- Sep 24, 2006
- GMS Rowing Center
- New Milford, CT (USA)
- Hosted By GMS Rowing Center
- 2016 Registered Regatta
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2006 GMS Challenge and Sprint
Schedule of Events
7:00am Registration Opens (Also open on Saturday 3pm – 5pm)
7:00am Weigh In for lightweights opens in Barn -weight room
7:00 am Marshals, referees and timers meeting, in Lecture Room building
7:30am Coxswains and Scullers meeting with Chief Referee, in front of dock
8:00am Launch Masters/Open shells
8:30am Shuttle Bus service starts, from top of site near road and large tree.
8:45am Masters/Open Challenge starts
9:30am Launch all Junior shells
10:00am Masters/Open Challenge Event finishes
10:15am Junior participants cleared to proceed to Start from Launch Holding area
10:30am Junior 6K Events Start
11:30am Junior Events finish
11:30am Lunch and refreshments
11:30am Music starts
11:45am Shuttle Bus service ceases
12:30pm Awards Ceremony
1:15pm Launch Sprint shells
1:30 pm Sprint Challenge starts
2:00pm Sprints Awards Ceremony
3:00pm End of Regatta Activities
2006 GMS CHALLENGE & SPRINT
Sunday, September 24th 2006
Three Main Events – Junior 6k, Masters/Open 10k & All Comers 250 meter sprint
GMS Rowing Center is dedicated to the promotion and development of rowing through innovation, technical excellence and personal fitness. The 2006 Challenge is an annual event dedicated to these goals.
Time: 8:00 am sharp to approximately 2pm
Entry Fees: (Include lunch) Singles $40; Doubles $60; Fours $40; Eights $100; Sprints $25 if competing in another event otherwise $40 and $20 for each subsequent attempt.
Location: GMS Rowing Center, 172 Grove Street, New Milford, CT 06776
Eligibility: Juniors aged up to 18 years in 2005; Open - for all; Masters 27 years or older
Boat Categories: Juniors 1x, 2x & 4+ & 8+
Masters / Open 1x & 2x;
Sprint 1x only.
Race Categories: Juniors - 16yrs and Under and 17 yrs - 18yrs
Masters/Open - Lwt Men (165lbs); Lwt Women (135lbs); Hwt Men; Hwt Women
Sprint - Men; Women
Course: A 'stake race' of 6k for Juniors and 10k for Masters on Lillinonah Lake, Housatonic River. The start will be on the Lake side of the gorge going 4k downstream round a stake (two large orange buoys) and upstream through Lovers Leap Gorge to the finish at Addis Park. The Sprint Challenge will be close to the Rowing Center.
Registration: 172, Grove Street, New Milford, CT 06776 from 7:00am on September 24th 2005. Registration will also be possible on Friday during the afternoon up to 5:00pm.
Rules: All Boats must have Bow Balls and Footgear Release. For the Open Challenge boat configuration is open and innovative designs are welcome. Course rules and lane discipline must be followed and all participants must have signed a US Rowing Waiver.
Launching: Boat launching facilities will take place from 172 Grove Street.
Parking: All vehicles will be directed to available parking 100 yards up Grove Street at The Club.
Method of Start: Running start, one boat every 15 seconds
- Juniors – Trophies for each category and for boys and girls
- Masters – Trophies for the top three finishers in each race category, age handicaps will apply
- World's Fastest Single Challenge: Prizes for the top three men and women
Lunch: From noon at Launch Site. Awards and results will be presented at 2pm
Race Chair: Günter Beutter (all rowing matters); Tim Davies (all admin matters)
Race Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lodging: Local accommodation can be found on www.newmilford.org
Other Information www.GMSrowingcenter.us