2015-2016 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 Feb, 2016.

Directions to GVSU Boathouse

Fall 2015

August 18th

Staff In-Service

August 24th – 28th

“Welcome Week”

GVSU Campus

August 30th

Varsity Call-Out Meeting

Kirkoff Center, GVSU

August 31st

First Day of Classes; Varsity Practice Begins

September 2nd

Frosh/Novice Call-Out PIZZA Meeting

Loutit Lecture Hall, GVSU

September 3rd – 4th

Captains’ Crewz

GVSU Boathouse

September 5th -8th

Labor Day Recess

September 9th

Novice Practice Begins

GVSU Boathouse

September 12th

GVSU Rowing Team Beach Olympiad and Beach Party (1pm)

Grand Haven, MI

September 18th – 20th

GVSU Team Combine

Camp Michawana, Hastings, MI

October 3rd

Family Weekend

GVSU Boathouse

October 11th

Head of the Grand Regatta (All Crews)

Lansing, MI

October 16th – 18th

51st Head of the Charles Regatta

Boston, MA

October 24th

Homecoming and Alumni Row, 9am

GVSU Boathouse

October 31st

Head of the Eagle Regatta

Indianapolis, IN

November 14th

GV Frostbite Regatta

The Quarry, Allendale, MI

November 16th

Move to Indoor Training at the Rowing Training Center (RTC)


December 29th – January 8th

Technical Training Camp

Tampa Bay, FL

Winter/Spring 2016

January 11th

“Welcome Back” Performance Review at the RTC


February 28th



March 4th – 13th

Spring Break Training Camp

Oak Ridge, TN

April 1st

GVSU vs. Georgetown University Scrimmage

Thompson Boat Center, Washington D.C.

April 1st – 3rd

Washington D.C. Tour/Occoquan Sprints

Washington D.C./Fairfax Station, Virginia

April 8th – 10th

21st Annual Don Lubbers Cup Regatta

Spring Lake, MI

May 1st

52nd Annual Mid-American Collegiate Rowing Assn. Championships

Harsha Lake, Cincinnati, OH

May 12th – 15th

The 77th Aberdeen – Dad Vail National Championship Regatta

Philadelphia, PA

May 22nd

GVSU Crew Spring Banquet

Allendale, MI

May 26th – 29th

The 9th Annual ACRA National Championships

Gainesville, GA

June 9th – 22nd

Henley Women’s Regatta

Henley-on-Thames, UK, Tenative Itinerary

June 22nd – July 4th

Henley Royal Regatta

Henley-on-Thames, UK, Tenative Itinerary

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