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High School

‚ÄčTriangle Rowing Club fields men's and women's high school rowing teams at the novice and varsity levels.  The novice designation applies to athletes in their first year of competitive rowing.

High school athletes practice 5 days a week in the fall and compete in local, regional, and national competitive events.   

Basic swimming ability is required, but no rowing experience is necessary.


High School - SPRING SEASON

Spring Season consists of sprint races, where boats race side-by-side (usually up to 6 boats per race) on a course that is generally 2000 meters (or less) in length. 

The spring season runs from the middle of February through the middle of May, but some crews may continue practicing and competing well into June if they qualify for Nationals. 

High School Practice Schedule:
 
  • Monday         3:30-6:00 pm (Varsity only, and only April - May)
  • Tuesday         3:30-6:00 pm  
  • Wednesday 3:30-6:00 pm
  • Thursday      3:30-6:00 pm
  • Friday             3:30-6:00 pm
  • Saturday       8:00-11:00 am 

Note: Weekday practices will end earlier at the start of the season due to shorter days, daylight savings, and when Lake Wheeler closes (and gates are locked).

 
Spring Regatta Schedule:
 

Regattas we attend during the spring season.  Note that a subset of all high school crews may be selected for some events.

Event Date Location Notes
North Carolina Rowing Championships March /  April Oak Hollow Lake, High Point, NC
  •  All high school crews
  • One-day event (Saturday)
Dogwood Junior Championship April Melton Lake, Oak Ridge, TN
  • All high school crews
  • Three-day event (Fri-Sun)
Southeast Youth Championship May TBD
  • Select high school crews
  • Four-day event (Thu-Sun)
Youth National Championship June TBD
  • Qualified high school crews
  • Five-day event (Wed-Sun)


NOTE: Coaches may make changes to the regatta/competition schedule.

Dates will be posted when available along with the corresponding Registration links.

High School - Fall SEASON

Fall Season consists of head races where boats do not all start at the same time, instead they race against the clock in a time-trial format on a course that can vary in length, but is generally less than 5000 meters in length. 

The fall season runs from the middle of August through the middle of November. 

High School Practice Schedule:
 
  • Tuesday         3:30-6:00 pm  
  • Wednesday 3:30-6:00 pm
  • Thursday      3:30-6:00 pm
  • Friday             3:30-6:00 pm
  • Saturday       8:00-11:00 am

Note: Weekday practices will end earlier as the season progresses due to shorter days, daylight savings, and a shift in when Lake Wheeler closes (and gates are locked).
 

Fall Regatta Schedule:
 

Regattas we attend during the fall season.  Note that a subset of all high school crews may be selected for some events.

Event Date Location Notes
High Point Autumn Rowing Festival Oct Oak Hollow Lake, High Point, NC
  •  All high school crews
  • One-day event (Saturday)
Head of the Charles Late Oct Charles River, Boston, MA
  • Select varsity crews only
  • Three-day event (Fri-Sun)
Head of the Hooch Nov Tennessee River, Chattanooga, TN
  • Select high school crews only
  • Three-day event (Fri-Sun)
Head of the South Nov Savannah River, Augusta, GA
  • All high school crews
  • One-day event (Sat)


NOTE: Coaches may make changes to the regatta/competition schedule.

Fall Season Registration is OPEN!