BRNO EIGHTS - university rowing regatta

Organized by:

Czech Rowing Association

Czech University Sports Association

Czech Rowing Club Brno

VUT Brno Sports Activities Centre 

Date: Saturday 17th October 2020

Entries close: Monday 12th October 2020

Entry application by email:

The draw: Saturday 17th October 2020 at 8: AM, in the restaurant "Na Piavě" (adress: Nálepkova 2, Brno-Jundrov).



Racing course:

Distance 1000m, on the river Svratka with multiple bends. The start of the race is located near the bridge in Komín and the finish line is near the bridge in Jundrov.


VUT Brno / Brno University of Technology canoe boathouse (adress: Veslařská 27, Brno - Jundrov). 


  • Race no. 1 - women's coxed fours. In case of a small number of competitors, race no. 1 will be merged with race no. 2. 
  • Race no. 2 - men's coxed fours.
  • Race no. 3 - women's eights. In case of a small number of competitors, the race will be merged together with race no. 4.
  • Race no. 4 - men's eights.
  • Race no. 5 - duel of Brno's universities on the eights, it will be evaluated separately within race No. 4.
  • Teams eligible for this regatta are teams formed from students who are enrolled at a university for the 2020/21 academic year. In case of the lack of regular students, 50% of the crew could be represented by alumni students. Teams have to be representing the whole university (not a specific faculty). Teams are allowed to race in mixed boats, classified as men's crew. The verification of the following conditions will take place during the Saturday representatives meeting.
  • Entry 5000 CZK per university.
  • Meeting of the representatives will be held on 17 th October 2020 at 8:00 AM, in the restaurant "Na Piavě" (Adress: Nálepkova 2, Brno-Jundrov).
  • Accommodation is possible 1 night before and 1 night after the race. Reservation by email:, strongly recommanded before 28 th September 2020.
  • Boats rental on Saturday 17 th October at 9:00 AM.
  • Boats return at 3:30 PM.
  • Decoration at 4:00 PM in the boathouse of VUT Brno / Brno University of Technology (Adress: Veslařská 27, Brno - Jundrov).


  1. Meeting of the representatives (8:00)
  2. Boats rental (9:00)
  3. Women's coxed fours (10:00 - 11:00).
  4. Men's coxed fours (11:00 - 12:00).
  5. Women's eights (13:00 - 14:00).
  6. Men's eights (14:00 - 15:00).
  7. Boats return (15:45)
  8. Decoration (16:00)

Racing course map:

  • Racing course 1000m (START - CÍL)
  • Warm up area (CÍL - MOST VESLAŘSKÁ)
  • The race is possible to follow on bicycle path along the river.
  • MHD - bus stop/public transportation stop