The French school championship of indoor rowing, led by the UNSS, is a consecration for high school students who manage to qualify for it during the academy championships.
The colleges come in teams of 8 with 2 crews: 4 boys/4 girls
High schools come in teams of 8 with 2 free crews: 4 boys/4 girls or 2 boys or 2 girls crews.
Limited to 32, the qualifying places are expensive to come and participate in the final which opposes them on different event formats:
- 1000m to 4: each on an ergometer, the budding rowers advance a single boat at the speed of the average of the 4 rowers.
- 4x500m : 1 ergometer for 4, the team members take turns every 500m by transmitting a witness.
At the end, a points ranking is carried out to determine the 3 best secondary schools and the 3 best high schools which will be rewarded.
In addition, inclusive races allow students with cognitive or motor disabilities to participate with able-bodied students:
- Cognitive disability: 1000 to 4 with teams of 4, mixed handi-valid.
- Motor disability: 500m to 2 with teams of 2, mixed handi-valid.
This competition is supervised by the Young Officials and Young Coaches of the UNSS who came for the first major competition of their young career.
For more information, visit www.unss.org