Championship Membership

Unleash the champion within! The world of rowing offers unique opportunities and meaningful victories. Be ready for the journey with a USRowing championship membership. Take it to the next level and unlock the great resources and benefits listed below. Join, renew or upgrade your membership from our Membership Portal – if you are new to the process, view our video tutorials here!

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Serious athletes and rowing enthusiasts are encouraged to become 'Champ' members. Start enjoying the benefits of your 'Champ' membership! Looking to save money with a Group Membership - click here! 

  • Competition: Become eligible to compete in any USRowing hosted regatta.

  • Rowing Magazine: Receive this great collection of coaching perspectives, rowing news and updates each month.

  • Save 30%-70% on more than 350 brands of outdoor gear and active wear including Merrell, Helly Hansen, Asics, Smartwool, Timberland, Raleigh cycles and more. To access please enter the email address on file with USRowing. 

  • Event Access: Attend the Annual Convention, Youth Coaches Conference; Participate in Elections, Coxswain Clinics, Coaching Education seminars and more.

  • Discounts: Get Champ-level savings from our membership partners including: United AirlinesHilton HonorsJP CricketsAvis Rental CarsConnect-A-DockRubini JewelersRudy Project and The Art of Rowing.

  • Gear: Unlock exclusive, discounted pricing on top-of-the-line safety gear: Mustang Survival Suits, Kippy Liddle kits, and all-in-one kits for coxswainsreferees and coaches.

  • Liberty Mutual: Get exclusive savings on auto and home insurance from one of our trusted sponsors. 

  • Insurance Coverage for Rowing: Be covered by general liability insurance and excess medical coverage that follows you wherever you row...even when rowing independently! Plus, discounts on shell and rowing equipment insurance, directors and officers insurance, and more, through Roehrs & Company, Inc.

  • Crowdfunding: Start a rally to support and fund your team or club at

  • Giving Back: Your membership dues support domestic rowing at all levels of competition. In addition to funding regional and national competitions, you help provide support for diversity and inclusion initiatives across the country. 

  • National Team: Eligibility to participate in National Team Testing.

  • (800) 314-4ROW (4769): A toll-free number for membership support services. Call us Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST with your rowing questions and concerns.

  • E-Newsletter:  'USRowing This Month' is our timely and informative e-newsletter that is e-mailed every month.

Join Our Team as a Championship Member today! $65/year (27 and older), $45/year (26 and under). Please note: Renewals may be made within 90 days of membership expiration.

Basic Membership 

Becoming a basic member allows you to sign a waiver, or release of liability, and permits you to participate in any registered regatta across the United States (as long as your organization is a USRowing Organizational Member). Basic Membership is free, with an administrative fee of $5.75 - Click here to Join or Renew! Basic Membership includes:

  • Waiver: Online electronic registration and release form (waiver). No need to file waivers at each registered regatta- USRowing’s national office will manage your waiver for you. *A waiver must be signed for an individual's insurance to be active. 

  • Competition: Eligibility to compete in all registered regattas. Rowers must be Championship Members to be eligible to participate in USRowing-hosted events.

  • E-Newsletter: 'USRowing This Month' is our timely and informative e-newsletter that is e-mailed every month.

  • Insurance Coverage for Rowing: Sport liability coverage through the organization.

    Serious athletes and rowing enthusiasts are encouraged to UPGRADE Basic Membership to a Championship Membership!

Organizational Membership

Join our community of over 1,300 organizational members of USRowing. Receive support, voting rights, insurance benefits and discounts. Click here to Renew Your Membership or Update Your Organizational Account. (See 2016 Organizational Membership and Insurance Program for complete pricing structure) Organizational Membership includes:  

  • Roster Management: USRowing, in partnership with RegattaCentral, has upgraded the membership portal to simplify the compliance process. Rosters can be accessed from your organizational account. Begin by visiting

  • Insurance Discounts: USRowing organization discounts on property, automobile and rowing equipment insurance packages through Roehrs & Company, Inc.

  • Certificates: Request certificates of insurance online from the Roehrs website at

  • Coaching Education: Access to coaching programs and Kris Korzeniowski consultations.

  • E-Newsletter: 'USRowing This Month' is our timely and informative e-newsletter that is e-mailed every month.

  • Find a Club: Free regional listing of USRowing’s member organizations with contact information to promote your USRowing registered regatta.

  • (800) 314-4ROW (4769): A toll-free number for membership information: Call us Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST with your rowing questions and concerns.

  • Vote: Your organization becomes a voting member in the association.

  • Club of the Year: Eligibility to participate in the USRowing Club of the Year program.

  • Learn to Row: Eligibility to participate in National Learn to Row Day and receive complimentary marketing materials for promoting your event.

  • Rules of Rowing: Complimentary 2016 Rules of Rowing and access to our USRowing Safety video.

  • Background Check: USRowing has partnered with the National Center for Safety Initiatives (NCSI) to bring your organization discounted background checks for $20 (additional county fees may apply) for all employees and volunteers working with athletes.

  • PASS Program: An online loss control program.

  • Discounts: Connect-A-Dock discount on your new dock system; Discounted Mustang Survival PFDs and Flotation Suits; Discounted Phillips AED (Automated External Defibrillator); Kippy Liddle Kits; and access to discounts from Hilton Hotels and United Airlines.

  • Rebate: Mercury Marine’s Motor Rebate Program. If you purchase a new Mercury Marine motor, you may be eligible to receive a 10% rebate.

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