World Rowing Championship schedule set

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SARASOTA, Fla. -- Mark your calendars; a date is now set for the 2017 World Rowing Championships, which will take place on the Suncoast.

International rowing officials have scheduled the event from September 24th to October 1st of 2017 at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota County.

An opening ceremony is also scheduled for September 23rd.

More than 40,000 visitors from around the world are expected to convene on the Suncoast for the world championship event.

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