Bainbridge Island Rowing
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BIR Key Dates

NOTE: COVID-19 Safety Guidelines have impacted our programs and activities. Please use this outline as a reference to a typical (non COVID-19) season, and know that we are patiently waiting to return to many of these cherished events!

If you are looking to find out at a glance when all the main key dates in the BIR year (which runs from August to August, in line with the competitive rowing season) take place, then this is the page for you.

Here you will find the yearly outline for the start and end dates of each of this season’s Juniors sessions, alongside the timing of Regattas, Learn To Row days, and BIR’s annual dinners, celebrations and board meetings. Please notes that all actual rowing competitive events are marked in italics below.

More details can be found on the Juniors Regattas, Masters Regattas and day-by-day Rowing/Event Calendar and elsewhere across all of, but check those specific pages throughout the year as the BIR team will be constantly updating and refining the precise dates and details for each event as the season unfolds.


  • Juniors Winter Conditioning Ends
  • Start of Juniors Spring Season
  • Juniors Spring Orientation Session (Juniors & Junior Parents)
  • BIR Board Meeting


  • BIR Annual General Meeting
  • Ergapalooza (Masters & Juniors)
  • BIR Board Meeting


  • Salt Watta Regatta (Juniors)
  • Husky Open Regatta (Masters)
  • San Diego Crew Classic Regatta (Masters)
  • Holy Names scrimmage (Juniors Women)
  • Everett scrimmage (Juniors)
  • BIR Board Meeting


  • Covered Bridge Regatta (Masters & Juniors)
  • Brentwood Regatta (Juniors)
  • Lakeside scrimmage (Juniors)
  • Learn To Row Sessions (Masters)
  • BIR Board Meeting


  • Windermere Cup Opening Day Regatta (Masters & Juniors, by invitation)
  • USRowing NW Regional Championships (Juniors)
  • Learn To Row Sessions (Masters)
  • BIR Board Meeting


  • USRowing Youth National Championships (Juniors)
  • USRowing NW Regional Championships (Masters)
  • Juniors Spring Season Ends
  • Juniors End of Year Celebration Dinner & Award Ceremony
  • Learn To Row Sessions (Masters)
  • Junior Alumni ReRow
  • BIR Board Meeting


  • Cascadia Masters Championships (Masters)
  • Juniors Summer Season & Camps Begin
  • Learn To Row Sessions (Masters)
  • Grand Old 4th Parade Float (Juniors)
  • BIR Board Meeting


  • US Rowing National Championships (Masters)
  • Green Lake Summer Extravaganza (Masters & Juniors)
  • Juniors Summer Season & Camps End
  • Learn To Row Sessions (Masters)
  • Water Safety Training Day
  • BIR Board Meeting
  • Bill Richards Memorial Regatta (Masters)
  • Juniors Fall Season Registration Opens
  • BIR Board Meeting


  • Start of Juniors Fall Season
  • Juniors Fall Orientation Session (Juniors & Junior Parents)
  • Row For The Cure
  • Otter Island Regatta (Masters)
  • Rowing 101 Meeting (Juniors & Junior Parents)
  • BIR Board Meeting
  • BIR Fall Invitational Regatta Sponsored by Brown Bear Car Wash


  • Head of the Charles Regatta (Masters)
  • Head of the Snohomish Regatta (Juniors)


  • Brrr Regatta (Novice Juniors)
  • Head of The Lake Regatta (Masters & Juniors)
  • Dream Big Fundraising Dinner & Auction 
  • BIR Board Meeting


  • Juniors Fall Season Ends
  • Start of Juniors Winter Conditioning
  • BIR Board Meeting
  • One Call For All annual fundraising campaign

To learn more about the Bainbridge Island Rowing Programs for Kitsap County high school athletes, please visit the BIR Juniors General Information page. 

To learn more about the Bainbridge Island Rowing Programs for adults, please visit the BIR Masters General Information page. 

To learn more about rowing on Bainbridge Island in general, we recommend beginning with our About BIR page.