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PARTICIPATING TEAMS

Indiana Iowa Michigan Michigan State Minnesota Ohio State Wisconsin

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

Seedings and Lane Assignments
 2009 Championship Seeds (PDF)

Results
 Official Scoring (Powerhouse Timing)

Final Standings
Information will be posted/updated as it becomes available

Final Results
Information will be posted/updated as it becomes available

Event Champions
Information will be posted/updated as it becomes available

All-Big Ten
Information will be posted/updated as it becomes available

Photo Gallery
Information will be posted/updated as it becomes available

LOCATION

Griggs Reservoir
Scioto River
Columbus, Ohio

COURSE INFO

Course Distance: 2,000 meters

RACING SCHEDULE

Morning Heats

7 a.m. Coxswains Meeting at the staging area
8 a.m. Second Novice Eight Heat 1
8:15 a.m. Second Novice Eight Heat 2
8:30 a.m. First Novice Eight Heat 1
8:45 a.m. First Novice Eight Heat 2
9 a.m. Second Varsity Four Heat 1
9:15 a.m. Second Varsity Four Heat 2
9:30 a.m. First Varsity Four Heat 1
9:45 a.m. First Varsity Four Heat 2
10 a.m. Second Varsity Eight Heat 1
10:15 a.m. Second Varsity Eight Heat 2
10:30 a.m. First Varsity Eight Heat 1
10:45 a.m. First Varsity Eight Heat 2
Afternoon Finals

Noon Second Novice Eight Petite Final
12:15 p.m. Second Novice Eight Grand Final
12:30 p.m. First Novice Eight Petite Final
12:45 p.m. First Novice Eight Grand Final
1 p.m. Second Varsity Four Petite Final
1:15 p.m. Second Varsity Four Grand Final
1:30 p.m. First Varsity Four Petite Final
1:45 p.m. First Varsity Four Grand Final
2 p.m. Second Varsity Eight Petite Final
2:15 p.m. Second Varsity Eight Grand Final
2:30 p.m. First Varsity Eight Petite Final
2:45 p.m. First Varsity Eight Grand Final
4 p.m. Awards Ceremony at Staging Area

ADMISSION AND PARKING

Admission to the 2009 Big Ten Rowing Championships is free.

A limited amount of parking is available at Griggs Reservoir by entering the Nottingham/Riverside(SR-33) entrance south of the Fishinger Rd. bridge, people will be there to assist spectators. Signs will be posted on all roads and entrances to assist. All fans should allow additional time when arriving for walking. Fans bringing tailgate items will not be permitted to drive “up the hill” to drop off any items, they will need to be carried from the parking spots south of Fishinger Rd. Bridge. When the lot is full spectators will be directed to Nottingham Rd where ample street parking is available. Anyone parking on the grass within Griggs Reservoir will be ticketed. Anyone who parks on SR-33/Riverside Dr. will be ticketed and towed.

FORMAT AND SCORING

The competition format for all six events shall be one heat of four boats and one heat of three boats. The top two finishing boats from each heat advance to the Grand Final and the remaining boats compete in the Petite Final. When there are only five entries in an event, there shall be a five-boat heat in the morning for lane positions and a five-boat heat in the afternoon for the finals.

The Big Ten Conference champion shall be determined from the accumulation of points based on the competed races and the points associated with the place of finish in each race. If there is a tie in points for the conference team championship, the conference champion shall be the team whose boat finished higher in the First Varsity Eight race. The scoring system will be as follows:

Event Points (From first to last)
First Varsity Eight 63, 54, 45, 36, 27, 18, 9
Second Varsity Eight 42, 36, 30, 24, 18, 12, 6
First Varsity Four 21, 18, 15, 12, 9, 6, 3
Second Varsity Four 14, 12, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2
First Novice Eight 14, 12, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2
Second Novice Eight 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

DIRECTIONS AND MAPS

 Google Map of Griggs Reservoir

From the North – Take I-71 South to I-270 West to SR 315 South. Exit at Lane Avenue and turn right. Turn right onto Dublin Road/US-33. Griggs Reservoir on the Scioto River will be on your left.

From the South – Take I-71 North to SR 315 North to Worthington. Take the US-33 exit toward Dublin Road./Long Street. Turn left onto Dublin Road/US-33. Griggs Reservoir on the Scioto River will be on your left.

From the East (Airport) – Take I-70 West to SR 315 North to Worthington. Take the US-33 exit toward Dublin Road./Long Street. Turn left onto Dublin Road/US-33. Griggs Reservoir on the Scioto River will be on your left.

From the West – Take I-70 East to SR 315 North to Worthington. Take the US-33 exit toward Dublin Road./Long Street. Turn left onto Dublin Road/US-33. Griggs Reservoir on the Scioto River will be on your left.

LINKS

Bigten.org
Bigtennetwork.com