AAGPS Head of the River – SIRC – Saturday 21 March 2020

AAGPS Head of the River – SIRC – Saturday 21 March 2020

Schedule of Events:
10:00 AM 4th Year 10 VIII
10:08 AM 3rd Year 10 VIII
10:16 AM 2nd Year 10 VIII
10:24 AM 1st Year 10 VIII
10.32 AM 3rd VIII
10:40 AM 4th IV
10:50 AM 3rd IV
11:05 AM 2nd IV
11:20 AM 1st IV
11:35 AM 2nd VIII
11:50 AM 1st VIII 

For access to live streaming of the racing action, please click here (link TBA)
For information and purchase of AAGPS Head of the River merchandise by Paladin Sports, please click here.

General Information
The Sydney International Regatta Centre “SIRC” is situated 5 minutes from Penrith; 30 minutes from Parramatta; 40 minutes from Homebush Bay; 60 minutes from the Sydney CBD.

For general information about SIRC, please click here.
For a map of the venue, click here (or see below) and directions to SIRC (via Old Castlereagh Road, Penrith)

Directions by Car:
If travelling from the city we suggest exiting the M4 Motorway at the Northern Road and following the signs to Sydney International Regatta Centre. The M2 Motorway provides an alternative route whereby visitors can travel to the venue via Windsor and Richmond. The M7 now provides an additional, faster link from the northern suburbs.

Directions by Public Transport:
The nearest bus, train and taxi services operate from Penrith Railway Station — about 6km from SIRC. At present there are no regular public transport routes to the venue but taxis should be available if necessary.

Parking is available on the southern side of the river for $10 per car, with spectators either walking around to the other side of the river (grandstand side) or catching the shuttle bus FOC. There are no spectator entry fees.
Parking on the island is strictly for officials, competitors and special guests and is accessible by a specific vehicle access pass.
Disabled parking on the island is available by contacting admin@aagps.nsw.edu.au well prior to the event date.

Event Programmes:
HOR 2019 oficial programmes will be available for purchase for $5 on the day. Cash only.

Grandstand seating:
Grandstand seats are pre-sold through the individual schools, however there may be some LIMITED availability on the day depending upon schools’ requirements. Excess seating (if available), may be purchased at the entrance to the grandstand for $20 per seat. Cash only.

Hygiene and Coruna Virus: Rowing Australia Fact Sheet
(as seen on Rowing Australia, Rowing NSW, SIRC websites)

All students, staff, competitors, spectators and officials should be aware of simple hygiene by:

  • Covering your coughs and sneezes with the inside of your elbow.
  • Washing your hands thoroughly.
  • Carrying hand sanitiser for use in the event soap and water are not readily available.
  • Avoid touching your face.

How do I wash my hands thoroughly? 

  • Wet hands with soap and water.
  • Wash hands together for at least 20 seconds, making sure you wash your thumbs, between your fingers and the backs of your hands.
  • Rinse hands with water.
  • Dry thoroughly (preferably with a single-use towel).

Results will be posted on the AAGPS website asap, but can also be found at Rowing NSW

Head of the River Official Merchandise

SIRC map for web

Please see the SIRC website for any other venue details.