Academic Calendars wind down with Spring Championships just as the excitement heats up on the row to Rio with the FISA European and Final Olympic Qualification Regatta in Switzerland.The 26th Annual Connecticut Public Schools Rowing Championships will be held today, Sunday May 22 at Lake Waramaug State Park in New Preston, Connecticut. Connecticut Public Schools Rowing Association will host 89 High School entries from 22 clubs.
The Under 17 West Coast Championships will be held in California. Oakland Strokes will host 126 Junior entries from 10 clubs today on San Pablo Reservoir in Orinda.
The Dogwood Masters Classic will also be held today in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, home of Atomic Rowing. Oak Ridge Rowing Association will host 126 Master and Open entries from 18 clubs to the 1000m course on Melton Lake.
And continuing for another day in Ohio, the Midwest Junior Rowing Championship will be hosted by Cincinnati Junior Rowing Club to a 2000m buoyed course on Harsha Lake at East Fork State Park.
The USRowing Northeast Youth Championships will finish today on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Massachusetts hosted by USRowing.
USRowing will also host the USRowing Northwest Youth Championships wrapping up today in Vancouver, Washington.
In British Rowing, the 2016 Shanklin Regatta will be held today as it has been for the last 161 years hosted by the Shanklin Sansdown Rowing Club.
And the Weybridge Ladies ARC Regatta will be held on the River Thames on the Thames Tow Path, Walton Lane, Weybridge, Surrey hosted by WLARC.
And in following the row to Rio, the FISA European and Final Olympic Qualification Regatta will start today and run through May 24 in Lucerne, Switzerland. For livestream, audio commentary and live blog check HERE.