2016-2017 Season Schedule

Clicking on a race’s name prior to an event will link to an informational page containing Google Maps directions and an itinerary for the event once either become available, plus a link to the regatta’s official website if applicable.

Schedule is subject to change. Latest revision 08/18/2016.

Directions to GVSU Boathouse

Fall 2016

August 18th

Staff In-Service

August 22nd – 26th

“Welcome Week”

GVSU Campus

August 28th

Varsity Call-Out Meeting

Kirkoff Center, GVSU

August 29th

First Day of Classes; Varsity Practice Begins

August 31st

Novice Callout Meeting

Loutit Lecture Hall, 9 PM

September 1st – 2nd

Captain’s Crewz

GVSU Boathouse

September 4th – 6th

Labor Day Recess 

September 6th

Campus Life Night

GVSU, Parking Lot H

September 7th

First Novice Practice

GVSU Boathouse

September 10th

Beach Olympiad

Grandhaven, MI

September 23rd – 25th

University of Western Ontario Scrimmage (varsity only)

London, Ontario

October 1st

Family Weekend/Open Boathouse

GVSU Boathouse

October 9th

Head of the Grand Regatta

East Lansing, MI

October 15th

Homecoming Novice vs. Alum Races and Tailgate

GVSU Boathouse

October 21st – 23rd

52nd Annual Head of the Charles Regatta select crews only

Boston, MA

October 23rd

Jayhawk Jamboree non-Charles crews

Lawrence, KS

November 5th

Eagle Collegiate Challenge

Indianapolis, IN

November 12th

11th Annual GVSU Frostbite Regatta

Proving Grounds, Allendale, MI

December 28th – January 6th

Technical Training Camp

Clermont/Orlando, FL

Winter/Spring 2017

Feburary 9th

Practice Resumes


March 3rd – 11th

Spring Break Training Camp

Oak Ridge, TN

March 30th – April 3rd

San Diego Crew Classic (V8+’s only)

San Diego, CA

Saturday, April 2nd

Cincinnati Regatta

Cincinnati, OH

April 7th – 9th

22nd Annual Don Lubbers Cup Regatta

Spring Lake, MI

April 22

Wisconsin and Boston U. Women’s Scrimmage

Grand Rapids, MI

May 6th

52rd Annual Mid-American Collegiate Rowing Assn. Championships

Harsha Lake, Cincinnati, OH

May 13th – 14th

The 78th Aberdeen – Dad Vail National Championship Regatta

Philadelphia, PA

May 21st

GVSU Crew Spring Banquet

Allendale, MI

May 27th – 28th

The 9th Annual ACRA National Championships

Gainesville, GA

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