Michigan Club Invitational Regatta

  • Jul 26, 2008
  • sprint
  • Argo Pond
  • Ann Arbor, MI (USA)
  • Hosted By Ann Arbor Rowing Club
  • 2016 Registered Regatta
  • The Michigan Club Invitational is open to clubs and non-affiliated individuals from the state of Michigan, as well as out of state clubs by invitation.

MEDALS

  • Gold, Silver and Bronze will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place crews in events with 4 or more entries
  • Gold and Silver will be awarded to the 1st and 2nd place crews in events with only 3 entries
  • Only a Gold will be awarded to the 1st place crew in events with only 2 entries

EVENT CATEGORIES

1) HighSchool/Junior: A competitor who in the current calendar year does not attain the age of 19, or who is and has been continuously enrolled in secondary school as a full time student seeking a diploma. A competitor thus ceases to be a Junior after December 31 of the year of his or her 18th birthday, or of the year in which he or she completes the 12th grade of secondary school, having been a full time student, which ever is later.

2) Open: Open to all age categories

3) Masters: Individual who has attained the age of 21, during the current calendar year. A competitor's age is determined as of December 31 of the current calendar year. The age of a crew is determined by the average of the crew rounded down to the highest contained integer. The Coxswain’s age shall not be counted. Each member of the crew with the exception of the coxswain must be within the masters' age limitations. An athlete in the “AA” Category (ages 21-26) may only average an “A” boat (ages 27-35)

*****Masters registration forms that are missing date of birth will default to 21 years, the youngest possible masters age.*****

5)Mixed:At least 1 & no more than half of the rowers in the shell may be male.

6) Novice:Learned to row in the calendar year 2008; Individuals who took a rowing class is a previous year but who did not race at more than one regattatta or row regularly for more than 2 months in that year may also be considered novices.

7) Recreational:Rowers in these events should be novice rowers or rowers who row for fun and occasionally race, but have no intention of competing at Masters Nationals or other highly competitive regattas.Typically, these rowers practice no more than two times a week.

Distance: All events are 1000 meters.

Minimum Entries for Race to be run: If an event has at least two entries, even if they are from the same club,the event will be run.

Heats: Due to the size of the Huron River only three shells may compete at a time. Accordingly, any event that has four or more will be run in heats. If heats are necessary in a particular event, no entrant will row alone.

  • The 3 fastest boats in each event will be awarded 1st, 2nd & 3rd place medals regardless of the number of heats.
  • Refunds:  No refunds will be given for scratches.