The 2021-22 Indoor Rowing Championships will be held virtually through the BUCS Play Challenges App!


Entry Dates & Costs


Friday 29 October 2021


Sunday 14 November 2021 at 11:59pm - Student/ Competitor Deadline
(Students/ Competitors must apply by this deadline)

Tuesday 16 November 2021 at 11:59pm - Institution Administrator Approval Deadline
(Institutional Administrators are given 48 hours after the student/ competitor deadline to approve entries)


£2 per competitor


Institutions are permitted an unlimited number of non-guaranteed entries.


00:01 - Wednesday 17 November 2021 - BUCS Play Challenges window opens for submission of results

23:59 - Wednesday 24 November 2021 - BUCS Play Challenges window closes for submission of results

Event Categories

The 2021-22 Rowing: Indoor Championships will be held virtually through the Challenges section on the BUCS Play App.

The competiton will run from 17th November to 24th November 2021, during this time competitors may submit their scores through BUCS Play Challenges. Each competitor will only be able to submit one result.

Competitors will need to apply through BUCS Play to enter one of the below categories, then join the Rowing: Indoor Championships Challenge to enter your results.


Open - Male & Female - 2,000m

Lightweight - Male (75kg or Less) & Female (61.5kg or less) - 2,000

Adaptive - Male & Female - 2,000 (for adaptive criteria please see link to British Rowing)

Beginner - Male & Female - 1,000 (usually classed as first year of university or first year of rowing)


Competitors will need to enter:

1) Numerical value of their time

2) Photographic evidence of your time, e.g. photo of your rowing machine screen.

3) Photographic evidence of your weight on the day, e.g. photo of scales (Applicable to Lightweights only)

BUCS Points & Medals

BUCS Points

BUCS Points will be awarded for this event. 

To be eligible for BUCS Points and medals, competitors must apply through BUCS Play and be accepted by their institution.


At the conclusion of the Rowing: Indoor Championships, BUCS will send medals to institutions for competitors who were registered on BUCS Play and finish 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the BUCS Rowing: Indoor Championship categories.


All rowing machines (ergometers) used should be Concept2 Model C upwards to be eligible for BUCS Points and Medals.

Resistance can be set at whatever level competitors wish, however this cannot be changed once rowing has begun.

Entry Process

To apply for this competition:

  1. Competitor to complete competition application on BUCS Play
  2. Institution administrator approves entry
  3. BUCS approves/denies entry into competition and publishes confirmed entry list.

BUCS Rowing

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By participating in this event you agree to adhere to BUCS General Event Disclaimer.  

To check whether you are eligible to compete in BUCS competitions, please visit BUCS individual eligibility REG 4.

Withdrawal Policy

The Event Withdrawal Policy for 2021-22 can be found here.