Philadelphia's Fall Festival of Rowing
Registration is open at RegattaCentral
Deadline to register is October 3, 2016
(Late registration ends October 24)
Look for changes in the 2016 schedule and updates to rules.
The Head of the Schuylkill Regatta Board of Directors announced that it has hired Jen Wesson as its Executive Director. Wesson is charged with the day-to-day responsibilities of producing the 46-year-old event, and leading the way towards its future growth as one of the largest and most inclusive regattas in the country. She was formerly a member of the Board and a valuable and important member of the organizing committee. Read more…
New This Year!
Parent-Child doubles, Saturday October 29. A new ‘first’ for the HOSR! Register now at RegattaCentral!
The Gold Cup returns on Saturday, October 29, 2016 to the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta. Taking place in the middle four lanes of the Schuylkill River between the Columbia and Girard Bridges, this short-course sprint race promises close competition and exciting finishes. In this Olympic year, we have Olympic Champions and medalists facing off against two-time defending Gold Cup champions, Kim (Crow) Brennan of Australia and Kjetil Borch of Norway. Can both Kim and Kjetil go for the coveted three-peat? Read more…
Exciting Opportunity for College/Open Single Scullers
Once again, the Redgrave Challenge is open to all College and Open Single Scullers. Sir Steven Redgrave, five-time Olympic Gold Medalist will present medals to first, second and third place winners in this very competitive race.
Events for High School Competitors
Varsity, JV and Frosh/Novice races for High School Students in all race categories: Trainer Singles; Singles, Doubles; Fours w/cox; Quads; Eights. High Schools race on Sunday, October 30.
Overall winners from 2015 are the teams to beat this year!
College: University of Pennsylvania
High School: Saugatuck
Our successful Alumni races continue this year on Saturday, October 29, followed by an end-of-the-day reception on Boathouse Row for all Alumni race participates. New this year…Mixed Alumni boats!!!
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Photos curtesy of: Susan Cohen, Judy Hasday, Michael Murphy