Sarasota Invitational

  • Hosted By SCRC Sarasota Masters
  • 2016 Registered Regatta

LAST  UPDATED:  02 - 25 - 10

Unless otherwise noted herein, US Rowing rules for eligibility will apply

YOUTH  EVENTS:

Youth events will be  1500 m  and start via  Starting Platforms.

MASTERS  EVENTS:

Will be  1000 m, start via  Floating Starts, and will use  US Rowing Handicaps.

In order to increase potential for participation, for this regatta only please note:

>    Masters Women  may participate in  Masters Mens  boats

>    Masters Mixed  boats must have a minimum participation of 50% Women rowers.  However, you are allowed to seat the boat with more than 50% Women, i.e. 5 or more Women in an Eight+, or 3 or more Women in a Four+. 

MIDDLE  SCHOOL EVENTS:

These are Scrimmage  type races and will be 1000 m.  No medals will be awarded -- these are not considered the first race of a rower's novice year.  Per US Rowing requirements, US Rowing Officials will supervise.   Floating Starts.

COXSWAINS  OF  MIDDLE  SCHOOL  EVENTS:

In order to provide added safety for Middle School rowers, coxswains of these events may be Novices.

COXSWAIN  WEIGHTS:

There shall be no minimum weights for Coxswains.

WAIVERS:

ALL  ROWERS  must have valid a US Rowing waiver for 2010.

SAFETY:

All boats must have adequate Bow Balls, Bow Numbers, and Quick Release shoes as per US Rowing rules.  These will be checked prior to launching.

BOW  NUMBERS:
Please provide your own Bow Numbers.

LIGHTWEIGHTS:

Each rower in a Junior men's lightweight crew shall weigh no more than 150 lbs.

Each rower in a Junior women's lightweight crew shall weigh no more than 130 lbs.

There shall be no boat averaging.

Lightweight crews must weigh-in together, including the coxswain, if applicable.  Competitors shall be weighed in racing uniform, without shoes or other footgear.

The weigh-in tent will be open for lightweight crews starting at 7:00am on Saturday.  All lightweight rowers must have weighed-in at least one hour before their race.

YOUTH  ALL  POINTS  CUP  SCORING  SYSTEM: 

Although we will be awarding  1st,  2nd,  and  3rd  place medals  by Heat,  the points calculation for the All Points Cup will be based on the Event as a whole.  Therefore, all boat finish times for each event, i.e. Mens HS 1X, will be ordered as though they are in a single heat and points awarded based on overall finish time placement.  Points will be awarded to 6th place based on the US Rowing points system.