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Jan 15

AGM Date Change

Please note that the 2016 Row Nova Scotia Annual General Meeting date has been changed to scheduled for Wednesday February 15, 7pm at Oakwood House.

Row Nova Scotia is still seeking nominations to sit on the RowNS Board of Directors and Sub-committees. If you are interested in filling a term on the Board of Directors or Sub-committees please state your interest by contacting rowing@rowns.ca.

Dec 22

Row Nova Scotia Awards Banquet and AIRC

Two great events on one day! The Atlantic Indoor Rowing Championships and Row Nova Scotia Awards Banquet are happening on Saturday February 4, 2017 at the Banook Canoe Club located at 17 Banook Avenue Dartmouth, NS.

Registration for both events are now open until Saturday January 28th. Going to AIRC and the Awards Banquet? Register at the same time and save on the cost!

For the 2017 AIRC Package please visit the AIRC page

Nominate a deserving individual – RowNS Nomination Form

Learn more about the RowNS Awards Banquet page

Dec 12

Annual General Meeting

On behalf of Row Nova Scotia (RowNS), you are invited to the 2016 Annual General Meeting taking place at Oakwood House in Dartmouth, NS beginning at 7:00pm on Thursday February 16, 2017. All members of Row Nova Scotia are encouraged to attend this event as it will discuss and review many of the key happenings of 2016 and upcoming events for 2017.

Row Nova Scotia is seeking nominations to sit on the RowNS Board of Directors and Sub-committees. If you are interested in filling a term on the Board of Directors or Sub-committees please state your interest by emailing rowing@rowns.ca what position you would be interested in filling, why you would like to fill that position and what skills or experience you can bring to Row Nova Scotia.

Board of Directors positions are two year terms. We are looking for individuals who can make a commitment to monthly meetings, chairing sub-committees and completing, overseeing and delegating tasks that will contribute to the overall activity and growth of the Row Nova Scotia.

Sub-committees positions are two year terms. We are looking for individuals who can make a commitment to monthly committee meetings, have an interest or experience relating to their sub-committee and the ability to complete tasks that will contribute to the overall activity and growth of Row Nova Scotia. The current RowNS sub-committees are: Coaching, Communications, Finance, Fundraising, Governance, High Performance, Membership, and Safety and Events.

Nov 21

Erg’s For Sale

RowNS is selling new and used Concept 2 Model D with PM5 ergs following the AIRC’s on Saturday Feb. 4, 2017.

New 2016 Concept 2 Model D with PM5
New erg’s will be sold for $1300.00. This price includes full warranty, shipping, taxes and assembly.

Used 2014 Concept 2 Model D with PM5 Sold Out
Used erg’s at $900.00. The erg’s are used by the RowNS provincial team and are kept in good condition. Used Erg’s are for sale exclusively to RowNS clubs and individual members.

If you are interested in purchasing an erg please contact rowing@rowns.ca before December 31, 2016.

Nov 4

2016 Patrick Convey Recognition Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to the 2016 recipients of the Patrick Convey Recognition Award. Maria Simmons of North Star Rowing Club was the recipient of Category 1 and Patrick Cody of Mic Mac AAC and RowNS was the recipient of Category 2.

The Patrick Convey Recognition Award celebrates and remembers the life of Patrick Convey by recognizing two individuals who exemplify the traits that made Patrick a special person. Specifically, a person with a passion for sharing his/her gifts, a commitment to rowing in Nova Scotia and an athletic achievement in rowing.

Oct 31

Really Chili Regatta Results

Thanks to everyone who came out on Saturday for the 2016 Really Chili Regatta. Even with some less than ideal weather on Friday and Saturday there was great racing by all clubs and the mixed boat finals provided very exciting 1k racing.

Congratulations to all the event winners (bold in the results) and the overall GMS winners Jennifer Clark and Lucy Black (FRC-JW2x) in Event 1 and Conner Booker and Matt McGreer (HRC-OM2-)in Event 2.

Special congratulations to the St. FX Women’s 8+ dressed as reindeer who were the boat with the best costume.

Really Chili Regatta Time Trial Results
Really Chili Regatta Finals Results

Oct 24

RCA Coach Weekend #2 Workshop

Row Nova Scotia will be hosting the RCA Coach Weekend #2 Coach Workshop November 18-20, 2016. The workshop will be facilitated by Patrick Cody (Row Nova Scotia Provincial Team coach). This workshop is available to anyone who has completed RCA Coach Weekend #1 and has completed the assignment in the RCA Coach Weekend #1 workbook. This is a competition introduction course for coaches working with athletes in the train to train and early learning to compete phases of the LTAD.

When: November 18-20, 2016
Where: North Star Rowing Club (20 Boathouse Lane Dartmouth, NS)
Cost: $150
Register: using your NCCP# and going to The Locker and search event # 5145797. The registration deadline will be November 13, 2016 at midnight.

If you have any questions regarding registration or eligibility please contact rowing@rowns.ca

Oct 18

Really Chili Regatta

The Really Chili Rowing Regatta will take place on Saturday October 29 at Lake Banook in Dartmouth. RowNS is encouraging athletes to dress up in their best Halloween costumes for the regatta and the boat with the best costume will win a prize!

Really Chili Regatta Package v4

Really Chili Draw v2

Oct 15

Atlantic Rowing Championship Results

Results from this weekend’s Atlantic Rowing Championships are now available. Congratulations to the Halifax Rowing Club on winning the President’s Cup, Dalhousie for winning the Lochaber Cup and the Dalhousie Novice team for capturing the Novice points title.

ARC 2016 Saturday Results

ARC 2016 Sunday Results

Oct 13

Atlantic Championships Draw

The Atlantic Rowing Championships are set to begin this Saturday in Antigonish. The first version of the draw is now available. Any new versions to the draw will be posted here.

ARC Saturday Draw v5

ARC Sunday Draw v6