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GPS Rowing regattas run from Saturday 8 February until Saturday 14 March 2020.

BSRA Rowing regattas run from Saturday 27 July until Saturday 31 August 2019.

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/guardians 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/guardians.

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

To download, go to

  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 Boys Rowing' or 'BSHS Girls 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 website:

  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 three 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.


Rowers must pay an annual levy. All prior levies are required to be finalised before commencing the 2020 season.


  • 2020 Rowing Levy: $580

Girls :

  • 2020 Rowers levy:  $580

Regattas and Events 2020


Date HostLocation
Saturday 8 FebruaryThe Southport SchoolWyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
Saturday 15 FebruaryBrisbane Boys' College
Wyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
Saturday 22 FebruarySt Joseph's College, Gregory TerraceWyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
Saturday 29 FebruarySt Joseph's Nudgee CollegeWyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
Saturday 7 MarchBrisbane Grammar SchoolWyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
Saturday 14 March
Great Public Schools – Head of the River ChampionshipsWyaralong Dam, Beaudesert

Please refer to Sport this Week for up-to-date information on times and venues.

Date EventLocation
Tuesday 28 MayIndoor Rowing ChampionshipsSomerville House
Saturday 27 JulySt Peter's Lutheran College and Brisbane State High School Regatta
Wyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
Saturday 3 August
St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School and St Margaret's Anglican Girls School RegattaWyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
Saturday 10 AugustBrisbane Girls Grammar School and Stuartholme School Regatta
Wyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
Saturday 17 AugustSt Hilda's School and Lourdes Hill College Regatta
Wyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
Saturday 24 AugustAll Hallows' School and Somerville House Regatta
Wyaralong Dam, Beaudesert
Saturday 31 August
Brisbane Schoolgirls Rowing Association - Head of the River ChampionshipsWyaralong Dam, Beaudesert

Please refer to Sport this Week for up-to-date information on times and venues.


  • 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.
  • A charter bus is supplied for all of the boys regattas.
  • Transport to and from the girl's regattas is by private transport.  A bus will be provided for the Rowing Head of the River Championships for girl's seasons.


  • 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.


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


The Rowing Sub-Committee meets at the State High Rowing Shed, Jane Street, West End each month. Parents are actively encouraged to get involved and are welcomed as an essential part of State High Rowing.  Email for more details.

  • 2020 Chairperson — Ms Michelle Loveday
  • 2020 Secretary — Mr Chris Bartlett

End of Season Presentation

Separate end of season presentation dinners are held for both QGSSSA and GPS 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.