Capital Cup

Join the third time in rowing history transnational eights regatta series! Croatia, Hungary, Czech Republic and Austria welcome you in their capitals to compete in spectacular long distance races to the city centres.

A handicap system guarantees excitement beteween age categories, genders and double/sweep boats – all teams get together in one ranking to win the massive cup!


1 Ferfi Ifjusagi Györi Atletikai Club 8+ Man Hungary
2 Férfi Masters Györi Atletikai Club 8+ Man Hungary
3 Nöi Ifjusagi Györi Atletikai Club 8+ Woman Hungary


1 University of Vienna University of Vienna 8+ Woman Austria
2 Rocket Men RGM WRC Pirat / Donauhort / Donau 8+ Man Austria
3 Mladost 8+Mix HAVK Mladost 8+ Mixed Croatia

Dates season 2018/19

October 13th, 2018: Prague, Czech Republic: HEAD OF PRAGUE

November 3rd, 2018: Zagreb, Croatia: EIGHTS ON SAVA

April 6th, 2019: Budapest, Hungary: BUDAPEST CUP REGATTA

May 11th, 2019: Vienna, Austria: WIENERACHTER

RULES (new in 2017/18)

  • Upon registration for the first cup regatta of the year, teams must indicate their CAPITAL CUP participation.
  • Three out of four regattas have to be completed to be part of the Capital Cup.
  • If teams compete in all four regattas of the season, the worst result will be cancelled.
  • Cup winner will be the team which achieves the fasted added time of all three regattas in its handicap.
  • Handicap system:
    • The handicap system considers age, gender and boat type (8+ and 8x+). You can find the detailed handicap list here: Handicap table for Capital Cup.
  • Time penalties will be included in the cup’s classification.
  • The winning team receives a challenge cup which has to be returned before the last cup regatta of the following year.
  • The races are open for Men’s, Women’s and Mixes teams in all age classes.
  • Eligible are Eights and Octuple Sculls.
  • At least four rowers of one team must take part in all three cup regattas of the season. The other rowers may change in any order.
  • Changes of the boat class (e.g. from Mixed to Women’s or Eight to Octuple Sculls) are not allowed.
  • Changes in age categories are allowed.
  • Teams with rowers from different clubs are accepted.
  • The specific regulations of each regatta have to be obeyed.