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Watch the 2014 SRAA Championships Live May 23-24
May 22, 2014
Cheer on your favorite athlete or team from home! The 2014 Scholastic Rowing Association of America (SRRA) Championships take place this weekend, May 23-24 on Mercer Lake in West Windsor, N.J., and will be streamed live on USRowing's YouTube Channel.
Click here to watch racing live beginning at 8 a.m. ET on Friday, May 23 and continuing with finals on Saturday, May 24, 2014.
For more information about the event including preliminary schedule, venue map and past results, visit http://www.sraa.net/.
Click here for USRowing’s full 2014 Video Broadcast Schedule.
USRowing announced a four-year partnership with the Scholastic Rowing Association of America in February to broadcast SRAA National Championships live.
This year’s event features more than 3,200 athletes from 175 clubs racing in 32 events. The SRAA National Championship regatta is an invitational regatta held annually on Memorial Day weekend. Invitations to the regatta are open to qualified crews of any public or private school given to the education of youth. Crews are invited based on their performance at a qualifying championship.
W.E. Garrett Gilmore founded the Schoolboy Rowing Association of America on May 14, 1935. The association was formed to foster schoolboy rowing and to stage an annual regatta open to all schools of the world, the winner to be recognized as North American Champions. The first regatta was conducted in May of 1935 and has been held every year since. Women started competing in 1974. The name was changed to Scholastic Rowing Association of America in 1976 to reflect the addition of women. The Scholastic Rowing Association of America (SRAA) has been the principal source of rules and procedures governing high school rowing. The association has helped many emerging high school crew programs by providing both sound advice and helpful contacts within the rowing community. The primary function of the SRAA is to run the scholastic championship regatta each May, determining the North American Champions. High school athletics does not allow sporting events to be held which decide national champions. For more information, visit http://www.sraa.net/.
USRowing is a nonprofit organization recognized by the United States Olympic Committee as the governing body for the sport of rowing in the United States. USRowing has 60,000 individual members and 1,200 member organizations, offering rowing programs for all. USRowing’s official suppliers include Concept 2, Croker Oars, JanSport, Nielsen Kellerman, Vespoli and WinTech. USRowing also receives generous support from the National Rowing Foundation and its corporate sponsors and partners: ANXeBusiness Corp, Boathouse Sports, Citi Women, Connect-A-Dock, EMCVenues, JP Crickets, Ludus Tours and Rudy Project. The USRowing National Team program relies on strong partnerships to enable continued success. New opportunities exist to support the teams through the next quadrennial, culminating with the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. America Rows, which supports diversity in rowing, and the USRowing Para-rowing programs also benefit from corporate support.
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