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Head of Schoolgirls Rowing Regatta History

1993 VIC Head of Schoolgirls' Regatta

The regatta host this year was Genazzano F.C.J. College.

The regatta had grown to 22 events. Quad sculls were now a permanent event on the program.

Administratively, the innovation this year a timing system.

A special general meeting of the association was held in September 1992 to adopt the principles for the operation of the regatta from 1994 onwards. It defined the respective roles of the association and the host schools as follows:

HOSG

(i) set out a detailed brief for the overall conduct of the Regatta and associated activities by the Host School. 

(ii) manage the merchandising side of the Regatta, in conjunction with the Host School. That for the 1994 Regatta 50% of nett profit on merchandising be returned to the Host School, with this percentage being reviewed subsequently. 

(iii) prepare a pro forma document by which schools can register their interest in taking on the role of Host School. 

(iv) conduct a ballot to pre-set the Host School role for 3 years ahead: the first such ballot to be in May 1993 for the 1995-1997 Regattas, with a 3-year cycle continuing thereafter. 

(v) monitor progress and assist the Host School annually in preparation for the Regatta. 

(vi) ensure that funds generated by the Regatta are used in the broadest and best interests of schoolgirl rowing, and ensure that funds raised by the Host School be used for the development of rowing in the Host School. 

Host school

(i)    conduct the Regatta in a manner consistent with the agreed specifications.

(ii)    work in with the Committee, the previous and the subsequent Host Schools in conducting the regatta.

1993 Program cover

 

Organising Committee and Officials

Head of the Schoolgirls Regatta Committee: Susie Palfreyman (President), Nick Green (Vice-President), Sarah Jameson, Jim Spithill (Secretary), Stephen Mollard, Mal Batten, Rob Zahara, David Palfreyman, John Hale, Fiona Morris, David Boykett, Peter Shakespear and Simon Harrison.

Regatta host: Genazzano F.C.J. College. Convenors were J Cary and P Gartlan. The announcers were S Hinton and Noel Donaldson.

Jury: Ron Podbury (Referee), Noel Clark, Robert Allan, Ian Murray, John Virgona, Nadia Gishen, Jane Greig, Felicity Brand, Sophie Lloyd, Rhys Parsons, Len Licter, Ralph Murphy, L M Pickford, Robin Murphy, Stephen Pennicott, Stephen Gillon, Hubert Frederico, John Fairbank and William Waterfield.

Open Race Results

Click on the race of interest and the results will appear below the buttons:

Single Scull Open Division 1

Coxed Quad Scull Open Division 1

Coxed Four Open Division 1

Eight Open Division 1

Single Scull Open Division 2A

Single Scull Open Division 2B

Coxed Four Open Division 2

Coxed Four Open Division 3

Coxed Four Open Division 4

Coxed Four Open Division 5

Coxed Four Open Division 6

Year 10 Race Results

Click on the race of interest and the results will appear below the buttons:

Single Scull Year 10 Division 1

Coxed Quad Scull Year 10 Division 1

Coxed Four Year 10 Division 1

Coxed Four Year 10 Division 2

Coxed Four Year 10 Division 3

Coxed Four Year 10 Division 4

Coxed Four Year 10 Division 5

Year 9 Race Results

Click on the race of interest and the results will appear below the buttons:

Coxed Quad Scull Year 9 Division 1

Coxed Four Year 9 Division 1

Coxed Four Year 9 Division 2

Coxed Four Year 9 Division 3

Coxed Four Year 9 Division 4

Coxed Four Year 9 Division 5

Sources

1993 and 1994 regatta programs

Rob Zahara's records

Rowing Victoria: www.rowingvictoria.asn.au/competition/HOSG/

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