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Rowing has one of the most active Masters Programs including a handicap chart for age groups. The national sponsoring organization for rowing is USRowing.

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The first table below presents the 2018 schedule for the National Masters Championship. The second table summarizes the number of competitors, by gender and selected age groups, for the 2017 Masters National Rowing Championship. The remaining tables present the national champions and the number of competitors for each class of men, mixed, and women.

2018 USRowing Championships
2018 World Rowing Indoor ChampionshipFebruary 17Alexandria, VA
2018 CRASH-B SprintsFebruary 23Boston, MA
2018 USRowing Masters National ChampionshipAugust 16Oakland, CA
2018 Head of the Charles RegattaOctober 20Boston, MA

2017 National Rowing Championships Summary Table
Event Total Competitors Over 40 Total Women Competitors Over 40 Men Over 60 Men Over 70 Women Over 60
2017 USRowing Masters National Championship 4673 2688 630 145 603
    Percent   100%   57%   13%   3%   13%
2017 Head of the Charles Regatta 2302 1001 320 75 138
    Percent   100%   43%   14%   3%   6%
2017 CRASH-B Sprints 325 129 61 26 34
    Percent   100%   40%   19%   8%   10%

2017 USRowing Masters National Championship (MEN) Oak Ridge, TN Aug. 17-20
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Coxed FourMen36-42Potomac Composite30
Coxed Four ClubMen36-42St. Louis45
Coxless FourMen36-42Chicago12
Coxless Four LtwMen36-42Riverfront Recapture10
Coxless Four ScullMen36-42Texas Rowing Center12
Coxless Four Scull LtwMen36-42Wyandotte4
Coxless Four Scull LtwMen36-42Wyandotte8
Coxless PairMen36-42Cincinnati8
Coxed FourMen43-49Texas Rowing Center30
Coxed Four LtwMen43-49Texas Rowing Center5
Coxed Four ClubMen43-49San Diego70
Coxless FourMen43-49San Diego12
Coxless Four ScullMen43-49Texas Rowing Center8
Coxless Four Scull ClubMen43-49Texas Rowing Center4
Coxless Four Scull LtwMen43-49Greater Columbus Composite16
Coxless PairMen43-49Greenwich26
Coxed FourMen50-54Potomac Composite45
Coxed Four ClubMen50-54Potomac30
Coxed Four LtwMen50-54Riverfront Recapture25
Coxless FourMen50-54Swan Creek16
Coxless Four ScullMen50-54Texas Rowing Center12
Coxless Four Scull ClubMen50-54CRI4
Coxless PairMen50-54Georgian Bay16
Coxed Four ClubMen55-59Riverfront Recapture35
Coxless FourMen55-59Maine Associate Composite16
Coxed FourMen55-59Riverfront Recapture15
Coxed Four LtwMen55-59Chinook5
Coxless Four ScullMen55-59Maine Association36
Coxless Four Scull LtwMen55-59Baltimore Composite12
Coxless Four Scull ClubMen55-59Malta20
Coxless PairMen55-59Maine Association6
Coxed FourMen60-64Palm Beach Composite30
Coxless FourMen60-64Greenwich Composite8
Coxed Four LtwMen60-64Minneapolis5
Coxed Four ClubMen60-64Capital60
Coxless Four ScullMen60-64Rockford A Composite40
Coxless Four Scull ClubMen60-64Cambridge12
Coxless Four Scull LtwMen60-64Minneapolis4
Coxless PairMen60-64Greenwich4
Coxed Four ClubMen65-69Detroit15
Coxed FourMen65-69Detroit Composite10
Coxed Four LtwMen65-69Detroit Composite5
Coxless FourMen65-69Detroit4
Coxless Four ScullMen65-69Rockford Composite28
Coxless Four Scull ClubMen65-69Texas Rowing Center8
Coxless PairMen65-69Potomac Composite8
Coxless PairMen70-74San Diego2
Coxed Four ClubMen70-74Riverfront Recapture10
Coxed FourMen70-74Riverfront Recapture10
Coxless FourMen70-74San Diego12
Coxless Four ScullMen70-74Berkeley Composite8
Coxless Four Scull LtwMen70-74Berkeley Composite4
Coxed FourMen75-79Colorado Rowing Composite5
Coxless PairMen75-79Noank2
Coxless Four ScullMen75-79Colorado Composite5
Coxless PaireMen80+Casitas2
Double ScullMen36-42Texas Center16
Double Scull LtwMen36-42Greater Dayton Composite8
EightsMen36-42Riverfront Recapture45
Eights ClubMen36-42Western Reserve18
Single ScullMen36-42Potomac (Tolsum Waddle)5
Singles Scull LtwMen36-42Unaffiliated (Pavlo Tsebro)5
Double ScullMen43-49Texas Rowing Center20
Double Scull LtwMen43-49Malta6
EightsMen43-49Texas Rowing Center36
Eights ClubMen43-49Texas Rowing Center63
Single ScullMen43-49Vesper (Bob Borberg)13
Singles Scull LtwMen43-49Whitemarsh Boat Club (Keith Wobeser)4
Double ScullMen50-54Atlanta Composite14
Double Scull LtwMen50-54Malta8
Eights ClubMen50-54Cambridge18
Single ScullMen50-54Nashville (Dietmar Kuttelwascher)9
Single Scull LtwMen50-54Malta (Jeff Cutler)5
Double ScullMen55-59Texas Center Composite10
Double Scull LtwMen55-59Chinook6
Eighrs ClubMen55-59Capital36
Single ScullMen55-59Chinook (John Murphy)13
Single Scull LtwMen55-59Chinook (Robert Reichart)5
Double ScullMen60-64Detroit18
Double Scull LtwMen60-64Baltimore Composite10
EightsMen60-64Palm Beach Composite27
Eights ClubMen60-64Texas Rowing Center9
Single ScullMen60-64Cascadilla (Tim Willsallen)18
Singles Scull LtwMen60-64New Haven (Peter Becker)11
Double ScullMen65-69Rockford Composite12
Double Scull LtwMen65-69Jacksonville Composite10
EightsMen65-69Detroit Composite18
Single ScullMen65-69Cambridge (Nikolay Kurmakov)10
Single Scull LtwMen65-69Cambridge (John Saxeby)6
Double ScullMen70-74Rockford Composite14
Double Scull LtwMen70-74Jacksonville Composite4
Single ScullMen70-74Ann Arbor (James Montie)9
Singles Scull LtwMen70-74Ann Arbor (James Montie)3
Double ScullMen75-79Potomac6
Double Scull LtwMen75-79Potomac2
Single ScullMen75-79Fairmont (Red Sargent)7
Single Scull LtwMen75-79Potomac A (Cal Sutcliff)2
Single ScullMen80+Potomac A (Cal Sutcliff)1
Single Scull LtwMen80+Ricerfront Recapture (l. Everett Seyler)2
Double ScullMen80+Colorado Composite4
Double Scull LtwMen80+Rocky Mountain2

2017 USRowing Masters National Championship (MIXED) Oak Ridge, TN Aug. 17-20
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Mixed Coxed Four36-42San Diego50
Mixed Coxless Four Scull36-42S&M28
Mixed Double Scull36-42Sarasota Scullers18
Mixed Eights36-42Western Reserve90
Mixed Coxed Four43-49Chinook45
Mixed Coxless Four Scull43-49S&M Composite36
Mixed Double Scull43-49Cambridge Composite32
Mixed Eights43-49Chinook90
Mixed Coxed Four50-54Ashville55
Mixed Coxless Four Scull50-54Vesper Composite40
Mixed Double Scull50-54Vesper Composite22
Mixed Eights50-54Capital63
Mixed Coxed Four55-59Chinook55
Mixed Coxless Four Scull55-59University Composite20
Mixed Double Scull55-59Narragansett34
Mixed Eights55-59Chinook90
Mixed Coxed Four60-64Chinook B25
Mixed Coxless Four Scull60-64New York AC Composite44
Mixed Double Scull60-64NYAC Composite30
Mixed Eights60-64Chinook27
Mixed Eights65-69Texas Center18
Mixed Coxed Four65-69Chinook20
Mixed Coxless Four Scull65-69Masters Coaching Composite8
Mixed Double Scull65-69Texas Center18
Mixed Coxed Four70-74Chinook5
Mixed Coxless Four Scull70-74Potomac Composite16
Mixed Double Scull70-74Fairmount 6
Mixed Double Scull80+Vesper Composite2

2017 USRowing Masters National Championshp (WOMEN) Oak Ridge, TN Aug 17-20
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Coxed FourWomen36-42Alexandria40
Coxed Four ClubWomen36-42Capital70
Coxed Four LtwWomen36-42Chinook15
Coxless Four Women36-42CRI4
Coxless Four ScullWomen36-42Sarasota Sculler28
Coxless Four Scull ClubWomen36-42Vesper28
Coxless Four Scull LtwWomen36-42Greater Houston Composite8
Coxed FourWomen43-49Chinook70
Coxed Four LtwWomen43-49Chinook 20
Coxless FourWomen43-49Texas Center12
Coxless Four ScullWomen43-49Sarasota Scullers Composite24
Coxless Four Scull ClubWomen43-49San Diego4
Coxless Four Scull LtwWomen43-49Chinook4
Coxed Four ClubWomen43-49Greenwich55
Coxed FourWomen50-54Upper Valley60
Coxed Four ClubWomen50-54Baltimore45
Coxed Four LtwWomen50-54Chinook20
Coxless FourWomen50-54Chinook 12
Coxless Four ScullWomen50-54Chinook12
Coxless Four Scull ClubWomen50-54Dallas28
Coxless Four Scull LtwWomen50-54Chinook12
Coxed FourWomen55-59Chinook50
Coxed Four ClubWomen55-59San Diego35
Coxed Four LtwWomen55-59Chinook30
Coxless FourWomen55-59Chinook4
Coxless Four ScullWomen55-59Chinook32
Coxless Four Scull LtwWomen55-59Carnegie Lake Composite4
Coxless Four Scull ClubWomen55-59Atomic44
Coxed FourWomen60-64Chinook30
Coxed Four ClubWomen60-64Rocket City30
Coxed Four LtwWomen60-64Masters Coaching15
Coxless FourWomen60-64Vesper Composite8
Coxless Four ScullWomen60-64Chinook20
Coxless Four Scull ClubWomen60-64Sarasota12
Coxless Four Scull LtwWomen60-64Chinook B12
Coxed FourWomen65-69Vesper Composite B16
Coxed Four ClubWomen65-69Texas Center10
Coxed Four LtwWomen65-69Vesper Composite10
Coxless FourWomen65-69Vesper Composite B4
Coxless Four ScullWomen65-69Vesper Composite B16
Coxless Four Scull ClubWomen65-69Texas Rowing Center8
Coxless Four Scull LtwWomen65-69Vero Beach Composite8
Coxless FourWomen70-74Vesper Composite C4
Coxless Four ScullWomen70-74Masters Coaching12
Coxed Four ClubWomen70-74Saugatuck C5
Coxed FourWomen70-74Vesper Composite C8
Coxed Four LtwWomen70-74Vesper Composite B5
Coxless Four Scull ClubWomen70-74Syracuse Chargers4
Coxless Four Scull LtwWomen70-74Vesper Composite C4
Coxed FourWomen75-79Vesper Composite C10
Coxless PairWomen36-42Alexandria 16
Double ScullWomen36-42Sarasota Scullers26
Double Scull LtwWomen36-42Greater Houston4
Eights ClubWomen36-42CRI90
Single ScullWomen36-42Sarasota County (Laura Corbett)10
Singles Scull LtwWomen36-42Lincoln Park (Elizabeth Shuttleworth)4
Coxless PairWomen43-49Chinook10
Double ScullWomen43-49Upper Valley Composite18
Double Scull LtwWomen43-49Dallas Composite12
EightsWomen43-49Chinook A72
Eights ClubWomen43-49Texas Rowing Center135
Single ScullWomen43-49Sarasota (Anne Marichal)6
Singles Scull LtwWomen43-49Chinook (Marlo Stoutenburg)5
Coxless PairWomen50-54Baltimore10
Double ScullWomen50-54Dallas28
Double Scull LtwWomen50-54Potomac Composite8
Eights ClubWomen50-54Greenwich81
Single ScullWomen50-54Sarasota (Anne Marichal)4
Singles Scull LtwWomen50-54University (Kim Cook)6
Coxless PairWomen55-59Chinook6
Doubles ScullWomen55-59Chinook28
Doubles Scull LtwWomen55-59Chinook22
Eights Women55-59Vesper Composite72
Eights ClubWomen55-59Northern Virginia63
Singles Scull Women55-59DWRA Detroit (Roseann Kirchoff)10
Single Scull LtwWomen55-59Chinook (Diane Barr)12
Coxless PairWomen60-64CRI4
Double Scull Women60-64Vesper Composite 20
Doubles Scull LtwWomen60-64Chinook12
Eighrs ClubWomen60-64Texas Center27
Singles ScullWomen60-64Atomic (Celia Merbacher)10
Single Scull LtwWomen60-64Washington School (Cynthia Cole)5
Coxless PairWomen65-69Texas Rowing Center2
Double ScullWomen65-69Avalon8
Double Scull LtwWomen65-69Atomic Composite8
EightsWomen65-69Masters Coaching Composite18
Single ScullWomen65-69Atlantic (Patricia Coyle)3
Singles Scull LtwWomen65-69Chinook (Adrienne Brian)4
Coxless PairWomen70-74Saugatuck2
Double Scull Women70-74Ashville Composite2
Double Scull LtwWomen70-74Masters Coaching4
EightsWomen70-74Vesper Composite B9
Single ScullWomen70-74Chinook (Karen Hurd)4
Single Scull LtwWomen70-74Colorado (Mary Jane Wurster)3
Single ScullWomen75-79Upper Valley (P. Sadler)2
Single Scull LtwWomen75-79Saugatuck (Sunny McLean)1
Doubles ScullWomen75-79Avalon2
Doubles Scull LtwWomen75-79Vesper Composite 2
Singles Scull LtwWomen80+St. Catherines (Louise Hastings)2
Double Scull LtwWomen80+Saugatuck2

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