Leander Indoor Rowing Championships

  • Hosted By Leander Boat Club

1. EVENT DATE
Saturday, January 13, 2018
2. CHAMPIONSHIP FACILITY INFORMATION
St. Mary CSS ­ Main Gym
Address: 200 Whitney Ave, Hamilton, ON
Course: 14 racing ergometers, 20 warm­up ergometers
Race Distance: 2000 meters, 1000 meters, 500 meters
Parking: 250 car parking lot


3. ENTRY FEES AND DEADLINES
Entry Fee: $15 per single entry
Entry Deadline: January 10, 2018
All entries will be completed using Regatta Central. An entry is only valid when all
crew members are named and entry fee is submitted.
If the online entry deadline is missed, it is possible to register in person not less
than thirty minutes before the scheduled race on race day. Late entries will be
accepted at the registration desk upon payment of a late fee of ($10) plus the
original entry fee. Late entry acceptance is at the discretion of the registrar, and
may be denied if the race is full, or no lanes available in the race or if the request is
made less than thirty minutes prior to the race time.


4. REGISTRATION AND ELIGIBILITY
Registration: All athletes are required to check in with photo identification at the registration desk
and pick up their registration card.


Eligibility:
Coxswain: Primarily a coxswain. Must have coxed a rowing race in a sanctioned
regatta at least once during the previous regatta season in 2017.
 

Bantam: Must be 18 or less up to and including December 31, 2018. Born 2000 or
later. Must not have competed at CSSRA, CORA, ROWONTARIO or
Henley in the previous regatta season in 2017.

Rec: Must be 19 or older up to and including December 31, 2018. Born 1999
or later. Must not have competed at CORA, ROWONTARIO or Henley in
the previous regatta season in 2017.

Masters: Must be 30 years or older up to and including December 31, 2018. Born
1988 or later. No further age divisions will occur, results will be based on
raw (un­handicapped) scores.

Sr: Must be 23 or older up to and including December 31, 2018. Born 1995 or later.
U23: Must be 22 or less up to and including December 31, 2018. Born 1996 or later.
U19: Must be 18 or less up to and including December 31, 2018. Born 2000 or later.
U17: Must be 16 or less up to and including December 31, 2018. Born 2002 or later.
Lightweight: Sr/U23 men ­ 165 lbs, Sr/U23 women ­ 135 lbs
U19/U17 men ­ 165 lbs, U19/U17 women ­ 145 lbs
U19/U17 men ­ 150 lbs, U19/U17 women ­ 135 lbs

5. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Registration desk and weigh­ins open at 7:30 am.
The first race will start at 9:00 am.


6. COMPETITION SCHEDULE

1. U23 165 Men
2. Sr 165 Men
3. U23 Men
4. Sr Men
5. Masters Men (30­49) 2k
6. Masters Men (50+) 2k
7. U23 135 Women
8. Sr 135 Women
9. U23 Women
10.Sr Women
11. Masters Women (30­-49) 2k
12.Masters Women (50+) 2k
13.Bantam Men 1k
14.Rec Men 1k
15.Masters Men (30­-49) 1k
16.Masters Men (50+) 1k
17.Bantam Women 1k
18.Rec Women 1k

19.Masters Women (30­-49) 1k
20.Masters Women (50+) 1k
21.Coxswains Crawl 1k
22.Men’s 500m Dash
23.Women’s 500m Dash
24.Jr HS (U17) Men
25.Jr HS (U17) Women
26.Jr HS (U17) 150 Men
27.Jr HS (U17) 165 Men
28.Jr HS (U17) 135 Women
29.Jr HS (U17) 145 Women
30.Sr HS (U19) 150 Men
31.Sr HS (U19) 165 Men
32.Sr HS (U19) 135 Women
33.Sr HS (U19) 145 Women
34.Sr HS (U19) Women
35.Sr HS (U19) Men

Events will run in 15­minute intervals. Events with more than 14 entries will be run
over the course of two or more intervals. Events with less than 10 entries shall race
during a similar race interval, at the discretion of the regatta chair.

7. SPORT SPECIFIC RULES
A certified RCA umpire will supervise all races and weigh ins.


The Leander Indoor Rowing Championships will be hosted and staged according to
the 2013 RCA Rules of Racing, with the following exceptions:


● 2.7 Masters athletes shall be classified as 30 and over. No subsequent divisions
will be made.
● 2.8 No handicap shall be applied to the masters events, results will be based on
raw scores.
● 2.10 Lightweight athletes shall weigh no more than 150 lbs or 165 lbs for men
and 135 lbs or 145 lbs for women
● 2.11 Lightweight rowers shall begin weighing in one and a half hours before the
first lightweight race of the day and can weigh in up until thirty minutes before
their scheduled race time. If a rower exceeds weight, they shall race in the
lightweight event but their time will be shifted up a weight class in the results.


U17 and U19 athletes who exceed 150 lbs/135 lbs will have their time shifted to
the 165 lbs/145 lbs results. U17 and U19 athletes who exceed 165 lbs/145 lbs
will have their time shifted to the open results. U23/Sr athletes who exceed 165
lbs/135 lbs will have their time shifted to the open results.


8. THERAPY / MEDICAL SERVICES
Leander First Aid Team, coordinated by Kaitlyn Akitt
Fascial Stretch Therapy, coordinated by Rob Nayyar


9. ACCREDITATION
All competing athletes must have in their possession at the championship a piece of
identification which bears their picture (acceptable I.D. includes current student
cards, driver’s license, passport).
Athletes will be required to show photo identification at the registration desk when
picking up their registration card.


10. TICKETING
N/A ­ No admission or parking fees


11. SPORTS INFORMATION / RESULTS
Results will be available online at RegattaCentral.com, and @LeanderRowing on
Twitter.

12. AWARDS PRESENTATION
Gold medals and championship T­shirts will be awarded to the winner of all events
with more than one entry. Awards will be presented throughout the day under the
event banner, approximately 10 minutes following the completion of events 10, 19,
25, and 31. High school team championship trophies will be awarded during the
final awards presentation.


13. EQUIPMENT
Warm­up and racing ergs will be provided by Leander Boat Club and the St. Mary
CSS rowing team.
Coaches and coxswains will not be permitted in the race area during racing.


14. VOLUNTEERS
This event requires a large number of volunteers. For details on how you can get
involved please contact Greg Hanta ( leander.captain@gmail.com ).


15. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Please refer to Regatta Central for updates and more information:
https://www.regattacentral.com/regatta/?job_id=5528