Important Information on Race Scheduling:
Time Zone: All times listed are in AEDT (Australian Eastern Daylight Time).
Release Date: The final race schedule will be released on Friday, 27th of October 2023.
Order of Race Distances: The order of race distances (2000m, 1000m, 500m, 2000m Relay) will be maintained. However, the specific time blocks for each race distance are subject to adjustment based on the number of entries.
Age Categories: Races will generally be organised by age categories, starting with younger participants and progressing to older ones. However, this arrangement may be modified for the following reasons:
- To accommodate hubs with a limited number of rowing machines.
- To prevent schedule clashes for participants.
Thank you for your understanding, and we look forward to seeing you at the event!
When you enter the Australian Indoor Rowing Championships 2023, you're automatically in the running for our
Showcase your rowing prowess, connect with like-minded enthusiasts, and you could win the ultimate rowing machine. Register before 1st October to double your chances of winning!
- Competition Period: 1st August 2023 to 22nd October 2023
- Eligibility: Open to all Australian residents
- Major Prize: One Concept2 RowErg®
- Winner Announcement: 28th October 2023, live on the AIRC23 YouTube livestream Secure your spot today!
Special thanks to Concept2 for their generous contribution of the prize RowErg®. Your support keeps our community rowing stronger.
Full Terms and Conditions
We recognise that there may be several conflicts with other rowing regattas and sporting events scheduled for the 28th of October 2023. In light of this, we are offering competitors the flexibility to submit their results in advance if they are unable to participate on the official race date. Competitors will have the option to submit their race results between 06:00 am on Wednesday, the 25th of October, and 06:00 am on Saturday, the 28th of October 2023 AEST. Please note that the race must be completed on a Concept 2 rowing machine, and photographic evidence of your results, including the verification code displayed on the monitor, must be provided. For guidance on how to show the result verification code, you can refer to this instructional video: How to Show Result Verification Code.Lightweight competitors are also required to upload photographic evidence of their weigh-in, which should include proof of the date. To be eligible to race and place, all competitors must complete their entry before the 22nd of October 2023. Enter Here We urge competitors not taking part in real-time to share images or videos on social media, capturing themselves and their peers in action. You can share these moments with Rowing Australia by tagging us or sending a direct message.EARLY ENTRY SUBMISSION FORM
This years Australian Indoor Rowing Championships will be live across the country and we want your club involved. Make it a day to get all members young and old together and introduce new people to your space too.
Make your club or gym a hub
Interested in becoming part of the AIRC 2023 community in a bigger way? Consider either becoming a hub or joining one of our existing hubs for the event! Hubs serve as focal points where participants can come together to race, offering both camaraderie and competition. Whether you have a venue or are looking for one, hubs make the Championships more accessible and exciting for everyone involved.
Concept 2 static rowing machine with a PM3, PM4 or PM5 monitor.
One USB A-B cable a.k.a Printer Cable per rowing machine. Please note that each rowing machine needs to be connected to a computer directly.
A Laptop, PC, or Mac and Internet connection wired (preferable) or WiFi
Running either a Mac OS X, Windows 8.1 or higher or Chrome OS
Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge installed to run Homerace.
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Each hub should have a maximum of 20 rowing machines. A maximum of 4 rowing machines can be connected up to a dedicated laptop. It is preferred that your laptop is connected via Ethernet cable to the internet however WiFi does work. A back up of a 4g hotspot is recommended. Ideally there is 1 volunteer per laptop and 4 rowing machines. Please test your set up including a connectivity test before event start.
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Prepare for the Australian Indoor Rowing Championships like never before with our
6-week training plans, accessible via the Row Nation App. With specialised programs for 500m sprints and 2000m endurance races, we've got you covered for all aspects of the competition. These expertly curated workouts are readily available in the app to ignite your training journey.
The Row Nation App boasts smooth compatibility with your Concept 2 PM5 monitor for real-time performance tracking. Alternatively, you have the option to manually input your results. To begin, simply browse the list of weekly workouts on the app and tap 'Go To Workout' to initiate your chosen session. For extra flexibility, you can also pre-schedule these workouts to keep your training on course.
Don't forget to utilise the 'AIRC 500m Training Targets Calculator' to pinpoint your goal speed for the 500m training sessions. This ensures a personalised training experience tailored to your unique capabilities. Seize this opportunity to optimise your preparation for the AIRC and set the stage for a triumphant performance!