FISA Launches Bid Process for World Rowing Events Including 2019 World Championships

July 22, 2014

The World Rowing Federation (FISA) has announnced today that it has launched the bid process for future World Rowing events.

The selection includes World Rowing’s most prestigious event, the 2019 World Rowing Championships. In addition to the more than 1.200 athletes from over 70 countries, this event attracts a significant number of international spectators and reaches a global television audience. In addition, the 2019 Championships will double as the main Olympic Qualification Regatta for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, thus considerably enhancing the brand of the host city.

The final event open for bids is the 2017 FISA Extraordinary Congress. The Extraordinary Congress happens every four years with decisions about the statutes, rules and regulations of rowing being made. The Extraordinary Congress is held in February in this post-Olympic year.

Accepted bids will be provided with bid documentation by September 15th. Candidates will make their presentations to FISA during the 2015 World Rowing Cup regatta in Lucerne. The FISA Council will make their final recommendation at the FISA Congress in 2015.

Full list of events available for bids:

– World Rowing Junior Championships
– World Rowing Cup II and III
– World Rowing Coastal Championships
– FISA Extraordinary Congress

World Rowing Junior Championships
– World Rowing Under 23 Championships
– World Rowing Cup II & III
– World Rowing Masters Regatta

World Rowing Championships
– World Rowing Under 23 Championships
– World Rowing Masters Regatta

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