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Bedford Eights & Fours Head – Sunday 13th February 2022
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 09:00

Division 2 10:15

Division 3 11:30

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 J15 and above (J14 for coxed quads) £44

Eights              J15 and above £88

Engraved glass tankards 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 now accept online payments from BROE.

Entries will open no earlier than 2nd January 2022.
Entries will close when sufficient paid-up entries are received, or at 12pm on Sunday 6th February. The draw will take place at 2 pm at Bedford Rowing Club on Sunday 6th February.

 

See here for entry statistics in the fullness of time. Please note that there is a manual step our Entries Secretary has to do before this updates.

 

Important Documents

Information for Competitors

Bedford Head: Local Rules

Bedford Head: Welfare plan

BedfordHead: Safeguarding children

PARKING

We are reliant on the goodwill of Bedford Borough Council for the use of Longholme for trailer parking at our events throughout the year.

There is plenty of passenger parking available nearby at Aspects Leisure Park.

The riverside grass area is to be treated with respect and all litter is to be removed.

** We reserve the right to take action against clubs who disregard these requests.  **