Event Information
Event Date: Saturday March 4th, 2017, 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
       
     

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

10,000 meter (10K)
2,000 meter (2K)
1,000 meter Coxswain (1K)
500 meter Middle School
500 meter Sprint
500 Meter Gut Buster
The 500m Arms Race: Disabled & abled race on ‘equal’ terms. Open to all
$10,000 Record Challenge

Adaptive Competitors can compete in the following events according to age, sex and competitive experience using the Individual Entry Form.

1,000 meter Adaptive (1K)
500 meter Adaptive Novice

School, Fitness & Club Teams consist of 5 or more members who can compete in one or more of these events using the School, Club, Team Entry Form.

2,000 meter (2K)
1,000 meter Coxswain (1K)
500 meter Middle School
500 meter Sprint
500 meter Gut Buster
The 500m Arms Race: Disabled & abled race on ‘equal’ terms. Open to all
Open Challenge: Collegiate and Club Teams-See Rules
Junior Challenge: See Rules
Junior Eights: See Rules

Cross Training Teams consist of 5 or more members who can compete in one or more of these events using the CT Team Entry Form.

2,000 meter (2K)
500 meter Middle School
500 meter Sprint
500 Meter Gut-Buster
The 500m Arms Race: See Rules
CT Challenge: Where disabled and abled race on ‘equal’ terms. Open to all
$10,000 Record Challenge

Team Registration Procedures
Follow these procedures for registering your competitors.

  • Download the Excel file to your computer.
  • Fill in the Team Name and Contact information.
  • Fill in the requested information for each competitor including birth date & age.
  • Email the completed Team Roster(s) to: register@ChicagoIndoorRowing.com.
  • Download the Waiver Form and make copies for each competitor to sign.
  • Payment is due by the Registration Deadline.
  • Team Individual Waivers are due 1.5 hours before your first event.
  • Team Contact must check in at least 1.5 hours before Team’s first event.

Team Cap Fee

School Teams = $650
Open Teams = $850
Middle School = $250
Explanation:
The Cap encourages teams to send as many competitors as possible. Once your team reaches the Cap Fee (26 members for Schools: 25 for Open), the cost of additional team members is zero.
School Example: $25/member.
If you have 10 members, the cost is $250; if 26 members, the cost is $650; if 50 members, the cost is $650.
Open Example: $35/member.
If you have 10 members, the cost is $350; if 25 members, the cost is $850; if 50 members, the cost is $850.

Medals
Winner-Takes-All Medals awarded to the fastest time in the following events:

10,000 meter by age/weight/sex
2,000 meter by Event
1,000 meter by Event
500 meter Sprint by age/weight/sex
Open and Junior Relay: each member of the fastest Relay Team receives a medal
CT Challenge Relay: each member of the fastest Relay Team receives a medal
CT Quad 1,000 meter: each member of the fastest Quad receives a medal
500 Middle-School: Gold, Silver & Bronze medals are awarded by grade/sex

Special Awards

Open Challenge winners take home a new Model D w/PM5 Erg
Junior Challenge winners take home a new Model D w/PM5 Erg
CT Challenge winners take home the KettleBell Trophy
500 Gut-Buster winner-M & F-each take home the winner-takes- all Triangle Trophy

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

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: 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.



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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