53rd Head of the Charles Regatta

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53rd Head of the Charles Regatta

October 21-22, 2017
Charles River in Boston, Massachusetts

Entering its 53rd year, the Head of the Charles® Regatta has grown to become the premier two-day rowing event in the world. Since its origin in 1965, the Head Of The Charles® Regatta has welcomed the world’s best crew teams to the banks of the Charles River for the ultimate two-day rowing competition. More than 11,000 athletes from around the globe compete in 56 different race events, attracting thousands of spectators during the October weekend each year.

About the Head of the Charles Regatta: The HOCR consists of a 15 member Board of Directors, six of which are in charge of race management and overseeing a eleven-member race committee (including two race co-chairs). The race committee meets year-round to discuss the operational and logistical details of the event. They are assisted by 115 leading volunteers on 30 separate committees that begin meeting weekly in the fall. A full-time, professional staff of six, headquartered in the Cambridge Boat Club, works year-round to plan the event, obtain sponsorship and communicate with the rowing community.

For more information please visit: www.hocr.org

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