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The 2013 USRowing Annual Convention will be held December 5-8, 2013, in Seattle, Wash.
Programming will be available for a variety of interests within the rowing community.
Registration and Accommodations
Online registration has closed. Registrations will be accepted on site at the Grand Hyatt Seattle.
The Grand Hyatt Seattle and Olive 8 will be the host hotels for the 2013 USRowing Annual Convention and Advanced Coaches Conference.
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Grand Hyatt Seattle
721 Pine Street
Seattle, Washington 98101
The window to secure rooms at the USRowing group rate has closed. Rooms may still be available at the current market rate.
For more information about the properties, visit Grand Hyatt Seattle or Hyatt at Olive 8 Seattle
All attendees to the USRowing Annual Convention are required to be USRowing "Championship" members.
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Full USRowing Annual Convention Schedule (updated December 4)
Business of Rowing presented by RegattaCentral: Programming designed for rowing executives, administrators, and those with an interest in the business side of the sport. Follow the link for more information.
America Rows Diversity Forum: This forum provides an opportunity to explore diversity and inclusion strategies as they contribute to implementing safe and welcoming programs for all athletes, engage a broader demographic into the rowing experience, and improve program sustainability across all levels of the sport. Follow the link for more information.
Advanced Coaches Conference: Returning for a third year, USRowing's Advanced Coaches Conference has brought coaching education to the next level. This year's speaker list is now available. Follow the link for more information on this year's program.
Coaching Certification: Coaches interested in securing their Level 1 or 2 Coaching Certification will have the opportunity to complete the necessary course work during the Annual Convention. Follow the link to learn more about the new Level 1 and Level 2 curriculum that will be debuted at this year's convention.
Referee Clinics presented by HereNow Timing: USRowing Referees will find opportunities to develop their skill set with instructional clinics and learning opportunities specifically designed to meet their needs. Included in the clinics will be a session where Brian Reynolds of HereNow Timing will demonstrate some of the new technology he is incorporating into his timing and results system.
Junior Day: Junior rowers and parents are invited to a day of programming designed to address the unique challenges facing junior rowers. Follow the link for program information.
Association Meetings: The USRowing Annual Convention hosts a number of meetings for a variety of groups each year, including the USRowing Youth Advisory Committee, USRowing Referee Committee, and USRowing Board of Directors.
Receptions and Social Events
Pocock Racing Shells Convention Cruise: The local host organization, the George Pocock Rowing Foundation, and event sponsor, Pocock Racing Shells, are proud to offer a unique opportunity for Convention attendees. On Friday evening, you will be transported on a tour of three local boathouses on Lake Union, ending with Daniel James Brown discussing his book "The Boys in the Boat" alongside the actual boat from the book.
Click here for information and registration options for this special occasion.
USRowing Annual Awards Reception presented by 2017 World Rowing Championship Host Destination Sarasota-Bradenton: Join us on Saturday evening to celebrate the best from the year in rowing. The USRowing Annual Awards Reception presented by the 2017 World Rowing Championship Host Destination Sarasota-Bradenton will include a cocktail hour, followed by the presentations of eight USRowing awards. Admission to this reception is included with your convention registration.
Vendor and Sponsorship Information
Companies interested in having exhibit space and becoming a sponsor of the USRowing Annual Convention should click the link below for more information.
2013 Convention Sponsorship & Vendor Packages