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2020 Regatta

National Schools’ Regatta 2020 is taking place at Dorney Lake, Windsor from 22nd May to 24th May.

The Regatta Circular: 

Prior to entry, make sure you check the regatta circular. Every year, the National Schools' Regatta Committee review the events on offer and restrictions that may apply. Coaches need to ensure that they review the circular prior to entry.   

Entries: 

Open: 15th April 2020

Close: 22:00 on Tuesday 5th May 2020

All entries must be made via the British Rowing Online Entry System.

Please ensure contact telephone numbers (day and evening) are entered.

No refunds will be possible for entries scratched after the entries have closed. 

The Draw: 

Draw publish date: 10th May 2020

Regatta Date: 22nd to the 24th May 2020

Event Information: 

Regatta information will follow when the draw has been released and updates will follow on the notices page. All coaches and competitors need to ensure that they have read these documents before the regatta. 

Welfare and Safety: 

All coaches and competitors are to ensure that they are familiar with the content of the Welfare & Safety information. 

2020 Entries

Entries

A.R. Cassidy, HON. Secretary for Entries, National Schools’ Regatta

Telephone: 07773 781612 E-mail: entries@nationalschoolsregatta.org.uk

 

Entries open: 15th April 2020 Entries close : 22:00 on Tuesday 5th May 2020

 

All entries must be made via the British Rowing Online Entry System.

No refunds will be possible for entries scratched after the entries have closed. 

Please ensure contact telephone numbers (day and evening) are entered.

 

The Draw

The Draw

The draw will be published 12 days before the event.

 

Please note that some races will be raced as 8 lane or 7 lane finals/semi finals. This is however at the discretion of the NSR Committee. This will only happen in good weather conditions and if this can not be accommodated, then racing will be over 6 lanes and normal progression from the Semi Finals will be used for finals A & B.

 

Races that are Non-Championship or Second Eight can expect to race in up to 6 lanes.

 

In adverse weather conditions, crews will progress from time trials directly to finals. If severe, the Time Trials results will be taken as a definitive.

 

Draw publish date: 10th May 2020

Regatta Date: 22nd to the 24th May 2020

 

Competitor Event Information

Regatta Arrangements

National Schools Regatta will be run over three days from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th of May 2020.

 

All Racing will be run under British Racing Rules. All athletes must be U19 on the day of racing.

 

Dorney Lake will be open for training from Thursday afternoon. If you wish to train at Dorney Lake before then, please make arrangements with Dorney Lake separately.

 

During the regatta, Friday to Sunday there will be no training on the lake before or after racing. We cannot promise to accommodate boat sharing during the regatta.

 

Athlete Racing Restrictions

• J14’s may only race on Friday

• J15’s may race on Friday and Saturday

• J16’s may race Saturday and Sunday

• Athletes racing in Non-Championship 4’s events on Saturday may not race in Championship 4’s events on Sunday.If conditions allow Ch8+, Ch4x, and Ch1x will be run over 8 lanes for Semi-Finals and Finals.

 

Welfare and Safety

The NSR Regatta implements the recommendations of the British Rowing Row Safe guide to good practice in rowing, and competitors are reminded of their obligations under Row Safe.

 

The Organising Committee of the NSR recognises their Duty of Care to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to provide a safe environment for all those attending the Regatta in whatever capacity. Each coach is responsible for the welfare, safety and appropriate supervision of his/her crew and is expected to know the whereabouts of his/her crew at all times during the Regatta.

If you need further information please contact the Health and Safety Officer at welfare@nationalschoolsregatta.co.uk

The Organising Committee of the NSR recognises their Duty of Care to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to provide a safe environment for all those attending the Regatta in whatever capacity. Each coach is responsible for the welfare, safety and appropriate supervision of his/her crew and is expected to know the whereabouts of his/her crew at all times during the Regatta.

The following documents will be updated a week prior the event. 

NSR Event Safety Plan 

NSR Child Protection Policy and Procedures 

NSR Fire safety assessment 

NSR Thunderstorm Safety Plan 

NSR Safety and Marshalling instructions