A brief round-up of news for students and their college and university clubs around the country.  We also have a dedicated section for students at www.britishrowing.org/students.

BUCS Indoor Rowing Champs
BUCS Indoor Rowing Championships

An exciting new series of regional indoor rowing events for colleges and universities opens in Edinburgh and London on Sunday 28th November.  BUCS points will be awarded with medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places.  Competitions will run over two weeks between 28th November and 12th December.

Contacts and further information from the BUCS website and as details are still being finalised please check from time to time.  One change to published dates is that on 12th December the competition will be at Chester University rowing@chestersu.com.

BUCS rowing
British Rowing Almanack

Here’s another ‘first’! In next year’s 150th anniversary edition of rowing’s annual book of records, the results of BUCS events will be included for the first time in the Universities section. 

You can pre-order a copy at the discounted membership rates here.  There is an additional discount for those ordering before 31st January, 2011. 

If you’d like to send in any photos for Rowing & Regatta, the website or the Almanack please email them to news@britishrowing.org

BUCS PriceWaterhouseCoopers

BUCS Championships and Beginners’ Head

19th – 20th February 2011

Entry secretaries might like to note that the opening date for entries for this event is Tuesday 7th December – don’t miss out!  Sponsored by PriceWaterhouseCoopers the 2011 Head will take place in Peterborough on the River Nene.

Details will be published on the BUCS Rowing website

Image of Jeff Elms
Your local British RowingTeam Leader

Don’t forget that British Rowing’s Coaching and Development team has a Team Leader in your region

Your Team Leader can offer your club support and help you find the answers to any queries about coaching, training, or general advice about running a rowing club.

Jeff Elms (pictured) is British Rowing’s Team Leader in the East Midlands, and is also the NGB’s representative on BUCS Sports Management Group.



If you are interested in a career within the sport of rowing, please keep an eye on our vacancies section which lists both British Rowing vacancies and external vacancies.