03/14/2023

2023 SRAA Registration Instructions

April 1-10, 2023

Go to Regatta Central’s website (www.regattacentral.com). Check that all of your athletes who might compete at the SRAA Regatta are on the roster and that waivers have been signed.

If you do NOT have a user account with Regatta Central, set up a new account and import your Roster.

Questions regarding Regatta Central User Accounts and/or Roster should be sent to

Regatta Central:

Telephone: (614) 360-2922

Email: support@regattacentral.com

Support Hours: Weekdays 9am-5pm EDT

April 15, 2023

Deadline - SRAA Team Rosters Due.  Send to sraa.rosters@gmail.com.  No entries will be allowed without having submitted the Master Team Roster by April 15, 2023.

Deadline -Lightweight Certification to compete in the 2023 SRAA Championship

Go to https://www.sraa.net/lightweights.html for Lightweight Rules and Form; as well as Weigh-In Rules.

Questions regarding lightweights should be sent to lightweight@sraa.net.

Schools Without Qualifying Regattas

If you have a qualifying regatta skip to next section -

April 10-May 16, 2023

Schools without qualifying regattas may Petition for At-Large Bids.

Early acceptance may be given to schools that are traveling from the west coast.

Those schools meeting the requirements for consideration of early acceptance will be notified on a rolling basis.

Acceptance of an At-Large Bid must be completed within 48 hours of notification.

Payment is expected at time of acceptance.

The deadline to petition for one of the At-Large Bids is Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at 5pm EDT.

All decisions on petitions will be made by Wednesday, May 17, 2023. At that time, all petitioners will be notified via email from Regatta Central indicating their status:

Accepted, Waitlisted or Denied.

To Petition for one of the At-Large Bids:

Log on to Regatta Central and select the Register option for the event in which you

would like to petition.  Then on the next page, click on the “submit application” button.

The Petitioner MUST provide a short paragraph justifying the petition entry; include

previous results and as much detail as they believe will help the Petition Committee in determining the Boat’s qualifications.

Without supporting evidence, the petition will not be considered.

May 16, 2023

A subcommittee of the SRAA Board of Directors will consider petitions as they are received; with priority given to competitive teams that do not participate in one of the qualifying regattas. Again, schools will be notified by email No Later Than Wednesday, May 17, 2023 whether their petition has been Accepted, Waitlisted, or Denied.

May 17, 2023

Schools who receive notice on Wednesday May 17, 2023, must accept the petitioned bid and make payment on Regatta Central No Later Than Friday May 19, 2023 at 11:59PM EDT.

If payment is not received by this deadline, a $100 late fee will be assessed for each entry.

May 22, 2023

If payment of the entry plus late fee are not received by Monday, May 22, 2023 at 11:59PM EDT, the slot will be forfeited and offered to the first waitlisted entry.

Team Roster Eligibility Form must be completed, SIGNED, and emailed (roster@sraa.net)

Lineups are due No Later Than 11:59PM EDT, Monday May 22, 2023.

Schools With Qualifying Regattas

Schools will only be eligible to enter boats on Regatta Central once they have qualified.

Please take note of the following instructions:

DO NOT ENTER A QUALIFIED BOAT IN A PETITIONED AT-LARGE BID.

 A SCHOOL MAY ONLY QUALIFY ONE BOAT PER EVENT CATEGORY.

● YOU MAY NOT PETITION FOR AN AT-LARGE BID UNTIL AFTER YOUR QUALIFYING REGATTA.

● QUALIFIED BOATS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON REGATTA CENTRAL AT 5PM EDT ON THE MONDAY AFTER YOUR QUALIFYING REGATTA.

SRAA® WILL FOLLOW THE 50% SUBSTITUTION RULE.  THE CREW’S LINEUP THAT QUALIFIED THE BOAT FOR THE SRAA® CHAMPIONSHIP CAN ONLY SUBSTITUTE UP TO  50% OF THE LINEUP THAT RACES AT THE of the SRAA® CHAMPIONSHIP.

SRAA® DOES NOT ALLOW B BOATS AT THE CHAMPIONSHIP.  ONLY ONE ENTRY FROM EACH SCHOOL IN EACH EVENT.

● IF YOU DID NOT QUALIFY, YOU MAY PETITION FOR ONE OF THE AT-LARGE BIDS.

● DEADLINE FOR PETITIONING IS NO LATER THAN 5PM EDT, TUESDAY, May 16, 2023.

May 15, 2023

After 11:59pm EDT on Monday, May 15, 2023, all UNREGISTERED qualified boats will be removed from Regatta Central and their slots become At-Large Bids.

After this deadline you will have to petition to be considered for an At-Large Bid. The deadline for petitioning is No Later Than 5pm EDT, Tuesday May 16, 2023.

SUNDAY NIGHT OF YOUR QUALIFYING REGATTA WEEKEND:

The Qualifier Representative is responsible for reporting official event results to Deb at Charles River Timing (info@regattatiming.com) No Later Than 11:59PM EDT on Sunday of the regatta weekend.

NOTE: Only crews who actually qualify may fill the bids from each Qualifying

Regatta. If one of the Automatic Bid slots is not filled by the qualifying crews, that Bid

will be moved into the “At-Large Bids” where all crews may petition for that slot.

Example: GV8 - if a crew did not place in the top 4 in their final; they may not

fill one of the automatic bid slots.

If the Qualifier Results and bid information are not received from the Qualifier

Representative by the posted deadline, the automatic bids will be added to the “At-Large Bids”. Schools will then have to petition each boat to be included in the Championship.

The deadline to Petition an Entry is No Later than 5pm EDT, Tuesday May 16, 2023

● Charles River Timing will authorize entry in Regatta Central and schools will be able to

accept their bids and make payment by credit card.

After 12pm (noon) EDT on the Monday following your qualified regatta, you may log into Regatta Central and populate your qualified boats.

● If you do not see your entries on the date listed below, please contact Deb at CharlesRiver Timing (deb@regattatiming.com).

DEADLINE to accept your Automatic Bid and complete the entry process at RegattaCentral is by 11:59PM EDT on Monday May 15, 2023. Payment of entries is due at the time of accepting bids.

QUALIFYING CHAMPIONSHIP REGATTAS

EVENT DATE(S)

REGION

ENTRIES AVAILABLE

4/15-16

Florida State Sculling Championships

4/17

4/23

West Coast

4/24

4/29-30

Florida State Sweeps Championships

5/1

4/29

Garden State Scholastic Champs

4/30

5/6

Virginia Scholastic RC- Day 1

5/8

5/6-7

Philadelphia City Championship

5/8

5/7

WMIRA Championship

5/8

5/13

Virginia Scholastic RC - Day 2

5/15

5/13-14

Midwest Championship

5/15

5/13-14

New York State Scholastic Champs

5/15

If you do not see your entries on the date listed above, please contact Deb at Charles River Timing (deb@regattatiming.com).

Petitioning for At-Large Bids for Schools with a Qualifying Regattas

Schools with qualifying regattas may petition for an At-Large Bid beginning the Tuesday following their qualifying regatta.

Schools must submit their Petition No Later Than 5PM EDT Tuesday, May 16, 2023.

REMINDER: Do not submit a Petition for a Boat that Qualified.

To Petition for one of the At-Large Bids

Log on to Regatta Central and select the Petition option for the event in which you

would like to petition.

The Petitioner MUST provide a short paragraph justifying the petition entry; include

previous results and as much detail as they believe will help the Petition Committee in determining the Boat’s qualifications.

Without supporting evidence, the petition will not be considered.

May 16, 2023

A subcommittee of the SRAA Board of Directors will consider petitions as they are received; priority is given to competitive teams that do not participate in one of the qualifying regattas.

Schools will be notified by email No Later Than Wednesday, May 17, 2023 whether their petition has been Accepted, Waitlisted or Denied.

May 19, 2023

Schools must accept their petitioned bid and make payment on Regatta Central No Later Than Friday May 19, 2023 at 11:59PM EDT. If payment is not received by this deadline, a $100 late fee will be assessed for each entry.

May 22, 2023

If payment of the entry and late fee are not received by Monday, May 22, 2023 at 11:59PM EDT, the slot will be forfeited and offered to the first waitlisted entry.

Team Roster Eligibility Form must be completed, SIGNED, and emailed (roster@sraa.net)

Lineups are due No Later Than 11:59PM EDT, Monday May 22, 2023.

PAYMENT

Please note Purchase Orders/Checks are no longer accepted for payment. You must pay by Credit Card on Regatta Central.

For Crews who earned an Automatic Bid:

● Payment is expected at the time of accepting your Automatic Bid, due No Later Than 11:59PM EDT Friday May 19, 2023. 

For Crews who petition for an At-Large Bid:

● Payment is expected at the time of accepting your Petitioned Bid, due No Later Than 11:59PM EDT Friday May 19, 2023.

Credit Cards are accepted on Regatta Central.

If payment is not received by 11:59PM EDT on Friday, May 19, 2023, a late fee of $100 per entry will be assessed.

If payment and the Late Fee for each entry is not received by 11:59PM EDT on Monday, May 22, 2023, those entries will be scratched and not allowed to Race.

NO CREW WILL RACE WITHOUT PAYMENT IN FULL.

 Entry Fees

Boat Class

FEE

8+

$ 250

4+

$ 160

4x

$ 160

2x

$ 100

1x

$ 70

 

There is no longer a formal TEAM CHECK-IN process at the venue. SRAA will have a Board Member on site Thursday afternoon and Friday morning to answer questions.

Chronological Deadlines

February 28, 2023

● Qualifying Regattas must submit to SRAA the name of a Qualifier

Representative to serve in the capacity of notifying Charles River Timing of the

results of their Qualifying Regatta and who has accepted their bid to compete at

SRAA. (Results must be submitted No Later Than 11:59PM EDT ON SUNDAY

NIGHT OF YOUR QUALIFYING REGATTA WEEKEND)

April 1, 2023

● Charles River Timing will reach out to the Qualifier Representative from each

Qualifying Regatta to provide them with instructions for submission of results.

April 10, 2023

● Schools without a Qualifying Regatta may begin to Petition for an At-Large Bid

April 15, 2023

Deadline - SRAA Team Rosters Due.  Send to sraa.rosters@gmail.com.  No entries will be allowed without having submitted the SRAA Team Roster by April 15, 2023.

Deadline - Lightweight Certification is due to SRAA 

May 15, 2023, 11:59PM EDT

 Deadline for all Qualified Boats to Complete the Entry Process on Regatta Central

and make Payment - if schools miss this deadline, they will have to go through the petition process for one of the At-Large Bids

May 16, 2023, 5:00PM EDT

Deadline to submit a Petition for one of the At-Large Bids

May 17, 2023

● Notification of Petition Decision

May 19, 2023, 11:59PM EDT

● Payments Due. Late fee assessed after deadline

May 22, 2023

● Final Deadline for all Entry Payments and Late Fees- or entry forfeited

● Deadline for Lineups to be Entered into Regatta Central

● After this date-50% Substitution Rule goes into effect