Itinerary for Women’s NCAA Rowing Championships.

NCAA 2017


NCAA Rowing Championships – Pre event information

Included here is information or where you can go to find information about the NCAA Rowing Championships.

Competition Dates
DIII:  Heats and Reps are on Friday, May 26th / Finals are Saturday Morning, May 27th.

Results and Heat Sheets can be accessed at

Webcasts of the competition will be live on http://www.ncaa/liveschedule

Tickets can be purchased prior to the championships or on site

Parking is $10 per day cash.  It is a short walk, but there is a golf cart shuttle

Ithaca will be staying at the Crown Plaza Princeton / 900 Scudders Mill Road / Plainsboro, NJ  08536 (This is our assigned hotel)

I will have a complete itinerary available tomorrow.


—The NCAA Division III Women’s Rowing Committee has selected the institutions that will compete in the 2017 NCAA Division III Women’s Rowing Championships.
The championships will be held May 26-27 at Lake Mercer in West Windsor, New Jersey, with The Ivy League and the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference serving as hosts.
The championships are comprised of six teams and each team is required to field two boats of eight rowers and a coxswain. Two at-large Eight boats also are selected. The following are the berths that are allocated: Pool A – four (Pool A consists of conferences that have been awarded automatic qualification); Pool B/C – two (Pools B and C include independents, institutions from conferences that do not meet automatic-qualification standards and Pool A institutions that did not receive their conference’s automatic qualification.).
Pool A
Liberty League
*Rochester Institute of Technology
Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference
*Washington College
New England Small College Athletic Conference
New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference
*Automatic qualifier
Monday, May 15, 2017
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Pool B/C
At-Large I Eights
Pacific Lutheran
Wesleyan (Connecticut)
In 2016, Wellesley College captured its first team title at Sacramento State Aquatic Center in Gold River, California. Wellesley put together a Varsity Eight Grand Final victory and a runner-up finish in the Second Varsity Eight Grand Final for the national title
For championship information and results, including live streaming of championship racing, log on to


With one RACE to go and the banquet around the corner we are excited to kick off ONE WEEK of giving! The traditional PASS the HAT campaign is taking on a new name: Now the LEGACY Campaign will continue each year for 1 week at the end of the season to HONOR OUR SHARED EXPERIENCES with the athletes racing today. We encourage gifts to the Crew Endowment to ensure the strong future of IC Crew. The web page has a place to make a gift to honor a teammate, coach, current rower or family member.
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NIRC – Race Itinerary


 Race; 5/11-12/2017

Location;  Worcester, MA – Lake Quinsigamond

Participating schools: National Invitational Rowing Championship – NIRC

Departure Time – location  Meet buses at the A & E Center, north side, on Thursday, May 11, at 4:10pm for a 4:20pm departure. Eat dinner before boarding bus. Buses will go directly to the hotel, ETA; 9:45pm.

Directions to Race Course; Leave Ithaca on route 79 east to Whitney Point, onto route 206 east to Bainbridge, onto I-88 east towards Albany. I-88 ends at I-90.   Go east on I-90, proceed past Albany, towards Boston, and onto the Mass. Pike which is still I-90. Exit from Mass Pike at Worcester (exit 10) to I-290 east through the city. Exit 15 for Shrewsbury Street, follow this to the end and it will merge right onto route 9 east. Go about ½ mile to the last traffic light (Lake Ave.) before crossing the bridge over the lake. Turn left here and Regatta Point Park is immediately on the right.

Directions to hotel;  To the Days Inn Shrewsbury, stay on route 9 and head east (cross the bridge on the lake). Proceed about 4 miles to route 20 east (you’ll pass the Days inn on the left) and use this intersection as a turn-around. Return on route 9 west to the Days Inn, 889 Boston Turnpike, Shrewsbury, 508-842-8500.

Time table:       

4:20pm  Depart Ithaca College and drive directly to hotel, ETA; 9:45pm

6:30am  Bus #1 departs from hotel to race course – w3v8, w2v8, m2v8, all coxswains.
7:30am  Bus #2 departs from hotel to race course – w4, wn8 wv8, mv8.

Parked all day at race course

5pm (approx..) load buses for return trip home

Friday race schedule (final as of 5/10)          report 90 minutes prior to race time, launch 45 min. prior.

7:00 am    regatta meeting for coxswains and coaches. Cox’ns weigh-in after this meeting.

8:36 am    W3v8    heats, 1-3 to final, others to petite.

9:12 am             W2v8    heats, 1-2 to final, 3-4 to petite, others to 3rd level final.

9:45 am             M2v8    same as W2v8.

10:36 am           Wv8     same as W2v8.

11:00 am           Mv8      same as W2v8.

1:00 pm             W4       final

1:36 pm             W3v8    finals

2:12                  Wn8     final

2:36                  W2v8    finals

3:20                  M2v8    finals

3:56pm or 4:32   Wv8     finals

4:20 or 4:56pm   Mv8      finals

Race notes:   All races are 2000 meters with stake boat starts, buoyed course. There are medals for the top 3 crews in each race. Everyone races twice regardless of heat placing.

Plan for meals. There will be snacks at the hotel on Thursday night. Hotel provides continental breakfast. Friday race-day food is from the tent.

Other Information:   Don’t forget your racing uniform AND BETTING SHIRTS. Bring warm clothes, rain gear, and two changes of rowing gear. De-rig immediately after final racing and load trailer.

Return to Ithaca:.          Buses will leave after racing on Sunday evening, about 6:30pm. We will return directly to Ithaca College, E.T.A. Sunday is 12 midnight..