Happy May! It’s May 1 and here is the roundup for the first of the 2016 May rowing regattas.
The PSRA City Championship will be held on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia for High School entries hosted by the Philadelphia Scholastic Rowing Association.
The Long Island Junior Rowing Championships will be held on Centre Island Beach, Bayville in Oyster Bay, New York hosted by the Sagamore Rowing Association. There will be 488 entries from 42 clubs.
The John Bennett Regatta will be held in Buffalo, New York for HIgh School and Junior competitors hosted by West Side Rowing Club.
The Mid America Collegiate Rowing Association, (a.k.a. MACRA) Championships will be held on Harsha Lake in Batavia, Ohio hosted by the University of Cincinnati Rowing Team. There will be 118 entries from 22 clubs on the 2000m course, site of last year’s USRowing Club Nationals.
The EAWRC Sprints will be held in Worcester, Massachusetts for Collegiate hosted by USRowing. There will be 84 entries from 16 clubs on Lake Quinsigamond. The Eastern Association of Women’s Rowing Colleges is an athletic conference of women’s college rowing teams.
EARC Heavyweight Men: Maxwell Stevenson Cup: vs. Columbia, George Washington, Navy, Hobart, Mercer County Park. Congram Cup: Northeastern vs. Wisconsin, Boston, Massachusetts. Rutgers vs. Saint Joseph’s, Raritan River.
EARC Lightweight Men: Columbia vs. Harvard, Overpeck Park, New Jersey.
In California, the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships will wrap up from yesterday in Rancho Cordova. Collegiate competitors will be hosted by S.A.C./ Sacramento State Aquatic Center/Capital.
Continuing for another day, the FSRA Sweep Championships in Sarasota, Florida for High School and Junior entries hosted by the Florida Scholastic Association.
Also competing for another day the Dogwood Junior Championship in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, hosted by the Oak Ridge Rowing Association.
In British Rowing, the Wallingford Regatta will be held in the Thames region.
And the Evesham Sprint will be held in the West Midlands.
Cheers and much luck to all!