MAM REGATTA RULES In addition to the Rules posted below, the Mid-Atlantic Masters Regatta will follow the USRowing Rules of Rowing [pdf version here].
-There must be two crews entered or the event will be canceled. -The event schedule is subject to change depending on the number of entries received. -All entries must be accompanied by proper entry fee. -The dock master must be notified of all hotseat boats before the boat goes out for its first race. -Each crew MUST provide their own bow number for their assigned lane (Lanes 1 - 6). -Each boat must be equipped with a bow ball, foot release straps and heel tie downs. -Rowers in Novice events must have less than one year of rowing experience. -Masters entries will be separated into age categories depending on the number of entries and their age. Masters Age Classifications (as per Rule 4-104.1 from the USRowing Rules of Rowing): All rowers must be 21 years of age as of December 31, 2019; (AA) 21 to 26 years, (A) 27 to 35 years, (B) 36 to 42 years, (C) 43 to 49 years, (D) 50 to 54 years, (E) 55 to 59 years, (F) 60 to 64 years, (G) 65 to 69 years, (H) 70 to 74 years, (I) 75 to 79 years, (J) 80 and over. The age category of a Masters crew shall be determined by the average age of the rowers in the crew, rounded to the nearest integer. The age of a coxswain shall not be counted. The ages of individual rowers need not fall within the age category, so long as each rower is a Master and so long as the average age of the crew falls within the applicable category. Handicaps will be applied in accordance with Rule 4-104.1 of the USRowing Rules of Rowing.