Historical information

Warrnambool Rowing Club held regattas on the Hopkins River from about 1885. This was initially over a weekend in conjunction with Colac Rowing Club. Hamilton Rowing Club started a regatta after Colac moved theirs to the Barwon in Geelong. The western Victorian clubs also had a rowing association.

Physical description

Silver colored trophy on a timber base.

Inscriptions & markings

Warrnambool Hamilton Rowing Clubs
Western Victorian Novice Club Championship