Regatta Trophies

Each season the team tries to win some of the trophies below, by racing against some of the best collegiate teams on the West Coast.

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WIRA Club Men's POint trophy

The trophy awarded to the team that wins the most points across the whole WIRA (Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association) Championships. This regatta has become the de facto Western Sprint Championships, with entry open to both ACRA and IRA affliated teams. Their are usually crews representing most of the states west of the Mississippi River.

Won by UCLA in 2017.

 
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Paul Enquist - Pac12 Club Points trophy

At the Pac12 Championships, as well as competing for the outright title, the six ACRA affiliated teams (WSU, ORE, ASU, USC, COL and UCLA) also compete for the title of Men's Club Champion.

Won by UCLA in 2017.

 
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Henry T. nicHolAs III - uc Challenge cup points trophy

Each season the University of California school's are invited to compete for the title of UC Champion. The trophy is named for UCLA Crew Alumni Henry Nicholas III. Teams who competed in 2017, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara, UC San Diego, and UCLA.

Won by UCLA in 2017

 

Bob Hillen Cup

The famous sporting rivalry between UCLA and USC also plays out on the waterways of Los Angeles, as each team seeks to obtain the Bob Hillen Cup by winning the annual spring duel boat race. Donated by USC Alumni James Hoffman and Donald Sloper.

Hillen was a coxswain at UCLA from 1935-1938. He then returned to UCLA in 1940 as an assistant coach before becoming the co-head coach in 1946. While at UCLA, he helped start USC's crew program in 1947. In 1948, he came over to USC as the program's first head coach, until retiring in 1990.

Prior to the Bob Hillen Cup, the two teams competed for the Ed Harbach Cup.

  • 2014 - UCLA
  • 2015 - UCLA
  • 2016 - UCLA
  • 2017 - UCLA
  • 2003 - USC
  • 2004 - USC
  • 2006 - USC
  • 2011 - UCLA
  • 2012 - UCLA
  • 2013 - UCLA
 
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The Guy lundberg memorial cup

Sharing our home waters of Marina Del Rey is Loyola Marymount University (LMU). The two teams duel for the cup that is named for long time UCLA supporter Guy Lundberg. The relationship between these two program has always been strong, and this trophy was first contested at a time when the LMU team were being graciously hosted by UCLA at our Marina Aquatic Center after the LMU boathouse had sunk into the marina.

Won by UCLA in 2017

  • 2001 - LMU
  • 2002 - UCLA
  • 2003 - UCLA
  • 2004 - UCLA
  • 2005 - UCLA
  • 2006 - LMU
  • 2007 - UCLA
  • 2008 - UCLA
  • 2009 - not contested
  • 2010 - LMU
  • 2011 - UCLA
  • 2012 - UCLA
  • 2013 - UCLA
  • 2014 - UCLA
  • 2015 - UCLA
  • 2016 - LMU
  • 2017 - UCLA
 
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Major Siebert Cup

This duel trophy between UCLA and Long Beach State was last contested in 1980. Plans are in place to contest this trophy again in January 2018.

  • 1977 - UCLA
  • 1978 - UCLA
  • 1979 - CSULB
  • 1980 - UCLA

 

...and then uncontested until 2018.

 
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Ed Harbach Rowing Cup

A most treasured trophy among the UCLA Alumni. This was the annual regatta against both USC and Stanford up until 1982.

  • Year         Varsity            2nd Varsity      Freshman
  • 1956         Stanford           Stanford        Stanford
  • 1957         Stanford         UCLA           USC
  • 1958         Stanford           Stanford        Stanford
  • 1959         USC                 Stanford      Stanford
  • 1960         Stanford           Stanford        Stanford
  • 1961         Stanford           Stanford        UCLA
  • 1962         Stanford           UCLA           Stanford
  • 1963         UCLA              UCLA           Stanford
  • 1964         UCLA              USC            Stanford
  • 1965         UCLA              USC            UCLA
  • 1966         Stanford           Stanford         Stanford
  • 1967         UCLA              UCLA           Stanford
  • 1968         UCLA              UCLA           Stanford
  • 1969         UCLA              UCLA           UCLA
  • 1970         UCLA              UCLA           UCLA
  • 1971         UCLA              UCLA           UCLA
  • 1972         UCLA              USC              UCLA
  • 1973         UCLA              UCLA           USC
  • 1974         UCLA              UCLA           UCLA
  • 1975         UCLA              UCLA           UCLA
  • 1976         UCLA              UCLA           Stanford
  • 1977         UCLA              UCLA           Stanford
  • 1978         UCLA              UCLA           UCLA
  • 1979         UCLA              UCLA           UCLA
  • 1980         UCLA              UCLA           UCLA
  • 1981         UCLA              UCLA           UCLA
  • 1982         UCLA              UCLA           UCLA
 
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Fifties Alumni Trophy

Awarded for the winner of the duel between Stanford and UCLA. The inscription on the trophy read "Dedicated to the alumni of both school who, as oarsmen in the decade following the Second World War, re-established their sport in the spirit of hope and independence thereby setting a course steered by those crews today. Duvall Y. Hecht April 1983"

 
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UCLA Classic - Rigger Brown Trophy

For several years in the 1980's UCLA used to host an invitational regatta on Ballona Creek. After a twenty year hiatus there are plans to finally run this regatta again. Watch this space...

  • 1985 - Stanford
  • 1986 - UC Berkeley
  • 1987 - UCLA