Virtual Mainline Slide

  • Jan 29, 2023
  • virtual
  • Virtual
  • Ardmore, PA (USA)
  • Hosted By: Lower Merion High School Crew (Ardmore)

Thank you for competing in our event! Results available here

Can't make it to the live event register for the VIRTUAL MainLine Slide on January 29, 2023!  The MainLine Slide is an indoor rowing competition for junior, master, novice, collegiate, adaptive and fitness rowers. 


All races are 2000m unless otherwise noted on the event list

Entry fee of $20 per virtual event


 REGISTER now by clicking on 'Registration Form' in the left panel OR the blue registration button in the upper right corner. Please note that your age category will be based on what your age is on December 31, 2023, not your age on the day of the race itself.


RACE ERGs For Sale

Gently used race ergs, less than a year old are available for purchase while supplies last.  The Concept2 Model D/PM5 Indoor Rower is regularly $990 + $55 shipping + PA sales tax, but we have lightly used race ergs purchased in Jan. '22 for a great price of $900, pick-up only, no PA sales tax. These are black Model Ds with a PM5 monitor from Concept2 in excellent condition stored in an indoor facility. Please contact us for bulk purchases. To reserve an erg a nonrefundable $150 deposit is required. Ergs will be available for pick up only at the conclusion of the 2023 MainLine Slide event.

To reserve your erg, please send an email to: [email protected]


Erg Time Reporting for Virtual Races

Do your best erg piece anytime, starting at 9:00 A.M.. Friday, January 27th through the deadline to report your erg time on Sunday, January 29th at 3:00 PM EST.

Take a picture of your erg time for verification and email: [email protected] by the Sunday January 29th at 3:00 PM EST.

Lightweights-competing in a virtual event must take a picture of your weight and send to [email protected]

Lightweights must also take a picture of your erg time for verification and Email: [email protected]

Athletes competing under a false name, birthdate or for another competitor will be disqualified.


All competitors must have a current USRowing waiver completed when registering online and bring it to check-in. Also participants must sign the MainLine Slide waiver and bring to check-in. Minors (under 18) must have a parent or guardian’s signature. No exceptions. See link in the left column under COMPLIANCE.


Weight limits are in accordance with US Rowing Rule 11-403.

Mens Open Lightweight is 165 lbs max (75 Kg)

Mens Youth Lightweight is 150 lbs max (Non-World Indoor Rowing Race)

Womens Lightweight Open is 135 lbs max (61.5kg)

Womens Youth Lightweight is 130 lbs max (Non-World Indoor Rowing Race)

Coxswain Men is 120 lbs and under 

Coxswain Women is 110 lbs and under

Weigh-in attire is required. This is limited to a minimum of a unisuit or shorts and a top that covers the torso. There are no naked weigh-ins.

Athletes who successfully weigh-in will receive a wristband to confirm their lightweight classification.


Middle School Athletes

Must be 14 years or younger on the date of the event AND enrolled in middle or elementary school.



 Only first place certificates will be awarded for virtual events.



Due to scheduling limitations it is not possible to set a snow date.

In the case of extreme weather, cancellation notices will be posted on RegattaCentral.

Any decision to cancel the Main Line Slide will be made by Lower Merion School District staff in consultation with Main Line Slide staff.

We are unable to offer refunds.

Contact Kirk Beckman
Email [email protected]
Phone Please contact regatta via email
Chief Referee Not yet posted
Juniors Yes
High School Yes
Middle School No
Collegiate Yes
Open Yes
Masters Yes
Elite No
Para Yes
Inclusion No
Entry Fees (USD)
Standard Cost
Virtual $20.00
Plus taxes if applicable