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100 Years of Rowing at UBC Celebration

UBC Rowing Alumni and Supporters,

We hope you can join UBC Rowing alumni, supporters and friends as we celebrate UBC Thunderbird Row’s remarkable 100-year history and usher in the next century. This will be an event for the ages that you don’t want to miss!

Date: Thursday, September 15, 2022

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | the program starts at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Robert H. Lee Alumni Center, UBC Vancouver

To purchase tickets, click here: 100 Years of Rowing at UBC Celebration

Ticket information:






General Admission $100.00
General admission + an exclusive “UBC 100 Years of Rowing” Miir insulated tumbler. Delivered directly to you after the event (shipping and taxes included). $150.00
Sponsor a current UBC rowing student-athlete to attend. $100.00

Further information:

  • This is a cocktail style event with appetizers and drinks
  • No tax receipt will be issued for the purchase of tickets.
  • Dress is casual and we encourage everyone to wear UBC rowing apparel (old or new) or your Big Block jersey and medals you’ve earned over the years (good conversation starters!).
  • Deadline to purchase tickets: Friday, September 9, 2022. Tickets are limited; avoid disappointment by buying yours early!

Questions? If you have any questions about the 100 Years of Rowing at UBC Celebration event, please contact the UBC Athletics Development and Alumni Engagement office at [email protected]


Submit your favorite UBC rowing photos!

We are looking for rowers and members of the rowing community to submit their favorite UBC rowing photos. We want to incorporate these memories into the September 15 event and we need your help!

Photos can be sent directly to [email protected] or added to the Dropbox link below.

To add photos to the Dropbox link, click here: 100 years of rowing at UBC time capsule photo


Parking and Transportation:

Parking is available near the Robert H. Lee Alumni Center.

  • University Blvd Lot, 2 minutes walk from the site.
  • The North Parkade, 5 minutes walk from the site.
  • Health Sciences parking lot, 5 minute walk from site.
  • For more information on parking at UBC, please visit https://parking.ubc.ca.

We encourage all event attendees to plan a safe return home. For more information on carpooling or public transit options to and from UBC, see below.


Accommodation:


If you’re looking for unique Vancouver West Coast accommodations with a great location, stunning views and a contemporary experience, we invite you to stay at our Gage Suites at UBC. Gage Suites at UBC offers studios, exclusive studios, and one-bedroom suites.

To view UBC accommodations, click here: Sequels to UBC


Vehicles rental :

Coming from out of town to attend the celebration of 100 years of rowing at UBC? Get up to 25% off base rates on Avis and Budget Car Rental or Budget Truck Rental when you use Avis discount code (AWD) C403200 or Budget Discount Code (BCD) A050800. Plus, take advantage of many other offers by visiting the websites for Car Rental Reviews Where Economy car rental.

To learn more, click here: discounted vehicle rental for UBC alumni