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2021 Calendar | Featured Event

The RowersChoice Global Challenge is back and committed to making virtual races exciting in 2021! With categories for juniors, collegiate, open, masters and para, there is a race for everyone…with different distances every week. Every bracket has an opportunity to win prize money!

Open/Individual & Para Regattas: In addition to open individual events, we are looking for para rowers and future para rowers who seek a race for tough competition, prizes and fun!  All para events are self-classified so athletes do not need official classification or eligibility to race.

Para Regatta Schedule:

  • Para Registration will remain open until first submission is due
  • Para Event: Week of Jan 25 (submit by Jan 28) – Round of 32 = 350m
  • Para Event: Week of Feb 1 (submit by Feb 4) – Round of 16 = 1:00min
  • Para Event: Week of Feb 8 (submit by Feb 11) – Round of 8 = 1000m
  • Para Event: Week of Feb 15 (submit by Feb 18) – Round of 4 = 500m
  • Para Event: Week of Feb 22 (submit by Feb 25) – Championship = 2000m

Open/Individual Schedule:

  • Open Registration Closes January 14, 2021
  • Week of Jan 11 (submit by January 14)  – Time Trial Distance = 750m
  • Open: Week of Jan 18 (submit by January 21) – Round of 64 = 4:00min
  • Open: Week of Jan 25 (submit by Jan 28) – Round of 32 = 350m
  • Open: Week of Feb 1 (submit by Feb 4) – Round of 16 = 1:00min
  • Open: Week of Feb 8 (submit by Feb 11) – Round of 8 = 1000m
  • Open: Week of Feb 15 (submit by Feb 18) – Round of 4 = 500m
  • Open: Week of Feb 22 (submit by Feb 25) – Championship = 2000m

Please see Rower’s Choice Global Challenge website for details on races schedules and distances. While competition rules apply only to the RowersChoice Global Virtual Challenge of 2021, the rules of this competition are adapted from USRowing’s rules and standards with consideration made for upcoming US Rowing rule changes being voted upon and recent confirmed FISA & VIRTUS rule changes.

Athletes with intellectual impairment and other para classes do not need official Virtus eligibility or Para classification to enter. Athletes with intellectual impairment or para Military veterans may contact AWL for entry assistance.

RegattaCentral registration for the para event at has been extended until the first entry is due. Open/individual event registration closes on January 14th. 

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