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BUCS Regatta 2016 - Newcastle


Victor Ludorum results:

Women winners - University of London

Men winners - Newcastle University

Overall winners - Newcastle University

Full BUCS Regatta 2016 results

BUCS Regatta 2016 event photos available to buy. Courtesy of Iain Weir, Rowing Photography.


Saturday 30th April – Monday 2nd May 2016


National Water Sports Centre (NWSC)
NG12 2LU

BUCS points

BUCS points are available in Championship categories. Intermediate and beginner categories are not eligible for BUCS points, however results in these categories do count towards an institution's position within the overall team points.


All entries must be made via the BUCScore online entry system.

Event schedule

BUCS Regatta 2016 - Event Schedule

Racing distance

Time trials will be raced over 1,500m. All side by side races will be raced over 2,000m (subject to Race Committee changes based on weather conditions).

Pre-event information

Pre-event information

Provisional entry list

Safety instructions for competitors and officials

Race schedule - Saturday

Race schedule - Sunday

Race schedule - Monday (revised 08:30)

Boating timetable - Monday

Trailer parking plan

Car parking plan

Welfare plan

Rules and regulations

Refer to the sport specific rules and regulations for rowing. All clubs are reminded the eligibility criteria for beginner events is the competitor must be in their first year of rowing. This means they have not sculled or rowed before the current academic year in either fine or coastal boats or competed at any level. Random checks will be made during the regatta. It is recommended beginner coxes do not cox beginner crews.


BUCS has teamed up with UKAD to provide a free app on anti-doping and information on rules and regulations.


BUCS has commissioned a media agency to provide filming during the event. The media agency will be using a drone, under the supervision of a fully licensed and insured drone operator. Due to Civil Aviation Authority regulations we can only have one drone in operation on site. 

The use of drones not affiliated to BUCS is strictly prohibited. Any other videographer found to be using a drone will be asked to cease filming and escorted from the premises.

Students must communicate queries to their institution. BUCS will not respond directly to students. If institutions have queries please email Hayden Arrowsmith, BUCS Event Coordinator.

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