Rules of Racing

As part of the annual season review, various program changes are made that require a revision of the Rules of Racing.

For the current version of the Rowing WA Rules of Racing (approved by the Rowing WA Board on 2 May 2022, with an amendment to rule 14.2 endorsed 16 July 2024):

RWA Rules of Racing - 2024.07 Edition

A marked up version of the above rules is available here

This revised version includes the following changes:

  • Updating the age-based adjustment rule 14.2 is to reflect the significant changes in grading criteria introduced in 2019. The amendment ensures that age-related adjustments are more meaningful and reflective of a rower’s performance capabilities as they age, maintaining fairness and competitiveness in our rowing community.