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USRowing Announces Partnership with Collegiate Regatta Series

by Media@usrowing.org | Apr 05, 2016
USRowing, the national governing body for the sport of rowing, and the Stewards and Directors of six Major Collegiate Rowing Championships are pleased to announce a partnership between the organizations.

PRINCETON, N.J. – USRowing, the national governing body for the sport of rowing, and the stewards and directors of five major collegiate rowing championships are pleased to announce a partnership between the organizations.

Beginning this year, USRowing will provide administrative support to the New England Rowing Championships, Women’s Sprints, National Invitational Rowing Championships, EARC Men’s Sprints and Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) National Championships in the forms of communication, marketing, vendor relations and regatta management. In return, the collegiate regatta series will continue its support of referee education with financial contributions to USRowing’s Referee Corps.

“Aligning our championships with USRowing will strengthen the image of these longstanding regattas,” said Gary Caldwell, Commissioner USRowing Collegiate Championships Division. “Having these events showcased on USRowing’s national platform will bring a heightened awareness and interest to these events, which will in turn enhance the overall experience for the student-athletes, coaches and fans.”

The partnership includes the following 2016 events: 

“We are excited to align the collegiate community together with USRowing,” said USRowing CEO Glenn Merry. “We hope that by offering support as the national governing body, collegiate athletes already embedded in the culture will continue to be active members of the rowing community long after their competitive experience in college.”

In addition to USRowing’s regular coverage of the NCAA Women’s Rowing Championships, IRA Championships, ACRA, and Dad Vail regattas – look for even more news and features at usrow.us/CollegeRowing. USRowing’s College Rowing headquarters is your resource for event information, full regatta coverage, and weekly polls.

About USRowing
USRowing is a nonprofit organization recognized by the United States Olympic Committee as the governing body for the sport of rowing in the United States. USRowing has 85,000 individual members and 1,300 member organizations, offering rowing programs for all. USRowing receives generous support from the National Rowing Foundation and its corporate sponsors and partners.

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