The Victoria City Rowing Club is pleased to announce the BC Championships Challenge/West Regatta that is taking place this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The event, with 500 crews and 600+ individual athletes ages 11-70+ from across BC, Alberta and the US Pacific North West, serves to prepare for the World Rowing Junior Championships, World Rowing Championships, the U21 Canadian Trans-Tasman Series and the Canadian Royal Henley Regatta.
The regatta will take place on Elk Lake off the Pat Bay Highway, with races beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Friday and 6:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Categories will include Men’s and Women’s Junior U19, U17, and U15, as well as Open and Masters. Crews will race over 1865m long 6 lane wide rowing course, racing time trials, heats, semifinals and finals. BC Champions will be awarded after their final race.