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BUCS PwC Rowing Club Reps Development Day Saturday 17 September 2011.

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1 BUCS PwC Rowing Club Reps Development Day Saturday 17 September 2011

2 Agenda Welcome & introduction Meet your region (initial networking) BUCS Seasons Information 2011/12 (incl. Indoor Rowing) Rules & Regulations 2011/12 Workshop 1 / Workshop 2 / Workshop 3 AOB / Next Steps/ Review of Key Points The aim of the meeting is to provide an opportunity for rowing club representatives to Meet / network Learn Hear and discuss plans for the forthcoming season.

3 BUCS …… The BUCS sporting programme is available to the 2.3 million students across the UK. Over 100,000 students regularly compete in BUCS competitions, leagues and events. BUCS delivers 50 sports to these students and universities and organises 150 individual finals or championship events each year. Within Rowing we want to see more students rowing, more support for coaching / volunteering / leadership and more students supported to achieve their potential on a performance pathway BUCS Rowing is about … Safe and well run events Helping clubs to grow and develop Sharing best practice Providing support networks Widening opportunities for students Raising the profile of student rowing Enabling student rowers to realise their potential and to gain international representation BUCS Rowing is about … Safe and well run events Helping clubs to grow and develop Sharing best practice Providing support networks Widening opportunities for students Raising the profile of student rowing Enabling student rowers to realise their potential and to gain international representation

4 BUCS Rowing – 2011/12 Season 22 – 24 Oct 2011 – BUCS PwC SBH (& GB Trials) Boston Rowing Club 19 Nov – 7 Dec 2011 – BUCS PwC Indoor Rowing Championships Regional locations 18 – 19 Feb 2012 – BUCS PwC 4s & 8s Head Peterborough 5 – 7 May – BUCS PwC Regatta NWSC, Nottingham

5 Small Boats Head – 23rd October Boston Rowing Club The event is being run in conjunction with GB Rowing Team and includes the 5km single sculls of their 1st Assessment. The event is being hosted by Boston Rowing Club. All student rowers will be eligible to compete in the BUCS SBH on the Sunday regardless of their erg results. Student athletes involved in the GB trials will be able to complete the requirements of the GB assessment and to represent their University Club in the SBH events on the Sunday.

6 Small Boats Head – 23rd October Boston Rowing Club Entries close Thursday 13 th October !!! DIV 1DIV 2DIV 3 Boat Class M1x W1x LM1x LW1x M2x W2x M2- W2- LM2x LW2x Weigh In07: :3010: :1512: :45 Briefing08:0011:0013:45 Boating08: :1511: :0014: :30 Race Start09:3012:1514:45

7 19 Nov – 7 Dec 2011 – BUCS Indoor Rowing Championships Regional events to be held within a period 19 November to 7 December) Each event will be monitored by an independent adjudicator Results will be collated by the BUCS office and made available on the rowing pages of the BUCS website. BUCS points will be awarded to the top 4 individual on a national basis in four categories. 1st = 12 points, 2nd = 8 points, 3rd = 6 points, 4th = 4 points BUCS medals will be awarded for the national 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category. i.e. Mens Heavyweight, Womens Heavyweight, Mens Lightweight, Womens Lightweight Each regional organiser (University) will collect their own entries and set their own entry fees - up to a maximum of £5/seat

8 19 Nov – 7 Dec 2011 – BUCS PwC Indoor Rowing Championships Exeter (23 November 2011) Nottingham Trent (4 December 2011) Chester (Date tbc) UEA(26 November 2011) Imperial (26 November 2011) Warwick (27 November 2011) Reading (3 December2011) Edinburgh (3 December 2011) Hull (26 November 2011) Solent (4 December 2011) UWE (4 December 2011) Durham (7 December 2011)

9 Information will be available online and entries will open on 7th December Saturday 19th February – BUCS Beginners Head Course length: approx 2500m Sunday 20th February – BUCS Championships Head (Champ + Intermediate categories) Course length: approx 5000m Top 6 crews will earn exemption from BUCS Regatta Time Trials where applicable. 18 – 19 Feb 2012 – BUCS PwC 4s & 8s Head, Peterborough

10 Saturday – Beginners 4s & 8s Division 1Division 2 Mens Beginner 8+ Womens Beginner 4+ Womens Beginner 8+ Mens Beginner 4+ Sunday – Championship 4s & 8s Division 1Division 2Division 3 Womens Championship 8+ Womens Intermediate 8+ Mens Championship 4+ Mens Championship 4- Mens Lightweight 4x Mens Lightweight 4- Womens Lightweight 4- Mens Championship 4x Womens Championship 4x Mens Championship 8+ Mens Intermediate 8+ Womens Championship 4+ Womens Championship 4- Womens Lightweight 4x DRAFT

11 5 – 7 May 2012 – BUCS PwC Regatta, NWSC, Nottingham

12 SaturdaySundayMonday WLwt8 MLwtInt1x MLwt1x WB1x WInt2- WC2- MInt1x MC1x WLwt2x MLwt4- MB4+ WInt4x WC4x MInt8 MC8+ WLwt2- MLwt2- WB4+ WInt1x WC1x MInt2x MC2x WLwt4- MLwt4x MB8 WInt8 WC8 MC4- MInt4+ MC4+ WLwtInt1x WLwt1x MLwt8 MB1x WInt4+ WC4+ Mint2- MC2- WLwt4x MLwt2x WB8 WC4- WInt2x WC2x MInt4x / MC4x DRAFT

13 BUCS Endorsed events The aim of BUCS Endorsed events is very much to encourage participation within the sport. BUCS provides third party public liability insurance, and will also have in place an agreed delivery mechanism that will ensure that each event is organised in a competent manner. These events will not offer BUCS points, medals or trophies, although the latter may be provided by the organising committee. In order to be Endorsed, it must be shown that these events will be lead by a University rowing club and will provide opportunities for members of that club to learn skills in events management, sports administration etc. The BUCS Commercial team must be informed on any commercial activity around these endorsed events and guidelines are available.

14 BUCS Endorsed events

15 Team of 80 rowers, coaches, support staff From 10 Universities spread across the UK 2 gold, 5 silver, 4 bronze Huge effort / huge reward Universities BATH BIRM BRIS CAMB GLAS NOTTS NOTTS TRT READ UEL UL 7 th European Universities Rowing Championships - Moscow

16 GoldM2xUEL GoldWLwt4xREAD SilverWLwt1xNOTTS TRT SilverW8READ SilverW1xBATH SilverW4-UL SilverMLwt4xUL BronzeMLwt2-NOTTS BronzeM4xREAD BronzeW2-READ BronzeMLwt8NOTTS 7 th European Universities Rowing Championships - Moscow

17 12th World University Rowing Championships – Banyoles 7-9 Sept.

18 BUCS Rowing Regs. 2011/12 All rules are as per the British Rowing Rules of Racing and Row Safe with notable exceptions. ROW 1 Definitions ROW 1.1 Beginner: (VL points awarded) – Only open to students in their first year of rowing, regardless of discipline. No funded athletes may compete. ( where a funded athlete is defined as an individual who receives direct / individual funding.. not someone who happens to be part of a funded coaching programme ) ROW 1.2 Intermediate: (VL points awarded) - Any crew from any university can enter. No athletes who have raced in Championship of that boat type at that event can race. ROW 1.3 Championship: (VL & BUCS points awarded) - Open to all. If there is an Intermediate event in that category then only one entry per university. If no Intermediate event then multiple entries are permitted from one university, but only the highest placed crew receives the BUCS points. All crews will receive VL points. No athletes who have raced in Intermediate of that boat type at that event can race. ROW 1.4 Students cannot compete in both Intermediate and Championship statuses in the same boat type, for example, a student in an I4+ can not race in a C4+. N.B. students may race in 4+ and 4- at different statuses ROW 1.5 Lightweights: as a championship event a lightweight competing as such may not enter a Beginner or Intermediate event of the same boat type. ROW 1.6 Institutions may enter boats into the Intermediate category without entering a Championship boat

19 ROW 2 Weights ROW 2.1 Coxswains: Womens crews:50kg, Mens crews: 55kg ROW 2.2 Lightweights: Head weight: Men 75kg, Women 61.5kg, Regatta weight: Men 72.5kg, Women 59kg ROW 2.3 N.B. Lightweight crews are not averaged. The lightweight weigh-in will be from two hours before the beginning of the racing day up to 1 hour prior to the published start time of each category. If racing in more than one lightweight event the competitor need only weigh in once. Crews need to weigh in all together. All Lightweight rowers must produce photo identification at weigh-in. ROW 3 Substitutions ROW 3.1 A reserve list must be completed in addition to an Institutions entries – there will be no charge for reserve names, but the inclusion of an individual on the reserve list allows event organisers to accept that individual being substituted into a boat with the confidence of insurance cover via the Athletic Union. ROW 3.2 An unlimited number of substitutions can be made up until before the crews first race. However, these substitutions must be made from either the reserve list or between already competing crews (as long as this does not contravene any existing regulations regarding doubling up). Failure to adhere to this regulation will result in a fine. BUCS Rowing Regs. 2011/12


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