The rowing season runs during:
The selection policy is designed so that rowers and coxes can demonstrate their ability and suitability for the boats program.
Rowers are required to wear a rowing zootsuit which is available for purchase from the
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.
Wyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
Saturday 19 August
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 Brisbane Schoolgirls Rowing Association Head of the River.
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.
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 1 sitting. You can save and return to the course later.
We are using a smartphone app to facilitate easier communication between coaching staff, crew and parents. TeamApp is designed for use on smartphones (android and iPhone), iPads and iPods, and can also be viewed online. It is free to download and does not incur a membership fee.
TeamApp keeps member contact details private and students cannot communicate with each other through the app.
To download, go to
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.
Please feel free to help with any of the tasks within the committee structure, including:
supporting the rowers.
The GPS Rowing End of Season Celebration and Presentation Dinner will be held at Southbank Institute of TAFE, Level 2 C Block, at 66 Ernest Street, South Brisbane commencing at 6.00pm. Tickets are $34 and can be purchased from the school at the B Block Finance Counter by 4.00pm Tuesday 21 March.
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