DII/DIII/Lightweight All-American Nomination Form

Member Head coaches for Division II programs may nominate a maximum of 4 student-athletes and Division III may nominate a maximum of 2 student-athletes from his/her institution for the All-America team. An institution can choose to nominate a coxswain included in their maximum nominations. The nominating coach must rank nominees in order from 1 to 4, 1 being the top nominee from the coach’s institution.

Nomination Rules and Requirements

The general requirements for nominating a student-athlete for CRCA post season honors are:

  • The student-athlete must meet all eligibility rules as defined by her institution
  • The student-athlete must have participated in at least 75% of all races during the current season (all races before and including May 17, 2021)
  • The student-athlete must have rowed at least 75% of the season’s races in the 1V8+  (all races before and including May 17, 2021)
  • The student-athlete must be nominated by her institution
  • The Head Coach of the student-athlete’s institution must be a member in good standing of the CRCA (by the deadline for the nomination)

  • DIV II: There will be 8 rowers selected to the CRCA All-America 1st team and 4 rowers selected to the CRCA All-America 2nd Team. Assuming that there are coxswain nominations, 1 coxswain will be selected to the 1st team and 1 coxswain will be selected to the 2nd team.  In the event that no coxswains are nominated, the 9th position will be left vacant.
  • DIV III: There will be 8 rowers selected to the CRCA All-America 1st team and 8 rowers selected to the CRCA All-America 2nd Assuming that there are coxswain nominations, 1 coxswain will be selected to the 1st team and 1 coxswain will be selected to the 2nd team.  In the event that no coxswains are nominated, the 9th position will be left vacant.

Terms for Disqualification

  • Incomplete or missing nomination materials
  • Late Nominations
  • Nominating coach is not a member of the CRCA by the deadline for the nominations

DII/DIII All America Nomination Form

  • Background Information

  • In the space below, please write a paragraph on the qualities that allow this athlete to stand out among all others – e.g. competitive drive, tenacity, leadership etc. in addition to their athletic accomplishments. Please note that only accomplishments during the 2020-2021 academic year will be considered.