USRowing Youth National Championship

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Tenative Schedule available by clicking on the "Heat Sheet" tab or at (Updated 6/2)

2010 Confirmation Information  (Updated 6/2)


Youth National Championship Qualification Regattas

Central District

Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas

Central District Youth Championships
Bids: 2
May 8-9, 2010: Oklahoma River, Okla.

Mid-Atlantic District

Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania (Eastern), and Virginia

Philadelphia City Championships
Bids: 2
May 2, 2010: Schuylkill River, Philadelphia, Pa.

USRowing Mid-Atlantic Junior District Championships
Bids: 3
May 8, 2010: Lake Mercer, West Windsor, N.J.

Virginia Scholastic Rowing Championships
Bids: 1
May 8, 2010: Occoquan Reservoir, Occoquan, Va.

Midwest District

Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania (Western), West Virginia, and Wisconsin

Midwest Scholastic Championships
Bids: 1
May 8-9, 2010: Harsha Lake, Bethel, Ohio

Midwest Junior District Championships
Bids: 3
May 15-16, 2010: Harsha Lake, Bethel, Ohio

Northeast District

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont

New York State Scholastic Championships
Bids: 2
May 8-9, 2010: Fish Creek, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

USRowing Northeast Junior District Championships
Bids: 3
May 15-16, 2010: Merrimack River, Lowell, Mass.

NEIRA Championships
Bids: 2
May 22, 2010: Lake Quinsigamond, Worcester, Mass.

Northwest District

Alaska, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming

USRowing Northwest Junior District Championships
Bids: 3
May 14-15, 2010: Vancouver Lake, Vancouver, Wash.

Southeast District

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee

Southeast Youth Championship Regatta
Bids: 3
May 8-9, 2010, Sarasota Benderson Park, Sarasota, Fla.

Southwest District

Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and Utah

USRowing Southwest Junior District Championships
Bids: 3
May 8-9, 2010: Lake Natoma, Rancho Cordova, Calif.


a. The Youth Advisory Committee has tried to make qualifying as clear and inclusive as possible. USRowing will accept petitions; recognition of a petition does not guarantee a bid to attend the Youth National Championships. The Youth Committee strongly recommends submitting your petition within three days of your qualifying regatta.
i. Petitions must be submitted by May 19, at noon EDT.
1. NEIRA crews interested in petitioning should do so by May 24, at noon EDT. Due to the late date of the qualifier, only two (2) bids will be reserved for NEIRA programs unless the final selection posting does not fill all open bids. NO LATE PETITIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
ii. Petitions can be found at
iii. Petitions may be sent to USRowing?s Events Coordinator, AJ Dominique III, at [email protected]
iv. All event categories have a maximum of 36 entries. If an event is fully subscribed and not all petitions can be accepted, the YAC will choose the petitions from the most competitive crews based on the information given in the petition, without appeal.
v. Crews will be notified on their petition status by end of day May 25, 2010.
b. Petitions will not be accepted from athletes that are part of a boat that was excluded or disqualified while participating in that event at a qualifying regatta, unless the exclusion or disqualification is overturned. Exception: The athlete's ineligibility is due to a failure to make weight in a lightweight event.
c. Petitions will be accepted for the following reasons. Please do not submit petitions that do not meet these requirements, as they will not be considered.
i. In the event a registered qualifying regatta does not offer the event.
ii. An unfortunate event, especially something beyond the ordinary or the expected, that caused a disadvantage that precluded a crew to compete in a qualifying event.
iii. The petitioning crew must provide the petition committee substantiation of sufficient boat speed within the following seconds of the winning boat in the petitioned category at a recognized YNC qualifying regatta. (8+/4+/4x within four (4) seconds, 2x/2-/1x within six (6) seconds)
d. Petitions will be reviewed and voted on by a subcommittee of the Youth Advisory Committee. The composition of the petition committee will be as follows: the at-large members and the district representative.