Iowa Indoor Rowing Challenge

  • Hosted By University of Iowa Recreational Services

Welcome to the 2020 Iowa Indoor Rowing Challenge! 

Our seventh annual indoor event will take place February 8, 2020

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 a travel stipend to the site of this years USRowing Indoor Championships who have a time at or below the World Indoor Qualifying Times. Please follow this link for more information:

CONCEPT2 Rowing Machines for Sale!

Discounted Concept 2 Rowing Machines are available for purchase for this year.  The deadline to purchase is January 17th at 5pm.  You must contact Amy Smith at to place your order.  

Model D:  $800

Model E:  $1,000

* You can choose your color at time of order.  

All machines will be made available after the event has been concluded.  They will be used for the event.


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

Event T-Shirts for Sale!

More information to come....

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 Saturday - February 1, 2020 at 12 p.m.
  • Late Registration: $40 | Deadline February 5, 2020 at 12 p.m. 
  • Youth Registration: FREE | Deadline February 1, 2020 at 12 p.m.


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