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History of Ballarat Head of the Lake rowing regatta

1932 Ballarat Head of the Lake

This race was conducted on Lake Wendouree on Saturday 7th May 1932. The Argus reported on Saturday 30th April that the regatta had created great interest amongst ex-students of the colleges and with Ballarat College Old Collegians Association planning a dinner on the evening of the race. An old boys race was also conducted. Ballarat Grammar won from St Patrick's College and Ballarat College who finished in a dead heat for second.

Organising Committee

Ballarat Public Schools' Association


Head of the Lake

Time: 5:49
Margin: 4 lengths

1st Ballarat College - Bow: A J Tippett, 2: J L Clift, 3: J R Wallace, Str: N J Jelbart, Cox: G R King
2nd Ballarat Grammar -
Bow: G W Best, 2: C I Herbert, 3: L E Hine, Str: P B Jelbart, Cox: E Philp 
3rd St Patrick's College
 - Bow: J A Patterson, 2: L P Dickinson, 3: B J Hayden, Str: J C Harrison, Cox: T P McCarthy

Ballarat College winning crew

Second Fours

Time: Not known

1st St Patrick's College

2nd Ballarat Grammar

3rd Ballarat College


The Argus Saturday 30th April 1932 and Monday 9th May 1932

Ballarat Courier 100 years Head of the Lake Supplement

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