USRowing Youth National Championships


2016 Proposals for Regatta Changes

2016 Youth National Championships Regatta Rules Eligible for Proposals

This packet includes areas eligible for proposed changes for the 2016 USRowing Youth National Championships.


Rules not listed here are governed either by the USRowing Rules of Rowing. The process for submitting proposals for changes to the USRowing Rules of Rowing is listed on the first page of the rulebook.


Coaches wishing to submit proposals for changes in these areas should use the format below.


Proposals should be submitted via email to no later than October 1, 2015.


Proposals, including the name and affiliation of the person submitting the proposal, will then be posted for public comment. The public comment period will occur from October 2, 2015-November 30, 2015.


USRowing and the Youth Advisory Committee will review proposals and the public comments, and the committee will make recommendations to USRowing on the proposals.


USRowing will factor in the public comments, Committee recommendations, and changes to the USRowing Rules of Rowing when posting the regatta packet no later than March 1, 2016.


Format for Submitting Proposals:


Current Section Title

Current Rule Wording


Proposed: Type the current wording, with proposed changes highlighted in italics.


Reason/Rationale: Include a reason or rationale for the proposed change, and how the change will promote fairness and safety at the event.


Submitted by: Name, Affiliation

2016 Youth National Championships

  • Dates: 10 – 12 Jun, 2016
  • Location: West Windsor, NJ

The 2016 Youth National Championships will be held June 10-12, 2016, hosted by Princeton National Rowing Association at Mercer County Park in West Windsor, NJ.

Special Events

USRowing Graduation Ceremony- Graduating seniors are invited to celebrate their academic achievement with their rowing peers. Monitor this page for more information as the event approaches.

Here are some recaps from the 2015 Graduation Ceremony:

Rowers and Parents Alike Still Talking about USRowing Graduation Ceremony

A Day for Us: An Interview with USRowing Graduation Commencement Speaker Maeve Anderson

Success at First Annual USRowing Graduation Ceremony

Regatta Forms

Regional Qualification Regatta Declaration Form: Crews in districts with multiple qualification regattas (Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest only) should use this form to declare their qualification regatta. See the regatta packet for full rules regarding qualification.

Hotel Information 

USRowing has partnered with EMC Venues to provide accommodation options for teams and spectators travelling to the 2016 USRowing Youth National Championships.

Click the picture below to view options available through EMC Venues.

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Travel Information

Airport and Ground Transportation

Below are the airports most commonly used to visit the West Windsor area. Click on the links for more information about each airport.

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) - Located approximately 51 miles from the regatta venue. Provides flights from most major airlines.

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) - Located approximately 48 miles from the regatta venue. Provides flights from most major airlines.

Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) - Located approximately 87 miles from the regatta venue. Provides flights from lost-cost carrier Spirit Airlines.

Trenton-Mercer Airport (TTN) - Located approximately 15 miles from the regatta venue. Provides a limited selection of flights from Frontier Airlines.

​Driving Directions

Click here for driving directions to the venue. Follow directions to Richard Coffee Mercer County Park Marina Venue.

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 New Jersey, 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.

Press Credentials

Please contact either Allison Frederick, USRowing Communications Director at to request a press credential for the event.

Sponsorship and Vendor Opportunities

Click here to learn about sponsorship and vendor opportunities at USRowing events.

Past Results

Click here for past results.

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