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Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championships (IRAs)

May 29th - June 2nd, 2019

The Sacramento State Aquatic Center would like to welcome everyone to the Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championships! Below is information for teams, parents, guests and boosters.  The IRAs championships will be held on Lake Natoma at the Nimbus Flat State Park.  We are fortunate to have such an amazing venue and ask that everyone respect and follow State Park rules and guidelines.

For more information check out Regatta Central or the IRA 2019 website.


2019 Race Schedule: Not yet posted 

2019 Results: Not yet posted

2019 IRA CHAMPIONSHIP TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

Wed. 5/29
9AM - Park Opens for Trailers
9AM-5PM - Registration in Aquatics Center. Coaches can pick up team wristbands and parking passes
9:30AM - Boat Weigh-In Certification Open. Boats MUST be weighed prior to being placed in the water. All Varsity Eight shells will be weighed
12PM - 7PM - Practice Open (All shells MUST pass through the boat washing station before being permitted in the water)

Thurs. 5/30
8AM - 6PM - Registration in Aquatics Center
8AM - Boat Weigh-In Certification Open. Boats MUST be weighed prior to being placed in the water. All Varsity Eight shells will be weighed
8:30AM-12PM - Practice (All shells MUST pass through the boat washing station before being permitted in the water)
10AM - 2:45PM - Coxswain Weigh-In Open. Any coxswains failing to miss the weigh-in window without previous arrangements will be ineligible to race.
2:30pm - 6PM - Practice
3PM - Men's Lightweight Weigh-In - Second Floor Classroom of the Aquatics Center
6:30PM - Coaches & Coxswains Meeting in the classroom at the Aquatics Center. ATTENDANCE MANDATORY

Fri. 5/31
6:30AM - 7:30AM - Practice
8AM - Racing Begins
10AM - Women's Lightweight Practice Scale Opens - Second Floor Classroom of Aquatics Center
12:20PM - 1:45PM - Practice
2PM - Racing Resumes
3PM - Women's Lightweight Weigh-In - Second Floor Classroom of the Aquatics Center
4:30PM - 6PM - Practice

Sat. 6/1
6:15AM - 7:15AM - Practice
8AM - Racing Begins
1:00PM - 3:30PM - Practice
3PM - Annual Meeting of the Association - Finish Line Tents
3PM -Men's Lightweight Second Weigh-In - Second Floor Classroom of the Aquatics Center

Sun. 6/2
8AM - Racing Begins
Medal Ceremonies Immediately Follow Each Grand Final


Admission:

Admission is $10 per person, per day.  CASH ONLY.  General Public, parents, boosters, alumni and family must pay admission to be admitted to the park.  Athlete wristbands will only be accepted on uniformed athletes.  If an athlete wristband is found on someone other than a uniformed athlete the wristband will be cut off and the athlete will not be permitted to get another wristband.  This same rule applies for coaches, riggers and trainers.


Event Parking:

Friday: 2300 Mine Shaft Lane, Rancho Cordova, CA

Saturday & Sunday: 12000 Foundation Place, Gold RIver CA

Event parking is $10.00 per vehicle, CASH ONLY.  A free shuttle will pick up at the event parking and will drop off in the State Park at the finish line tent.  The shuttle buses will run all day until 30 minutes after the last race.  The shuttle does NOT pick up at the fish hatchery. State park passes will be honored at event parking.


 How to get to Event Parking:

Directions from Highway 80: Heading West from Auburn or East from Sacramento or San Francisco take the Sierra College Blvd. exit (in the City of Rocklin) and turn South on Sierra College Blvd. In about 6 miles Sierra College Blvd. becomes Hazel Ave., continue South through the town of Orangevale and finally across the American River, turn right onto Tributary Point Drive, follow signs into event parking. 

Directions from Highway 50: Heading West from Lake Tahoe or East from Sacramento or San Francisco take the Hazel Ave. (Exit 21). From the west: go straight off the freeway onto Tributary Point Drive, follow signs to event parking. Fronm the east: Turn left onto Hazel, turn left onto Tributary Point Drive and follow signs to event parking

Event Parking Map - Google Maps 


Dropping off:

No one will be allowed into the State Park, this includes dropping off athletes or supplies.  We do provide the lot outside the State Park (Hazel Cal Trans Park & Ride) for loading and unloading.  There will be customer service carts to help transport items and people into the event from this location.  Please note that carts are not for athletes, customer service carts are for general public. If dropping supplies for team hospitality, you may unload in the Park & Ride and the carts will help you to your tent. Vehicles may not be left unattended in the Park & Ride. Carts are not permitted to transport guests to the event parking areas.

Drop Off Map - Google Maps


Team Tents & Private Shade Tents:

Teams may rent a tent along the finish line area and paying the fees.  There are no private shade tents allowed along the finish line or in the boat storage area.


Volunteer Opportunity:

Sign up online! 


Schools

Nothing here yet!


Social Media

Twitter @irarowingchamps


2019 Event Participation Manual - not yet posted

2019 IRAs Site Map - not yet posted 

Race Course Traffic Pattern Map