Whether it was your first year at the Oklahoma River or you were returning for another exciting year of competition, the 2013 OCU Head of the Oklahoma is truly unique and thrilling regatta. We welcome you to our city and hope you enjoy your stay. You’ll find the Oklahoma City community to be a passionate supporter of rowing and rowing athletes.
2.5 Mile Rowing Head Races
Oklahoma City University’s Head of the Oklahoma features a 2.5 mile head race course on the Oklahoma River near downtown OKC. Competitors race in a counter-clockwise pattern with the starting line at the west end of the basin. The head races will include events for collegiate, master and junior rowers in single, doubles, pairs, fours, quads and eights. Medals are awarded to the top three finishers in each event.
4000m & 200m Kayak Races
Oklahoma City University’s Head of the Oklahoma includes a 4000m and 200m kayak race on the Oklahoma River near downtown OKC. Competitors race in a counter-clockwise pattern with the starting line at the west end of the basin for the 4000m race Saturday afternoon, and the 200m super sprint taking place under stadium lights Saturday night. Head racing concludes Sunday morning.
The OGE NightSprints return to the Oklahoma River with adrenaline fueled super sprints under the lights. The excitement includes OKC RIVERSPORT Corporate Rowing League and Dragon Boat League teams racing. The excitement continues Saturday with masters, junior and collegiate night racing.