Check in opens at 7 am. It is recommended that athletes check in two hours prior to the start of their race, to have time to get acquainted with the facility and to warm up. All athletes must sign a waiver. Minors checking in without a parent or guardian present will need to bring a signed copy of the waiver with them.
Warm-up ergs will be available for use by all competitors adjacent to the competition floor. Final warm-up strokes may be taken on the competition floor during the 5 minutes prior to race time. Warm up on fixed-seat machines will be available on the competition floor immediately prior to the Adaptive event approximately 20 minutes prior to race time.
Athletes should be on their competition erg 5 minutes prior to the start of their race. The competition floor is a restricted area. Heats will be called to the floor once the prior heat has finished. Each athlete is allowed to bring one person onto the competition floor during their race. This person will require a ticket to gain access. Tickets will be handed out during registration. Once a heat is over, athletes are asked to immediately clear the competition floor. This allows the regatta to stay running on time. Warm up ergs may be used for additional cool down.
Shower and Locker room facilities are available to all athletes free of charge.
Admission to watch the event is free of charge. Spectators are not allowed on the competition floor. Video streaming (live webcast) will be available free of charge courtesy of our sponsor Concept2. Click here for the live stream.
Hammers will be awarded to overall winners in all individual events as determined by classification based on age, weight, and gender. Medals will be awarded to 2nd and 3rd places based on the number of entrants in that category. 2nd place medals will be awarded in events with 3 or more finishers and 3rd places medals will be will be awarded in events with 4 or more finishers. Medals will also be awarded for the top US collegiate finisher in each of the Heavyweight and Lightweight categories for the Men’s and Women’s Open events. Competitors are only eligible to win a prize for the event in which s/he is registered. Team events competitors will received special Team awards, unique to this event.
Award presentations will take place in the award area, located in the Vendor Village. Race results will be available both on site and online. If you are a top three finisher, report to the awards area and identify yourself to one of the C.R.A.S.H.-B. officials. The official award schedule will be available on race day at Athlete Check-in and at the World Information Headquarters.
Official regatta T-shirts will be available for purchase on race day until supplies run out. There is no pre-order.
The Concept2 Model D ergometers used at the C.R.A.S.H.-B. Sprints each year are available for purchase at the conclusion of the event at a discounted price. Click here for more information.