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The National Schools’ Regatta

The National Schools’ Regatta is the largest regatta for junior rowing in the United Kingdom. It was established in 1947 and is held in May every year.  It offers rowing events for competitors between the ages of 14 and 18 years. This is a world class event enjoyed by rowing clubs and schools across the United Kingdom.

NSR’s Nomination for the World Rowing Award for Sustainability announced!

Thanks to all your efforts at NSR18, we are delighted to announce that we are one of the top three finalists for the inaugural World Rowing Award for Sustainability! This Award is the latest initiative in FISA’s long history of commitment to rowing practices that work towards protecting the natural environment that rowers value so highly and on which the sport depends. Image by Ben Wilde, Rowers Against Rubbish www.rowersagainstrubbish.org @rowersvrubbish Over 1,000 public submissions ...
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NSR Announce WEROW as Media Partners for 2018

  National Schools' Regatta is delighted to announce WEROW as the media partner for 2018. NSR is excited to be working with WEROW- THE website for rowing news, editorial, athlete profiles and images covering all levels of rowing in the UK. Sharing our values of fair play and inclusivity we look forward to working together with WEROW to promote and support junior rowing. Our partnership comes at an exciting time for WEROW as they develop their branded merchandise and on June 1 are launc...
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Watch NSR live home or away!

Live Streaming at National Schools' Regatta For many years the performances at NSR were invisible to the wider world who might be stuck at work or far from home.  All that changed in 2017.  Last year we broadcast all the side by side racing live on our Youtube channel and on a large screen alongside the course.  Parents and friends who were unable to watch from the banks of our regatta course were able to watch the racing on TV.  This in itself was an exciting development for NSR and this year ...
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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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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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Updated Safety Plans for NSR 2018 – Please read

The National Schools' Regatta Organising Committee takes welfare and safety very seriously. The Organising Committee recognises its Duty of Care to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to provide a safe environment for everyone attending the regatta. The Regatta implements the recommendations of the British Rowing Row Safe guide to good practice in rowing, and competitors are reminded of their obligations under Row Safe.  Each coach is responsible for the welfare, safety and appropriat...
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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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NSR – Join us in pushing for a Clean Sweep at NSR 2018

NSR 2018 is calling for everyone at this year's regatta to help us reduce waste and fight plastic pollution of our beautiful rivers, lakes and oceans.  We are looking at a number of ways to reduce our environmental impact and working hard to become the first UK bottled water free sports event!Last year we produced ten skips full of rubbish that mostly ended up in landfill.  We estimated that included 20,000 single-use disposable plastic water bottles which, at 250kg, is the amount of plastic tha...
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