Michigan Club Invitational Regatta

  • Jul 25, 2009
  • sprint
  • Argo Pond
  • Ann Arbor, MI (USA)
  • Hosted By: Ann Arbor Rowing Club
  • 2016 Registered Regatta


Open to all clubs and individuals from the State of Michigan. Affiliation to a rowing club is not required.  Clubs from neighboring states by invitation.

Participating organizations must be active members of USRowing and must compete under their official USRowing membership name. The only exception to this rule is for single entries.  These single scullers must be full-privilege individual members of USRowing and must race as "Unaffiliated."

Event Categories:

1) High School/Junior: a competitor who in the current calendar year does not attain the age of 19, or who is and has been continuously enrolled in secondary school as a full time student seeking a diploma. A competitor thus ceases to be a Junior after December 31 of the year of his or her 18th birthday, or of the year in which he or she completes the 12th grade of secondary school, having been a full time student, whichever is later.

2) Open: Open to all age categories

3) Masters: individual who has attained the age of 21, during the current calendar year. A competitor's age is determined as of December 31 of the current calendar year. The age of a crew is determined by the average of the crew rounded down to the highest contained integer. The Coxswain's age shall not be counted. Each member of the crew with the exception of the coxswain must be within the masters' age limitations. An athlete in the "AA" Category (ages 21-26) may only average an "A" boat (ages 27-35).

*****Masters registration forms that are missing date of birth will default to 21 years, the youngest possible masters age.****

4) Mixed: At least 1 & no more than half of the rowers in the shell may be male.

5) Novice: Learned to row in the calendar year 2009; Individuals who took a rowing class is a previous year but who did not race at more than one regatta or row regularly for more than 2 months in that year may also be considered novices.

6) Recreational: Rowers in these events should be novice rowers or rowers who row for fun and occasionally race, but have no intention of competing at Masters Nationals or other highly competitive regattas. Typically, these rowers practice no more than two times a week.