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World Indoor Rowing Championships
February 17 - February 18$35
All Para competitors in the World Rowing 2k and Concept2 1k Para Indoor Championships events must complete and return the Classification and Sport Category Verification form to Mark McAndrew at email@example.com by February 10, 2018.
Information, Rules, and Regulations
Date: February 17-18, 2018 (Para fixed seat fittings will be held only on Saturday 17th and all Para competitive events are scheduled for Sunday 18th)
Location: T.C. Williams High School Gymnasium, 3330 King Street Alexandria, Virginia 22302. Note: Accessible information about T.C. Williams High School will be forwarded to entrants at a later date.
Time: Para Events will start at 9:00AM. All Para athletes should plan to be at the Gymnasium one hour before the event start time to have enough time to navigate the school, change into racing gear, and complete an adequate warm-up. Accessible information about T C Williams High School will be forwarded to entrants at a later date.
Fixed Seat Fittings: All PR1 (AS – Arms and Shoulders) and PR2 (TA – Trunk and Arms) competitors racing in the 1000 meter or the 2000 meter Para events on Sunday are required to attend a fitting session on Saturday being held at the T C Williams high school between 9:00AM and 5:00PM. If you will be supplying your own fixed seat you will need to bring your seating system, including clamps, straps and pad with you to the Saturday mandatory fitting. Your seat will be returned to you directly after your event.
Para Events: All Para competitors may enter either a 1000 meter age group Concept2 Championship event OR a 2000 meter open (no age groups) World Championship event. You may enter only one event. All entries are done on-line with RegattaCentral.
FES (Functional Electrical Stimulation) Rowing Events: Will take place remotely at Community Rowing Boathouse in Boston. This is an age-group based event that will recognize the following age-groups: Under-50 and 50+ for both men and women. In addition, FES competitors will be recognized in two sub groups: Unassisted Return and Assisted Return. All entries are done on-line with RegattaCentral.
The 2000 meter event: This is an open event (no age-groups) and will recognize the three FISA sport categories of PR1, PR2 and Overall-PR3 for both men and women. FISA Classification required. If competitors are not classified and interested in racing this 2000 meter event, they should contact FISA immediately to start the process in order to get all pre-classification documentation complete and submitted.Questions from competitors about this requirement and the FISA classification process should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org immediately. Please note, there will be a follow up meeting regarding FISA rules and regulations for the 2000 meter event and ALL PR1 and PR2 athletes in the 2000 meter event have a mandatory visit to the fitting session from 9:00-5:00PM on Saturday to which they should bring any and all adaptive equipment they plan to use for racing to the fitting session. Classification Instruction Manual