Countdown to the first start of the Head of the River Amstel 2023, March 11 and 12:

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Follow the latest updates around the Head of the River!
  • Thu 17 Mar 2022 13:00

    Shirt numbers

    The Start numbers have been devided. Check the Draw to see what number you will start with.

    Starting at Friday March 18th, at 14.00h, you are able to collect your shirt numbers at the workshop of rowing club Willem III, Jan Vroegopsingel 8. Distribution of the numbers will be done per club, not individual crews.

    Check for all the time slots to pick up your shirt numbers the Rules page, item #5.

    The numbers will only be distributed after payment is received. 

    BE AWARE: This year it is not possible to collect your shirt numbers at rowing club RIC.


  • Tue 15 Mar 2022 14:00

    Bridge Oudekerk a/d Amstel

    The last couple of weeks, the Oranjebaan bridge Ouderkerk is being renewed. One or more of the bridge openings is therefore blocked. In consultation with the contractor, the blockage will be removed during the HEAD-weekend.

    The centre and most western bridge opening will be open and can be used for rowing to the warm up zone (centre opening) and rowing to the start (western opening). Please always follow the instructions of the official that is present in the area. 


  • Sun 13 Mar 2022 15:00

    Start times per category

    Now the enrty system has been close, the starting times per category have been determined. At the Timeschedule page you can find the detailed schedule.

    For the Masters, if you have tried to provide us your target time, you can now check if this has been properly received, also via the Timeschedule page.



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Coxswain Info

Find a brief instruction about the rules on the river Amstel during the Head.


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