Junior Newport Autumn Rowing Festival (NARF)
Junior Newport Autumn Rowing Festival – November 2nd, 2014
The Newport Aquatic Center has been hosting a Newport Autumn Rowing Festival since its beginnings in 1987.
All Non-Junior Events have now been removed from the NARF schedule. The race is now called Junior Autumn Rowing Festival and will only be for High School Rowing Teams. Jr. NARF will now be a two day event on Saturday, November 2nd and Sunday November 3rd.
The NARF course is a 4,500 meter head race though Newport Harbor for Team Boats. In this style race, competitors begin the course staggered, and compete for the best time. For this reason you cannot determine the winner simply by watching the race. However, when a crew with a higher bow number is overtaking a crew with a lower bow number you know they are doing well!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
This year’s NARF is geared toward creating a competitive and exciting
junior head race.
• Novices may not have rowed before 01 January 2014.
• Lightweight is defined as a maximum weight of 155 pounds for men and
135 pounds for women. No averaging. No weigh-ins.
• The Race Committee reserves the right to cancel an event due to lack of
entries or extreme weather- sorry no refunds.
• Entry Deadline
All entries must be postmarked by TBA. Day of race
entries will NOT be accepted, Scratches on race day will NOT be
refunded. Entries postmarked after TBA must include a
$25 late fee.
Entry fees are as follows: $170 for eights, $100 for fours and quads,
$60 for doubles and $40 for singles. Event insurance is included in the
entry fee. Checks for entry fees should be made payable to “Newport
Entry fees should accompany entry forms and be returned to:
Newport Aquatic Center One Whitecliffs Drive Newport Beach, CA 92660
Or FAX: 949 646 8398