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March 12, 2020 Update: The 2020 SDCC has been cancelled in keeping with California Department of Health direction to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Read the SDCC Announcement at https://crewclassic.org.
Once again AWL/DC Strokes Veteran Leader rowers will launch the on-water season by competing at the 2020 San Diego Crew Classic. From the event website: “The San Diego Crew Classic is the premiere spring rowing regatta. It is highly regarded among rowers spanning generations. Come enjoy the competitive field of rowing from the beautiful shores of Mission Bay, San Diego….. We are privileged to be hosting competitors from Freedom Rows and Paralympians from across the country.”
March 2020 Update: Below is a summary of closures and event cancellations affecting AWL DC Sports programs in order to help prevent further spread of the coronavirus disease COVID-19. We will continue to reach out to team members directly as the situation evolves and are working on ways to help with at-home fitness until practices and events can resume.
- AWL DC Strokes / Veterans Leaders Rowing Team/Winter F.I.T. athletes and families were alerted by email that all team training and travel has been suspended until further notice.
- Anacostia Community Boathouse is closed for group activities.
- The April 4-5 San Diego Crew Classic has been cancelled as is the AWL Veteran Leaders /Freedom Rows trip to the event. Read the announcement.
“Following the successful launch of its inaugural indoor championship, USRowing will partner with the C.R.A.S.H.-B. Sprints World Indoor Rowing Championships for the 2020 USRowing Indoor National Championships. The event will be held March 1 at the Boston University Indoor Track and Tennis Center.” See the official event website and information packet for details.
“The 34th Annual Erg Sprints Indoor Rowing competition will take place Saturday, February 1, 2020 at T.C. Williams High School (“Remember the Titans”) in Alexandria, Virginia. First held in 1986, the Erg Sprints have grown to become the second largest indoor rowing competition in the world, and the largest event of its kind for juniors. The day-long event typically features over 1,700 athletes competing on 140 ergometers that are set up on the race floor inside the Gerry Bertier Gymnasium. The athletes have ranged in ages from under 10 to over 70, and have included some of the top high school, club and collegiate rowers in the country and the world.” See the official event website for details.
Athletes Without Limits will be fielding an US National Team in multiple sports (including DC Sports Cycling, Rowing, Swimming and Tennis) at the 2019 Inas Global Games in Brisbane Australia. To learn more about the event (and for details on team selection criteria as it becomes available) visit our National website Global Games US Team page.
The Stonewall regatta was created to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. 25 years later, we are celebrating the 50th anniversary and 25th respectively, and use these milestones to mark how much progress has been made. But like all athletes, we recognize that there is always room for progress and improvement. For the 25th anniversary, the regatta will celebrate three pillars of our club: diversity, inclusion, and sustainability.
AWL DC Rowing will be taking athletes to the US Rowing Indoor National Championships in Long Beach California. Event Details can be found on the events Regatta Central webpage.
US Rowing recognized Athletes Without Limits National as the provider for Eligibility for all sanctioned events that require classification for athletes with intellectual impairments. This event requires AWL National Level Eligiblity in the following Sports Classes:
- II1 Intellectual Disability
- II2 Additional Impairment-Down Syndrome
- II3 High Functioning Autism
View our 2019 AWL Indoor Rowing Eligibility Flyer for more rowing-specific eligibility information. AWL DC Sports will assist you in navigating the process so please contact us for guidance. For a detailed explanation of the II1, II2 and II3 eligibility criteria or to complete the one-time eligibility application visit Athletes Without Limits National website at athleteswithoutlimits.org/eligibility.
AWL DC Rowing will be taking athletes to the C.R.A.S.H. -B Sprints in Boston. Event details and results can be found on the event website.
C.R.A.S.H.-B. allows athletes to self-classify in all events so AWL eligibility confirmation is not required to enter.
View our 2019 AWL Indoor Rowing Eligibility Flyer for more rowing-specific eligibility information on this and other events. AWL DC Sports will assist you in navigating rowing eligibility requirements at events so please contact us for guidance.
As the US Member of Inas, Athletes Without Limits is proud to host the 2019 INAS International Indoor Rowing Cyber Championships — a new initiative from the INAS Rowing Committee and aims to make the sport more accessible to a greater number of rowers. Athletes have until 31st March to submit performances by video and INAS will publish a weekly rankings list (athletes can submit more than one entry during the period) and the winners will be announced in early April. There is no entry fee in this first year, but an INAS National or International Eligiblity registration and competition license must be held. We very much hope that you will support this fantastic initiative and look forward to receiving your entries. With best wishes to all INAS Members.
Event Flyer: Download the 2019 Inas World Indoor Cyber Rowing Event Flyer
Event Webpage & Video Submission Form:
For more details and to submit your video entry visit the official event page at:
Contact: If you have any questions about participating email Patrick.Johnson@inas.org
Inas Rowing Committee Member and Rowing Program Director for Athletes Without Limits/US Member of Inas.
Eligibility: This International event requires athletes to have either Inas Provisional/National Level Eligiblity or Inas International Level Eligibility the following Sports Classes (II1 Intellectual Disability; II2 Additional Impairment-Down Syndrome; II3 High Functioning Autism). International athletes should contact their country’s Inas Member Organization for eligibility guidance. Athletes Without Limits is the US Member of Inas and will assist US athletes.