The event will also host the MAIF Aviron Indoor - championnats de France 2020.
Friday 7 February
Saturday 8 February
Victory ceremonies will be held as described in the Medals section of this event bulletin.
More information on teams constitution in the Competition Information section below.
Relay 8 x 250m
World Rowing Indoor Championships & MAIF Aviron Indoor - French Rowing Indoor Championships
All French competitors will be ranked in both French and World Rowing Indoor Championships. Except:
FISA ROWERS COMMITMENT FORM
All participants must agree to the FISA Rower’s Commitment Form during online registration.
No paper entries will be accepted for this event. All entries must be made online at www.wrichparis2020.com. Early bird registration will be available from 15 October to 31 December 2019. Regular registration will be open from 1 - 20 January 2020. No refunds will be given, under any circumstances.
All entry fees must be paid in full by 20 January 2020. After this date, unpaid entries will be considered late entries and subject to the additional fees associated with such designation. Any entry fees not paid in full by 30 January 2020 will be withdrawn from the competition.
|EARLY BIRD||REGULAR||LATE FEE|
|21 Oct - 31 dec||1 Jan - 20 Jan||20 - 30 Jan|
|500 m||15 €||20 €||40 € per team|
|2000 m||25 €||30 €||60 € per team|
|Relay||60 €||80 €||100 € per team|
Special attention will be given to reserve a proportion of international entries until 31 December 2019, at which point all remaining places will be open to entries from any country.
The times in the schedule are the actual start times of the races. Competitors should be ready to enter the competition floor 10min prior.
Rowers will be automatically placed in their age category event at the registration, unless they decide to enter in Open category.
FISA Classification is required for the World Rowing Indoor Championships PR1, PR2, and PR3 events. To view the list of athletes who have been internationally classified, please view the Master Athlete Classification List on the Para Rowing Information page of the FISA Website.
For PR3 ID, an INAS classification is required to enter in the PR3 ID World Open events. For instruction on how to become classified by INAS, please visit their eligibility and classification page. To view the INAS classification master list, please visit https://inas.org/about-us/athlete-eligibility/eligibility-master-list.
Internationally classified French athletes will automatically be nationally classified (France only). Athletes with a national (non-French) classification only will not be eligible to participate.
Special note for PR3 VI (visually impaired): At the time of publication, the visual impairment classification is to be confirmed. If a classification is not available, eligible athletes will be given a temporary classification for the WRICH 2020 only. As such, VI athletes without a valid international classification shoud still complete all medical documentation by the stated deadlines (24 December).
Athletes taking part in these events who have not yet been internationally classified may request to be classified the day prior to competition (7 February 2020). Both physical and visual impairment classification will be available. In order to request a classification appointment, athletes must submit medical documentation to FISA (links below). These documents must be submitted via the athlete’s National Federations using the FISA Classification portal 45 days prior to classification, i.e. no later than 24 December 2019. Please send these documents to your National Federation well in advance of this date. Athletes and their National Federations that submit documentation after this deadline will not be guaranteed a classification opportunity.
FISA Medical Diagnostics Form for PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT:
FISA Medical Diagnostics Form for VISUAL IMPAIRMENT:
Appendix 19: FISA Para Rowing Classification Regulations:
IMPORTANT CLASSIFICATION NOTE: If you have been classified in your country for para on-water rowing and have not competed internationally, you most likely have a national classification status that IS NOT accepted as a FISA international classification.
If you have competed in on-water rowing at the international level, then you would likely have been FISA classified.
If you have been internationally classified, please ensure that you have a confirmed status, or that your review date has not passed.
For more information on how to become classified by FISA, and for more information about para rowing and classification regulations, please visit http://www.worldrowing.com/para-rowing/
For questions about international classification, please email email@example.com
RELAY 8 x 250m
4 rowers per team share 1 machine. Each team member takes turns rowing 250 metres twice each in the same order. The athletes who are not rowing must stand behind the line 5m away from the machine.
World Rowing Indoor Championships only
MAIF Aviron Indoor - French Rowing Indoor Championships only
RELAY 4 x 500m
4 rowers per team share 1 machine. Each team member rows 500 meters one after the other. The athletes who are not rowing must stand behind the line 5m away from the machine.
World Open & French Open
Mixed 4 PR3 ID: Teams of 4 rowers with minimum 1 male and 1 female members required, all of them INAS classified.
Women's 4 : Teams of 4 female members with at least 2 of them operated on breast cancer.
Avirose is a post-breast cancer rehabilitation program.
Indoor rowing is indicated after surgery and medical treatment of breast cancer to progressively remuscle, strengthen the muscles of the arms and shoulders and reclaim her body after breast reconstruction.
For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org - 06 19 99 65 36
4 rowers across 4 machines, one for each. Team performance = average of all individual performances.
500m / Inclusion Relay: 4 rowers with minimum 1 male and 1 female members and among them 1 classified para-rower. The start procedure will adapted according to the PR classification of the rower.
FISA Rules of Racing, Appendix 24, Indoor Rowing Competition Regulations (“the Regulations”) will be used to govern this event. The Regulations shall apply to all events except as shown below, where the FISA Executive Committee has exercised its authority under FISA Statutes Article 52 to allow exceptions to the Regulations.
The exceptions are:
Special Note: Objections, Protests, Appeals shall be subject to the Regulations (pages 406 – 408, FISA Rules of Racing - Appendix 24, Indoor Rowing Competition Regulations)
FISA’s Rules of Racing - Indoor Rowing Competition Regulations will be used to govern this event.
For an indoor rowing event, no individual lightweight male rower may weigh more than 75 kg and no individual female rower may weigh more than 61.5 kg.
Lightweight rowers shall be weighed wearing only their racing uniform on tested scales not less than 1 hour and not more than 2 hours before their first race of each lightweight event in which they are competing, each day of the competition.
The authority of FISA regarding anti-doping is set out in FISA’s Statutes, Rules and Bye-Laws and the World Anti-Doping Code and Regulations and includes the ability to implement in- and out-of-competition drug testing and the biological passport. All participants must sign the FISA Rower’s Commitment Form during online registration, which includes a clause on Anti-Doping, and may be subject to anti-doping testing at this year’s event.
More information can be found at the following links:
FISA’s Anti-Doping Regulations:
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Code:
In France, AFLD is in charge of control and all rowers may be subject to anti-doping testing at this year’s event.
All equipment used in competition will be provided by the organisers. Modifications will not be allowed by competitors except as approved by the Jury for the PR1, PR2, and PR3 events. No external software will be permitted.
Crews are reminded that they are not to receive outside assistance during a race except from the unaided voice and only from the public stand. No coaches are allowed on the race floor. Classified visually impaired rowers and PR3 ID may receive verbal status only from one coach who can stay behind them.
Warm-up ergometers will be available just off the competition floor with absolute priority given to competitors for the next race taking place on the race floor. Cool down will be permitted on bikes, stretching mats and a limited number of indoor rowing machines in a restricted area of this room.
FISA will present world championship medals (gold, silver and bronze) to the top three finishers in all events designated as World Rowing Indoor Championships events.
FFAviron will present national championship medals (gold, silver, and bronze) to the top three French finishers in all events designated as French Indoor Rowing Championship events.
The official institution to award the World Open event is still to be confirmed.
Victory ceremonies for both the World Rowing Indoor Championships and French Indoor Rowing Championships in the PR1, PR2, and PR3, Under 19 (17-18 for French Championships), Under 23, and Senior (Open) events will be held on the competition floor. All other medal ceremonies will be held off floor.
The competition will be held at the Coubertin Stadium, a world-class athletic facility. This venue is regularly used for handball (PSG) volleyball, tennis, martial arts, fencing, badminton and similar events.
COUBERTIN Stadium - Avenue du Stade Pierre de Coubertin, Paris