Fall 2019

VIRC Junior Crew Fall Program

NEW REGISTRATION PROCEDURE!

Registration for the 2019 Fall season is OPEN for all 8th-12 grade students. To register, please complete the Junior Registration Form below. 

Cost for Fall 2019 Junior Rowing Season is $1,000.00. Coached practices M-F, equipment, regatta entries, regatta meals, and lodging (at Head/Tail of the Gorge) are covered by this all-inclusive fee. Additional costs not included are travel fees (ferry, transportation/carpooling) and uniforms.

Upon receipt of your completed registration, you will be invoiced $250 initially, then invoiced for three equal payments on the 5th of September, October, and November 2019.

Athletes are expected to participate in all practices and competitions through to the end of the season and will be invoiced as such. Refunds will be honored and pro-rated through September 30, 2019, less any applicable credit card fees. Family discounts will be applied at a 25% discounted rate for every athlete in the immediate family after the first registrant.

Scholarship aid is available based upon need and funding availability. Applications must be submitted by August 23, 2019 for consideration. Click HERE to complete your application prior to registering your rower.

Fall season begins on August 26-30 and Monday, September 2nd from 11:00 am-2:00 pm, at Jensen Point Boathouse. After-school practice starts Tuesday, September 3rd and runs from 3:00 pm-5:45 pm. Our Fall season ends on November 4th (Photo Day) at the boathouse. 

Our parent meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 4th from 7:00 pm-8:30 pm at the ITC at Sunrise Ridge. This meeting is mandatory for parents of new rowers.  However, all parents are encouraged and welcome to attend. 

REGATTA SCHEDULE

  • October 6                 Tail of the Lake Regatta (Seattle)
  • October 13               American Lake Fall Classic (Tacoma)
  • October 19-20       Head & Tail of the Gorge (Victoria BC, req. passport)
  • November 3             Head of the Lake Regatta (Seattle)

*Four rowers and coxswain who qualify to compete in the men’s coxed quad for VIRC at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston Oct 19-20 will incur additional expenses.

We will close out the season with our Fall Banquet the weekend of November 9-10. Specific day, time, and location will be confirmed at a later date.

In order to complete your rower’s VIRC Fall Registration, you will need a US Rowing membership number for each athlete. Rowers are required to purchase an Annual Individual CHAMPIONSHIP membership. This annual fee is $45 for youth. You’ll be asked for our VIRC club code:  9S7ZB and to complete the US Rowing waiver. If your rower is not registered with US Rowing, click HERE to do so.