regatta provides a venue for high school junior programs, collegiate teams, masters clubs, and even Olympic-level competition. San Diegans can be proud of the strong influence the regatta has had nationally on the sport of rowing. Click the logo to learn more about this year’s event.

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