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RA Rules of Racing and Related By-Laws

Rowing Australia conducts a yearly review of it’s Rules of Racing and Appendices.
Please see below the most current edition of each document.
Questions regarding the Rules of Racing may be sent to [email protected]

Rules of Racing
RA Rules of Racing – 2020 Edition
RA Rules – Summary of Changes – December 2020

Appendices to the Rules
Rowing Australia Rules Appendix 1 – Courses (updated 2020)
Rowing Australia Rules Appendix 2 – Advertising (updated November 2017)
Rowing Australia Rules Appendix 3 – Progression
Rowing Australia Rules Appendix 4 – RA Umpires License (last edited 2015)
Rowing Australia Rules Appendix 5 – Anti-Doping (updated 2020)
Rowing Australia Rules Appendix 6 – Event Regulations – Para-Rowing Competition Regulations (updated 2020)
Rowing Australia Rules Appendix 7 – Masters Event Regulations (updated 2020)
Rowing Australia Rules Appendix 8 – National Rowing Championship Events (updated December 2018)
Rowing Australia Rules Appendix 9 – Australian Masters Championship Events (updated 2020)
Rowing Australia Rules Appendix 10 – Masters Handicaps (updated 2020)
Rowing Australia Rules Appendix 11 – Beach Sprints
Rowing Australia Rules  Appendix 12 – Coastal Rowing
Rowing Australia Rules Appendix 13 – Regatta Roles
Rowing Australia Rules Appendix 14 – Boats and Equipment
Rowing Australia Rules Appendix 14 – Boat Weights

Previous rules versions can be viewed below:
RA Rules & By-Laws (updated December 2019)
RA Rules – Summary of Changes – December 2019

Rowing Australia Rules & By-laws (updated December 2018)
RA Rules – Summary of changes – December 2018
RA Rules – Summary of changes – November 2018

Rowing Australia Rules of Racing 2016-17 Edition
RA Rules – Summary of Changes – November 2017
RA Rules – Summary of Changes – September 2017

Rowing Australia Rules 2015-2016 Edition
Rowing Australia Rules 2015-2016 Major Change Summary
Rowing Australia Rules 2015-2016 Summary of Alterations
Rowing Australia Rules 2014-2015 Edition
Rowing Australia Rules 2014-2015 Edition Major Changes Summary
Rowing Australia Rules 2014-2015 Edition Summary of Alterations
Rule Book, 2008 Edition
Summary of alterations from 2009 to 201