Henley Island

Grandstand

63 Main St.
St. Catharines

77th Annual CSSRA · May 31, June 1,2  2024

2023 Regatta Notices & Updates

Update as of June 1, 2023

Important Information for Championship Weekend

COACHES MEETINGS:    Friday 8am for time trials , Friday 4:30pm for all schools , Sunday 7:15am for Final crews

 

Regatta Office Information

The Regatta Office will be open Thursday through Sunday with hours below. Please note the primary services offered during specific times below.

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

Travel Bursary Pick Up from the Regatta Office is available for those who applied and received confirmation on Saturday June 3, 9am-11pm.

All Practice times are open when weather condition are suitable and  safety boats are on the water!

 

Thursday, June 1

2pm-7pm

Registration & name changes

8am – 8pm 

OPEN Practice Times

 

Friday, June 2

7am-4pm

Name Changes for Saturday Heats Saturday June 3 

6am -8:30am 

Open practice times all boats off the water by 7:30

1:15pm – 5pm

Open Practice Times 

7am – 9am 

Athlete Weigh-In

 

 

 

Saturday, June 3

6am-4pm

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

6am -7:30am 

Open practice times all boats off the water by 7:30

5:45pm – 8pm

Open Practice Times 

6am – 10am

Athlete Weigh-In 

 

Sunday, June 4

6am-7:45am

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

6am -7:30am 

Open practice times all boats off the water by 7:30

6am – 8am 

Athlete Weigh-In 

 

Entry Fees

The CSSRA entry fee’s are as follows: $40.00 per boat and $7.00 per seat

1x $47
2×2 $54
4x $68
4+ 4x $75
8+ $103.05

Weigh-Ins

Friday, June 2: 7am-9am | Saturday June 3: 6am-10am | Sunday June 4: 6am- 8am

Practice Times

All practice times are weather permitting + dependent on safety boat coverage.

Important for coaches: you must review all traffic pattern maps with your athletes. Your boat is not allowed on the water without confirmation of traffic pattern acknowledgement.

Please consider volunteering for safety boat coverage to ensure the course will be open for team practices.

Thursday June 1

8am to 7:30pm

Friday June 2

5:45 to 9am

crews off by 9:30am

post racing practice TBD

Saturday June 3

5:45 to 7am

crews off by 7:30am

post racing practice TBD

Sunday June 4

5:45 to 7am

crews off by 7:30am

 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.

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.

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.