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South Orlando Rowing Association

2019 FSRA Sweep State Championships (Select HS)

  • 04/26/2019
  • 04/28/2019
  • Nathan Benderson Park, Sarasota, FL


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2019 FSRA Sweep States April 26th - 28th, 2019

Rower registration - $250

Included in the registration fee is the following:

  • Transportation
  • Lodging - 2 nights
  • Friday Night Pasta Dinner at hotel
  • Hospitality will provide nutritious snacks and a catered lunch on both Saturday and Sunday at the regatta.
  • Hospitality Tent Rental - 20 x 20 tent, Nathan Benderson rules state that you must rent a tent from them if it is over 10 x 10
  • Regatta fees
  • Boat transportation

Waiver (NOTE: This ONLY needs to be done once for all the spring regattas so if you already turned these in for Miami or Sculling States, you don't need to to them again)

Waiver to Transport - Spring Travel Regatta.pdf

Code of Conduct - Spring Travel.pdf

Venue: Nathan Benderson Park
5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL 34235

Departure: Friday, April 26th, 2019 at 11:45am

Lake Hart/Moss Park Publix parking lot
10615 Narcoossee Rd, Orlando, FL 32832
(Corner of Moss Park Rd & Narcoossee)

Return: Sunday, April 28th, 2019 - Evening

We will be departing Sarasota immediately following the regatta and return to Lake Nona

Lake Hart/Moss Park Publix parking lot
10615 Narcoossee Rd, Orlando, FL 32832
(Corner of Moss Park Rd & Narcoossee)

Hotel: LaQuinta Inn & Suites - Sarasota I-75- 3 miles to venue
5931 Commercial Way, Sarasota, FL 34232

Regatta Information: https://www.regattacentral.com/regatta/?job_id=6367

The Regatta Schedule: All line-ups and times subject to change. Rowers are responsible for obtaining the most current information from Coach Terry

Text Sign-up for regatta specific information: This is the best way to get up to the minute information. Information will be sent out via text the entire weekend.
Text to 81010 the message @sweep20

Meals: The rowers should have money for all non-provided meals.


  • Lunch on their own
  • Dinner Pasta Dinner provided by SORA


  • Breakfast at the hotel - No Cost
  • Lunch provided by SORA - No Cost
  • Dinner on own - Transportation will be provided


  • Breakfast at the hotel - No Cost
  • Lunch provided by SORA - No Cost
  • Dinner on own after Regatta

Packing list:

  • SORA duffle or similar SMALL DUFFLE ONLY

Regatta Wear

  • Unisuit
  • Hi-Vis Yellow Shirt and Hat
  • solid black shorts or pants.
  • (no stripes or markings of any other color)
  • SORA jacket or black SORA half-zip pullover

Travel Gear

  • Warm-weather practice gear
  • Rain gear
  • SORA practice/regatta clothes for 2 Regatta Day
  • Non- Racing gear for Friday - Sunday
  • Toiletries
  • Refillable water bottle
  • SMALL backpack for daily regatta gear

Nathan Benderson Updated Rules and Information

Parking: $5 parking fee per day

Tents: No tents allowed on the beach.

Spectator Bike Path:

Spectators are welcome to bring their own bikes. All public areas are accessible, except only coaches are allowed on the Coaches' Ride Along Path on the western shoreline. There is a secondary path which is available to Spectators slightly west of the Coaches' Path

Regatta Tower Access:

Regatta VIP tower tickets will be $10 per day advance sales / $15 at the door. Purchase tickets at this link: https://www.regattacentral.com/clubs/?org_id=1583

Limited number of Tower Access tickets will be sold. Tower opens at 7:30am Tickets provide access to the 2nd floor only.

Emergency Contact Numbers

  • Coach Terry Davison 352-422-7366
  • Kelly Hagan - SORA Program Coordinator 407-744-6298
  • Dave Keezel - SORA Board President 407-920-1971

If you have any questions, contact Kelly Hagan, Coach Terry, or any member of the SORA Board.

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