VCRC and national team athletes to compete this weekend at Elk Lake
July 12, 2018

Elk Lake, BC – The Victoria City Rowing Club is pleased to announce the BC Championships Challenge/West Regatta that is taking place this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The event, with 500 crews and 600+ individual athletes ages 11-70+ from across BC, Alberta and the US Pacific North West, serves to prepare for the World Rowing Junior Championships, World Rowing Championships, the U21 Canadian Trans-Tasman Series and the Canadian Royal Henley Regatta.

The regatta will take place on Elk Lake off the Pat Bay Highway, with races beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Friday and 6:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Categories will include Men’s and Women’s Junior U19, U17, and U15, as well as Open and Masters. Crews will race over 1865m 6 lane rowing course, racing time trials, heats, semifinals and finals. BC Champions will be awarded after their final race.

More information is available at, while live results will be available at  

The Victoria City Rowing Club (VCRC) is a not-for-profit, member-driven rowing club operating out of the Victoria Rowing Society (VRS) boathouse on Elk Lake in Victoria, BC. We offer introductory, recreational, and competitive rowing programs for athletes of all ages (12-80+ years) and skill levels. For more information regarding programs or the VCRC, please visit





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