2013 National Selection Regatta #2

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Tentative Information for National Selection Regatta #2: May 15-18, 2013
(Please note: Athletes and Coaches meeting will be held on May 15 at 5:00 p.m.)

Heat Sheets and Results

Events:
NSR II events: M2-, W2-, M2X, W2X, LM2X, LW2X
Speed Order events: LM2-

                                             

Location:
Racing will be conducted at the Princeton National Rowing Center/Caspersen Boathouse, (1 S. Post Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550. Website: Link). NSR #2 participants will not have access to locker rooms or showers on site. Restrooms will be available.

Racing Format:
Please see Appendix E of the 2013 Selection Procedures for descriptions of the 6-lane progression system that will be used for this event, as well as camp invitation based upon performance at NSR events.
Time trial distance is 1,900 meters.

Live Streaming of Finals:
USRowing will live stream finals for this event on the USRowing You Tube Channel, beginning 7:30 a.m. ET on Saturday, May 18. Following the event, video clips will be available for purchase at $5 per download. Visit http://www.usrowing.org/Multimedia/VideoDownloads.aspx for more information.

Athletes Meeting:
The Athlete and Coaches meeting will be held at the Caspersen Olympic Rowing Center in front of the national team bays (far side of boathouse) on May 15 at 5:00 p.m. You or your representative MUST attend the meeting or you will be scratched from competition.

Schedule (Tentative and Subject to Change): (Updated -- 5/16/13 @ 9:35 a.m.)
*Events with 7, 13 or 19 entries will drop the last place of their event from the time trial and follow the previous form of progression. For example, an event with 13 entries will drop 13th place from the time trial and follow progression for 7-12 entries.

Wednesday, May 15
5:00 pm          Athlete meeting

Thursday, May 16
7:30am           Time Trial flight 1                  2 lanes, 20 second gap between each lane
                      M2x, W2x, M2-, W2-             40 second gap in each lane

8:30am           Time Trial flight 2                   2 lanes, 20 second gap between each lane
                      LM2x, LW2x, LM2-               40 second gap in each lane

Friday, May 17

7:30am           M2x Semi A/B                       Top 3 to Final A, rest to Final B

7:38am           M2x Semi A/B                       Top 3 to Final A, rest to Final B

7:46am           M2- Semi A/B                        Top 3 to Final A, rest to Final B

7:54am           M2- Semi A/B                        Top 3 to Final A, rest to Final B

Saturday, May 18

7:30am           W2- Final A                           

7:40am           W2x Final A              

7:50am           M2- Final A                         

8:00am           M2x Final A                        

8:10am           LW2x Final A             

8:20am           LM2x Final A 

8:30am           LM2- Final A

8:38am           M2- Final B

8:46am           M2x Final B         


Practice Schedule (Tentative and Subject to Change): (Updated -- 5/16/13)
The first opportunity for NSR participants to practice on Mercer Lake will be Wednesday, May 15. Participants may not unload equipment or have access to the lake or boathouse prior to Wednesday, May 15. Please follow the practice times listed below and check in with USRowing staff and the information board on site for practice traffic patterns and boat storage. Boat scales will be open and available during scheduled practice times.

Wednesday 15-May:
8:00am – 3:00pm
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Thursday 16-May:

11:00am – 3:00pm

Friday 17-May:
10:00am – 3:00pm


Adverse Weather Policy:

Click to view the Adverse Weather Policy

Lightweights:
USRowing will follow FISA weights for all lightweight competitors.
A rower may compete in lightweight rowing events if he/she meets the following criteria:

  • A lightweight men’s crew shall have an average weight not exceeding 70 kg. No individual lightweight male rower may weigh more than 72.5kg.
  • A lightweight male single sculler may not weigh more than 72.5 kg.
  • A lightweight women’s crew (excluding coxswain) shall have an average weight not exceeding 57 kg. No individual lightweight female rower may weigh more than 59 kg.
  • A female lightweight single sculler may not weigh more than 59 kg.
Lightweight rowers will be weighed wearing only their racing uniform on calibrated scales not less than one hour and not more than two hours before their first race of each lightweight event in which they are competing, each day of the competition.

USRowing Compliance:
All competitors must be current full privilege members of USRowing and have a signed liability waiver on file. Athletes will not be permitted to launch if they are not in compliance with these requirements. Please check your status and renew your membership and waiver before arriving for competition. This can be done online at www.usrowing.org by clicking on “Join/Renew” or by contacting member services at 1-800-314-4ROW. Membership staff will not be on-site, so it is important to ensure compliance in advance of the event.

Parking:
All vehicles must park in the lot as you come off Post Road and in defined parking spots. Boat trailers may park along the dirt access road behind the boathouse. No other vehicles are allowed behind the boathouse. Emergency vehicles will need to have a clear path from the paved road all the way to the tree line behind the boathouse. Any vehicle not following the outlined parking rules will be towed at the owner’s expense.
You will NOT be able to drive your car behind the boathouse in order to unload your equipment. Please walk your equipment from the designated parking zones to the boat storage area.

Boat Storage:
All boats will be stored outside on personal slings or on club trailers. There is limited rack space available at the facility and visiting competitors will not have access to boat bays. Please be mindful of emergency access roads and walkways. Equipment that is blocking a path may be moved.

Registration Information:
Entry fee: $25 per seat
Entry deadline: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at midnight PST
Scratch/late entry fee (for changes after the deadline): $50
Registration at: www.regattacentral.com
This event is open to all collegiate, club, and unaffiliated athletes. Junior national team candidates will not be considered.

As outlined in the 2013 Rules of Rowing:
  • All competitors must be citizens or nationals of the United States
  • No competitor may wear the uniform of the U.S. national team during competition
  • Use of national team colors on oars is prohibited

Directions to Mercer Lake and the Caspersen Olympic Rowing Center:

From Route 1 North or South

  • Take the Alexander Road Exit (east) off of Route 1 towards the Princeton Junction Train Station
  • Alexander Road dead-ends at North Post Road
  • Make a right hand turn on to North Post Road
  • Proceed through two stoplights
  • Stay on Post Road past the Conover Fields and the Mercer Oaks Golf Club. This road will take you right to the boathouse
  • After these fields, there will be a ‘road closed’ sign at the entrance to the park, on the boathouse side of the lake.
  • Ignore this sign and head straight down the access road; the boathouse will be on your left as you reach lake. 

From North on Route 206
  • Route 206 into Princeton
  • Left at traffic light by Borough Municipal Building onto Nassau Street 
  • Go three traffic lights to Washington Road
  • Washington Road to U.S. Route 1 South
  • Use directions for “From North and South via U.S. 1” 

From Hightstown (Route 30)
  • Take Route 30 south and turn right at the Church Road traffic lights
  • Stay on Church Road and Cross Old Trenton Road
  • The next light will be Village Road . Make a left onto Village Road
  • The next light will be Post Road . Make a left onto Post Road
  • Follow the directions for “From Route 1 North or South” to the boathouse

From Allentown (Route 130)
  • Take Route 130 north and turn left at the Church Road traffic lights
  • Stay on Church Road and cross Old Trenton Road.
  • The next light will be Village Road . Make a left onto Village Road
  • The next light will be Post Road . Make a left onto Post Road
  • Follow the directions for “From Route 1 North or South” to the boathouse 

Volunteer:
Click on the dates below to sign up as a volunteer for the NSR 2. Please include your full name, e-mail address, and cellphone number. Please contact Liz Soutter at liz@usrowing.org, or at 609-751-0714, with any questions.

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