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HAMMER THE ERG Leander Championship

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I’m strongly encouraging everyone to enter the upcoming Leander erg regatta and test yourselves in competition. Details below.

Please register through the following link:

https://www.regattacentral.com/regatta/?job_id=8180&org_id=0

EVENT DATE

Saturday, January 14, 2023

2. CHAMPIONSHIP FACILITY INFORMATION

St. Mary CSS – Main Gym Address: 200 Whitney Ave, Hamilton, ON Course: 14 racing ergometers, 20 warm-up ergometers Race Distance: 2000 meters, 1000 meters, 500 meters Parking: 250 car parking lot

3. ENTRY FEES AND DEADLINES

Entry Fee: $10 per single entry (plus seat fees and tax) Entry Deadline: January 7th, 2023

All entries will be completed using Regatta Central. An entry is only valid when all crew members are named and the entry fee is submitted.

If the online entry deadline is missed, it is possible to register in person not less than thirty minutes before the scheduled race on race day. Late entries will be accepted at the registration desk upon payment of a late fee of ($10) plus the original entry fee. Late entry acceptance is at the discretion of the registrar and may be denied if the race is full, or no lanes available in the race or if the request is made less than thirty minutes prior to the race time.

4. REGISTRATION AND ELIGIBILITY

Registration:

All athletes are required to check-in with photo identification at the registration desk and pick up their registration card.

Eligibility:

“Hammer” the Erg 2023

Event Bulletin #1

Masters: Must be 30 years or older up to and including December 31, 2023. Born 1993 or later. The regatta will have two age divisions, 30-49 and 50+. Results will be based on raw (un-adjusted) scores.

Lightweight:

U19/U17 men – 75 kg, U19/U17 women – 61.5 kg

5. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Registration desk and weigh-ins open at 7:30 am.

Registration and weigh-ins are open from 7:30am to 12:15pm. Lightweight rowers can weigh in up to thirty minutes before their scheduled race time. If a rower exceeds weight, they shall race in the lightweight event but their time will be shifted up a weight class in the results. U17 and U19 athletes who exceed the maximum weight for lightweight men and women will have their time shifted to the open results

The first race will start at 9:00 am.

6. COMPETITION SCHEDULE

The order of the Leander Indoor Rowing Championships shall be as follows:

  • 1. Masters Men (30-49) 2k
  • 2. Masters Men (50+) 2k
  • 3. Masters Women (30-49) 2k
  • 4. Masters Women (50+) 2k
  • 5. Bantam Men 1k
  • 6. Rec Men 1k
  • 7. Bantam Women 1k
  • 8. Rec Women 1k
  • 9. Coxswains Crawl 500m
  • 10.U17 Men
  • 11. U17 Women
  • 12.U17 75 kg Men
  • 13.U17 61.5 kg Women
  • 14.U19 75 kg Men
  • 15.U19 61.5 Women
  • 16.U19 Women
  • 17.U19 Men

Events will run in 15-minute intervals. Events with more than 14 entries will be run over the course of two or more intervals. Events with less than 10 entries shall race during a similar race interval, at the discretion of the regatta chair.

7. SPORT SPECIFIC RULES

A licenced RCA umpire will supervise all races and weigh-ins.

The Leander Indoor Rowing Championships will be hosted and staged according to the 2022 RCA Rules of Racing, with the following exceptions:

“Hammer” the Erg 2023

Event Bulletin #1

  • ● 2.8 No age adjustment shall be applied to the masters events, results will be based on raw scores.
  • ● 2.10 Lightweight athletes shall weigh no more than 75 kg for men and 61.5 kg for women

8. THERAPY / MEDICAL SERVICES

Leander First Aid Team, coordinated by Kaitlyn Akitt.

9. ACCREDITATION

All competing athletes must have in their possession at the championship a piece of identification which bears their picture (acceptable I.D. includes current student cards, driver’s license, passport).

Athletes will be required to show photo identification at the registration desk when picking up their registration card.

10. TICKETING

N/A – No admission or parking fees

11. SPORTS INFORMATION / RESULTS

12. AWARDS PRESENTATION

Results will be available online at RegattaCentral.com and posted at the venue

Gold medals and championship T-shirts will be awarded to the winner of all events with more than one entry. Awards will be presented throughout the day at the registration table.

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