Head of the Mohawk

  • Hosted By: Aqueduct Rowing Club


1. Schedule is subject to change

2. Competitors are reminded that hotseating will only be accommodated if it does not delay races.

3. Sponsors reserve the right to start competitors out of order in the case of delays. 

4. Sponsors reserve the right to limit the number of entries per category or race.

5. Mixed boats must be rowed by at least 50% female competitors.  Coxswains are not included in this calculation. 

6. All competing crews must send a representative to the Coaches and Coxswains meeting.  Crews that do not send a representative may not be allowed to compete.

7.  There will be a penalty for crews that skip buoys in an effort to shorten the course. 

8. Fees for entries that are cancelled or modified before the end of late registration (midnight on Wednesday,  September 28) will be adjusted or fully refunded as appropriate.  Please address any questions to the Registrar.  

Racing Categories:

Juniors - Open to rowers enrolled in grades 9-12 or equivalent.  Program does not need to be affiliated with a school.  Please enter the high school events.

High School - Open to rowers enrolled in grades 9 through 12

Collegiate - Open to rowers enrolled with a 2- or 4-year college

Open- Open to rowers of any age

Masters - Open to rowers ages 23 and older

Veteran - Open to rowers age 60 and older

Novice - Rowing competitively less than one year

Mixed-At least half of the rowers must be women


Gold medals are awarded to the first place finisher in every event.  Silver and bronze medals are only awarded when there are 5 or more competitors in an event.  Trophies are awarded as follows:

Masters Men's 4+ –  Niskayuna Cup 

Collegiate Women's 8 – Aqueduct Cup 

Collegiate Men's 8 – Mayor's Cup 

High School Women’s 8 – President's Cup 

High School Men’s 8 – Canal Cup