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USRowing Youth National Championships

USRowing would like to thank the Sacramento State Aquatic Center staff, volunteers, referees, and everyone who made the 2014 event a success.

The 2015 Youth National Championships will be held June 12-14, 2015, at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida.

Monitor this page for more information on the 2015 event as it becomes available.

2015 Proposals for Regatta Packet Changes

2015 Packet Change Proposals for Public Comment (updated Nov 11 to include procedural information)

Click the link above to review the proposed changes to the 2015 regatta packet.

These proposals are now open for public comment. Comments will be accepted via email to until December 31, 2014.

For your reference, a copy of the 2014 entry packet is available here: 2014 USRowing Youth National Championships Entry Packet.

Proposals and comments will be discussed with the Youth Advisory Committee. The committee will offer recommendations to USRowing regarding submitted proposals.

USRowing will take the proposals, comments, and committee recommendations under consideration. The final packet, incorporated selected proposals and approved changes to the Rules of Rowing, will be posted no later than March 1, 2015.


Watch the USRowing broadcast of semifinals and finals live on Saturday, June 14 and Sunday, June 15 on USRowing’s You Tube Channel:

Hotel Information 

USRowing has partnered with EMC Venues to provide accommodation options for teams and spectators travelling to the 2015 USRowing Youth National Championships. Click the picture below to view options available through EMC Venues.

Travel Information 

Airport and Ground Transportation

Below are the airports most commonly used to visit the Sarasota-Bradenton area. Click on the links for more information about each airport.
Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ): SRQ Airport serves over one million passengers each year as a gateway to Florida's Gulf Coast.
  • Located just 8 miles from Nathan Benderson Park
  • Daily non-stop flights to Chicago, NYC, Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, and Washington D.C.
Tampa International Airport (TPA): Tampa International Airport is just one hour from Sarasota-Bradenton and provides nonstop and connecting flight services to popular national and international destinations.
Driving Distances to Nathan Benderson Park From:
  • St. Petersburg- 41 miles
  • Tampa- 55 miles
  • Naples- 114 miles
  • Orlando- 126 miles
  • Palm Beach- 181 miles
  • Miami- 214 miles
  • Jacksonville- 240 miles
  • Tallahassee- 283 miles
Boat Rental and Trailer Space Information

To assist crews travelling to the regatta, USRowing is posting information about boat rentals and trailer space available for the regatta. Use the links below to contact these companies for options and availability.

Trailer Sharing Form: Taking a trailer to Florida, and have space available? Looking for trailer space? Complete the form, and USRowing will post your information on this web site to allow people to connect.

Trailer Space Needed/Available (updated daily): Scroll to the right to see trailers with available space.

Trailer Arrival and Practice Information

Monitor this page for more information as it becomes available.


2014 Press Coverage and Credential Information

May Madness Blog - Keep up with all of the action leading up to the Youth National Championships in one place. Follow the "May Madness" blog for information about regattas, results, and other information to help with your preparations.

Past Results

Click here for past results.

2014 List of Qualified Crews