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76th Annual CSSRA June 2-4 • 2023

2023 Regatta Notices & Updates

CANADIAN SECONDARY SCHOOLS ROWING ASSOCIATION

 

January 16, 2023

Important Information for the Championship weekend: 

The Regatta OFFICE:

Will be open on Thursday June1st 2pm to 7pm for Registration and Name Changes

Friday June 2nd 7am to 4pm for Name Changes in Saturday heats

Saturday June 3rd 6am to 4pm for Name Changes in Sunday Final Only events and for those that applied for the travel Bursary 10am to noon

Sunday June 4th 6am to 7:45

No Name Changes will be accepted after 4pm the day prior to the first race in that event.

 Practice Times:

As Long as we have enough volunteers for Safety boat coverage the course will be open for Team practices:

COACHES LOOK AT THE MAPS ON THE WEB SITE SHOW YOUR ATHLETE’S TALK ABOUT IT AND KNOW THE TRAFFIC PATERN OR DON’T GO OUT ON THE COURSE !!!!!!

Thursday June 1st 8am to 7:30pm

Friday June 2nd 5:45 t0 9am crews off by 9:30 post racing practice TBD

Saturday June 3rd 5:45 to 7am crews off the water by 7:30 post racing practice TBD

Sunday June 5th 5:45 to 7am crews off by 7:30

ALL Practice Times are weather permitting and enough safety boat coverage.

Weigh-Ins:

Friday June 2nd 8am to 10am

Saturday June 3rd 7am to 11am 

Sunday June 4th 6am to 8am  

 Novice Competitors:

A Novice is a competitor that has never competed in any regatta prior to September1, 2022. The entire sweep or sculling crew including the coxswain must be Novices as defined. There is no age classification for novice events. A novice coxswain in last years event may compete as a novice oarsperson this year as long as they meet the above definition.

Progression system:

We have changed the progression system for the Championship regatta, All Heats and Time Trials events will be will be advanced to the next level of competition based on TIMES, and the number of entries. Events that will have semi-finals will advance based on TIMES in the semi-final race. 

Entry Fee’s:

The CSSRA entry fee’s are setup as the following $40.00 per boat and $7.00 per seat so a 1X is $47.00, 2x 2- is $54.00,        4X is $68.00, 4+ 4X is $75.00 and an 8+ is $103.00

Public Health Advice:

For the safety of all competitors, coaches, administrators, spectators, volunteers, and all others attending the Canadian secondary Schools Rowing Association 2023 Regatta. it is recommended that all persons take the necessary precautions to keep ourselves and others from contracting respiratory illnesses including COVID 19, influenza (the flu) and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). These precautions include; – staying up to date on your COVID 19 vaccinations and Flu shots, – wearing a mask in all indoor public settings, – practicing good hand hygiene.

Thank you for your understanding in this matter and we wish best of luck to all competitors at this years event.