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Junior Rowing - Grades 8-12

Join the NORC Junior Team! Open to Grades 8-12

  • Where:

    • Bayou St. John (5958 St Bernard Ave, New Orleans, LA 70122)

  • What:

    • Fun, team environment

    • Rowing and strength training

    • Local and regional competitions

    • No experience necessary!

  • When:

    • Fall season: August through November​

    • Winter season: December through February

    • Spring season: February through May

    • Practice days/times each season vary. Typical schedule is evenings 2-4 nights per week and Saturday mornings. See seasonal updates below for details.

  • Our club includes Junior athletes from many different schools. Don't see your school in the list below? Join our team!

    • Bauhaus​

    • Ben Franklin

    • Country Day

    • De La Salle

    • Dominican

    • Harmony

    • Holy Cross

    • Home School

    • Lake Forest

    • Willow School

    • McGehee

    • Newman

    • NOCCA

    • North Shore

    • Sacred Heart

    • Waldorf

Winter 2022-23 Information:

Winter Training is held at Holy Name of Jesus School.  

Winter Tryouts (NEW ATHLETES):

12/1: 5:30-7:30pm

12/3: 9-11am


Winter Practice Times:

Monday: 5:30-7:30p 

Tuesday: 5:30-7:30p 


Thursday: 5:30-7:30p 

Saturday: 9-11a

Winter Season Important Dates:

12/1: Start of Winter training

2/4/23: End of Winter Season

2/4/23: New Orleans Indoor Rowing Championship 8am-1pm

Spring 2023 Information:

In the Spring Season, athletes can join one of two groups based on the criteria below. This allows for each athlete to focus at the level they choose. Please review for different levels of commitment and benefits. 

NORC Juniors High Performance Team
- NORC Standards of conduct   
- No more than 5 excused absences per season    
- All team travel races   
-2K time faster than ~75% threshold on concept2 logbook (Boys 7:45 or below; Girls 8:45 or below)      
- Requires erg at home, get priority rental from NORC

-$550 season fee
- Five coached sessions per week (Sat 9-11am, Mon, Tues, Wed, Thur 4:30-6:30pm)   
- Travel regattas guarantee    
- Home regattas   
- Post-season options

NORC Juniors Recreational Team
- NORC Standards of conduct

-$275 season fee
- Three coached sessions per week (Sat, Mon, Wed)   
- Paid erg rental from NORC   
- Home regattas



2/6: Start of Spring Season practices (High Performance)
3/1: Start of Spring Season practices (Recreational)

1/22: BH Rigging Day (ALL TEAM) 2-3pm

2/5: Additional BH Rigging Day (if needed)
2/25-26: Heart of Texas (High Performance)

3/5: LA State Champs (@Tulane, All Team)

4/22-23: Dogwood Junior Championship, Oak ridge, TN. (High Performance)

5/6: Bayou St. John Regatta (@Home, ALL TEAM)

5/13-14: Southeast Regional Championship, Gainesville, GA (High Performance)

5/24: NORC Banquet @ Southern Yacht Club

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