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 02/08/2017.

Directions to GVSU Boathouse

Fall 2017

August 16th

Staff In-Service

August 21st – 25th

GVSU “Welcome Week”

GVSU Campus

August 27th

Varsity Call-Out Meeting

Kirkoff Center, GVSU

August 28th

First Day of Classes; Varsity Practice Resumes

August 30th

Novice Callout Meeting

Loutit Lecture Hall, 9 PM

August 31st – September 1st

Captain’s Crewz

GVSU Boathouse

September 4th – 5th

Labor Day Recess 

September 5th

Campus Life Night

GVSU, Parking Lot H

September 6th

First Novice Practice

GVSU Boathouse

September 15th – 17th

Team Camping Trip

Hardy Pond, Newaygo County

September 23rd – 24th

Family Weekend/Open Boathouse

GVSU Boathouse

October 6th – 8th

Music City Head Race

Nashville, TN

October 15th

Head of the Grand Regatta

East Lansing, MI

October 20th – 22nd

Head of the Charles Regattaselect crews only

Boston, MA

Oct 28th

Homecoming Halloween Regatta

GVSU Boathouse

November 4th

Eagle Collegiate Challenge

Indianapolis, IN

November 11th

12th Annual GVSU Frostbite Regatta

Proving Grounds, Allendale, MI

December 27th – January 5th

Winter Training Technical Camp – Varsity Women

Tampa, FL

Winter/Spring 2018

January 8th

Practice Resumes


February 25th

C.R.A.S.H. G. 2K


March 2nd – 11th

Spring Break Training Camp

Oak Ridge, TN

March 22nd – 25th

San Diego Crew Classic Varsity Women

San Diego, CA

March 24th – 25th

Marietta Invite

Marietta, OH

April 7th – 8th

Race vs. ?


April 14th – 15th

23nd Annual Don Lubbers Cup Regatta

Spring Lake, MI

April 29th

53nd Annual Mid-American Collegiate Rowing Assn. Championships

Harsha Lake, Cincinnati, OH

May 10th – 13th

The 79th Aberdeen – Dad Vail National Championship Regatta

Philadelphia, PA

May 20th

GVSU Crew Spring Banquet


May 25th – 27th

The 11th Annual ACRA National Championships

Gainesville, GA

June 18th – 25th

Henley Training Camp – select men

Kastoria, Greece

June 26th – July 9th

Henley Royal Regatta

Henley-on-Thames, UK

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