Bumps Committee can be contacted on bumpscommittee2019@crarowing.co.uk

NOTEABLE DATES FOR BUMPS 2019 – NB: TIMES QUOTED ON 24 HOUR CLOCK

Notable dates and number of days racing to be agreed at the October delegates meeting.

A PDF of these notable dates can be downloaded here: 2019 Notable Dates PDF

Tuesday 1 January – Clubs to remind their members to keep a note of all Races entered for any Club other than their own to ensure they can meet the eligibility criteria to be able to enter Bumps 2019.

Thursday 31 January – Final date for Clubs to submit their suggestions for new or amended Rules to the Bumps Committee – existing Rule and text of the proposed new Rule to be stated in full – with a summary of reasons for requesting a change.

Wednesday 27 February – Draft Rules for acceptance/rejection by the Delegates to be circulated to all Clubs.

Friday 1 March - Clubs to notify the Bumps Committee and the Webmaster of their Appointed Bumps Contact for 2019.

Wednesday 13 March – 20.00 - Delegates meeting to accept/reject Rules.

TBC with bumps contacts – pre-entry meeting

Wednesday 29 May – Names for consideration as dispensations to have been sent to the Bumps Committee and entered on the website.

Wednesday 12 June – Delegates meeting at 19.30 to consider dispensations.

Monday 24 June – No later than 18.00 Entries to have been received by the Bumps Committee in accordance with the Rules – please allow time for posting to 35 Mariners Way, Cambridge CB4 1BN.

Thursday 4 July – CRA Time Race.  Any Club or crew seeking a position in the Bumps by entering the Time Race must declare the fact and the names of the crew concerned to the Bumps Committee.

Friday 5 July – Bumps committee meeting to finalise Order – 19.30 at Nines boathouse.

Sunday 7 July – No later than 18.00 The names of the individual rowers in each crew must be entered on the CRA’s website. Deadline for Programme.

Friday 12 July – Objections to crew composition to be notified, by email with reasons, to the Bumps Committee by 17.00

Thursday 11 July – Coxes meeting at Nines boathouse – in the bar/gym area – Refresher: 20.00 – 20.15; Full briefing: 20.15 – 21.00

Coxes: please arrive 10 minutes before your session to sign in (use capitals and the name your Club has registered you under).

Thursday 11 July – Marshals meeting – 20.00 Location to be confirmed

Saturday 13 July – Last minute, i.e. exceptional, changes to crews to be notified to the Bumps Committee and to the Club Organisers list by email by 12.00 (noon)

Sunday 14 July – Any objections to be notified by email to the Bumps Committee by 09.00

Sunday 14 July – Marshals meeting – 20.00 Location to be confirmed

Sunday 14 July – Coxes meeting at Nines boathouse – in the bar/gym area – Refresher: 20.00 – 20.15; Full briefing: 20.15 – 21.00

Coxes: please arrive 10 minutes before your session to sign in (use capitals and the name your Club has registered you under).

Monday 15 July – Bumps first night.

Wednesday 24 July – Wash-up meeting at Nines boathouse – 19.30