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2022 Bayada Regatta

Location: Philadelphia PA

AWL Rowing looks forward to competing at the 39th BAYADA Regatta on Saturday August 13, 2022 at the Temple University Boathouse.


Athletes Without Limits Rowing is one of three organizations chosen to receive funds raised by Concept2’s 2022 Juneteenth Challenge. Anyone with an online logbook at can row, ski or ride on June 19th to participate in the challenge. Learn more about Juneteenth and the Challenge at:

2022 Stonewall Regatta

Location: Washington DC
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AWL Rowing is excited to kick off the summer racing season back on the water at our local Stonewall Regatta. Visit our News page for results!

ABOUT: The DC Strokes Rowing Club has held a Masters sprint regatta for 28 years. For the past two years we have held virtual events but we are excited to be holding an on the water event this year. Join us June 5, 2022 for a great day of rowing!  Every summer, rowers and spectators from around the greater Washington DC area, nation, and globe gather in Washington, DC for the Stonewall Regatta, hosted by the DC Strokes Rowing Club (DCSRC). Stonewall is the only regatta in North America hosted by a Gay & Lesbian rowing team. The regatta is named in honor of the Stonewall Uprising in Greenwich Village in 1969, which is considered the start of the gay civil rights movement. The event promotes true sportsmanship in an open and inclusive environment, created not only by the participants themselves, but also by the event sponsors and volunteers. The regatta also kicks off the circuit of adult sprint race competitions in the mid-Atlantic region and draws serious rowers of all stripes from throughout the area.”

AWL Rowing will be participating in this annual event virtually in 2022. Check our News page for results!

From the event site: USRowing is excited to announce the continued partnership with the C.R.A.S.H.-B. Sprints World Indoor Rowing Championships for the 2022 USRowing Indoor National Championships. The event will be held February 13 and will be done virtually on Concept2 ergometers, using Time-Team’s virtual timing platform. The Time-Team platform allows all participants to compete in real time, against other competitors from around the world, from the comfort of their own home! The Time-Team platform allows for each competitor to have their erg information broadcasted live for all other competitors and spectators to see throughout each 2,000-meter race…

2021 Head of the Charles Regatta

Location: Boston, MA

Since its inception in 1965, The Head Of The Charles® Regatta has attracted hundreds of thousands of rowers and spectators to Boston’s Charles River.  The Athletes Without Limits Integrated DC Rowing Team has been at the forefront of inclusion rowing at this prestigious regatta for the past decade — follow along and see action photos and videos from this years events on social media.

2021 Head of the Potomac

Location: Washington DC

Athletes Without Limits Rowing is proud to participate annually in this home town and  truly inclusive regatta hosted by our neighbors at the Potomac Boat Club. Follow along for updates, pictures and video on AWL Facebook.

USRowing Coastal Rowing Development Camp

Location: Colonial Beach, VA
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Athletes Without Limits is the host team of one of four 2021 USRowing Coastal Rowing Development Camps in Colonial Beach, VA. The camps are intended to introduce experienced rowers to the world of coastal rowing, with the added goal of helping to identify athletes for USRowing’s upcoming 2021 Beach Sprints National Team Trials scheduled for June 19 in Sarasota, Fla. To register visit the USRowing registration webpage at: Contact: Marco Bovo


The World Rowing Indoor Championships (WRICH) are held annually, typically near the end of February. The 2021 World Rowing Indoor Championships, presented by Concept2, will be held virtually. The WRICH comprises two phases: Qualification, 27 November 2020 (23:59 CET) – 7 February 2021 (23:59 CET) and Finals (23-27 February 2021). Competitors who qualify for the WRICH finals will race virtually, and in real time, against other finalists in their race category.

The registration deadline is SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7TH  5:59EST
• Athletes will need a valid passport to complete the registration
• FISA or VIRTUS Eligibility (for athletes with intellectual impairment) is required
• Your 2021 Rowers Choice Global Challenge 2000m submission CAN be used as your submission when that is due.


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. 



With our Winter Fit season wrapped up we look forward to 2021 Summer/Fall training and racing!
Athletes Without Limits integrated DC Rowing Programs remain underway with COVID safety protocols offering a combination of virtual and in-person winter erg and fitness training for athletes with intellectual impairment, Veteran Leaders/Freemdom Rows and more. This unique season we’ve also got Zoom social activities and “Sunday Fundays” through our partnership with Adaptation Athletics. Travel or virtual participation to races and events will be posted as those events  are confirmed viable and safe for athletes and staff. Each year we offer two seasons:
November 2020 thru April 2021: DC WINTER FIT ROWING
May 2021 thru October 20201:
Programs are based out of the Anacostia Community Boathouse in Washington DC and through our partnership with DC Strokes Rowing. Interested athletes with intellectual impairment or disabled Veterans can use our contact form to reach out!