Fees and Charges



Rowers and coxswains are registered with Rowing ACT by each Member Club – individuals cannot register directly with Rowing ACT. Local clubs know the registration procedures.  Only registered members can participate in regattas.

Rowing ACT Fees and Charges

Who pays Under the Rules of Rowing ACT fees are payable by Member Clubs. It is a matter for Member Clubs as to how they structure their membership and other fees.
Rowing Affiliation Fee Payable for each rower in a Member Club whether a competitor or not. Normally payable in January based on an assessment of membership numbers from May to December.To encourage the development of the sport, coaches and coxswains who do not row will not attract an affiliation fee. $20 per rower.
Rower Registration Fee Payable for each competitor registered through Rowing ACT at any time within a season. $65 for seniors;
$30 for Juniors;
and $25 for coxswains.A junior is a person who has not attained the age of 19 at the end of the relevant calendar year.
Race Seat Fee To compete in a regatta, the crew member must be registered. Where a regatta cannot be safely held or continued, seat fees are payable in accordance with the final draw unless that regatta has been cancelled before the day of the regatta. $8 per crew member for point score races
and $15 for championship races. Late entries in point score and championship races are double i.e. $16 per crew member for point score races and $30 for championship races
Winter Time Trials A rower needs to be registered to compete in this event. $6.60 per seat for each crew member.
Col Panton and Head of the Molonglo A rower does not need to be registered to compete in the Col Panton but does for the Head of the Molonglo. $8 per seat for each crew member.
Regatta Fines Fines are payable for infringements during regattas where a crew is a no show; there is no bow number; or the bow number is different from the final draw. Where a regatta is suspended, fines will not be imposed. $8 per infringement.  The infringements apply because of the significant difficulties such violations cause for regatta  management.