Kansas rowing unveils 2017-18 schedule

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Under interim head coach Carrie Cook-Callen, Kansas rowing will host three regattas at home this season, as the Jayhawks announced their 2017-18 schedule on Thursday.
KU kicks off the season with its fifth annual Jayhawk Jamboree on Sunday, Oct. 22. The Jayhawk Jamboree, which has grown with each year of existence, will once again provide activities for the entire family. Fans can enjoy food trucks, a fun zone, music and more, while cheering on the Jayhawks as they compete against some of the region’s toughest competitors.     
Kansas will end its fall season at the Tulsa Fall Regatta Nov. 3-4. The Jayhawks’ trip to face the Golden Hurricane marks the first of two trips south to Tulsa this year.  
To start off the New Year, the Jayhawks will spend Jan. 4-13 in Tampa, Florida, preparing for the upcoming season during their winter training trip.
The Jayhawks have two scrimmages to start off the spring season, continuing to get ready for tough competition that lies ahead. KU will face Tulsa for the second time in 2017-18, March 9-10, and race at Indiana March 23-24.     
Kansas opens a busy month of April with the Big 12 Double Dual on April 7. The Double Dual will feature Tennessee and Alabama on Wyandotte County Lake. Following the Double Dual, KU travels to Windsor, New Jersey, for the Knecht Cup April 14-15. The Jayhawks continue their season at Occoquan Reservoir, Virginia at the George Mason Invite on April 22. The Jayhawks close out the month with the annual Dillons Sunflower Showdown against Kansas State in Kansas City, Kansas, on April 28.
Kansas will look to finish strong at the Big 12 Championship, which has been held in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, for four-consecutive years, May 12-13.
Before the new season begins, Kansas rowing along with Lawrence Parks and Recreation will host its annual Learn to Row event at the KU Boathouse at Burcham Park. Join the Jayhawk rowers starting at 9 a.m. for a fun and interactive day of learning everything about rowing. Click here for more information and to sign up.




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