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Rowing at University of Washington was established in 1901 with support from the local business community. In 1903, Washington entered its first intercollegiate race and defeated California, starting their storied “Cal Dual” rivalry.

From this beginning, UW crews became the champions in the nation, winning the gold medal in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin as described in the New York Times bestseller The Boys in the Boat. UW has continued its tradition of winning championships and Olympic medals, and today is one of the best university rowing programs in the world thanks to the support of alumni, the Washington Rowing Stewards and the local community.

With its state-of-the-art training facility located on the UW campus right on the shores of Lake Washington, surrounded by mountains and in close proximity to the iconic Montlake Cut, Washington Rowing attracts the best men and women student-athletes from the Pacific Northwest and around the world.

Fall 2022
"I’ve heard men shriek out with delight when the swing came in an eight; it’s a thing they’ll never forget as long as they live."
George Pocock
Pocock Racing Shells Desginer



Head of the Charles Regatta

Sunday, October 23rd 2022
Boston, MA

Class Day Regatta

Saturday, March 18th 2023
Seattle, WA

Husky Open

Saturday, March 25th 2023
Seattle, WA

San Diego Crew Classic

Fri-Sun, March 30th-April 2nd 2023
San Diego, CA

Brown/Yale Dual

Fri, Sat March 30th – April 1st 2023 Sarasota, FL

Collegiate Covered Bridge Regatta

Saturday, April 8th 2023 Dexter Lake, OR

California Dual

Saturday, April 22nd 2023
Seattle, WA

Opening Day Windermere Cup Regatta

Saturday, May 6th 2023
Seattle, WA

Pac-12 Championship

Sunday, May 14 2023
Dexter Lake, OR

NCAA Championship

Fri-Sun May 26th-May 28th
Camden, NJ

IRA Championship

Fri, Sat, Sun June 2-4th 2023
West Windsor, NJ


Washington Rowing

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UW Men Back In Action At Oregon State

UW Men Back In Action At Oregon State

The Washington men’s rowing team returns to action this Saturday, April 8, when the Huskies travel to Dexter Lake near Lowell, Ore., to face Oregon State in the annual dual regatta. The UW-OSU races are three events in the larger Covered Bridge Regatta.

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Celebrating 50 Years of Title IX

Celebrating 50 Years of Title IX

June 23, 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the passing of the landmark Title IX legislation, and with it, the announcement that the University of Washington Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will celebrate this historic event throughout the coming 2022-2023 academic year.

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