2013 Onsite Registration


Friday, October 18: Noon to 6PM

Saturday, October 19: 7:30AM to 4PM

Competitors must register at least 3 hours before their race

Registration Tent at FALS – the Finish Area Launch Site
Map available here – select “Check-In” on the Map legend

Before Heading to Registration

Sweep Registration

  • Waivers and Rosters must be completed online by October 9 through RegattaCentral. Coaches can check athlete waivers status by clicking “waiver status & instruction” in their RegattaCentral account.
  • Line-Ups must be completed through your RegattaCentral before arriving at Onsite Registration. If necessary, late changes may be made at Registration, but this may cause delays.
Sculling Registration
  • Scullers should complete their waivers through RegattaCentral by October 9th
  • Line-Ups in 1x and 2x events cannot be changed after the time of entry application, with the sole exception of the Youth 2x and College-Championship 2x crews.

What to Bring to Onsite Registration

Sweep Registration

  • A representative from a team may come to collect packets. This individual will be considered responsible for those competitor packets. Changes to line-ups and/or missing waivers will result in a delay in pick-up.
  • Lightweight Crews must weigh-in before they will be permitted to pick up their competitor packets.
Sculling Registration
  • All 1x scullers and one representative from each 2x scull must attend Registration
  • Government-issued photo identification
  • If you are a US rower unaffiliated with a USRowing member institution, you must bring your USRowing membership card

If you find that you cannot register on time, please call the Regatta Office immediately at 617-868-6200


Entry Deadlines: 

Singles Applications:  Due August 1st
Doubles and Crew Applications: Due September 1st
Directors’ Challenge: October 9th or when events fill to capacity (50 doubles, 100 quads)

NOTE: Institutional Registrations must be submitted prior to Crew Entry Applications.
NOTE: Late applications will not be accepted.

Sweep Entry Applications

    • Step 1: Submit 2013 Institutional Registration

      Organizations unfamiliar with the IRC process can learn more at the above link.
      NEW FOR 2013: The Primary Contact for each institution must be 21 years of age or older

    • Step 2: Submit 2013 Entry Applications

      Accepted Entries Available Here through RegattaCentral
      Guaranteed entries and non-guaranteed entries will be submitted through the same application site.  Institutions may submit up to four non-guaranteed sweep-oared entries in men’s event-divisions and up to four non-guaranteed sweep-oared entries in women’s event-divisions.  Institutions may submit no more than one non-guaranteed entry per event-division.

      • Entry Fees:
      • Eights: $480
        Fours: $240

Sculling Entry Applications

Para-Rowing (Adaptive) Applications

      • TA Mixed/Same Gender 2x and LTA Mixed Gender 4+

        REGISTER HERE through RegattaCentral
        Entry Fees:
        $220 (2x); $240 (4+)


Special Events

      • Charity Program

        Raise money for the Head Of The Charles Official Charities to secure your entry in the 2013 HOCR.  Click here for more information.

      • Pull For a Cure

        The Pull for a Cure Challenge offers competitors in the Head Of The Charles the opportunity to use their participation in the Regatta as a platform to garner financial support for breast cancer research. Click here for more information.

      • Director’s Challenge

        The Head Of The Charles Regatta® Directors are pleased to continue the Directors’ Challenge Quad, Mixed Double, and Parent/Child Double Sculls tradition, for the 2013 Regatta. Click here for more information.

        • Directors’ Challenge Quads

          REGISTER HERE through RegattaCentral

        Entry Fee: $1000 ($240 Entry Fee; $760 tax-deductible donation)

        • Directors’ Challenge Doubles 

          NOW FULL 

          REGISTER HERE for the waitlist through RegattaCentral

          Entry Fee: $500 ($220 Entry Fee; $280 tax-deductible donation)