A rower may compete in Masters rowing events from the beginning of the year during which he attains the age of 27. The age of a rower in a Masters rowing event shall be that which he attains during the year of the event. Masters rowing events shall be held in the following crew age categories:
A Minimum age: 27 years,
B Average age: 36 years or more
C Average age: 43 years or more
D Average age: 50 years or more
E Average age: 55 years or more
F Average age: 60 years or more
G Average age: 65 years or more
H Average age: 70 years or more
I Average age: 75 years or more
J Average age: 80 years or more
K Average age: 85 or more
Age categories do not apply to coxswains of Masters crews.
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The world flocked to Ballarat in the 1850s in search of gold. Today you can discover your own treasures when you travel to and around Ballarat and its historic villages. It’s where history comes to life.
Ballarat’s history is a tapestry of tragedy and triumph, enriched with stories and legends of a great gold rush era. The wealth and power of Australia’s 1850’s gold rush was centred in Ballarat and is reflected in the architecture, public facilities, education centres and healthcare offered in the city.
A tour of the region is a must for all visitors, taking you on a compelling journey into the history of Victoria and the many unique villages, heritage sites and towns that make the region so rich in culture.
ABOUT THE VENUE
Host venue Lake Wendouree has been the scene of some of Australia’s golden rowing moments including the 1956 Melbourne Olympics rowing regatta, various Kings Cup, Victorian Rowing Championships, National Rowing Regattas, 2002 World Masters Games Rowing and 2012 Australian Masters Rowing Championships.