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2017 RCA National Rowing Championships – Canada Cup

November 9, 2017 - November 12, 2017

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The 2017 RCA National Rowing Championships-Canada Cup will take place on Thursday, November 9th to Sunday, November 12th, 2017, at Burnaby Lake, Burnaby, BC.

Regatta Details

Rowing BC has the honour of hosting the Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) National Rowing Championships and Canada Cup (NRC-CC) Regattas from 2016-2019. These regattas will be held consecutively at Burnaby Lake and will attract the finest rowers from across the country.

The National Rowing Championships are open to competitors from all over Canada as representatives of their home province. The small boat racing (singles and pairs) provides the ideal measure to assess the fastest rowers in the country, resulting in the naming of national champions. The Canada Cup portion that follows provides the opportunity for Canada’s developing rowers to compete against other provinces within larger crews that include National Team Athletes who originated from their home province.

The Athlete Awards Banquet provides the opportunity for our athletes to celebrate their hard work and success over the past days of racing. For some athletes, their performance at the NRC will be the pinnacle of their rowing career. For others, it is a development opportunity on their path to eventually representing Canada on the world stage.

2017 RCA National Rowing Championships

Where: Burnaby Lake, Burnaby, BC
When: Thursday, November 9th to Saturday, November 11th, 2017

2017 Canada Cup

Where: Burnaby Lake, Burnaby, BC
When: Sunday, November 12th, 2017

Technical details on the regattas, including the daily racing schedule, can be found on Regatta Central.

Rowing BC Team BC Selection

The Rowing BC Team BC Selection Criteria are available here. Athletes wishing to represent BC at the 2017 RCA National Rowing Championships and Canada Cup Regattas are required to complete an application form by Monday, September 25th.

For further information on how to represent BC at the National Rowing Championships and Canada Cup Regattas, contact Rob Richards, Rowing BC Provincial Coach.


Rowing BC will be looking to fill volunteer roles in support of this event. More information to come.

2017 Rowing Canada Aviron Athlete Awards Banquet

The Athlete Awards Banquet will take place on Saturday, November 11th, 2017, at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown. The evening begins with a reception followed by the awards banquet where the 2017 National Rowing Championships medal winners will be recognized along with the Rowing Canada Aviron athlete awards.

NRC Medal Presentation: 5pm – 6pm

Reception: 6pm – 7pm
Banquet: 7pm – 9pm
Location: Crystal Ballroom, Hilton Vancouver Metrotown
Dress Code: Cocktail
Parking: First 3 hours free. $2.50/half-hour after 3 hours.
Tickets: Tickets will go on sale closer to the event date.

Accommodation Options

The Hilton Vancouver Metrotown is the host hotel for the 2017 National Rowing Championships and Canada Cup Regatta.

As a partner of the event, the Hilton has provided excellent room rates open to all teams and their supporters/parents and complimentary rooms for team meetings. The hotel will also host the Athlete Awards Banquet and has designed a banquet menu to meet the needs of our athletes who just raced. The Organizing Committee appreciates that all traveling teams stay at our partner hotel.

The last day to book with the group rate is Monday, October 9th, 2017, however we recommend you book before this date as room availability is limited.

Book online HERE

Group Code: ROW

Or, reserve your room by calling:

Hotel Toll Free Line at 1-888-744-5866

Locally at (604) 438-1200

Central Reservations at 1-800-HILTONS (445-8667)



November 9, 2017
November 12, 2017
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