Starting on September 23 through October 1 the World Rowing Championship will come to the Sarasota-Bradenton to the newly developed Nathan Benderson Park. This park was especially design to host FISA (World Rowing Federation) international rowing competitions. The park has a 2,000 meter course that meets all FISA criteria. In fact the Nathan Benderson Park is first FISA-Certified course in America.
The week of international rowing competitions start on September 23 with the Opening Ceremony at 5:30 PM. The opening event ends with a great fireworks show. The Opening Ceremony is free but you will need a ticket to attend the actual competition. Click Here to visit the 2017 World Rowing Championship web page to purchase tickets.
Here the Visit Sarasota web page and Here for information on vacationing in Bradenton and the Gulf Isles. With 49 days to go, you do not have much time to plan to attend the 2017 World Rowing Championship. Hope to see you there.
Until next time, be safe in the sun and have a great day in the great outdoors.