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National Schools’ Regatta – Information Page

Find everything you need to know to take part in or watch the National Schools’ Regatta.

The Time-Team – Keeping time at NSR

Ever wondered how NSR time the races? We have help from an amazing team at Time-Team. NSR are supported by the Time-Team , experts in  supporting outdoor and indoor rowing competitions with software and hardware. With their Regatta Management system in the cloud they aid the organising committee in getting things done quickly. The competition, in our case with multiple rounds and automated progression rules, can be managed from any connected device.  Events and entries are imported from BR...
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***IMPORTANT*** Race Filming

RACE FILMING - at NSR 2018 the regatta organisers will be filming the racing to put on a big screen.  There will also be footage on Youtube.Coaches - please gather the consent of the parent or guardian of each crew member to take video footage of their child racing being published online and becoming the IP of NSR. Footage may be used in the future regatta publicity.If any parent or guardian does not give consent please let us know by 8.00pm Thursday 24 May and we will pass this in...
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THURSDAY 24 MAY Dorney Lake is open from 8:30am for access for coaches to drop off boats.  The site will close at 8.30pm.  On arrival trailer drivers will be given a Trailer Pass to enable collection. Trailer drivers will be directed to the Trailer Park and to unload or unhitch.  No empty trailers to be left in Trailer Park. Empty trailers or towing vehicles will be directed to park along Drovers Road where parking is free. ACCESS TIMES FOR REGATTA FRIDAY GATES OPEN AT  7:30am SATURDAY GAT...
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#NSRRowShow – THE place for coaches and athletes

#NSRRowShow - the one stop shop for coaches and athletes to prepare for the big race.  For 2018 NSR is introducing the #NSRRowShow, an area dedicated solely to coaches and athletes.  The needs of the competitors and coaches are at the heart of what we do at NSR and as such we are always striving to improve the experiences of every coach and athlete at our regatta.  This will be the place to go for boat building expertise and where athletes can warm up away from the hustle and bustle of spectati...
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**Marquee Spaces NSR 2018 – Pitch Allocations**

Marquee pitches have been allocated on a first-come-first-served basis – please see attached instructions regarding setting up and dismantling. There will be provision for two vehicles behind each Marquee – passes for these places will be sent out to the address given when the booking was made – the passes do NOT give entry to the site, parking fees will have to be paid on entry as with all other spectator vehicles. Marquee Site Map NSR Marquee Allocations 2018 Please click on image and d...
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Why National Schools’ Regatta Indoors?

Introducing the new junior indoor rowing competition: the National Schools' Rowing Indoors (NSRi) National Schools’ Regatta (NSR) have always strived to improve the racing experience of junior rowers in the UK. Desmond Hill, the NSR Founder, first established the regatta to provide more opportunities for juniors to race and it is no coincidence that in launching National Schools’ Regatta Indoors, NSR is proudly continuing his legacy. For the first time at a UK regatta there will be the oppo...
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TV Screens For School Marquee’s – CLOSED

This year live streaming will be available for all races. We are offering the opportunity to book a 42" LED TV to watch the racing live from your School Marquee over the three days. We will set up and take down each day. Sorry Bookings have now CLOSED  
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Hot off the Press! School & Club Marquee Confirmed Places

Confirmed List of Club & School Marquee as of April 9th We are delighted to have received a flurry of bookings from clubs and schools.  Thank You! Our competitors and spectators really enjoy the family fun along the bank of the course.  If you have not yet booked, don't delay. Book your space today! Click here to book your marquee today! Confirmed List April 9, 2018 Abingdon School Bedford Girls' School Bedford Modern School Bedford School Borlase ...
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National Schools’ Regatta announce new indoor rowing competition for 2018!

National Schools’ Regatta in partnership with London Youth Rowing and Concept 2 is proud to announce a new indoor rowing competition for 2018. We are very excited to bring three days of high adrenaline, high energy junior indoor rowing to the National Schools’ Regatta for the first time this year.   This new competition will be held every day during National Schools’ Regatta at Dorney Lake on May 25th to May 27th, 2018. Open to all juniors from across the rowing community we hope this co...
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Marquee Booking – Club and Schools’

Marquee Bookings are Closed!!Please click on this link for more details Site Plan for Marquee Bookings School and Club Marquee BookingThe charm and character of National Schools’ Regatta is enhanced by the line of marquees along the bank of the course.  All our competitors enjoy racing into the noise and support of the wall of sound from spectators!  At the 2012 Olympic Games the rowing was famous for the “Dorney Roar” a wall of sound along the course.  We think our rowing fa...
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