Head of the River
Schools’ Head of the River Regatta Sponsored by UniSA
The 2019 Schools’ Head of the River Regatta sponsored by UniSA will be held on Saturday 23 March at the Alex Ramsay Regatta Course, Military Road, West Lakes. This year the event will be hosted by Pembroke School.
15 South Australian Secondary Schools will compete at the Regatta with the winner of the Schoolboys 1st VIII and Schoolgirls 1st VIII crowned Head of the River Champions.
Win one of 2 x pairs of AirPods
To go in the running to win one of 2 x pairs of AirPods, visit the UniSA stand at the Schools' Head of the River Regatta Sponsored by UniSA on Saturday 23 March or complete the online form. Competition closes on Sunday 28 April 2019 with the lucky winners announced on Monday 29 April 2019. Full terms and conditions apply.
2018 Schools' Head of the River Regatta Sponsored by UniSA Results
Walford Anglican School for Girls won the 1st VIII girls and St Peter's College won the 1st VIII boys races as well as the prestigious title of Head of the River Champions in 2018.
2018 The Gosse Shield for Schoolboy 1st VIII - St Peter's College
2018 The Florence Eaton Cup for Schoolgirl 1st VIII - Walford Anglican School for Girls
The Head of the River Rowing Regatta had its inception on the Torrens Lake in 1922 and is currently held at West Lakes and involves junior coxed quadruple sculling events over 1,000m and 1,500m as well as senior
coxed four and eight races over 2,000m.
For more information on the Schools' Head of the River Regatta Sponsored by UniSA visit the Rowing SA website.
The University of South Australia recognises the success and importance of the Head of the River Regatta to school communities and the opportunity it provides to students. Characteristics like healthy lifestyles, teamwork, hard work and collegiate competition, are all qualities that UniSA value and support.
For more information about studying at UniSA visit the Study at UniSA website.
UniSA is endorsed by the Australian Sports Commission for our support of elite athletes studying our degrees. For more information visit the Elite Athletes and Performing Artisits website.
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Nutrition and hydration plays a key role in athletic performance. The University of South Australia would like to offer some tips on nutrition for Rowers whilst training, competing and recovering.
Nutrition and Rowing Fact Sheet
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