MainLine Slide

  • Feb 5, 2021 To Feb 7, 2021
  • virtual
  • Ardmore, PA (USA)
  • Hosted By: Lower Merion High School Crew (Ardmore)


Eligibility (Read Carefully. There have been changes from previous years.)

The Main Line Slide is open to all competitors regardless of experience or skill levels. Qualification times are not required. .

Adaptive/Para: A rower may compete in an adaptive or para rowing event if his or her disability meets the criteria set out in the Adaptive Rowing Classification Regulations and has been classified by a national or international classification panel into an eligible sport class. A rower without a sport class or whose sport class has been withdrawn may not compete in adaptive or para rowing events.

  • FISA Classification is required for the “FISA” World Rowing Indoor Championships PR1, PR2, and PR3 events. Athletes taking part in these events that have not yet been classified by a FISA International Classification panel are required to submit documentation for a pre-classification assessment (links below). These documents must be submitted via their National Federations using the FISA Classification portal 30 days prior to classification, i.e. no later than January 23, 2021.

U19/Juniors: Rowers must compete in their age group. A Competitor may compete in the U19 category until December 31 of the year of their 18 birthday. 

U23: Rowers must between 19 and 22 years. A Competitor may compete in the U23 category until December 31 of the year of their 22nd birthday. 

College Freshman: Rowers must be a full-time student in college in the Freshman year and 17 to 23 years. Age eligibility is determined by rower’s age on 12/31/21.

Open: Adults of college age and above may enter open events. Junior Under-19 rowers may not enter open events. Age eligibility is determined by rower’s age on 12/31/21.

Masters: Age eligibility is determined by rower’s age on 12/31/21.

Coxswain Events: A participant must have been a coxswain in a competition (not an oarsman or oarswoman) during the previous year and weigh less than 110 lbs for women and 120 lbs for men. Open includes adults of college age and above. The Junior category is for coxswains under 19 as of 12/31/21. Weigh-in is not required.

Middle School Events: All participants must 14 years or under AND enrolled in Middle or Elementary School (K-8) on date of Regatta


Qualifying Standard Times



Do your Best erg piece anytime on Super Bowl weekend starting at 9:00 a.m. Friday, February 5th through the deadline to report your erg time on Sunday, February 7th at 3:00 p.m. EST.

Take a picture of your erg time for verification and Email:



All competitors  must complete and sign an electronic USRowing waiver, when registering online. Minors (under 18) must have a parent or guardian’s signature. No exceptions. Please Sign your New 2021 Waiver!


Lightweights and Weigh-In

Any competitor in a lightweight event must weigh in on the day they choose to race. This is on the honor system

Mens Open Lightweight is 160 lbs max

Mens Youth Lightweight is 150 lbs max

Womens Lightweight Open & Youth is 130 lbs max

Coxswain Men is 120 lbs and under

Coxswain Women is 110 lbs and under



Proper sportsmanship and decorum will be observed by rowers, coaches, and the audience. Rowers are expected to be properly attired for competition, including shirts. Regatta officials reserve the right to ask any person who is not behaving in a sportsman-like way to leave.