British Rowing Virtual Championships FAQs

Entering
When will BRVC entries open? Entries are open now – sign up for BRVC 2020 here.
Is BRVC open to anyone to enter? Yes – anyone aged 11 years old or over on the weekend of racing can enter BRVC.
Can international competitors enter? Yes – competitors from any country can enter BRVC, provided they are able to meet the required equipment and technology standards outlined on our Information page.
How do I enter a Junior event? A parent or guardian will need to make the entry on behalf of the junior, entering their OWN details in the ‘Your Information’ section. The parent or guardian will then be able to make an entry on behalf of ‘someone else, below 18’ and can enter the junior rower’s details there.
Can competitors enter more than one event? Competitors can enter as many events as they choose to.
What date do BRVC entries close? Entries close at 07.00 on Monday, 22 June 2020.
Can I make changes to my entry once I have paid?  Yes – you are able to log onto your account and make changes via the entry page.
I can no longer compete. Can I get a refund? Entry fees are non-refundable after the closing date (07.00 on Monday, 22 June 2020). Withdrawals before the closing date will receive a 75% refund.
Entering:
When will BRVC entries open?
Entries are open now – sign up for BRVC 2020 here.
Entering:
Is BRVC open to anyone to enter?
Yes – anyone aged 11 years old or over on the weekend of racing can enter BRVC.
Entering:
Can international competitors enter?
Yes – competitors from any country can enter BRVC, provided they are able to meet the required equipment and technology standards outlined on our Information page.
Entering:
How do I enter a Junior event?
A parent or guardian will need to make the entry on behalf of the junior, entering their OWN details in the ‘Your Information’ section. The parent or guardian will then be able to make an entry on behalf of ‘someone else, below 18’ and can enter the junior rower’s details there.
Entering:
Can competitors enter more than one event?
Competitors can enter as many events as they choose to.
Entering:
What date do BRVC entries close?
Entries close at 07.00 on Monday, 22 June 2020.
Entering:
Can I make changes to my entry once I have paid? 
Yes – you are able to log onto your account and make changes via the entry page.
Entering:
I can no longer compete. Can I get a refund?
Entry fees are non-refundable after the closing date (07.00 on Monday, 22 June 2020). Withdrawals before the closing date will receive a 75% refund.
Racing
What is the process around weighing in for lightweights? The Lightweight limit is not more than 75 kg for men and not more than 61.5 kg for women. Lightweight competitors will be required to submit a photo of their weigh-in on scales at home with weight reading visible along with a date (this could be by including a newspaper or the home screen of a phone showing the date) on the day of competition. Lightweight competitors who do not make their weight or are unable to confirm weight will be unable to race. Results will be listed but they will not be placed and not eligible for medals.
What equipment will I require to race? Please view the required equipment and technology standards outlined on our Information page.
What resistance does the rowing machine need to be on while racing? Each individual may put the rowing machine on the resistance of their choice.
What are the maximum weights for the lightweight category? Men must be 75kg or less. Women must be 61.5 kg or less.
When will the final race schedule be made available? The race schedule will be confirmed following entries closing on Monday 22 June 2020 and will be made available on the website in the week leading up to racing.
Racing:
What is the process around weighing in for lightweights?
The Lightweight limit is not more than 75 kg for men and not more than 61.5 kg for women. Lightweight competitors will be required to submit a photo of their weigh-in on scales at home with weight reading visible along with a date (this could be by including a newspaper or the home screen of a phone showing the date) on the day of competition. Lightweight competitors who do not make their weight or are unable to confirm weight will be unable to race. Results will be listed but they will not be placed and not eligible for medals.
Racing:
What equipment will I require to race?
Please view the required equipment and technology standards outlined on our Information page.
Racing:
What resistance does the rowing machine need to be on while racing?
Each individual may put the rowing machine on the resistance of their choice.
Racing:
What are the maximum weights for the lightweight category?
Men must be 75kg or less. Women must be 61.5 kg or less.
Racing:
When will the final race schedule be made available?
The race schedule will be confirmed following entries closing on Monday 22 June 2020 and will be made available on the website in the week leading up to racing.
Other
Is this event replacing the British Rowing Indoor Championships? The British Rowing Virtual Championships has been created to offer rowers, both on-water and indoor, an event to train for and compete in at a time when a number of other events have been postponed or cancelled. This is not intended to replace the British Rowing Indoor Championships.
Other:
Is this event replacing the British Rowing Indoor Championships?
The British Rowing Virtual Championships has been created to offer rowers, both on-water and indoor, an event to train for and compete in at a time when a number of other events have been postponed or cancelled. This is not intended to replace the British Rowing Indoor Championships.

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