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Saturday, February 6, 2016

Hangar 30 in Magnuson Park, Seattle

This year, Educational Workshops for Masters, Juniors, and Youth will be offered in the afternoon.

Workshops range from technical sessions, to college preparedness, to sports-based youth development.

Workshop titles and leaders to be announced soon!

For Competitors


Register online through Regatta Central. Registration deadline is February 3, 2016 11:59 PM PST.

Racing Events

  • Junior and Masters 2000M race (Lightweight & Open-weight)
  • Free Youth 500m dash
  • Men’s and Women’s Adaptive 1000M race
  • Masters 4000M Team Challenge
  • Open Hour of Power

Sign up for educational workshops (free with race registration) when you register!

For Vendors

Seize the opportunity to reach hundreds of youth and their families as well as active adults as they race for a day at Magnuson Park.  Download the 2016 Vender Info Packet now!

This event is great for organizations exhibiting health, fitness, nutrition, and community education in the Pacific Northwest.


  • Saturday, February 6th, 2016
  • Set Up: 6:00 am to 7:00 am
  • Tear Down: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm


  • Satellite regatta for the CRASH-Bs World Indoor Rowing Championships
  • Events for youth and adults: adaptive, team, 500m dash, 2k and 60 min hour of power
  • Food trucks and a beer garden on site


  • Coaches, trainers and athletic directors
  • Middle school and high school students
  • Collegiate athletes
  • Elite and professional athletes
  • Adults up to 100 years old (rowing is a lifetime sport!)


  • Community event and venue to promote healthy, fun competition for all ages
  • Bring together a wide range of athletes, from novice to elite
  • To further support and fund youth rowing outreach initiatives in Seattle
  • To support the pursuit of excellence in the sport of rowing



Jessica Asbridge, Event Coordinator for NW Ergomania!
(206) 686-6390 | jessica@poocokfoundation.org

Education Workshops

Learn from experts in training and sports administration.

These workshops are intended to educate rowers at all levels and interested parents on topics relevant to specific rowing age groups. Please read through the descriptions below for each session. Cost is free for anyone competing at NWErgomania 2016, and $20 for those not competing (parents, fans, non-racing rowers). Register through the Regatta Central Registration Form or by emailing nwergomania@pocockfoundation.org.


Training Design | Marsa Daniel, MS
Time: 12:30 – 1:30pm
Cost: FREE with Ergomania registration, $20 without registration
How does our physiology change as we age? What adaptations should be made to training in our thirties and beyond? Join us for a discussion on how to keep performing at your best through each decade of life.


Finding the Right College Fit | Dr. Sara Lopez
Time: 3:00 – 4:00pm
Cost: FREE with Ergomania registration, $20 without registration
How do you find universities and rowing programs that are the best fit for you? This session will provide insights on the many important variables as you choose a college and continue your rowing. You’ll get tips for asking the right questions of coaches and advisors, so you can make an informed decision and succeed once you get on campus. Parents, you’re welcome to attend this session. All participants must register at RegattaCentral.com.

Be Your Own Biggest Fan | Dr. Hannah Olson
Time: 4:05 – 5:00pm
Cost: FREE with Ergomania registration, $20 without registration
Learn how to get the support you need from your teammates, coaches, and parents so you can achieve your rowing goals. This session will teach easy strategies for communication and personal accountability so you can give your best each day. Especially tailored for middle school, novice and junior varsity youth rowers.

For Volunteers

Become part of our team!

NW Ergomania depends on the help of many volunteers to assemble ergs prior to the event and set up the rowing machines for hundreds of competitors. There are also many opportunities to lend a hand the day of the event. Please contact the volunteer coordinator, Alex O’Reilly to learn more and sign up!

If you’ve already volunteered for the event and need to log your hours, you can do so easily online. Thank you!

Volunteer Opportunities for NW Ergomania:

  • Set Up (Friday, February 5th)
  • Registration/Check-In
  • Results/Awards
  • Weigh-Ins
  • Tech Team
  • Tear Down

Concept2 Erg Sales

The Pocock Foundation will be selling the latest Model D Concept2 Indoor Rowing Machine with the PM5 (Performance Monitor) Only used the day of competition and fully assembled. Supplies are limited. Please contact Patty Finney at info@pocockfoundation.org or call 206.686.6388 to put down a deposit or for more information.

  • COST: $895 – Includes tax (normally $88), shipping (normally $45) and assembly. The rowing machines are only used the day of the competition.
  • You will need to put down a $100 deposit (non-refundable) to secure each machine you wish to order. The remaining $795 is due in the week leading up to the event.
  • You will pick your Concept 2 Erg on Saturday, February 6th at the event venue: Building 30 Hangar in Magnuson Park between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.gray_profile

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