Due to COVID-19, not all events listed below will be taking place for the 2022 season. We are pleased to announce that Kenora Rowing Club will be hosting the 117th annual NWIRA on July 22 & 23, 2022, after a two-year hiatus!
(annual JUNE or early JULY)
Winnipeg – Kenora – Pinawa
The Mantario Rowdown is a one day rowdown of 1000 metres for Kenora and its next door neighbours from Winnipeg and Pinawa. Clubs compete for the “Lipton Cup-A-Soup” trophies and individual race winners have an opportunity to donate their Lipton Cup a Soup prizes back to a local shelter.
Tops & Bottoms Regatta
Tops & Bottoms is a one day regatta for juniors and masters athletes, which the Club has hosted for nearly 25 years. Tops & Bottoms brings 150-175 juniors and masters athletes from 8-10 Canadian and US clubs to Kenora.
NWIRA Championship Regatta
(bi-annual or “maybe annual” AUG)
The Kenora Rowing Club is a member of the North West International Rowing Association (NWIRA). Kenora hosts the NWIRA Championship Regatta on a regular basis. The Championship Regatta has 300-400 athletes from 14 clubs from Canada and the mid-west US.