PSSP Secondary Indoor Rowing Festival

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Event description

Intent – why?

Build confidence to engage in physical activity

Try new sports and physical activities

Develop and improve physical fitness

Develop positive attitudes and habits

Opportunity to represent your school for the first time


Intent – who?

KS3, 4 & 5

Hidden child - under the radar

Not the first team players


Registration for the event will open at 16:10 with the first race scheduled to start promptly at 16:30.  Event is due to finish by 19:00


Year 7-13 students will compete as individuals; males and females.  A ‘team race’ will also run with one student from Years 7 to 11 per school on one machine.  There is no limit on the number of students that your school can bring. 


Entry Rules

·         Male and females will only race in their gender category

·        Damper levers may be adjusted between level 1 and 3 prior to the race for each individual, but must not be changed during the race

·       When competing in the team race, someone from the team should hold the straps/feet of the competing member

·         Suitable sports clothing and shoes must be worn

·         T-shirts/tops should be tucked in

·         No skirts are to be worn

·         No jewellery is to be worn

·         Long hair must be tied back and up away from the waist



On arrival please report to the Registration Desk and let us know of any changes to your previously submitted entry form.  All races will be announced in advance over the loudspeaker system; please ensure you are aware of what is happening to ensure your students have adequate time to warm up and get to their races.


Photographs/Video Recording

Photographs and/or video recordings will be used during the event and these may be posted on our website and social media pages.  If any of your students are not to be included in photographs or videos, please advise

us when registering and you will be given wristbands for them to wear.  If you feel this is not appropriate, please let us know in advance of the day so that we can discuss alternative options.


Warm Up Area

All students must warm up correctly prior to their race.  A staggered warm up system will be in place and this will be detailed within the race timetable.


Waiting Area

This is the area competitors will be called forward to, 5 minutes before the next race or one race ahead of the schedule.  Students must not leave the waiting area once called in.


Toilets & Changing Facilities

Male and female changing will be available in the sports hall changing rooms.  Your students are responsible for their own valuables and we recommend that any items of value (e.g. mobile telephones) be kept with their teacher.


First Aid

Each school must bring their own first aid kit and any incidents that require first aid should be dealt with by the school.  In the event of a serious injury/incident, please find a member of the PSSP team who will be able to assist.


Parking Arrangements

To use Life Centre car park and Milehouse Park & Ride car park.



Each school is responsible for their own students and must ensure the correct, signed parent permission forms are with them for the duration of the event.  Student conduct and movement around the event are the responsibility of each school.


Full results will be issued to all participating schools as soon as possible after the event.