ERCC2020 General Guidelines

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Entries are encouraged from both clubs and national teams crews, in line with the eligibility requirement that a rower shall be a member of a club recognized by the member’s federation and the entry sanctioned by their National Federation.

Crews are to confirm their entries at registration at the regatta venue by 5:00 p.m., Wednesday 21st October 2020. Any crew who has not confirmed their entry by that time may be assumed to be not competing and may be removed from the Drew. 


The races courses will be in waters around turning points, for Beach Sprint with on-beach starts and finishes, while for Endurance with on-water starts and on-beach finishes.

Racing will be run in accordance with the FISA Rules of Racing, including Appendix 22 – Coastal Rowing Competition Regulation; and Appendix 23 – Beach Rowing Sprints Regulation.



The venue will be open for accreditation and registration beginning on Wednesday 21st October.

The courses will be officially open for training from 8:00 a.m. on Thursday 22nd October 2020. Training times will be arranged on a booking basis. 


Crew members and team officials will receive and accreditation card during registration.

Team leaders or Crew Captains will be required to bring photo identification (passport or international identification card) of all crew members to collect the accreditation cards for their crews. All competitors are required to carry their accreditation cards with them throughout the Challenge. 


According to 2018 FISA Rule Book (para. 18.1.2), each crew member shall also display on their racing shirt or equivalent the three-letter country code and their family name (in Romanised text) in the following manner and format:


The Official Boat Supplier to the Championships is FILIPPI LIDO srl.

The Organizing Committee (OC) will provide pool boats & oars for shared use on a rental basis. All boats and other equipment shall comply with FISA Rules and Racing, including specified safety equipment. All pool boats & oars will be shared between teams, and the OC cannot guarantee crews will have the same equipment each day.

The rental charge for oars is €tbn per day per pair for both training and competition days. Full payment should be settled by tbn. 

Official pool boat rental charges is €tbn per rower (include one training session per day on training days). Full payment should be settled by tbn. for payment after this date the charge will be € tbn per rower. 

Due to the limited space in the venue, teams bringing their own boats must notify the OC before the deadline of tbn. 

As per FISA Rules, it is compulsory to carry in the boat a life jacket for all crew members. The OC will provide sufficient life jacket for all pool boats. Teams may bring their own life jacket and if they are bringing their own boats should also supply their own life jacket. 

NOTE: Boats used at the ERCC are available for sale with a discount, on a first come, first served basis. For details info, please contact Filippi at:

Covid-19 Guidelines

We are perfectly aware of the global epidemiological emergency related to Covid19.

The global epidemiological emergency related to Covid19 has completely changed our lives and the ways in which we are used to interact.

We have foreseen in every detail all the precautions to be implemented so that this beautiful Challenge can take place in full safety.

We have collected all our efforts in a document that fully explains the rules that the Organizing Committee will implement in order to:

* minimize the situations of interactions and possible gatherings

* provide all PPE for participants

* prepare all the necessary personnel and volunteers specially trained on the rules to be implemented

* Keep the distance and any contact area constantly disinfected

* And everything else necessary to ensure maximum safety

General Covid-19 guidelines and mandatory rules

The full success of the Challenge can only be achieved with the maximum cooperation of all the people involved.

For this reason, the document below collects all the obligations and rules that must be complied by athletes, coaches, Team Managers, judges, timekeepers and any other person accessing the competition field.