Racers compete on Concept2 Indoor Rowing Machines Races are timed and time determines order of finish; Multiple Heats of the same race category will be compared to determine order of finish. Top finishers in each division and age group will receive awards. 2014 H-Town Sprint Champion will be awarded based on best combined 500m & 1000m time clocked by a single athlete--one Male and one Female will be crowned. Athletes must compete in both events to be eligible to win H-Town Sprint Champion.
Number of entries is limited--online pre-registration is advised. Open to all athletes--previous rowing or crossfit experience not required. Adaptive participation is available depending upon equipment needed. Men's and Women's Divisions Age Groups (500m): Under19, 19-28, 29-39, 40+ Age Groups (1000m): Under19, 19-28, 29-39, 40+ Children (250m): Under14, Under10 RELAY: 8 rowers race 1000m each consecutively and one rower races 500m (rowers climb on and off same machine, clock running) (Additional awards may be given to other age group classifications within the above categories.)
This Sport is strenuous--the waiver must be read, understood, agreed to and signed herein in order to register to compete.
Entry Fees: $15 per person per individual event Mixed Relay is $100 per team (9 people typically make up a relay team, but some rowers may row more than one leg of relay--any age, any gender) NO REFUNDS MILITARY (ACTIVE/VETERAN) AND ADAPTIVE ATHLETES--NOTE: A $5 DISCOUNT is available for veterans and adaptive athletes--please register for your correct Age/Gender/Distance category online & indicate that you are an adaptive athlete or a military/active/veteran and pay the full $15 per race. We will provide you the $5 discount when you check in on race day at the venue.
Date: March 22, 2014 12(Noon) until 4 pm (approximately) ROW Studios 5570 Weslayan St, Houston, TX 77005 Apparel and beverages available at registration desk. Event jointly sponsored by Rice Crew, Parati Competitive Rowing, ROW Studios & Unlimited Rowing. Detailed Rules & Eligibility available at Regatta Central. Demos for folks new to the sport will be held in the warm-up area at noon, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm.
ROW Studios (View)
5570 Weslayan St
Houston, TX 77005
You can compete in individual events which are divided by age group, gender and broken into 500m or 1000m events. The relays can be made up of up to 9 people but a competitor may complete more than one leg of the relay if you don't have a group of 9.