Long Island Rowing Championships

  • May 4, 2019 To May 5, 2019
  • sprint
  • Oyster Bay, NY (USA)
  • Hosted By: Sagamore Rowing Association

Event Categories:

The following boat classes and categories for both men’s & women’s crews are part of the Long Island Championship:

  Sweep Events:

Novice: 8+
Freshman: 8+
Junior Varsity: 8+, 4+
Varsity: 8+, 4+, 2-
Lightweight: 8+, 4+
Mixed: 8+ 
Middle School: 8+ 

  Sculling Events:

Novice: 4x
Freshman: 4x 
Junior Varsity: 4x, 2x, 1x
Varsity: 4x, 2x, 1x
Lightweight: 2x, 1x
Mixed: 4x 
Middle School: 4x 


Category Definitions:

  1. Middle School: 6th, 7th, 8th grade
  2. Varsity (V): ​Open to all athletes up to Seniors in high school and open to all teams.
  3. Junior Varsity (JV):  Open at all athletes except those in 12t​ h​ grade and open to all teams. No requirement for a Varsity Eight in order to enter a Junior eight.
  4. Freshman: ​Open to all athletes who are in 9t​ h​ grade or younger and open to all teams.
  5. Novice: To row as a novice, a competitor must be no older than a freshman or in his/her first calendar year of rowing. 
  6. Lightweight: Open at all athletes up to Seniors in high school and open to all teams. Competitors must be less than the following weights: Boys: 150 pounds; Girls: 130 pounds. No averaging of weights.
  7. Masters: Any adult rower over the age of 21


Weigh-ins - honor system.


All races are Final Only. Gold, Silver, and Bronze will be awarded to every flight.


Contingency Plans
In the event of unfavorable water on either Saturday/Sunday a shortened or alternate course may be used.

In the event of unrowable water on Saturday/Sunday events may be canceled. Safety will always be the greatest priority.


Practice Schedule

  1. The racecourse will be in accesable on Saturday afternoon after Masters Racing. 

  2. Please review practice map / formation prior to launching.



Any situations not specifically provided for in these rules will be decided, on a case by case basis as they are brought to the attention of the SRA, by the SRA Executive Board whose decisions will be final.