©2020 by Tennessee Indoor Rowing

Two Events; Five Individual Distances

Rowers understand the benefits of this sport go well beyond competition. In these trying times, let's come together as a community to do something fun while continuing to enjoy the physical and mental health benefits of rowing and friendly competition. All you need to participate is a Concept 2 ergometer and internet connection. 

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  • Two Distinct Events:

    • Spring Sprints (500m & 5km prelim then 2k/1k final)

      • $20 to register, t-shirt voucher included​ ($18 value)

    • Distance Challenge (10km and Marathon)

      • $15 to register, exclusive tank top included for finishers. ​

  • Five individual distances:
    • Top times will be awarded in each
    • Your top time counts, multiple entrees are ok. Anytime between March 18 and deadline. 
    • 500m, 5km, 2km (1km for Masters), 10km, and 42,195m (Marathon)
  • Deadlines:

    • Sprints Registration and Prelim results (500m & 5km) extended to April 4th

    • Sprints Final result (2k or 1k) and Endurance Challenge results (10k & 42,195m) due by April 11th.   

  • Affiliations:

    • Totally virtual and can be made up for this event, or represent your home club. 

  • Results:

    • Use this form to submit results (can submit multiple times for different distances)

    • All submitted results will be ranked, but only verified results will count for points and awards. 

      • Monitors must display correct date and fall between March 18 and respective entree deadline. ​

      • Concept 2 static machines only. No sliders, no dynamic ergs, no water rowers, no RP3, ect. 

      • Verify in one of three ways:

        • C2 Verification code​

        • Post on social media and tag @covid19ergatta or #covid19ergatta

        • Email results screen to covid19ergatta@gmail.com

 

NUTS AND BOLTS

  • The event is for people of any age, ability, and sporting background. 

  • After registration you'll get a link to submit your competitor info and get on the leader-boards. 

  • Contact us with questions or sponsorship opportunities at: Covid19Ergatta@gmail.com

SUBMITTING RESULTS

  • After registration a link to sign up for the leader-boards and coupon code for your event t-shirt will be emailed.

  • Put in the same affiliation as your virtual team-mates to have your points counted together for trophies

  • For awards, results must be submitted with a C2 verification code, results verified by C2 logbook, picture of monitor on social media with #covid19ergatta, or be emailed to us. 

  • For guidance on what will guarantee you a verified ranking follow Concept 2's guidelines

WHERE DO REGISTRATION FEES GO?

  • Participants will select from a short list of organizations Ergatta revenue will be dispersed to. 

  • As a one-time-only event; the t-shirts will be a great collector's item and are included with registration. 

  • Medals and Trophies will also be awarded

  • Apparel and awards will be mailed following the conclusion of racing. 

SPRING SPRINTS EVENT TIMELINE

  • ​​Registration closes 6pm EST  Sunday April 5th. 

  • Preliminary round:

    • One distance piece (5000m) and one sprint piece (500m) will be ranked for each participant.

    • They can be pulled and submitted anytime between March 18th and 8pm EST Sunday, April 5th

    • The best individual result submitted will be the one ranked; no limit on number of allowable attempts. 

  • Results from preliminary round post Monday, April 6th.  

  • Submission for the final (2k for youth, open, and adaptive; 1k for masters) will close 8pm EST on Sunday, April 12th with results posting Monday the 13th. 

ENDURANCE CHALLANGE

  • Two stand alone events will also be offered, with individual medals being awarded.

  • Competitors can register and submit a 10,000m and/or Marathon(42,195m) score anytime before 8pm EST April 12th to be entered in those competitions as well.  

  • Do all five distance and receive not only the 'Spring Sprints 2020' event t-shirt, but also get the 'Endurance Challenge' tank top.