USRowing Judge-Referee Committee

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Accesses since March 19, 1998

This Web page is maintained by the USRowing Judge-Referee Committee and contains the USRowing Rules of Rowing, as well as other technical documents associated with the sport of Rowing.

Rules relating to rowing competition for domestic regattas in the USA are contained in a comprehensive document known as the Rules of Rowing. Candidates for the USA National Team should also consult the Selection Procedures that are published each year. The Club Directory contains a list of known rowing clubs and programs, with links to WWW sites. The Regatta Venue Directory contains maps of major rowing courses in the USA. The Committee administration page contains various information of interest to judge-referees, including an address directory and organic documents of the United States Rowing Association.



FISA Documents

Rules governing international competitions are contained in two documents: (1) the FISA Rules of Racing, and (2) the FISA Racing Bylaws.

Furthermore, regulations governing FISA championships, including the World Championships and the Olympic Regatta, are contained in (1) the FISA Regulations for Championship Regattas, and (2) the FISA Championship Regatta Bylaws.

Depending on the nature of your question, you may need to consult all four documents.

The Statutes of FISA, which lay out the organizational structure of the federation, are also supplemented by the Bylaws to the Statutes.


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