European Indoor Champs - 9th December. Why?!?!!

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European Indoor Champs - 9th December. Why?!?!!

Postby Recess » July 25th, 2017, 1:55 am

For some reason, this has really got under my skin this morning. Just saw the date for EuroIRC in Amsterdam announced on Facebook. It's the same day as BRIC.

WHY?

Surely they must have known.

Indoor Rowing as a sport it in a good place - and should be building and building, using these comps to bring in as many people as possible. Why clash and reduce entries?

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http://www.nkindoorroeien.nl/european-rowing-indoor-championships-2017-in-amsterdam/
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Re: European Indoor Champs - 9th December. Why?!?!!

Postby Gammmmo » July 25th, 2017, 1:09 pm

Happens all the time with cycle time trials...fewer and fewer events and no collusion on clashing. It reduces the number of chances you get to perform.
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Re: European Indoor Champs - 9th December. Why?!?!!

Postby hjs » July 25th, 2017, 1:20 pm

More or less fixed date in amsterdam, big event, but mostly focussed intern, so they don,t look at other events.

Every year I see races in the same weekend.
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Re: European Indoor Champs - 9th December. Why?!?!!

Postby Cyclist2 » July 25th, 2017, 5:18 pm

Happens in the US during race season (January, early February), too. Too many races to divvy up the weekends. Most people only attend one, but the thought of doing one other than the closest one has crossed my mind - Seattle is very competitive, Dallas not so much, maybe I'll plan to visit my brother that weekend :D
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Re: European Indoor Champs - 9th December. Why?!?!!

Postby Two Pudding Kid » July 26th, 2017, 2:02 am

Please note: since upcoming edition is a European Championship and adjusted rules and regulations are applicable, it is not possible to participate in the contest when you are not an active member of a rowing association.


Due to the above I dont know if we would be all be allowed to enter - my club is virtual! Yep - it is a pain but thanks for the info so that I can cross Euros off my list for another year, (French Euros didnt happen for me due to being day after Manchester in 2017).

Usually use Germany as my international hunting ground for competitions - Starnberg 30 mins being one of my top priorities this spring on Feb 17 2018 http://www.ergoregatta.de/.
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Re: European Indoor Champs - 9th December. Why?!?!!

Postby bisqeet » July 26th, 2017, 9:01 am

Two Pudding Kid wrote:
Please note: since upcoming edition is a European Championship and adjusted rules and regulations are applicable, it is not possible to participate in the contest when you are not an active member of a rowing association.


Due to the above I dont know if we would be all be allowed to enter - my club is virtual! Yep - it is a pain but thanks for the info so that I can cross Euros off my list for another year, (French Euros didnt happen for me due to being day after Manchester in 2017).

Usually use Germany as my international hunting ground for competitions - Starnberg 30 mins being one of my top priorities this spring on Feb 17 2018 http://www.ergoregatta.de/.


will see you there :)
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Re: European Indoor Champs - 9th December. Why?!?!!

Postby hjs » July 27th, 2017, 10:47 am

Two Pudding Kid wrote:
Please note: since upcoming edition is a European Championship and adjusted rules and regulations are applicable, it is not possible to participate in the contest when you are not an active member of a rowing association.


Due to the above I dont know if we would be all be allowed to enter - my club is virtual! Yep - it is a pain but thanks for the info so that I can cross Euros off my list for another year, (French Euros didnt happen for me due to being day after Manchester in 2017).

Usually use Germany as my international hunting ground for competitions - Starnberg 30 mins being one of my top priorities this spring on Feb 17 2018 http://www.ergoregatta.de/.


Would be wierd, 90% of indoorrowers would be out. Schoolkids and company teams also, and those are big classes.
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