For the first time in 20 years, the World Rowing Championships are being held in the U.S. Sarasota will host this international event expecting 42,000 visitors to flock to the city for the event held from September 23 – October 1 at Nathan Benderson Park.

Check out the official mascot, Scully!

A multimillion dollar investment, the gorgeous park includes a 400-acre manmade lake and the Regatta Island, which will seat thousands of spectators and house the athlete’s waiting areas, boathouses, and more. 14 teams will be competing, including Great Britain, New Zealand, and Australia for a total of 1,700 male and female athletes from around the world.

Don’t miss the opening ceremony that promises an introduction to the area’s “rich circus history.” And there are plenty of other activities in the nearby Sarasota area that you won’t want to miss.

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We have amazing vacation rentals directly on the beach on the famous Siesta Key island only 30 min. from where the rowing championships will take place. Save yourself the hassle of trying to book hotel rooms and escape the crowd for a relaxing rental that your whole family will enjoy. Most condos are 2 bed/2 bath and have fully-equipped kitchens. Select your unit here, and get ready for the 2017 World Rowing Championship fun and excitement.

Get more details of the event here.

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