Quota places announced for 2016 ROWING Champions League Final

The Deutscher Ruderverband (DRV) and the ROWING Champions League (RCL) have fixed the details for quota places for the 2016 Final. The European club and university sprint Final takes place on the weekend 17th-18th September 2016 on the river Spree at the Oberbaumbrücke in Berlin.

The final race on 18th September will determine the best European sprint male and female eights from the club and university rowing scene. For German crews, the Ruder-Bundesliga (RBL) is the only way to qualify. For men, the fastest three crews from Men’s RBL Division One and the winners of Men’s RBL Division Two can row in Berlin at the RCL Final. For women, the fastest two crews from Women’s RBL Division One at the end of the season can row in Berlin.

ROWING Champions League and DRV have decided on the following country quotas:

For the men’s competition:
2 entries are reserved for each of the following countries – UK,USA, Turkey, Denmark, France and Russia.
1 entry is reserved for each of the following countries – Switzerland, Israel, Hungary, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain and Poland. As hosts, Berlin is also permitted to enter one men’s crew.

In addition, ROWING Champions League has 4 wild cards to allocate to the men’s competition.

For the women’s competition:
2 entries are reserved for each of the following countries – UK and France.
1 entry is reserved for each of the following countries – Turkey, Spain, USA and Russia. A further quota is available for entrants from other countries. As hosts, Berlin is also permitted to enter one women’s crew.

In addition, the ROWING Champions League has 4 wild cards to allocate to the women’s competition.

European clubs have until 31st July 2016 to sign in for the right to take part. In addition to the above, clubs and universities can apply for wild card places. These will be judged on entrance submission and current season performance of the crews and the date of sign in. The interest in these wild card places is expected to be very high. Interested crews are advised to register their interest as soon as possible.

Register now …

If you are interested in further details or the necessary informations to sign in please send an Email to r.ziemdorf@rcl.tv

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