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Record Entries for 2010 NSWRA Youth Day Rowing Regatta

04 Feb 2010

A record 1173 competitors will line up for the 2010 NSWRA State Championship Regatta YOUTH DAY at the Sydney International Regatta Centre at Penrith Lakes on Saturday 6 February.

The Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Sydney will again support the YOUTH DAY Regatta by continuing as the major sponsor of the event which forms part of the two-day NSW Rowing Championships Regatta.

The 2010 YOUTH DAY regatta follows last years inaugural event and will again see male and female junior crews compete on the one day.

The program of events continues on Sunday providing a full weekend of racing opportunities for school crews.

Professor Peter Wolnizer, Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business, said he was thrilled that the Faculty had the opportunity to once again support this important junior sporting event.

'A major part of The University of Sydney experience is the vibrant and active student life we offer. Sponsorship of an event like this emphasises our commitment to offering an outstanding business education for elite sports people.

'We are passionate supporters of undergraduates and graduates involved in sporting activities whether at club, interstate or international level and we're looking forward to seeing stars of the future excel at this regatta.'