VSRC Day 1

  • Hosted By Virginia Scholastic Rowing Association
  • 2018 Registered Regatta

Eligibility

  1. All competitors in a boat must attend the same high school. Composite crews are not allowed.
  2. Rowers may enter in only one championship event or championship. Rowers competing in a championship event may not row in a non-championship event (3rd boat or below).
  3. Coxswains may cox in two events or cox in one event and row in one event.
  4. Athletic eligibility begins with a student’s initial enrollment in the 9th grade. After eight consecutive semesters, a student will have completed his/her athletic eligibility and may no longer participate in VASRA regattas.
  5. Competitors who have reached the age of 19 on or before August 1 of that school year are no longer eligible to participate in VASRA regattas.
  6. Junior events are restricted to competitors in the 11th grade (junior year) or lower. Juniors, including coxswains, must not have attained the age of 18 years prior to September I of that academic year.
  7. A team must enter a first eight in order to enter a second eight. Boats must be the same type and gender. A team may not skip events, i.e., teams not entering a 1st boat may not enter a 2nd or 3rd boat.
  8. No “B” boats are permitted in all events except for the single sculls (1x). Single scull events are permitted multiple entries per team. 

Weight Categories

All VASRA teams rowing lightweights shall follow the VASRA Rowing Weight Control Program

Waivers

A rower’s waiver must be complete and submitted before he or she can race. All waivers must be completed online U.S. Rowing Website

All team must be Organizational Members of USRowing or all members of the team must be Championship Members of USRowing.

Coaches Meeting - It is mandatory that at least one coach from each team attend this meeting.

2 hours before the scheduled first race, in the erg room above the upper boathouse.

Coxswains Meeting - It is manditory for all coxswains and at least one rower of all boats without a coxswain to attend this meeting. 90 minutes before the scheduled first race, in the erg room above the upper boathouse.

Weigh-ins

2 hours before the scheduled first race, in the far end of the erg room above the upper boathouse. At "Block Schedule" regattas (No 8s in the morning and all 8s in the afternoon), VASRA will, based on Referee availability, have a 2nd weigh-in period prior to the afternoon break.  The time of the 2nd weigh-in, if offered, will be printed on the official regatta schedule.

Swim Test

The school must ensure that all its athletes have passed the VASRA swim test before taking part in competition or practice. This can be a letter from the school stating that the names of all athletes and that they have passed the swimming proficiency test- tread water 2 minutes and swim 100 meters.

Visiting Crews

 

A crew by registering for this regatta agrees to abide by the Rules of the Regatta as stated on the Regatta Central web site for that regatta. They further agree to abide by any and all rules in the VASRA Supplement to the  USRowing Rules of Rowing, vasra.org, about VASRA, Key Documents, Representative's Handbook, Tab 6 or   www.vasra.org/uploads/2016VHB_Tab_06_-_Rules_of_Rowing. 

A Visiting Crew must be a scholastic team with all of its members from one school, as certified in their MEL or similar document: have completed waivers for each rower, provide verification of swimming ability, provide lightweight certification if applicable, enter via Regatta Central and pay applicable fees.