Rules and Regulations

2017 Official Rule Changes

Changes for the 2017 Regatta:

Club Eligibility

Rule 1.1 (H): Persons (coxswains included) not currently enrolled in high school, who, in any sculling or sweep-oared competition (para-rowing/masters/veteran competitions excepted), DID NOT in the current calendar year finish among the top three places in the women’s first varsity eight event (lightweight or open weight) at the Pac-12, Ivy League, or Atlantic Coast (ACC).

Rule 1.1 (G): In the current calendar year:

  • compete in the finals in any national team trials (juniors excepted)

Collegiate Eligibility

Rule 1.3-1.4: Bona fide undergraduate students enrolled at and representing a single accredited/chartered college or university and eligible to compete in intercollegiate athletics for the aforementioned institution are eligible for Collegiate event divisions.  Applicants outside of North America must contact HOCR before applying for Collegiate event divisions.

Guaranteed Entry Clarification

Rule 3.2: Guaranteed entries for the Senior Master Four and Eight events will be granted to the top 50% of the Senior Master Age Class [50-59] crews.