Race Day Information (FAQ)
Center City Slam
All events are 2,000 meters unless noted otherwise.
There will be a weigh-in. Lightweight limits are: Women 135 max, Men 165 max.
The regatta starting time is definite. All other times are subject to change.
IMPORTANT: ONLY LIGHTWEIGHT ROWERS NEED TO CHECK-IN AT REGISTRATION DESK ON EVENT DAY TO WEIGH-IN. OTHER ROWERS DO NOT NEED TO CHECK-IN.
NEW REGISTRATION PRICING STRUCTURE:
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION (12/1/2018 – 12/31/2018): $10 PER ENTRY
REGULAR REGISTRATION (1/1/2019 – 2/3/2019): $15 PER ENTRY
LATE REGISTRATION (2/4/2019 – 2/6/2019): $25 PER ENTRY
EVENT WALK-IN REGISTRATION: $30 PER ENTRY (AVAILABILITY NOT GUARANTEED/ MUST REGISTER AND PAY AT LEAST 2 HOURS PRIOR TO YOUR SCHEDULED EVENT TIME. WALK-IN REGISTRANTS WHO ARE UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE MUST HAVE A PARENT OR GUARDIAN PRESENT TO REGISTER.)
CASH, CHECK, MAJOR CREDIT CARDS will be accepted for payment.
Light weight rowers: All rowers racing in a lightweight event must weigh-in before their race. Weigh-ins open at 8:00 am
MEN: 165 LBS
WOMEN: 135 LBS
Warm-up ergs will be available for use by all competitors. There are a limited number of ergs available so please share the ergs with the other competitors.
Athletes should be on their competition erg 5-10 minutes prior to the start of their race. The competition area is restricted to competitors and (1) support personnel. Upcoming heats will be announced as prior heats finish. After the race, athletes should clear the competition floor. Available warm up ergs may be used for any additional cool down needed by athletes.
Spectators are not allowed on the competition floor and must remain behind competition barricade at all times.
We will have a full staff or emergency personnel on-site.
Medals will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places based on the number of entrants in each category. Competitors are only eligible to win a medal for the heat/event in which they are registered.
Award ceremonies will take place on the award blockade, located in front of the bleachers in the back of the Armory. Look for the Center City Slam backdrop.
Race results will be available both on-site and online, immediately after each event.
The Concept2 Model D ergometers used at the Center City Slam. Are available for purchase at the end of the race day. Pricing is $800 each.
If you’re interested in purchasing an erg, please contact:
Map to Come….
Official regatta T-shirts will be available for purchase on race day at our Partner JL’s vendor location. The shirts will be available until supplies run out.
Vendor & Sponsors Set-up
If you are interested in becoming a Vendor or Sponsor please contact:
P: (856) 452-1251
Armory will open at 6:30 for Vendors, please be set-up no later then 7:30AM.
For now – 3 testimonials
“This is Philadelphia’s premiere indoor rowing competition!”
“Great chance for philly rowers to test their ability before the spring season”
“Huge venue, great setup and we’ll run competition, definitely coming back next year”
Neighborhood parking is available, please be aware of parking times and meters.
Competitors can park at the Drexel Parking Garage (Lot G) by using the self-serve pay-by-space system. Pay in the lobby at the kiosk just after parking vehicle, by entering the parking space number and selecting from the kiosk’s menu prompts. 34th & Market Sts. Enter behind the garage on Ludlow.
Visitors can also park at Lot C (3500 Filbert Street), conveniently located a block away from the new Rec Center. Lot C offers hourly parking with maximum of 5 hours.Customers must select the extent of duration and pay with a credit card in order to gain access. Display the printed receipt in plain view inside the vehicle’s front dash.
There will be Breakfast and Lunch vending will be available. Water, Coffee, Tea and Hot Coco will be available.