2013 Fall East Coast Speed Order


2013 USRowing Fall East Coast Speed Order
November 9-10, 2013
Lake Carnegie, Princeton, N.J

Results and Time Trial Start Order

Events: M2-, M1x, W1x, LM1x, LW1x

Saturday: 6k erg test on Concept 2 (Fixed) Please note:  Everyone is expected to participate in the 6k erg test in order to compete Sunday on the water. Times from the 6k will determine the start order for Sunday's racing. Lightweight athletes will only be required to weigh in one time during the event, before the erg test on Saturday. No weigh-in will be required for Sunday's racing.

Sunday: M2-, LM1x, LW1x, M1x, W1x (On Water Distance: Approximately 4.25 kilometers).  Start line will be on the North part of the Lake (2K Finish line) and will finish before the Washington Street Bridge (Before Princeton University Boathouse).  

Boat Storage/Launching: Boats will need to be stored and launch from the sailing center on Lake Carnegie. The Sailing Center is located at the finish line of the 2K race course along route 27 (Princeton-Kingston Road).

Practice: The course will be open for practice Friday and Saturday. Practice times are Friday, 12:00 - 2:30pm and Saturday, 3:30 – 4:30pm.  Please note that these times will be strictly enforced.  Maps and traffic patterns will be posted.  

Tentative Speed Order Schedule (Weather Permitting and Subject to Change): 

Saturday, November 10, 2013

12:10pm: Athlete Meeting (a representative from each boat must be present or the entry will be scratched) will be held at the Princeton Boathouse on the second floor. There will be signs to direct you. PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE AT THE PRINCETON BOATHOUSE BEFORE NOON.

12:30-1:30 pm: Weigh-in

6k Erg Tests (Start order for on-water racing will come from 6k results):
1:00pm: Open Men 6K
1:45pm: Open Women 6K
2:30pm: Lightweight Men & Lightweight Women 6K
3:30-4:30pm: Course Open for practice

Sunday, November 10, 2013

9:00 am: M2-, M1x, LM1x
10:30am: W1x, LW1x

-  This is an informal racing opportunity for athletes.  
-  Timing will be provided by USRowing Staff.  
-  Results from both the 6K ergometer and on water racing will have no impact on selection for 2013.

Weigh-ins: Weigh-ins will be conducted on Saturday, November 9 for the ergometer piece at the Princeton Boathouse.  Lightweights will need to weigh-in between 1 and 2 hours before the scheduled ergometer piece.  There will be a test scale set up at the launch site on Friday during practice. 

FISA Max Rules: Light Men - 72.5 kg; Light Women - 59kg. If an athlete fails to make weight, he or she will be allowed to race in the Open event.

Registration Information
Register online through Regatta Central at www.regattacentral.com
Entry Fee: $30 per person
Registration deadline: Friday, November 1, 2013, MIDNIGHT (PST)
USRowing membership is required: visit www.usrowing.org to renew or join.

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