2017 Community Corporate Challenge

The Gorge Narrows Rowing Club is pleased to announce the 2017 Community Corporate Rowing Challenge. This year we are teaming up with the Victoria City Rowing Club to offer a joint city championships!  Other changes that will happen this year include a later start date, the first week of May, 2017, and will run through until the City Championships.  Both sites will be raising money for youth to access sport - Kidsport and a rowing specific program.  This 7-week rowing program teaches you and your team the basic techniques of rowing, and prepares you to race against your corporate peers in the Challenge Regatta on June 3rd, 2017 and the City Championships on June 17th, 2017, when 4 champion crews will be crowned.

 

Program Info

Start Week: May 1st, 2017
Challenge Regatta Race Day: June 3rd
City Championships Regatta Day: June 17th

Duration: 7 weeks training, two sessions per week
Location: 105-2940 Jutland Rd., Victoria, BC, V8T 5K6

Price per Team

Quads: $1,350 + tax ($1,417.50)
Eights: $2,350 + tax ($2,467.50)
(plus $20.00 per person RCA/BC Fees)
Pay by March 15th, 2017 to receive $100.00 discount (before tax)

Categories

Teams have the choice to train and compete in one of 4 categories. There will be experienced quads (4Xs) and eights (8+s) as well as novice quads (4Xs) and eights (8+s). We recommend crews register an alternate member to ensure continuity of training.  All boats must have 50% women participants.

Novice: 50% plus 1 must be new to the sport (i.e. 3 of 4 in a 4X or 5 of 9 in an 8+).
Experienced: The only limitation is that if you have National Team experience you must have been retired for a minimum of 4 years to participate.

Practice Options

Each crew will have two designated 90-minuite practices each week. We recommend crews register an alternate member to ensure continuity of training. All boats must have at least 50% women participants.

Group A: ----- FULL------Monday and Thursday, 6:30 - 8:30 pm-----FULL-----
Group B: Tuesday and Friday, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Group C: Wednesday 6:30 - 8:30 pm and a weekend practice time

2015 Corporate Challenge
2015 Corporate Challenge
2015 Corporate Challenge

Bolton Cup

Novice 8+ Category | $2,467.50

50% plus 1 member must be new to the sport of rowing.

Register your crew by emailing:  Katherine.Cathrea@smus.ca

For questions email:  everyonerows@smusrowing.ca

Harvey Cup

Novice 4X Category | $1,417.50

50% plus 1 member must be new to the sport of rowing.

Register your crew by emailing:  Katherine.Cathrea@smus.ca

For questions email:  everyonerows@smusrowing.ca

Barnacle Cup

Experienced 8+ Category | $2,467.50

Only limitation is that if you have National Team experience you must have been retired for a minimum of 4 years to participate.

Register your crew by emailing:  Katherine.Cathrea@smus.ca

For questions email:  everyonerows@smusrowing.ca

Symons Cup

Experienced 4X | $1,417.50

Only limitation is that if you have National Team experience you must have been retired for a minimum of 4 years to participate.

Register your crew by emailing:  Katherine.Cathrea@smus.ca

For questions email:  everyonerows@smusrowing.ca