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South Orlando Rowing Association

2018 Sweep States (HS)

  • 04/27/2018
  • 04/29/2018
  • Sarasota, FL


  • Price includes transportation, meals Friday evening, Sat & Sun morning, regatta fees and hotel (3 per room).

Registration is closed

Update: 12/8/17 - Created Event Page
Update: 4/10/18 - Updated all event details
Update: 4/24/18 - Added schedule and updated timeline info

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FSRA State Sweep Championships weekend is Friday 4/27 - Sunday 4/29.

This is a travel regatta for our high school rowers and there is additional cost associated with it. Emails have gone out to those selected to attend. If you have any questions about your participation in this regatta, please see Coach Terry before registering.

Cost per rower to attend this year's Sweep States is $255 which includes transportation to and from the regatta, lodging, dinner Friday, breakfast (at the hotel) and regatta fees.

Due to timing considerations and the fact that not all rowers will be at the regatta during lunch, there will not be full hospitality. Please make sure your rower has money for lunch Fri, Sat & Sun.

There will be substantial snacks and drinks provided at the race course for rowers to tide over and keep fueled between meals.

Regatta Schedule:


Saturday Heat Sheet:  https://www.regattacentral.com/cms/uploads/florida_scholastic_rowing_association/files/2018-FSRA-Sweep-Championships-Saturday-heat-sheet.pdf

Regatta Volunteers 

We are required to supply volunteers for this event. Please sign up for something to help us meet this obligation.



A full official itinerary will be provided as the schedule firms up approaching race weekend. You/your rower will be missing all or part of school on Friday. Please make arrangements to have all your school work covered. If you have any reason why you can't depart with the team on Friday, please let Coach Terry know immediately.

Preliminary Itinerary:

Friday, April 27th 

11:30am: Vans depart from Lake Nona Publix (Moss Park Rd)

2:00pm - 5:00pm: Boat rigging & practice at venue

5:00pm - 6:00pm: Rowers arrive at team hotel to shower for dinner

6:00pm - 7:00pm Team dinner at the hotel

Saturday, April 28th

8:00am - 4:00pm: Racing. Rowers will be brought to the race course according to their race schedule

Sunday, April 29th

8:00am - 4:00pm: Racing

4:00pm - 5:00pm: Trailer loading & team meeting

5:00pm - 8:00pm: Return trip to Orlando. Stopping for dinner


NATHAN BENDERSON PARK: 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL 34235



There will be a daily parking fee (est $5/car).  Please abide by the venue rules while you are representing SORA!  

This is an out of town regatta.  Rowers are NOT allowed to drive themselves


Hampton Inn
975 University Parkway
Sarasota, FL 34243

There are no remaining parent/family rooms at the team hotel but the following link may have some options for you: https://www.regattacentral.com/v3/cms/regatta/4603/lodging?org_id=0

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