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The 33rd Bedford Autumn Small Boats Head

The draw is here 

Important documents

Safety Plan

Local Rules

Safeguarding Children Plan

Welfare Plan

Sunday 14th October 2018 – 2000m course downstream on the River Great Ouse

This Head Race will be run under British Rowing’s Personal Ranking System, as defined in British Rowing Rules of Racing Rule 3.

Racing will be in seven divisions under the Rules of British Rowing, the British Rowing Rules of Racing and the RowSafe Code.

Division times

  • Division 1 09:15
  • Division 2 10:30
  • Division 3 11:45
  • Division 4 13:00
  • Division 5 14:15
  • Division 6 15:30
  • Division 7 16:30.

Please note that racing in consecutive divisions is possible, though not recommended.
If you are unable to make it to the Start on time, you will be prevented from racing, and may not be able to race in a subsequent division unless there is sufficient space.

Entry fees

Fours / Quads £40 (J15 & above)
Pairs / Doubles £20 (J15 & above)
Single Sculls £10 (J15 & above)

Adaptive Supported 2X in Divisions 5, 6 and 7.

Medals will be presented to each status winner where at least two crews start.
Entries will only be accepted via BROE, available at https://broe2.britishrowing.org. We do not accept online payments from BROE, so please send a cheque, together with a printed summary sheet showing your entries, to Bedford Head,c/o 8 Bower Street, Bedford, MK40 3RE. Please make cheques payable to: ‘Bedford Rowing Club’.
Alternatively, you can pay for your entries by BACS Transfer – our bank details are on BROE. Unpaid crews risk exclusion from the Draw.

Entries will open at 8am on Tuesday 4th September.

Entries will close when sufficient paid-up entries are received, or at 2pm on Sunday 7th October.

The draw will take place at 5pm on Sunday 7th October at Bedford Rowing Club
Telephone queries only (NOT for making entries) : (01234) 218148 / 353183. Email: Oct18@bedfordrowing.co.uk

See here for current entry statistics.  Please note that there is a manual step our Entries Secretary has to do before this updates.