Victory Cup 2018
Online indoor rowing competition on Concept2 rowing machines, without borders and limitations

Victory Cup is an online indoor rowing competition on Concept2 rowing machines, without borders and limitations. 
Last year athletes from 47 regions of Russia took part in Cup. Row with us whereever you are!

All you need is Concept2 rowing machine and camera! You can stay at your favorite club or at home and win! Join the international rowing community and test yourself in real races without borders! 
 At each stage, participants send their video with the distance of the stage. All videos are published on our website on the competition page so that each participant can see his rivals.

               

TIMING AND DISTANCE OF STAGES

STAGE

TIMING

INDIVIDUALS

TEAMS

I

March 26 -  April 1  

6 000 m

6 х 1 min relay

II

April 2 -  April 8

500 m

500 m

III

April 9 - April 15

5 min race

10 min team race

IV

April  16 - April  22

2 000 m

2 000 m

V

April 23  - April  29 

1 000 m

9 х 30 s relay

VI

April 30 - May 6

100 m

100 m

Terms of participation
  • How to participate
  • Recording the result properly
  • How to send your record
  • Scoring
  • Awards

Every men and women of at least 16 years old at the time of the start of the Tournament. Each participant must independently ensure that his physical condition allows him to participate in the Competition without endangering his health.

You can enter the tournament as individual athlete or as a team of 2 men and 1 woman. If you decide to enter both categories, you will need to register twice (in individual and team category of participation). The registration ends on March 23, 2018.

Here is general information about video recording of your result:

  1. The quality of the record should be enough to see the whole record from the beginning to the end clearly
  2. Video editing is not allowed. If there are signs of editing, the athlete and/or team will be disqualified.
  3. Please note that during the course of the race, the use of belts, elastics or other restraining devices for securing the body to the seat is prohibited.

Please follow this instruction to record the result properly:

  1. At the beginning of the record introduce yourself and show you individual number that you’ve received after the registration. Please notice that the number should be visible during the whole record.
  2. Focus the camera on the Performance Monitor (PM5), so that the distance of time can be clearly seen within at least 3 seconds
  3. Position the camera so that the athlete and indoor rower can stay entirely in the frame throughout the whole record. The number of the participant must be visible throughout the course of the race.
  4. The recording should be continuous, without changing the camera angle.
  5. After completing the distance or time interval, you need to focus the camera and show the monitor for at least 5 seconds so that we can clearly see the result.

Important information for teams

In addition to the information above, here are recommendations for teams:

  1. In team races, any team member can start first. During the course of the race team members can rotate according the team strategy. In team relays, the order should be as follows: Woman –> Man 1 –> Man 2.
  2. Every team member must overcome at least 20% of the race time. If the team doesn’t meet this condition, it is punished with a fine of -10 meters for every second missing before the time limit for each team member.
  3. Any help to the athlete during the passage of the section of the team race and at the time of transfer of the relay from other team members is not allowed. If this condition is not met, the video recording of the team race will not be accepted.
  4. Changing in the team race occurs only after the handle is locked in the stopper on the frame of the indoor rower and both legs of the athlete stay on the floor. If any of the conditions are not met, the team is punished with a fine of -50 meters for each such violation during the race.

The video should be uploaded on Youtube. Send a link on this video to Victory Cup Organizing Committee by e-mail: victory@c2row.ru

You should send the link on your video before midnight (GMT) of the last day of each stage.

For each stage, excluding team relay, the best result is equal to 100 points. Any other results are the percentage out of 100. For example, the best result is 2000 meters (100 points), the second result is 1980 meters (99 points) and so on.

For team relays, the best result is 300 points. Any other results are the percentage out of 300. For example, the best result is 2200 meters (300 points), the second result is 2130 meters (290,45 points) and so on.

 

The winners of the individual section are athletes (man and woman) with the highest sum of points gained during the competition.

The winner of the team section is the team with the highest sum of points gained during the competition.

All winners and runners-up will be awarded by C2ROW and Partners of the Competition with valuable and memorable prizes.

RULES OF RECORDING

 

 

PARTNERS