FSRA West District Championship

  • Hosted By: Florida Scholastic Rowing Association, Sarasota Crew OC

Interactive map of Nathan Benderson Park, Sarasota, FL

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Free Admission: Admission to Nathan Benderson Park is free for all attendees and spectators.

Parking: There will be limited parking on the island. Cost is $5.00 per day for all vehicles, except vehicles hauling
boat trailer and car topped boats that will receive a parking pass, unless otherwise noted. There will also be one
additional Coach's Parking Pass per team. Parking passes will be distributed upon the teams arrival.

Coaches only Bike Path: On the western shoreline, there is a dedicated Coaches' Ride Along Path. Traffic pattern
on Coaches' path is NORTHBOUND only. To reach the Start Line area, you will ride south on a separate path on the
far (inland) side of the coaches' path. Be sure to bring your own bike.

Spectator bikes: Spectators are welcome to bring their own bikes to utilize throughout this beautiful facility. All
public areas are accessible, except only coaches are allowed on the Coaches' Ride Along Path on the western
shoreline. There is a secondary path which is available to Spectators slightly west of the Coaches' Path.

Trailers: Requested to not arrive prior to 11:00 AM Friday. Please contact Sarah Kupiec (Sarah@sanca.us) for coordination

Friday practice: race course will be open 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Launch docks close at 6:00 pm.

Ice: Bags of ice will be available for sale at the Nathan Benderson Park merchandise tent for $5.00/bag.

In the interest of sustainability and eco-consciousness, NBP will be offering reusable water bottles for sale at $5.00
each. Purchase yours at an event and use it for free all season long at NBP -- refill as many times as you want. A
Water Station will be located near the Park Merchandise Tent in vendor village for FREE REFILLS all season long.
Bottles will be sold at this location, and only official NBP Reusable Bottles will be allowed to utilize this Water Station.

Dogs: Dogs are allowed in the park as long as they are on fixed length 6' leashes (not retractable leashes) and they
must be picked up after (you must supply your own pickup bags).

Team Tents: Each team will be allotted a 20’x40’ green space on the island along the beach frontage. Space is on a first come,
first serve basis. Each team will receive only one parking pass for their team support vehicle.

NOTE: Fire extinguishers are required in cooking areas.

There are 10’x10’, 10’x20’, 20’x20’ and 20’x40’ tents available to rent. Tent rentals are an option and not required.
Reserve your prime spot and cheer on your teammates! If you are a smaller club and would like to reserve a space
with another team we can accommodate that too! DISCOUNTS available for multi-regatta rentals (if you will be
here for Sculling, Sweeps and Youth Nationals!).
· 10’x10’- $150.00 per event
· 10’x20’- $225.00 per event
· 20’x20’- $250.00 per event
· 20’x40’- $450.00 per event
For more information or to reserve a tent contact Sarah Kupiec by e-mail: Sarah@sanca.us or phone: 941.224.9395.