Schuylkill, Speakmon & Sprints

Head of the Schuylkill Regatta continues October 27, 2018 at Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. HOSR hosts 2,058 entries from 265 clubs.

Speakmon Memorial Regatta will be held October 27, 2019 at Griggs Reservoir in Columbus, Ohio. Greater Columbus Rowing Association hosts 380 entries from 39 clubs.

Portland Fall Classic will be held October 27, 2018 at Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. Station L Rowing Club and Rose City Rowing Club host 196 entries from 23 clubs.

Chicago Dirty Dozen 6K Challenge will be held October 27, 2019 at Chicago River in Chicago, Illinois. Alliance Rowing Club of Illinois hosts 8 entries from 3 clubs.

Princeton 3-Mile Chase will be held October 27, 2019 at Lake Carnegie Princeton, New Jersey. Carnegie Lake Rowing Association hosts 208 entries from 30 clubs.

MPSRA Fall Championship, a.k.a. Massachusetts Public Schools Rowing Association Fall Championship will be held Oct 27, 2019 at Merrimack River in Lowell, Massachusetts. Massachusetts Public Schools Rowing Association hosts 127 entries from 15 clubs.

In Canada, October Sprints continue October 27, 2019 at Elk Lake in Victoria, British Columbia. Greater Victoria Youth Rowing Society hosts 179 entries from19 clubs.

Martha Coffey Frostbite Sprints 2019 will be held October 27, 2019 on the Western Beaches Dragonboat course at Lake Ontario in Toronto, Ontario. Argonaut Rowing Club hosts 17 entries from 5 clubs to the 750m event.

Gloucester Autumn Head will be held Sunday 27th October 2019 in the WAGS region hosted by Gloucester Rowing Club.

Huntingdon Head of the River Race will be held Sunday 27th October 2019 hosted by Huntingdon Boat Club.

Medway Head Regatta will be held Sunday 27th October 2019 in the Thames region hosted by Medway Towns Rowing Club.

Upper Thames Autumn Head will be held Sunday 27th October 2019 in the Thames region hosted by Upper Thames Rowing Club.

Nuneaton Indoor Rowing Challenge 2019 will be held Sunday 27th October 2019 at Empire Gym & Studios in Nuneaton. NB Leisure Trust hosts the 2000m Concept2 event.

In World Rowing, World Rowing Beach Sprint Finals continue today, 27 October 2019 at Dameisha International Aquatic Center, Dapeng Bay in Shenzhen, China. Hong Kong, China Rowing Association hosts 50 competitors from 13 countries and regions.

2019 Australian Indoor Rowing Championships will be held Sunday 27th October 2019 throughout Australia. Rowing Australia hosts the Concept2 event.

🎃 Head of the Schuylkill, Halloween & PumpkinHead

Head of the Schuylkill Regatta will be held October 26, 2019 through October 27, 2019 at Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. HOSR hosts 2,058 entries from 265 clubs.

Halloween Regatta will be held October 26, 2019 at Bypass Canal in Tampa, Florida. Plant High Rowing Association hosts 553 entries from 26 clubs.

Head of the American will be held October 26, 2019 at Lake Natoma in Gold River, California. Sacramento State Aquatic Center hosts 663 entries from 69 clubs.

The 35th Annual Head of the Colorado, a.k.a. PumpkinHead will be held October 26, 2019 at Colorado River in Austin, Texas. Austin Rowing Club hosts 380 entries from 24 clubs.

Blake Haxton Fall Regatta 2019 will be held October 26, 2019 at Griggs Reservoir in Columbus, Ohio. Upper Arlington Crew hosts 369 entries from 28 clubs.

Wormtown Chase will be held October 26, 2019 at Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Massachusetts. Quinsigamond Rowing Association hosts 122 entries from 22 clubs.

North Star Regatta planned to be held October 26, 2019 at the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota has been cancelled by University of Minnesota Men’s Crew.

Richmond Chase will be held October 26, 2019 in Richmond, Virginia hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University Rowing.

In Canada, Ontario University Athletics Championships continue today October 26, 2019 at the Royal Canadian Henley Rowing Course, Martindale Waterways in St. Catharines, Ontario. ROWONTARIO hosts 221 entries from 14 clubs.

North Shore Youth Invitational will be held October 26, 2019 at Panorama Park in North Vancouver, British Columbia. Deep Cove Rowing Club hosts 180 entries from 10 clubs.

October Sprints will be held October 26, 2019 through October 27, 2019 at Elk Lake in Victoria, British Columbia. Greater Victoria Youth Rowing Society hosts 179 entries from19 clubs.

Dee Autumn Head will be held Saturday, 26 October 2019 in the North West region hosted by Grosvenor Rowing Club.

Norfolk Long Distance Sculls will be held Saturday, 26 October 2019 in the Eastern region hosted by Norwich Rowing Club.

Berwick Long Distance Sculls will be held Saturday 26th October 2019 in the Northern region hosted by Berwick Rowing Club.

In World Rowing, World Rowing Beach Sprint Finals continue through 27 October 2019 at Dameisha International Aquatic Center, Dapeng Bay in Shenzhen, Hong Kong. China Rowing Association hosts 50 competitors from 13 countries and regions.

World Rowing Beach Sprint Finals & Ontario University Athletics Championships

The inaugural World Rowing Beach Sprint Finals will be held 25 October 2019 through 27 October 2019 at Dameisha International Aquatic Center, Dapeng Bay in Shenzhen, China. Hong Kong, China Rowing Association hosts 50 competitors from 13 countries and regions.

Rowers begin with a dry run off by foot on Dameisha Beach to water’s edge and their waiting shells. Rowers then race 250m around three buoys and sprint back to finish. World Rowing Beach Sprint Finals will be held next year in Portugal.

For more information and to livestream check HERE.

World Rowing Coastal Championships events:

Men (M): CM1x, CM2x, CM4x+

Women (W): CW1x, CW2x, CW4x+

Mixed (Mix): CMix2x

In Canada, Ontario University Athletics Championships will be held October 25, 2019 through October 26, 2019 at the Royal Canadian Henley Rowing Course, Martindale Waterways in St. Catharines, Ontario. ROWONTARIO hosts 221 entries from 14 clubs.

Great Quotes and Boats

“One day while walking by the river I spotted a single rower peacefully sculling across the water just before sundown and realized that’s where I wanted to be. I didn’t want to try to keep up with other people. I needed to find my own pace.”

– Tara Murtha, Rower, columnist and author, Finding Balance in a Tiny, Wobbly Boat. NYT, Oct. 1, 2019.

Day 2 at the 55th Charles

55th Head Of The Charles continues today, October 20, 2019 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. HOCR hosts 2,261 entries from 762 clubs.

For HOCR spectator viewing check HERE.

For HORC livestream check HERE.

For HOCR race schedule check HERE.

For HOCR race results check HERE.

For HOCR information check HERE.

Head of the Raritan Regatta will be held October 20, 2019 at Raritan River in Highland Park, New Jersey. St. Joseph High School Crew hosts 12 entries from 6 clubs.

In Canada, Head of the Gorge and Tail of the Gorge Regattas continue through October 20, 2019 at Gorge Park in Victoria, British Columbia. University of Victoria Rowing Club hosts 438 entries from 30 clubs.

Atlantic Rowing Championships and Atlantic University Rowing Championships continue through October 20, 2019 at Lake Banook in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Row Nova Scotia and Mic Mac Amateur Aquatic Club host 153 entries from 7 clubs.

In British Rowing, Nottingham Autumn Heads will be held Sunday, 20 October 2019 in the East Midlands region hosted by Nottingham Rowing Club.

Dee Autumn Head will be held Saturday, 26 October 2019 in the North West region hosted by Grosvenor Rowing Club.

55th Head Of The Charles

55th Head Of The Charles will be held October 19, 2019 through October 20, 2019 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. HOCR hosts 2,261 entries from 762 clubs.

For HOCR spectator viewing check HERE.

For HORC livestream check HERE.

For HOCR race schedule check HERE.

For HOCR race results check HERE.

For HOCR information check HERE.

Secret City Head Race will be held October 19, 2019 at Melton Lake in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Oak Ridge Rowing Association hosts 324 entries from 36 clubs.

Gator Head Regatta will be held October 19, 2019 at Newnan’s Lake in Gainesville, Florida. Gainesville Area Rowing hosts 196 entries from 14 clubs.

Grand Rapids Fall Classic will be held October 19, 2019 at Grand Rapids Boathouse in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Grand Rapids Rowing Association hosts 153 entries from 15 clubs.

Head of the Buffalo Regatta will be held October 19, 2019 at The Buffalo River in Buffalo, New York. Buffalo Scholastic Rowing Association hosts 63 entries from 11 clubs.

Miamisburg Regatta will be held October 19, 2019 at Great Miami River in Miamisburg, Ohio. Gem City Crew hosts 65 entries from 5 clubs.

In Canada, Head of the Gorge and Tail of the Gorge Regattas will be held October 19, 2019 through October 20, 2019 at Gorge Park in Victoria, British Columbia. University of Victoria Rowing Club hosts 438 entries from 30 clubs.

Atlantic Rowing Championships and Atlantic University Rowing Championships will be held October 19 through October 20, 2019 at Lake Banook in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Row Nova Scotia and Mic Mac Amateur Aquatic Club hosr 153 entries from 7 clubs.

Trillium Sprints will be held October 19, 2019 at Bayfront Park in Hamilton, Ontario. Leander Boat Club hosts 21 entries from 10 clubs.

ICICLE CHASE will be held October 19, 2019 at Wilson Island on the Trent River in Stirling, Ontario hosted by Quince Rowing Club.

In British Rowing, Weybridge Silver Sculls will be held Saturday 19th October 2019 in the Thames region hosted by Weybridge Rowing Club hosted by Weybridge Rowing Club.

Tyne United Small Boats Head and Tyne Long Distance Sculls will be held Saturday, 19 October 2019 in the Northern region hosted by Tyne United Rowing Club.

Great Quotes and Boats

“I had been recruited heavily by Yale, Princeton, and Dartmouth, so why did I choose Harvard? Because as soon as I walked into the boathouse I could smell a hundred years of sweat, and I wanted to be part of it, part of something great.”

– Patrick Todd, (1979- ), Rower, Olympian, World Championship Silver Medalist 2003, Gold Medalist 2008.

Fall Classic 2019

American Lake Fall Classic will be held October 13, 2019 at American Lake in Lakewood, Washington. Commencement Bay Rowing Club hosts 240 entries from 26 clubs.

10th Annual New England Junior & High School Regional Championship Regatta will be held October 13, 2019 at Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Massachusetts. Lake Quinsigamond Community Rowing hosts 322 entries from 41 clubs.

Head of the Passaic Regatta will be held today, October 13, 2019 in Rutherford and Lyndhurst, New Jersey. Nereid Boat Club and Passaic River Rowing Association host 390 entries from 43 clubs.

New Hampshire Championships George Dirth Regatta will be held October 13, 2019 in Pembroke, New Hampshire. Amoskeag Rowing Club hosts 207 entries from 35 clubs.

Head of the Port will be held October 13, 2019 at Port of Sacramento in West Sacramento, California. River City Rowing Club hosts 158 entries from 20 clubs.

Head of the Niagara & Wright Regatta will be held October 13, 2019 at Black Rock Canal in Buffalo, New York. West Side Rowing Club hosts 130 entries from 24 clubs.

Head of the Quinobequin will be held October 13, 2019 at Charles River in Boston, Massachusetts. Community Rowing hosts 120 entries from 16 clubs.

Head of the Onondaga will be held October 13, 2019 at Onondaga Lake in Syracuse, New York. CHARGERS Rowing Club host 48 entries from 8 clubs.

Head of the Rock planned to be held October 13, 2019 at Rock River in Rockford, Illinois has been cancelled by Rockford YMCA Rowing Club.

Fountain Point Masters Classic planned to be held October 13, 2019 at Fountain Point Resort in Lake Leelanau, Michigan has been cancelled by Lake Lake Leelanau Rowing Club.

In British Rowing, Cardiff Autumn Head will be held Sunday 13th October 2019 will be hosted by Cardiff City Rowing.

Ancholme Head will be held Sunday 13th October 2019 in the East Midlands region hosted by Ancholme Rowing Club.

Bedford Autumn Small Boats Head will be held Sunday 14th October 2019 hosted by Bedford Rowing Club.

In World Rowing, Trento Festival Sprints will be held through today, October 13, 2019 at Piazza Cesare Battisti in Trento, Italy hosted by Camp Indoor Rowing FIC/Concept2 . This is a Concept2 Erg Cup event.