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 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

GVSU

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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