Event Information
Registration Deadline Extended: Monday February 15, 2016, Noon
Event Date: Saturday February 27, 2016, 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
500 Meter Gut Buster

School, Fitness & Club Teams consist of 5 or more members and use the School, Club, 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
500 Middle School
500 Meter Gut-Buster

Open Challenge
Youth Challenge
Youth Eights

Cross Training Teams consist of 5 or more members and use the Cross Training 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.

Cross Training Events:
2K
500 Sprint
500 Meter Gut-Buster
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.


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.

School, Fitness & Club Teams
See: Team Registration, below

Cross Training Entry
See: Team Registration, below

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
Event Schedule
Tentative

(pdf format, preliminary)

 

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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