Heart of Texas

  • Hosted By Austin Rowing Club
  • USRowing Registered
The Heart of Texas is held annually in March, making it one of the first sprint races of the Spring. The Heart is a 1000 meter sprint race held on Ladybird Lake  (formerly Town Lake) in Austin, Texas.  All types of events are offered -1x to 4x, 2- to 8+. Junior, Collegiate, Open, Masters, Novice and Recreational categories are offered. The Austin Rowing Club first held the Heart of Texas Regatta in 1983, primarily for visiting college crews.The event has grown to include Masters and Junior events and a seven lane, fully buoyed course and state-of-the-art starting platform.  Over 500 boats will compete at the 2008 Regatta.