Friday July 10, 2020 – Welland, ON
Due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) and the City of Welland have jointly decided to cancel the 2020 National Rowing Championships and Canada Cup, which was scheduled to take place September 17 to 20, 2020, in Welland, Ontario.
“While we know this news will not come as a surprise to members of our rowing community, we do appreciate that many rowers and dedicated volunteers across the country will miss this pinnacle national rowing event in September,” said RCA Chief Executive Officer Terry Dillon. “We are confident that the City of Welland and the host organizing committee was on track to offer a high-calibre event and we appreciate all their efforts.”
All 2020 RCA National events have been cancelled and planning for the 2021 competition season is underway. Please stay tuned for further details relating to the 2021 RCA National Rowing Championships.
RCA will also be announcing details of a new national virtual event occurring in September. More information will be released in the coming weeks.
RCA is aware of the many disruptions related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and continues to strongly encourage our communities to consult the RCA COVID-19 page for up-to-date information.
For more information:
RCA Communications Lead
RCA Communications and Events Coordinator
Photo: Peter Gleadow