Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) announced today the 28 athletes who will be competing in eight events at the first World Rowing Cup event of 2016. The team is highlighted by six crews, including the 2015 Bronze Medal women’s eight, that have already qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Donna Atkinson, Chief Executive Officer of Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA), has notified the Board of Directors that she will be stepping down from her role following next year’s Semi-Annual Meeting in January 2017. Atkinson joined RCA in 2009.
“This was a difficult decision for me to make,”...Read more
iRow Club Grants, made possible by Sport Canada, have been awarded to the 2016 recipients.
For the past eight years, Rowing Canada Aviron, with support from Sport Canada, has been developing iRow youth club programs focused on building awareness and increasing grassroots participation of...Read more
Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) is pleased to announce Rowing BC as the successful bidder and host of the 2016 RCA National Rowing Championships – Canada Cup Regatta. Rowing BC will deliver these Championships through to 2019 with Burnaby Lake as the host location.
Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA), alongside corporate partners Immunotec and Pride Mobility, announced the four recipients of the Athlete of the Year Award. This award recognizes rowers in the categories of Senior, Para, Under 23 and Junior. The following athletes were formally honoured at RCA’s 35...Read more
Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) is saddened to hear of the passing of Frank Dwyer of the St. Catharines Rowing Club on January 17, 2016. An athlete, coach, mentor, and volunteer within the St. Catharines rowing community, Frank will be greatly missed.
“Frank was always a welcome face at the...Read more
The Regina Rowing Club will host Rowing Canada Aviron’s Canadian Masters Championships, in Regina, Saskatchewan, July 23 – 24, 2016. This annual celebration of rowing will take place in the heart of the province’s capital city on Wascana Lake....Read more
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NEWS: RCA congratulates the 45 umpires who were appointed to the juries for the 2017 RCA National Regattas. The RCA Umpires Committee selected umpires for the following events: Canada Summer Games, Royal Canadian Henley Regatta, the Canadian University Rowing Association (CURA) Championships and the National Rowing Championships.
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“I am extremely pleased with the number of umpires that have been selected to be part of the four National Regattas,” said Tom Blacquiere, chair, RCA Umpires Committee. “The selected umpires are at a variety of stages along the Umpire Pathway, and I am encouraged to see so many applying. This demonstrates the work being done across the country in developing umpires.” 5 days 4 hours ago.