78th Annual CSSRA

May 30, 30, June 1, 2025


Live Stream Available


Thank You!

Thanks to all the athletes, coaches, parents, community supporters & volunteers!

78th Annual CSSRA








New for 2024!

The CSSRA Board approved an increase to the entry fees of $5.00 per boat and $2.00 per seat . This makes this years’ entry fee $45.00 plus $9.00 per seat.

  • There will be a 3% fee added to the total to cover the credit card fee’s charged by the registration system.
  • No vehicles will have in and out access to the boat trailer area.
  • Hospitality tents will only be allowed 1 vehicle per tent.
  • Dogs will not be allowed at the CSSRA Regatta.  This includes the island and grandstand.  Only working licensed support dogs are the exception to the rule.
  • Boat racks may be rented from CHRC for $50 per set for the weekend. Contact Swede at swedeburak@gmail.com

2024 World Rowing logo

In 2024 St. Catharines hosts the Worlds! You are in good company as you compete for CSSRA medals on the same course that will host U19, U23 & Senior WORLD Championships!  For more information and tickets visit: www.stcrowing2024.com


Coaches Meeting 1 hour before the first race each day at the Clerks Booth.

Weigh-ins for lightweights and coxswains are each day 2hrs before the first race of the day and 2hrs after that race. Sunday 6am-8:00am

Please read all notices & updates to the 2024 CSSRA rules of racing & principles.

Dogs will not be allowed on the island or grandstand.

ENTRY RULES & Rules of Racing

All races are Open to any Collegiate, High School or Secondary School in the World.

View entry rules

Download Regatta Package


List of Finals Events Sunday,
June 2, 2024.

There will be no changes to the schedule order and events in 2024.

Any event that requires Time Trials will be held on the Friday am and if time permits will start the regular heats for those not needing time trials.  



“Rowing coaches do more before 8am than most people do all day.”
Here is your dedicated coach hub for rules, regulations, weather contingencies etc.



Without your support & dedication to your child’s passion for rowing, we wouldn’t be here! We hope the FAQs & tourism info helps to make your CSSRA experience amazing!

course maps

Course maps for training + race days will be in coaches regatta packages and posted around the island. For the safety of all please ensure your crews and coxswains review them.

Let's Get Social & join us on the 'gram

We love to like, share, tag crews, coaches, volunteers & even parents when they aren’t looking. Please join us and tag #CSSRA2023 #RowCSSRA.


Looking Back on 77 years of racing

Fond Memories

In 2022 we celebrated 75 years of CSSRA.  With a few gaps in racing years we fondly reflect back to the 1940’s. We invite you to share stories and photos from the past as we grow our library of memories. Please note, by sharing with CSSRA, your story and photos may be used online or in print to commemorate our celebrated athletes past and present.



Drone use

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