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City Of Oxford Rowing Club

Oxford City Bumping Races

Sunday 28th April 2019
Non-contact Bumps racing for coxed fours open to all rowing clubs, universities, colleges, and schools
This is a non-qualifying event, no BR points will be awarded.

RACING for Senior and Junior, Open and Women's crews in coxed fours, will be in divisions with 4 races per division at 2-hourly intervals. Each team shall consist of 4 rowers, a cox, a poleman and a judge equipped with a bicycle. Men and women will race in separate divisions, with starting order drawn taking into account last year’s finish order. The aim is to finish as high in the order as possible at the end of the day, and so secure a better starting position next year. Doubling up or sharing of equipment or coxes is not permitted. 

MEDALS will be awarded to the crews at the head of the Open and Women’s first divisions at the end of the day's racing. Members of crews that bump in each cycle of races without being bumped will each be awarded a mini blade trophy. 

Entries Close at 5pm Thursday 25th April".  

All entries must be paid in full before racing." 

Note: Places are strictly limited, and precedence will be given to complete applications in the order received.

Please provide an honest assessment of the crews ability with your entry as this will assist creating the start order. Crews who misrepresent their ability risk not being awarded blades.

Note: This is not a qualifying event. All club rowers must provide a British Rowing number. For insurance purposes, College rowers must either obtain a British Rowing license or provide evidence of racing insurance.

Entry Information

This years entries will need to be completed using an online form using the following link or button below . 

Online Entries Form

The online form requires completion by the Secretary or Captain of the club entering the event for each individual crew. Please use ONLY this online form to enter your crews. Crews entered by email or post will not be accepted and any entries received via those methods will be directed to this form.

Entry Fee - £60 per crew

Places are strictly limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis by entry date. In the event of a conflict, payment received date will be used. It is therefore in your interest to enter and pay as soon as possible to secure your position in the event.

Once your entry has been received and checked you will be sent a confirmation email to your contact addresses within 24 hours. This will include account details for payment and a unique payment code. Codes will be issued one per crew and all payments must be made using this code to be reconciled with your entry.

Payments must be received before the event starts in all cases.

For any queries please contact us at bumpingraces@oxfordrowingclub.org.uk

Key Documents:

Course Map Adobe Acrobat document

Instructions for Competitors *Updated 22/4/19* Adobe Acrobat document 

Race Schedule 2019 Provisional Draw v1 Adobe Acrobat document 

Timetable of Racing v2 Adobe Acrobat document 

Rules of Racing:

Rules of Racing Bullet Points (Summary) Adobe Acrobat document

Oxford City Bumps Rules of Racing (Full) Adobe Acrobat document 

Bumps Results Archive

2019 Results - Oxford City Bumps Final Positions Adobe Acrobat document 

2018 Results - Oxford City Bumps Final Positions Adobe Acrobat document 

2016 RESULTS - Oxford City Bumps Final Positions Adobe Acrobat document