On the final day of the Olympic rowing competition in Rio, the 2017 World Rowing Championships and Visit Sarasota County invite you to start your Saturday with a free, rowing watch party! Enjoy food, drinks and the camaraderie, as rowers from around the world go for gold.
When: Saturday, August 13th
Time: 7:30 (first race)-10:30 AM
Where: The Shamrock Pub, 2257 Ringling Boulevard, Sarasota
(The Shamrock is a cash only bar)
Free breakfast goodies will be provided by Visit Sarasota County.
For more information, please see attachment, or contact:
Communications, Media and Public Relations Manager for the 2017 World Rowing Championships
Cell: (941) 549-9647
ABOUT THE 2017 WORLD ROWING CHAMPIONSHIPS
From September 23 – October 3, 2017, the World Rowing Championships, an international rowing regatta organized by FISA (the International Rowing Federation), will be held at Nathan Benderson Park, a Grade A course in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida, “Where world class athletes come to compete.” In the forty-eight 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.
For more information, please visit WWW.WRCH2017.com
ABOUT VISIT SARASOTA COUNTY
Visit Sarasota County leads and supports the tourism industry in Sarasota County by providing the highest quality, and most innovative, marketing programs and promotions to ensure the continued growth of tourism and travel from visitors around the world. It is the mission of Visit Sarasota County to make Sarasota County a must experience destination on Florida’s Gulf Coast.