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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

Fall 2023 Information:

Fall features longer training pieces and longer races (5000meters) and is the foundation for building technique and a strong base for spring season. We have Varsity and Junior Varsity teams to help athletes focus on the level of commitment and benefits they are looking for. 

Varsity Minimum erg scores. No minimum for JV rowers:

 - Men U19

        - 6K @ 2:00

        - 5K @ 1:56

 - Women U19

        - 6K @ 2:15

        - 5K @ 2:10

 - Men U17

        - 5K @ 2:00

 - Women U17

        - 5K @ 2:15


August 26: Start of Fall Season practices

Sep 30 OR Oct 1: Pensacola Scrimmage, @Pensacola, FL (ALL TEAM)

Sep/Oct TBD: LA State Fall Championship, @False River, LA (ALL TEAM)

Oct 7: Music City Regatta, @Nashville, TN (Select Athletes)

Oct TBD: Bayou St. John Regatta @Home, (ALL TEAM)
Oct 21-22: Head of the Charles, @Boston, MA (Select Athletes)

Nov 4-5: Head of the Hooch, @Chattanooga, TN (ALL TEAM)

Nov 6: Last Practice of the Season

Winter 2023-24 Information:

Erg Sessions Indoors. Location TBD. Five days a week of coached sessions in the evenings and weekends. 


11/27 - Start of Winter Training

2/1 - End of Winter training

2/3 - Indoor Erg Championships

Spring 2024 Information:

The Spring Season focuses on Sprint racing from 1000-2000m distances. We have Varsity and Junior Varsity teams to help athletes focus on the level of commitment and benefits they are looking for. 


2/17: Start of Spring Season practices

March/April TBD: LA State Champs @Tulane (ALL TEAM)

March/April TBD: Pensaolca Scrimmage @Home (ALL TEAM)

April 27: Dogwood Junior Championship, @Oak ridge, TN. (Select Athletes)

April/May TBD: Bayou St. John Regatta @Home (ALL TEAM)

5/11-12: Southeast Regional Championship, @Sarasota, FL (Select Athletes)

May TBD: NORC Banquet

5/18: Last Practice of the Season (ALL TEAM)


June 6-9: Nationals @Sarasota, FL (Invitational)

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Interested in Joining the team? Fill out the form below and a coach will contact you to answer your questions! The NORC Junior program is open to athletes in grades 8-12.

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