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GPS Regattas are on from Saturday January until Saturday 10 March.

BSRA Regattas are on from Saturday 22 July until Saturday 1 September.

The selection policy is designed so that rowers and coxes can demonstrate their ability and suitability for the boats program.  

Review the GPS Rowing results

Review the BSRA Rowing results

Compulsory Registration and Consent

Parents are required to complete the online registration and consent for their child via the school website.

Please complete the online web form including each sport that your child may undertake for the year. The web form generates a school consent form which is to be completed, signed and placed in the tray on the counter in the Extra Curricular Office in room D101.

Team App for Coaches, Rowers and Parents

Both Boys and Girls Rowing are using a smartphone app as the main means of communication between coaching staff, rowers and parents.

Team App keeps member contact details private and no members can communicate with each other through the app.

To download, go to https://teamapp.com/app

  1. Sign-up using your name, date of birth and email address. You'll be sent an email to confirm your registration.
  2. Search for 'BSHS Girls or Boys Rowing' and request access to the group which applies to you.
  3. Once your request is approved, you will be able to see news and upcoming events on your device or by checking your emails.
  4. Please note that turning on push notifications on the app allows you not to miss important posts as they are made, however, this can be switched off at any time

Water safety

All rowers will be required to participate in a capsize drill at the beginning of each season, and must also complete Safety Course 1—Brisbane River (online) to uphold the safety standards of our program.
To enrol and complete the course, go to the Rowing Queensland:

  1. Select Rowing Queensland: Safety Course 1—Brisbane River.
  2. Select Enrol in this course, Personal checkout and select BSHS from the school drop down menu.
  3. Create new account and enter your name into the checkout field.

 Select Go to the course and Get started.

There are 3 modules to complete under Assessments. On completion, a Water Safety Card will be issued. Please note you do not need to complete the course in one sitting. You can save and return to the course later.

Levy

Rowers must pay an annual levy. All prior levies are required to be finalised before commencing the 2018 season.
Boys:

  • Learn to Row - Stage 2 (Year 8) - $210
  • Junior Rowing Program (Year 9) - $300
  • Senior Rowing Program (Year 10-12) -$430
  • Coxswain - $210

Girls (2017):

  • Year 10 to 12 - $400
  • Years 8 and 9 - $400
  • Coxswain - $200

Regattas and Events 2018

  • GPS

Date HostLocation
Saturday 27 JanuaryBrisbane Boys' CollegeWyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
Saturday 3 FebruarySt Joseph's College, Gregory TerraceWyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
Saturday 10 FebruarySt Joseph's Nudgee CollegeWyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
Saturday 17 FebruaryBrisbane Grammar SchoolWyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
Saturday 24 FebruaryAnglican Church Grammar SchoolWyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
Saturday 3 MarchBrisbane State High SchoolWyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
Saturday 10 MarchGreat Public Schools – Head of the River ChampionshipsWyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
  • BSRA

Date EventLocation
(TBC)Stuartholme Friendly Time TrialBrisbane River
Tuesday 22 MayIndoor Rowing ChampionshipsSomerville House
Wednesday 18 JulyCaptain's DinnerAll Hallow's School
Saturday 28 JulyBrisbane Girls Grammar School and Stuartholme College RegattaWyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
Saturday 4 AugustSt Aidan's Anglican Girls' School and St Margaret's Anglican Girls' School RegattaWyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
Saturday 11 AugustSt Hilda's School and Lourdes Hill College Regatta Wyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
Saturday 18 AugustAll Hallows School and Somerville House Regatta Wyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
Saturday 25 AugustSt Peter's Lutheran College and Brisbane State High School RegattaWyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
Saturday 1 SeptemberBrisbane Schoolgirls Rowing Association Head of the River – Brisbane State High School HostWyaralong Dam, Beaudesert

Transport

  • Training transport is the responsibility of parents. It is essential that rowers are picked up on time as they will not be supervised after training finishes.
  • Transport to and from regattas is by private transport.  A bus will be provided for the Rowing Head of the River Championships for boys and for girl's seasons.

Uniforms

  • Rowers are required to wear a rowing zootsuit which is available for purchase from the Uniform Shop.
  • During training, every rower and coxswain must wear a State High approved white rowing shirt or zootsuit.
  • Caps and sunscreen must be worn at all training sessions and regattas

Volunteers

Rowing is entirely a volunteer activity and any interested parent can contact the rowing Master-in-Charge. Please feel free to help with any of the tasks including loading/unloading boats:

  • marshalling on regatta days;
  • towing boat trailers;
  • setting up and taking down marquees
  • assistance at rowing camp;
  • assisting with functions/events. 

Sub-committee

The rowing sub-committee meets at the BSHS rowing shed at 6.00pm on the second Wednesday of each month. Parents are actively encouraged to get involved and are welcomed as an essential part of BSHS Rowing.

  • Chairperson — Mr David Gillespie
  • Secretary — Mr Annette Vasey
  • Treasurer — vacant.

End of Season Presentation

Separate end of season presentation dinners are held for both boys and girls Rowing. Details regarding confirmed venue and ticket availability will be advised once the season begins. Tickets are sold at the B Block Finance Counter and must be purchased by the closing date to enable catering numbers to be finalised. Once ticket sales are closed no further tickets will be available for purchase.