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Why Membership? The Benefits of Membership

Why should you or your club become a member of USRowing? USRowing offers several benefits for both individual and organizational members and provides you the chance to become part of something greater than yourself - to join a group that shares your same interests, goals and passions. Your membership supports all those who row, from novices of any age to Olympic gold medalists.

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Individual Membership Benefits

Championship Membership – $65 for 27 and over, $45 for 26 and under - Click here to Join!

  • All the benefits of Basic Membership.
  • Excess accident medical coverage.
  • Eligibility to participate in all USRowing-hosted events, USRowing conventions, and other USRowing-owned regional events.
  • Annual subscription to ROWING Magazine
  • Access to with deals on clothing and outdoor gear anywhere from 20%-70% off.
  • Eligibility to participate in our Coaching Education program.
  • Eligibility to participate in National Team Testing.
  • Access to USRowing’s members-only content on
  • Individual members-only discounts on shell and rowing equipment insurance through Roehrs & Company, Inc.
  • Complete access to USRowing’s resource library and EBSCO Information Services research databases.
  • A toll-free number for membership support services: (800) 314-4ROW (4769). Call us Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST with your rowing questions and concerns.
  • Assistance in locating rowing clubs across the nation.
  • Discounted Mustang Survival PFDs and Flotation Suits.
  • Access to discounts from Avis Rent-A-Car, Connect-A-Dock, Craftsbury Sculling Center, Hilton Hotels, Nicholas Hill Benefit Group,, Rubini Jewelers, Rudy Project, The Art of Rowing, The Sock Guy, and United Airlines.

Basic Membership – No cost - Click here to Join!
*Benefits valid with membership to current Organizational Member of USRowing

  • Online electronic registration and release form (waiver). No need to file waivers at each registered regatta, as USRowing’s national office will manage your waiver for you.
  • Ability to row in all registered regattas. (Rowers must be Championship Members to be eligible to participate at USRowing-hosted events.)
  • Access to USRowing’s new recruiting database, which will allow junior rowers a “one-stop shop” opportunity to provide pertinent information to college and university rowing programs and provide junior rowers and parents a resource to research collegiate programs to help find the best fit for their future rowing endeavors.
  • Our monthly e-newsletter: USRowing This Month is our timely and informative e-newsletter that is e-mailed every month.
  • Sport liability coverage.
  • Access to an Accident Insurance Benefit and Major Medical/Health Insurance Program through Nicholas Hill Benefit Group. 

Organizational Membership Benefits (See 2015 Organizational Membership and Insurance Program for complete pricing structure)

  • Eligibility to race in more than 200 registered regattas across the country.
  • USRowing organization discounts on property, automobile and rowing equipment insurance packages through Roehrs & Company, Inc.
  • Online requests for certificates of insurance at
  • Access to our PASS Program, which is an online loss control program.
  • Access to coaching programs and Kris Korzeniowski consultations.
  • Our monthly e-newsletter: USRowing This Month is our timely and informative e-newsletter that is e-mailed every month.
  • Collegiate programs have access to USRowing’s Recruiting Database, where they can view and track pertinent information on potential recruits.
  • Free information. Access to more than 600 articles from USRowing’s resource library or over 9,000 articles from EBSCO Information Services research databases available to your organization at no cost. Whether you need boathouse management tips or fund-raising advice, information is available right on the website. 
  • Free regional listing of USRowing’s member organizations with contact information to promote your USRowing registered regatta.
  • A toll-free number for membership information: (800) 314-4ROW (4769). Call us Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST with your rowing questions and concerns.
  • Connect-A-Dock discount on your new dock system.
  • Your organization’s vote as a voting member in the association.
  • Eligibility to participate in the USRowing Club of the Year program.
  • Free 2014 Rules of Rowing and USRowing Safety DVD for all NEW member organizations.
  • Discounted Mustang Survival PFDs and Flotation Suits.
  • Discounted Phillips AED (Automated External Defibrillator).
  • Discounted background checks for coaches and volunteers working with youth rowers.
  • Kippy Liddle Safety Program. For only $279, you will receive a Kippy Liddle Kit. The kit includes 11 adult USCG-approved personal flotation devices, a rescue throw bag, a waterproof high-intensity flashlight, an air horn, nine emergency rescue blankets, a telescoping paddle and a first-aid kit.
  • Access to discounts from Hilton Hotels and United Airlines.
  • Mercury Marine’s Motor Rebate Program. If you purchase a new Mercury Marine motor, you may be eligible to receive a rebate. Please contact member services at for more details.
  • Eligibility to participate in National Learn to Row Day.