Rules and Regulations

2014 Official Rule Changes

Please see below for a summary of the 2014 Official Head Of The Charles Regatta rule changes.

Rule 1.1D: Club Eligibility

New: Eligibility status with regards to competition in the previous year’s HOCR

Rule 1.1G-1.1H: Club Eligibility

Clarification: Varsity events include both lightweight and open weight

Rule 2.1: Sculling (Singles/Doubles) Entry Application:

Clarification: Double Scullers’ entry application

Rule 2.4: International Entry Application

New: Deadline moved from June 1 to May 1

Rule 3.2: Sweep-oared (Fours/Eights) Entry Acceptance

New: Sweep entry draw procedure

Rule 3.4: Event-Division Sizes

New: Sweep-oared entry quota

Rule 3.11: Elite Competitor Seeding

New:  Seeding for elite competitors

Rule 4.2: Special Medals

New: Club Special Medal in the Club 4+ and 8+ event-divisions