Head of the Rock

Updated: September 21, 2018

Rockford, IL – October 10th, 2021

The Baird Head of the Rock Regatta will celebrate its 32nd year of competition Sunday, October 10th along the Rock River between Martin Park and the YMCA. This head-style rowing race features 1,800 athletes from more than 65 clubs and universities. The Head of the Rock has grown over the past 29 years into one of the Midwest’s premier rowing events and is a sanctioned event of the United States Rowing Association. This event is produced by the Rowing Club of the YMCA.

This regatta is open to ALL rowers participating in the Fall Competitive Season.


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