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USRowing Youth National Championships

The 2015 Youth National Championships will be held June 12-14, 2015, at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida.

Regatta Information

2015 USRowing Youth National Championships Entry Packet

Economic Impact Team Survey- All teams are required to provide this before they will be able to collect credentials at the regatta site.

Nathan Benderson Park Venue Information

USRowing Drone Policy


List of Qualified Crews

Qualified crews should submit their entries through RegattaCentral within three days of receiving their invitation via email.

Click here to register via RegattaCentral.

Regatta Forms

Regional Qualification Regatta Declaration Form: Crews in districts with multiple qualification regattas (Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest only) should use this form to declare their qualification regatta. See the regatta packet for full rules regarding qualification.

Hotel Information 

USRowing has partnered with EMC Venues to provide accommodation options for teams and spectators travelling to the 2015 USRowing Youth National Championships. Click the picture below to view options available through EMC Venues.

Travel Information 

United Airlines is the preferred airline partner of USRowing. Take advantage of United’s discount for the Youth National Championships! For the domestic 50 states and Canada, customers may receive a 2-10% discount, depending on the booking class, off the lowest applicable internet fare for events listed on the 2015 USRowing Events Calendar. United Airlines reserves the right to restrict travel discounts during peak travel time.

How to Book: All flights need to be booked by phone to receive this discount. Call the Olympic Desk at 1-800-841-0460 with USRowing Tour Code. (USRowing’s four-digit tour code can be found HERE by logging in with your membership number, and clicking on the United link in the individual member programs and benefits section.) The code will not be activated online. The Olympic Desk will verify the event is listed on the 2015 USRowing Events Calendar.

Airport and Ground Transportation

Below are the airports most commonly used to visit the Sarasota-Bradenton area. Click on the links for more information about each airport.
Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ): SRQ Airport serves over one million passengers each year as a gateway to Florida's Gulf Coast.
  • Located just 8 miles from Nathan Benderson Park
  • Daily non-stop flights to Chicago, NYC, Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, and Washington D.C.
Tampa International Airport (TPA): Tampa International Airport is just one hour from Sarasota-Bradenton and provides nonstop and connecting flight services to popular national and international destinations.

Driving Distances to Nathan Benderson Park From:
  • St. Petersburg- 41 miles
  • Tampa- 55 miles
  • Naples- 114 miles
  • Orlando- 126 miles
  • Palm Beach- 181 miles
  • Miami- 214 miles
  • Jacksonville- 240 miles
  • Tallahassee- 283 miles

Boat Rental and Trailer Space Information

To assist crews travelling to the regatta, USRowing is posting information about boat rentals and trailer space available for the regatta. Use the links below to contact these companies for options and availability.

Trailer Sharing Form: Taking a trailer to Florida, and have space available? Looking for trailer space? Complete the form, and USRowing will post your information on this web site to allow people to connect.

Trailer Space Needed/Available (updated daily): Scroll to the right to see trailers with available space.

Team Tent Reservations

Each team will be allotted a 20’x40’ green space on the island along the beach frontage. Space is on a first come, first serve basis. Each team will receive only one parking pass for their team support vehicle.

NOTE: Fire extinguishers are required in cooking areas.

There are 10’x10’, 10’x20’, 20’x20’ and 20’x40’ tents available to rent. Tent rentals are an option, and not required. Reserve your prime spot and cheer on your teammates! If you are a smaller club and would like to reserve a space with another team we can accommodate that too! DISCOUNTS available for multi-regatta rentals (if you will be here for Sculling, Sweeps and Youth Nationals!).

  • 10’x10’- $150.00 per event
  • 10’x20’- $225.00 per event
  • 20’x20’- $250.00 per event
  • 20’x40’- $450.00 per event

For more information or to reserve a tent contact Sarah Kupiec by e-mail: or phone: 941.224.9395.

Trailer Arrival and Practice Information

Monitor this page for more information as it becomes available.


2014 Press Coverage and Credential Information

May Madness Blog - Keep up with all of the action leading up to the Youth National Championships in one place. Follow the "May Madness" blog for information about regattas, results, and other information to help with your preparations.

Sponsorship and Vendor Opportunities

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Past Results

Click here for past results.

2014 List of Qualified Crews