Oxygen Optional is an indoor rowing bracket tournament in Manhattan, KS. Each match up will be a head-to-head 250m sprint.
- Fees: $8 per person. Free for KSU students and local high school students.
- Saturday December 7th, 2019
- Combative Sports Center (116 S 4th st)
- Check-in starts at 9:00am. Races start at 9:30
- Youth Men
- Youth Women
- Collegiate Men
- Collegiate Women
- Adult Men (with USRowing calculated age handicap)
- Adult Women (with USRowing calculated age handicap)
Events may be combined or split depending on the number of entries. The goal is to keep each bracket between 6-10 competitors. Events may be split into Varsity/Novice, Lightweight/Open Weight, or age categories.
- Youth: under the age 18 or enrolled in 8th grade through 12th grade.
- Collegiate: between ages 18 and 25 and enrolled in the first 5 years of higher education.
- Adult: above the age of 22 or not enrolled in higher education.
- Novice/Varsity: Novice athletes are in their first year of competitive rowing/training. Collegiate athletes with youth rowing experience and are within their first year as college athlete may compete as collegiate novice.
- Lightweight: under 160lbs for men, under 130lbs for women