American Youth Cup III
- May 28, 2016 To May 29, 2016
- Nathan Benderson Park
- Sarasota, FL (USA)
- Hosted By: Sarasota Crew
USRowing’s Rules of Rowing will govern this event.
Each competing organization is required to be a current organizational member of USRowing.
An online version is available at http://www.usrowing.org/About/RulesofRowing.aspx
The following rules will be waived for this event:
Rule 3-104 Minimum Weight of Boats
Youth: A Junior is 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.
U17- This classification is made up of those Juniors who in the current calendar year do not attain the age of 17.
U15- This classification is made up of those Juniors who in the current calendar year do not attain the age of 15.
Post Graduates: Per Rule 4-104 (a), a student must be working towards their first secondary school diploma, therefore, post graduate students who attain the age of 19 in the current calendar year are ineligible to compete.
All equipment used in competition must meet the USRowing Rules of Rowing requirements for equipment, with the exception of the waived rule listed above. Each organization is responsible for ensuring that their equipment meets these standards.
Crews must provide their own bow numbers.
Any equipment not meeting these standards, or judged to be unsafe by a USRowing/regatta official, will not be allowed onto the water.
The weigh-in procedure is determined by and will follow the guidelines provided by USRowing.
Lightweight Men: Lightweight Women:
Max: 150 lbs. (no average) Max: 130 lbs. (no average)
Coxswain for Men's Event: Coxswain for Women's Event:
Minimum: 120 lbs. Minimum: 110 lbs.