2012 Fall East Coast Speed Order


2012 USRowing Fall East Coast Speed Order
November 10-11, 2012
Lake Carnegie, Princeton, N.J

**** Due to scratches and course availability for practice on Saturday, the LM1X will be added to erg flight #1 at 1:15pm. The weigh in window for this event will open at the boathouse at 11:15am.

*** LW1X weigh in window will begin immediately following the coaches and athlete meeting.

Heat Sheets and Results (beginning 11/10)

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 at 12:00pm on Friday.  Practice time are Friday, 12:00 - 2:30pm and Saturday 3:00 - 5:00pm.  Please note that these times will be strictly enforced.  Maps and traffic patterns will be posted.  

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

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Noon: 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.

6k Ergometer will also be held at the Princeton Boathouse.

6k Erg Tests (Start order for on-water racing will come from 6k results)
1:15 pm: Open Men’s Events (M1X, M2- and LM1X)
2:15 pm: Women’s Events (W1X and LW1X)
3:00-5:00 pm: Course open for practice.

Sunday, November 11, 2012 

9:00 am: M2-, M1X, LM1X, W1X and 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 Nov. 10 for the ergometer piece only at the Princeton Boathouse.  Lightweights will need to weigh-in 1 - 2 hours before their scheduled ergometer piece.  There will be a test scale set up at launch dock on Friday during practice. 

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

Registration Information
Register online through Regatta Central at www.regattacentral.com
Entry Fee: $30 per person
Registration deadline: Friday, November 2, 2012, MIDNIGHT (PST)
USRowing membership is required: visit www.usrowing.org to renew or join.

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