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Head of the River



The Head of the River Regatta had its inception on the Torrens Lake in 1922.

Saint Peters College challenged Adelaide High School to a race in eights over the Henley course: history would see Adelaide High win the race and the Head of the River Regatta begin. From these small beginnings the event has grown into South Australia's largest championship rowing regatta with student rowers from the 3 public and 11 private rowing schools competing.

The 2020 Head of the River Regatta will be held at West Lakes on Saturday, March 20, 2021.