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Purchase Your Tickets Today for the 2017 World Rowing Championshiops in Sarasota-Bradenton

Purchase Your Tickets Today for the 2017 World Rowing Championshiops in Sarasota-Bradenton

| Sande Caplin |

Like a rower sprinting toward the finish line in a gold medal race, tickets are selling fast to September’s marquee regatta at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida.

As of today, VIP and Championship Pavilion seats are SOLD OUT over Championship Weekend (September 30-October 1). Meanwhile, tickets are still available in those two areas for other days of competition, so don’t miss out!

The VIP seats are located inside the Nathan Benderson Park Finish Tower and feature amazing views of the entire course, exclusive parking and complimentary food and beverage.

The Championship Pavilion is a unique seating area located on the park’s west side. The covered pavilion features a lounge-like atmosphere with food and beverage available for purchase.

“With all the buzz surrounding the 2017 World Rowing Championships, ticket sales have been exceptional,” said Meredith Scerba, the executive director of the 2017 World Rowing Championships. “While the VIP and Championship Pavilion seats have been selling fast, there are still some spectacular options available, like the Grandstand and Beach Seats.”

The 2,000-seat Grandstand is covered and located just feet from the finish line.

Beach Seats are located along the Nathan Benderson Park beach strand, and come with in-seat beverage service.

Spectators may also purchase General Admission tickets. While a General Admission ticket does not provide an assigned seat, spectators will be able to enjoy all the exciting elements of the Fan Fest.
September 23 – October 1, 2017 2017 World Rowing Championships “we welcome the world”

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Tickets may also be purchased at the venue during the event, however the prices will cost a few dollars more.

From September 23 – October 1, 2017, the World Rowing Championships, an international rowing regatta organized by FISA (the International Rowing Federation), will be held at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida, the only Grade A course in the United States and “where world-class athletes come to compete.” In the 48 years of the event’s existence, the United States has hosted only one other World Championships, in 1994 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

This weeklong event is held at the end of the northern hemisphere summer. In non-Olympic years, it is the highlight of the international rowing calendar. Rowing takes place in 21 different boat classes for both men and women.

Our goal is to attract athletes, family, friends and fans from around the United States and the world, to attend this world-class event, and grow the following of rowing in the US.

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