Important Updates

3:32 PM WEATHER UPDATE : The remainder of racing has been CANCELLED for the U17/U15 Nationals Championships due to lightning. All crews that launched from the finish line site that were evacuated off of the water at the Camden County Boathouse can park their trailers curbside in front of the boathouse to load their shells. There will be equipment at the boathouse to assist in de-rigging boats.

2019 U17/U15 National Championships

The inaugural USRowing U17/U15 National Championships will be held June 1-2, 2019, on the Cooper River in Camden, N.J.

Event photos will be available on and galleries will be updated by the end of each racing day. There will be no live streaming of the event.

Schedule (as of 5/31/19)
(Tentative and Subject to Change)

2019 USRowing U17/U15 National Championships Schedule

Traffic Pattern

Practice Traffic Pattern Map

Team Points Trophy

Team Points Trophy Standings

Heat Sheets and Results

Information on Progression and Schedule Update
(as of 5/29/19)

Over the past few days, we have received numerous questions and concerns regarding the fairness of the published progression system for the U17 events at the U17/U15 National Championships, particularly in the events with 19+ entries. Using your input, we have decided to make a change in the progression system for the U17 events.

All U17 events will now race a time trial to finals format in order to ensure that the finals are seeded in the fairest possible manner. We will run time trials in all of the U17 events on Saturday, running on 30-minute centers to account for those athletes who are racing in multiple events.

The new progression is as follows:

Time Trial to Final: Top 6 to A final, 7-12 to B final, 13-18 to C final, 19-24 to D final, 25-30 to E final, 30-36 to F Final; 36 and above eliminated.

U15 events will run following the originally published progression.

In addition, due to the number of entries and length of the schedule, we have shifted racing up an hour on Sunday to a 7 a.m. start in order to address several teams with travel concerns on Saturday afternoon, while maintaining the ability for athletes to still race in multiple events.

The new schedule can be viewed above. Heat sheets will be available on Here Now by Thursday afternoon.

Thank you for your understanding of these changes. We are excited that so many crews are competing in the inaugural event and look forward to some great racing.

Good luck this weekend!


Confirmation Packet
(Updated 5/28 with new location for C&C meeting)

2019 USRowing U17/U15 Confirmation Packet

Traffic patterns will be available by Tuesday, May 28.


Registration Information

The initial entry window is now closed.

Late entries may be accepted in events where additional entries do not change the progression/schedule. Please see the Regatta Packet for additional details.

*Updated payment terms: Entry fees are due on the May 22 deadline. Payment is no longer due at the time of entry.

See Entry Packet for full terms of payment information.

“Rowing continues to grow exponentially at the youth level, and we are excited to offer a national championship-level regatta at the end of the spring season. This regatta will allow our younger athletes a chance to test themselves against their peers across the country and spur more racing opportunities for our under 15 and under 17 rowers.”

– Susan Smith, Chief Domestic Officer, USRowing

“We are excited to be working with USRowing to host another national championship event that will impact young rowers in our area and across the country. We’re thrilled that Cooper River and Camden County can support the evolution of youth rowing and continue to showcase our venue at the national level.”

– Jamie Stack, Manager, Camden County Boathouse  and Head Coach, South Jersey Rowing Club

Trailer Sharing and Equipment Rental Information

Have extra space on your trailer? Looking for a trailer coming to this event? These links are opportunities to find crews who can help.

Trailer Sharing Form

Click here to post information on trailer space you need or have available for this event.

Trailer Sharing Responses

Click here to view trailer space available and needed requests.

Equipment Rental Request Form

Complete this form to submit equipment rental requests to the LOC. See form for more details.

Shells Available for Rent Form

Have equipment available to rent? Complete this form to post the information on the event web page.

Available Equipment

Click here to see equipment that has been listed as available for rent.

Equipment Rental Partners

Click the logo below to inquire about shell rental options for this event.


Competition Information

Travel and Lodging

The inaugural USRowing U17/U15 National Championships will be held on Veteran’s Island, located behind LaScala Birra’s restaurant at 5300 N Park Dr, Pennsauken Township, NJ 08109.

Lodging Information

USRowing has partnered with EMC Meetings and Events to provide accommodations to competitors and spectators near the Cooper River venue.

Click the logo above to secure rooms through EMC Meetings and Events.

Driving Directions

Click here for driving directions.

Airport Information

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) – Philadelphia International Airport is approximately 15 miles from the venue.

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), the only major airport serving the nation’s 7th largest metropolitan area, is a large hub airport serving more than 30 million passengers annually. Twenty-five airlines, including all major domestic carriers, offer nearly 500 daily departures to more than 120 destinations worldwide.

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