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Overseas Entry


Italian competitors at BRIC15 (c) Naomi Baker

Non British Rowing (Overseas) clubs or Scottish clubs wishing to enter affiliated competitions  must use the British Rowing Online Entry (BROE2) system to make their entries. If you have not previously entered a competition using BROE you will need to contact our Clubs and Competitions Administrator before you will be able to make your entry.

For specific local information about the competition, please visit the dedicated competition or club website.

All crews boating on unfamiliar waters should ensure that they are aware of local conditions and understand the safety requirements.


Environment Agency Boat Registrations

If you are competing/training in a boat on loan from a UK club based on Environment Agency (EA) waterways you will need to confirm with the club that the relevant boat is labelled with the clubs unique three letter boat identification code and is registered with the EA.

If you are planning to bring your own boat over then you will need to purchase an EA registration for that boat. If you don’t already have your boat identification code (related to your club) you can apply for one from British Rowing (BR) by emailing

If you require Boat Identification Stickers there are two websites that offer this service: and

You can either organise an annual registration for your boat through British Rowing as a non-EA based club or you can apply for a temporary registration from the EA itself.Crews visiting to compete or tour on the tidal Thames are advised to look at the Port of London Authority guidance for useful information available in French, German and Italian.

Competitors from associations other than British Rowing might have a Personal Ranking Index (PRI) –(RP -link) that does not fully reflect their ability as the records this relates to are limited to British Rowing affiliated competitions and overseas representation for Great Britain. Such crews are advised to provide the competition with details of their racing history with the understanding that their governing body may be contacted. This is to ensure that the competitors/crews are entered into an appropriate event for their experience and crew record.


Composite crews

Composite crews must be entered using BROE2. Individual rowers who are not members of the submitting club will have to provide their racing licence number to the online administrator for their entry.


Crew Substitutions

Crew Substitutions must be made in BROE2 and Clubs should ensure that they have the correct online entry access. Crew changes must be made before race day.

Anyone requesting BROE2 access must have permission of their club and will need to contact their club administrator for this.  To set up a new club on our system BR will need an officer/committee member at the club to provide the following details:

  • Year of Establishment
  • Website
  • Position at the Club
  • Date of birth of the person making entry so we can give them BROE2 access
  • This is to ensure that the club is correctly represented


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