Iowa Indoor Rowing Challenge

  • Hosted By University of Iowa Recreational Services

Welcome to the 2019 Iowa Indoor Rowing Challenge! 

Our sixth annual indoor event will take place February 9, 2019.

** New this Year

Concept2 Sanctioned Event

The Iowa Indoor Rowing Challenge is a Concept2 sanctioned event and is considered an Official Satellite Regatta for the World Indoor Rowing Championships.  Concept2 will provide round trip tickets to Long Beach – the site of this years World Indoor Rowing Championships for up to 4 qualifiers from our event who have a time at or below the Crash B Qualifying Times.


We are offering a Lightweight Category in the Men's and Women's Masters, Open, and Juniors 2k Events only.

Long Sleeve T-Shirts for Sale!

Please visit the T-shirt link to the left side of the page to see and pre-order this year's shirt!  $22 with Registration.  They will be $30 on race order now.

If you would like to purchase extra shirts for family or friends, please contact the Regatta Director before the Standard Registration Deadline.


General Event Information

Event Categories

  • Masters: 2k, 1k, 500m, 4 x 500m Relays
  • Open: 2k, 500m, 4 x 500m Relays
  • Juniors: 2k, 500m, 4 x 500m Relays (12-18 yrs)
  • Adaptive: 1k, 500m
  • Youth: 4-6 years (1 min), 7-9 (2 min), 9-11 (1k)
  • Lightweight:  Men's & Women's 2k only - Masters, Open, Juniors
Entry Fees
  • Standard Registration: $25 | Deadline January 24, 2019 at 5 p.m.
  • Late Registration: $35 | Deadline February 3, 2019 at 12 p.m. (late entries by notification to Regatta Director only)
  • Youth Registration: FREE | Deadline February 3, 2019 at 12 p.m.


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