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Events

For a full calendar of upcoming regatta dates, for major State, National and International Events, please click here.

Rowing Australia is responsible for the development, planning, oversight and delivery of the national program of events including the Australian Rowing Championships, Australian Masters Rowing Championships, National Selection events and National Coaches Conference.

Rowing Australia is internationally renowned for its event management capabilities and has in recent years delivered, in partnership with FISA, World Rowing Cup events and the World Rowing Masters Regatta.

The Australian Rowing Championships is Australia’s premier rowing event. The week- long event showcases the best of the best at the Australian Open Rowing Championships, Australian Open Schools Rowing Championships and the prestigious King’s and Queen’s Cups Interstate Regatta.
Following 8 years in Sydney, when the event was known as the Sydney International Rowing Regatta it was renamed as the Australian Rowing Championships in 2021 and was held at Lake Barrington, Tasmania.
In 2013 and 2014 the Sydney International Rowing Regatta (SIRR) event also featured, in partnership with FISA, the first round of the World Rowing Cup for the respective year.  The 2019 Sydney International Rowing Regatta will be held from the 25th to 31st March 2019.
The event was cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19
The 2021 ARC will return to Sydney from 28 March – 3 April

In 2014, Rowing Australia hosted the annual and international event, the World Rowing Masters Regatta. Over 1,100 masters rowers from around the world descended on Ballarat, Victoria to participate in the four-day event at the 1956 Olympic regatta venue, Lake Wendouree.

The Australian Masters Rowing Championships (AMRC) is an annual event and is hosted by Member Associations on rotational basis. In 2019 Western Australia hosted the AMRC event at Champion Lakes.  The event was cancelled due to COVID-19 in 2020.
The 2021 AMRC will be held at the Sydney International Regatta Centre (SIRC) from 27 – 30 May 2021

The inaugural Australian Coastal Rowing and Beach Sprints Championships will be held at Noosa from 21 – 22 August 2021

The conduct of events provide opportunities to get involved, ranging from partnerships, sponsorship, exhibiting and event volunteering. For more information on opportunities to get involved or event details contact the Rowing Australia Competition Manager, Alice Evans on [email protected].