Countdown to the first start of the Head of the River Amstel 2023, March 11 and 12:
Sun 22 Jan 2023 12:00
Changed Events and Block schedule for the Head 2023
The events and block schedule at the Head of the River Amstel 2023 have changed from last year.
First of all, two new fields have been added:
- The PRE-masters: 4* and 8+ for women and men between 22 and 32 years, from mixed rowing clubs
- Coastal rowing
Additionally, most Club and Masters events will now row on Saturday. Most elite, advanced, first year and juniors 16-18 will now row on Sunday.
See the complete schedule on the Time schedule page.
Tue 03 Jan 2023 12:00
2023: 90th anniversary HEAD OF THE RIVER AMSTEL
Welcome to the Head, Welcome to Amsterdam!
The Head of the River will start the Dutch rowing season on 11 and 12 of March 2023. Both national and international crews will compete during the Championship of the Amstel.
2023 will be the 90th anniversary of the competition. The first edition of this unique long distance event was held in 1933.
Short impression of the Head of the River 2022
Thu 17 Mar 2022 13:00
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.