**Cancellation** Commencement Bay Rowing Club has cancelled the American Lake Fall Classic due to forecasted weather in Lakewood, Washington. 186 entries from 23 clubs were expected.
**Cancellation** Head of the Port planned to be held in the Port of West Sacramento has been cancelled by River City Rowing Club of West Sacramento, California. 176 Master, Open, Collegiate, High School, Junior and Novice entries from 23 clubs were expected.
Head of the Quinobequin will be held today on the Charles River in Boston, Massachusetts. What a way for Juniors to prepare for the Charles next weekend! The 3200m course runs on the Charles from Eliot to Beacon Street Bridge. CRI, CBC, RBC & UBC will host 143 entries from 20 clubs.
Head of the Niagara & Wright Regatta will be held today on Black Rock Canal in Buffalo, New York. West Side Rowing Club will host 153 entries from 23 clubs.
Chicago River Marathon will be held in Chicago. Lincoln Park Boat Club will host a 26 mile course starting at the Bridgeport Boathouse through the loop heading east to the locks before heading west to Wolf Point to then head north to Goose Island before returning south to finish back at Bridgeport Boathouse. 28 entries from 7 clubs are up for the challenge today on the Chicago River.
Massachusetts State Championship will be held today in Worcester on Lake Quinsigamond for 67 high school and collegiate entries from 8 clubs. Lake Quinsigamond Rowing and Shrewsbury High School Crew will host two different courses. The 2 mile Novice and Sculling course starts at the Narrows to the DRC while the 2.5 mile Varsity course starts at the Shrewsbury side of the big island before reaching the Narrows adding an additional half mile before finishing at the DRC.
New Hampshire Championships George Dirth Memorial Regatta will be held for 382 entries from 55 in Pembroke, New Hampshire. Amoskeag Rowing Club will host the 3 mile course on the Merrimack River.
Head of the Indian Creek will be held in sunny Miami Beach, Florida at the Miami Beach Watersports Center. There will be 173 entries from 13 clubs hosted by Miami Beach Rowing Club. This is a 2.7 mile Mixed Masters 4x Row for the Cure event. To donate, please check HERE.
The 24th Annual Occoquan Chase will be held at Sandy Run Regional Park in Lorton, Virginia. Master, Open, Collegiate, Women, High School and Junior entries will be hosted by George Mason University Crew Club. For results check HERE.
In British Rowing, Pairs Head Of The River will be held Sunday 16th October 2016 in the Thames region. Barnes Bridge Ladies Rowing Club will host the 4800m upstream course on the flood tide from Harrods Wall to Chiswick.
Burton Head will be held Sunday 16th October 2016 in the East Midlands region hosted by Burton Amateur Regatta Association.
Medway Head will be held Sunday 16th October 2016 in the Thames region hosted by Medway Towns Rowing Club. The 5k course runs downstream from Wouldham Church to Medway Towns Boat House.