Event Information
Registration Deadline: Tuesday February 17, 2015.
Event Date: Saturday March 7, 2015, Doors Open at 7:00 AM

Location: Chicago State University   Site -- Detailed Map
  Jacoby Dickens Center   Public Transportation
  9501 S. King Drive   (15 min walk from 95th street Red Line station)
  Chicago, Illinois 60628   Google Map Link

New Registration Rules & Changes: Please Read
All registration and payments must be received by the deadline to assure a smooth, efficient and fun filled event. Our goal is to run all events on time and to present medals to the winners within 20 minutes of their event. Competitor’s and coach’s cooperation is essential if we are to reach this goal as the Chicago Indoor Rowing Championships continues to grows in popularity and competitive spirit.

Ways to Participate
Individuals can compete in the following events according to age group, sex, disability and weight status using the Individual Entry Form.

Individual Events:
2K
1K Adaptive
500 Adaptive Novice
500 Middle School
500 Sprint

School, Fitness & Club Teams consist of 5 or more members and use the Team Entry Form. Each member competes in one or more of the events listed below. Additionally, Teams can compete to win a new Model D Erg provided they meet the Open and/or Youth Challenge rules.

Team Events:
2K
1K Junior /Collegiate/Club Team Coxswains
500 Sprint
Open Challenge
Youth Challenge
Booster Relay
500 Middle School

CT Teams consist of 5 or more members and use the Team Entry Form. Each member competes in one or more of the events listed below. Additionally, Teams can compete for the CT Challenge Trophy provided they meet the challenge rules.

CT Events:
2K
500 Sprint
500 Middle School
CT Challenge

Additional Events:
The Arms Race: where disabled and abled race on ‘equal’ terms. Open to all.

Individual Entry Form
This form is for individual competitors who are not participating in the Record Challenge and are not part of a Club, CrossFit Team, Collegiate or Junior Team.
Registration and payment is required by the deadline. Check in: 1 hour before your first event.


Record Challenge Entry Form

This form is for individuals participating in the Record Challenge. This is required even if you are part of a Team.
Registration and payment is required by the deadline. Check in: 1 hour before your first event.

Team Entry Form
This form is for team competitors only and must be submitted by the Team Captain with all competitor information. All Team Captains must check-in 1.5 hours prior to their first event with all waivers. Registration and payment is required by the deadline.

CT Entry Form
This form is for team competitors only and must be submitted by the Team Captain with all competitor information. All Team Captains must check-in 1.5 hours prior to their first event with all waivers. Registration and payment is required by the deadline.

Team Boosters
All teams have boosters –relatives, siblings, coaches or just plain ole friends- who compete under team colors. There is now a Booster tab on the Team Entry form for this purpose. Booster competitors count toward the Team Cap fees at the same team rate. CIRC has even added The Booster Relay where mixed teams compete for Booster Bragging Rights. In fact, many Boosters only compete in Booster Relay to have a good time while boosting the esprit de corps.

Medals
Winner-Takes-All Medals will be awarded to the fastest time in events of 3 or more competitors.

Age/Categories Definitions
Veteran 50 yrs.+ subdivided by 5 year increments if 3 or more competitors
Senior 40 yrs.+
Masters 30 yrs.+
Collegiate 24 yrs and under (or collegiate crew)
Open 18+ non-collegiate
Junior / Youth 18 yrs. and under (or in High School)
Middle School 6th through 8th grade

Adaptive Events
Middle School 6th through 8th grade
Junior / Youth 18 yrs. and under (or in High School)
Open 18+ non-collegiate

Masters 30 yrs.+


Adaptive Classifications:

LTA: Legs Trunk Arms (sliding seat)
TA: Trunk and Arms (Fixed seat)
A: Arms only (Fixed seat)

Adaptive Records

Rower Weight Classes (Not applicable for Adaptive)
Lightweight men are 165.0 pounds or less; Lightweight Women are 135.0 pounds or less on the day of the event. Weigh-in will be required to participate in a Light-weight division. Coxswains must be 130.0 pounds or less; same for men and women. Lightweight weigh-in is an hour prior to the competitor's event. Lwts failing weigh-in will still race in their Lwt event however their score will not count toward medal recognition.

Novice Definition
Novices are those rowers in the first year of on-water rowing.

Check-in
Individuals are not required to check in.
Teams: Coaches must check in 1.5 hours before their teams first event.
Lightweights: must weigh in one (1) hour prior to their event.

Warmup
Warmup ergs are provided.


CIRC Records
Adaptive Records
World Records
On Site Participation
Individual
Entry Form

(pdf format, 120k)
Record Challenge
Entry Form

(pdf format, 120k)
Event Schedule
Tentative

(pdf format, 46k)

 

Virtual Participation

 

Results & Photos

Mail your completed form to:

ATTN: CIRC
Suite 190
3501 North Southport

Chicago, Illinois 60657

...OR fax it along with payment information to:


773.871.9464

 

 

 

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