Last weekend, the Atlanta Junior Rowing Association competed at the 2015 USRowing Southeast Regional Championship regatta, and brought home five regional championships. The Southeast region is made up of teams coming from Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina, and over 350 crews raced for regional recognition.
AJRA crews competed at a very high level, with 12 out of 16 boats advancing to the finals, 8 crews bringing home medals, and finishing third as a club in the Overall Team Points competition.
Regional Champions: Women’s Under-17 8+, Men’s 2nd Varsity 8+, Women’s 2nd Varsity 8+, Men’s 3rd Varsity 8+, Women’s 3rd Varsity 8+
Bronze Medalists: Men’s Varsity 8+, Women’s Varsity 8+, Men’s Novice 4+
Additionally, with their third-place finish, both the men’s and women’s Varsity 8+’s earned bids to compete at the USRowing Youth National Championship, held in June in Sarasota, Florida.