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Regatta Notices

Racing complete
Racing has finished today all Semi-finals and C/D Finals are now complete. Saturday will be A/B Finals for all events. Racing begins 8:05AM.

2018-03-23 15:48:39

Non Progression
Due to the change of Race Schedule putting all Finals on Saturday, there will NOT be a Non Progression Penalty Fee applied for races to be held on Friday. Please note this only applies Semi's, C & D Finals.

2018-03-22 22:02:00

Racing complete
Racing has finished today with Quarter-finals being completed. Tomorrow will be all Semi-finals and C/D Finals. Saturday will A/B Finals for all events

2018-03-22 19:18:31

Regatta Back On
Racing will commence at 6pm with Race 371 (QF for event 12, G U17 4X+) and finish with Race 384 (Event 48, G U16 2X Quarter Finals).

2018-03-22 17:14:34

Racing complete
After a very long day racing is now completed for the day with BTHC#2 winning the G U17 2X E Final.
The regatta will recommence at 8am in the morning with Race 371, the Quarter-Finals for event 12, G U17 4X+.
After Quarter-Finals are complete all the Semi-Finals and C & D Finals will be raced.

2018-03-21 20:30:13

Day sheet updated
Races for events 28, 27, 30, and 43 will now start 16 minutes later (6:20PM instead of 6:04PM). This is to ensure rowers in U16 quarter-finals have at least 1 hour between starts.

2018-03-21 15:02:38

Day sheet updated
This afternoon's day sheet has been updated. Please check for any scheduling changes relevant to your crews.

2018-03-21 13:44:23

Relegation: boat underweight
Boat check-weighing has found another boat that raced underweight. The crew was relegated from third to last in their repechage. This has cost them a spot in the semi-finals tomorrow and they are now out of the event.

2018-03-21 09:24:51

U18 B Finals
Although not shown on the race schedule, there will be B Finals for all U18 Events (except N18)

2018-03-20 18:10:17

Racing Completed
Racing is now completed for the day, the regatta will recommence at 8am in the morning with Race 208, Rep 1, B U17 1X

2018-03-20 16:36:51

Relegation: Boat underweight
When check-weighed a boat was found to be underweight. The crew was relegated from second to last place in their heat.
All crews are reminded its crucial to make sure your boat has been test weighed. And, where needed to make weight, any extra weight is carried when racing!

2018-03-20 11:36:05

Racing has resumed

2018-03-20 09:41:11

Racing delayed
There's a widespread power outage disrupting proceedings at the lake. Racing has been put on hold while it is resolved.

2018-03-20 09:26:50

End of day 1
Racing resumes tomorrow at 08:00 with heat 1 of event 34 (B U17 4+).

2018-03-19 17:10:31

Exhibition events
To fill the gap left by the lightweight doubles there will be exhibition events for Novice Quadruples.
note: gaps will be left in the schedule where the lightweight fours events would have raced.

2018-02-20 15:55:35

Lightweight events
The New Zealand Secondary Sports Council de-sanctioned lightweight rowing (see announcement here: Consequently the lightweight fours and doubles events will not be accepting entries.

2018-01-23 23:48:21

The New Zealand Secondary Sports Council have declared that they will not be sanctioning the lightweight events at any of the secondary school sports events they govern. For rowing that is the New Zealand, North and South Island Secondary School Rowing Championships. See release of this decision here -

2017-04-05 18:00:00

MADS2018 Calendar

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March 18
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