distinct fervour is building on campus this week as the annual Head of
the Trent weekend draws near.
North America's biggest rowing regatta, Head of the Trent is the biggest
annual sporting event at Trent. This year's schedule reflects the importance
of the regatta, and includes many other events of note, as well.
Highlights from the weekend schedule include:
• The Trent
Central Student Association sponsors a live concert featuring the band
Treble Charger in the Bata foyer. Tickets are $20 and are available at
the TCSA office or at the door.
• Rowing races,
8 a.m. - 6 p.m. on the Otonabee River. The 4.2-kilometre races begin on
the Trent Canal (south of Trent, at the Parkhill Road swing bridge) and
finish just under the Faryon bridge on Trent's Symons campus. www.trentu.ca/rowing/hot
• Men's varsity soccer game (Trent vs. McMaster): 1 - 2:30 p.m.
at Trent's main field, outside the Athletics Complex.
• Women's varsity soccer game (exhibition game): 1 - 2:30 p.m. at
Nichols Oval Park, Armour Road and Parkhill Road.
• Men's varsity rugby (firsts; Trent vs. UofT): 3 - 4:30 p.m., Trent's
main field. This promises to be an exciting game, as both the Trent and
UofT teams are undefeated this season.
• Men's varsity rugby (seconds; Trent vs. UofT): 5 - 7 p.m., Trent's
• Trent triathlon club: meets from 9 a.m. - 12 noon at the Trent
• Alumni squash tournament: squash courts, Athletics Complex.
• Women's varsity
soccer (Trent vs. Guelph): 1 - 3 p.m., Trent's main field.
• Men's varsity soccer (Trent vs. Guelph): 1 - 3 p.m., Mark Forrester
Field, Beavermead Park, Peterborough.
• Men's alumni rugby: 3 - 5 p.m., Trent's main field.
• Women's alumni rugby: 1 - 3 p.m., Trent's second field, across
from Blackburn Hall.
Full details of the
rowing regatta are available at www.trentu.ca/rowing/hot
Posted October 2,
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