I am happy to greet you at the 10th European Universities Rowing Championship in Subotica, Serbia!
On behalf of the whole EUSA community, I would like to express my gratitude for inviting European student-athletes here. It’s a wonderful occasion to be together and experience the beauty of sport. I am pleased to see so many sport lovers, who share values of fair play, equal opportunities and education, promoted by EUSA.
European Universities Championships 2017 organized in 19 sports make it possible for student-athletes to get to know each other and challenge their skills in a friendly atmosphere. During such events we do more than just sport – we broaden our horizons, get to know other cultures, we promote healthy mind in a healthy body.
Being an organizer of such an event is challenging but rewarding. I know it’s a hard task, and I want to express my appreciation to the Organizing Committee and its partners for the great job they have done. And of course, my gratitude to the authorities for their auspices of this event.
I believe that this Championship will bring the participants positive experiences and good results. I am sure that the athletes will compete in a fair play manner, respecting the rules and their opponents and please the spectators with their performance.
I hope you will enjoy your stay, your achievements and your time spent in Subotica!
On behalf of the Organizing Committee and the co-organizers of European
Universities Rowing Championship, I wish to welcome the student-athletes
from all over Europe, the participants of this prestigious competition.
I wish them to take advantage of this event, not only as a sports event, but also
as an opportunity to get to know this part of Serbia – the multinational and
This event will be a great opportunity to promote the sport of rowing
in this part of Serbia, and I hope that you, as members, will give your contribution
to the promotion.
Welcome to Serbia, welcome to Subotica !
On behalf of the University Sports Federation of Serbia and from my behalf,
I am pleased to welcome all the participants of the European Universities
Rowing Championship, taking place in one of the most beautiful places in
Serbia, the Palić lake near Subotica.
Our Federation is one of the founders of EUSA and also one of the most active
members of the global family of university sport.
We believe that our knowledge and experience in the organization of European
and world competitions largely contribute to the smooth organization of this
championship and wish that the students-sportsmen take home wonderful
memories of this championship.
I wish all participants good results in sports and a pleasant stay in Subotica, Serbia.
Siniša Jasnić, Phd.
President of the USSS
Welcome to the EUC Rowing 2017!
The University of Novi Sad in cooperation with the Serbian University Sports Association, Serbian National Rowing Federation, the Vojvodina Rowing Association, "Danubius 1885" rowing club, and Lake Palic in the city of Subotica, is applying for a bid for the 2017 European University Championships for the sport of rowing.
The University of Novi Sad is home to over fifty thousand students with a rich history of sport, and organising sporting events. Rowing as a sport has been a fundamental part of student life at many world universities, and one of the worlds oldest competitions in modern times is the world famous Oxford-Cambridge race that has been going on for over 140 years.
The University along with its supporting partners wants to develop awareness of this beautiful sport, and to attract a following of students that will one day have a similar experience to that of other universities where this and other sports have a crucial role in the student's lives.
The venue for this event will be in the city of Subotica, on Lake Palic, a beautiful natural lake that has hosted many rowing events over the past few decades. The lake is a famous tourist attraction in the region, and is a perfect setting to host hundreds of international competitors. The anticipated dates are 21st through 27th of August 2017. Other information will become available as the preparations for the Championships progress.