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Crew Yard Sale

posted Apr 28, 2017, 5:30 AM by WCBC Webmaster   [ updated Apr 28, 2017, 5:32 AM ]

Below is the sign up for the yard sale on Saturday, 5/6.  If you won't be at the regatta that morning, we would love for you to sign up to help out during the sale.  If you will be at the regatta, you can still help out by donating items ahead of time.  We can't make money if we don't have items to sell so please take a little time this week and clean out a closet, kitchen cabinet, toy chest, book shelf, etc.  Every little bit helps.

UPDATE! Mulch Fundraiser moved to Sunday, April 30th

posted Apr 17, 2017, 6:49 AM by WCBC Webmaster   [ updated Apr 22, 2017, 9:43 AM ]

Due to a rain delay, the Westfield Crew Team's biggest volunteer event -- spreading mulch-- will now take place on Sunday April 30th.  Your support is needed!

Mulchers & Drivers: To Sign-Up to Mulch or Drive, please click here.  Mulchers and drivers should meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Virginia Run Community Center, 15355 Wetherburn Ct., Centreville.

Food Donation: Our rowers get extremely hungry after hours of spreading mulch, so it is our tradition to reward them with a special BBQ lunch and gathering after they finish their hard work.  Parents are expected to help contributing with food and logistics for this event.   Instructions can be found via the sign-up links below.

For food & drinks donations, please click here.
To contribute tables, chairs, etc., please click here.  

Summer Rowing (2017)

posted Apr 15, 2017, 4:42 AM by WCBC Webmaster

Westfield Crew will not be offering a summer program for 2017.  Instead, current and prospective crew team members are encouraged to attend one of the many other summer rowing programs offered by schools and organizations in Virginia and Maryland.  See Summer Programs for a list of some of the camps available this summer.

Regatta Food

posted Mar 29, 2017, 11:28 AM by WCBC Webmaster

In addition to providing food for the March 31st pre-regatta dinner (see previous announcement), please check to see if you are scheduled to provide food for the April 1st regatta by clicking HERE.  

We have divided the team in groups and each rower's family has been assigned one item to bring on a rotating basis. Items should be delivered on Friday night, to allow us to organize and setup everything.

We are also in need of 2 helpers to oversee the tent in 2 shifts during the day. This allows the kids to have our support while both volunteer parents are able to watch the part of the regatta they want. Please look at the list of jobs at sign up genius to enlist for this important position. You will earn 1 point per hour. 

Make sure you:
1. Click on the link above to confirm your contribution by Thursday,  March 30th
2. Deliver the food item during the day but no later than 8:00pm, on Friday, March 31st. at 6266 Welton Drive, Centreville, 20120, where the Carrasco family will organize everything.
3. Food Donations must be ready to eat and be enough for 10-12 rowers. 

This upcoming Regional Park Regatta is your chance to collaborate and we highly appreciate it. 

Pre-Regatta Dinner: March 31st (WHS Lecture Hall)

posted Mar 28, 2017, 3:43 AM by WCBC Webmaster

The first pre-regatta dinner is Friday, March 31st in the Westfield High School lecture hall.  The team will go directly from practice to dinner.  Family food donations are greatly appreciated and assigned as follows: 

Last Name

A-D        Water Bottles

F-H        Bread

J-L         Salad or Veggie Tray

M           Dessert

P-R        Fruit

S-Z        Pasta

Please plan on making enough to feed 8-10 people.  Food should be dropped off at the WHS Lecture Hall between 5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.  Have it ready to eat/serve.  We suggest you send your food donations in disposable containers - your son or daughter may forget to bring home your prized dish!  We use Party Sterno Trays to keep the food warm.  It is greatly appreciated if you use the Half Size Deep Steam Table pans 11 3/4" x 9 3/8" x 2 9/16" which can be purchased individually at Party City or a multi pack from Costco.

New Volunteer Opportunities & Spirit Wear

posted Mar 22, 2017, 5:43 AM by WCBC Webmaster

Volunteer opportunities including Regatta tent / table set-up and transportation are available.  Click Sign-Up.

It's not too late to order spirit wear!  Click Registration & Uniforms for more information.

Board Position Openings

posted Mar 19, 2017, 7:07 PM by WCBC Webmaster

At least three (3) board positions will open in June and we need new members!  If you are interested in joining the board please e-mail Lynn Hough at  

If you are interested in assisting with the board member nomination process, please volunteer for  a position on the nominating committee here.

Information about the board can be accessed at Crew Booster Board.

Million Meter Madness Update - Saturday, March 18th

posted Mar 5, 2017, 4:34 PM by WCBC Webmaster   [ updated Mar 9, 2017, 4:11 PM ]

- Checkout updates to the Million Meter Madness Fundraiser webpage.

- Please click Sign-Up to volunteer and earn points.  If you don't see a task listed that you can help with or if the slots are filled, please come anyway as we could use extra hands.

- The event concludes with a potluck dinner and awards.  Please click Food Sign-Up to RSVP and to let us know what you will bring.  

 - Captains will make teams this week.

 - Remember to:
            - Take all donations collected to the crew mailbox in the activities office at WFHS (donations need to be turned in by March 10th.)
            - Make sure donation envelopes have their name on them or donation sheets are filled out to receive volunteer hours (1 hour for every $10 donated).

Information from the Team Parent Meeting (02/27/2017)

posted Feb 28, 2017, 3:49 AM by WCBC Webmaster

Slides and other information presented at the Team Parent Meeting is available on the Team Info page.

2017 Million Meter Madness Fundraiser - Saturday, March 18th

posted Feb 9, 2017, 3:27 PM by WCBC Webmaster   [ updated Feb 14, 2017, 2:24 PM ]

Please mark your calendars for our 2017 MILLION METER MADNESS event scheduled for Saturday, March 18, 2017 held in the cafeteria at Westfield High School.  


                                **Click Million Meter Madness Fundraiser to access donation forms and information**


The event is mandatory for all Westfield rowers and we will need a lot of volunteers to help this event be a success!!!!


By volunteering, you will earn volunteer points and have lots of fun!


We will be sending out a Sign-Up Genius in the next week to show all the volunteer needs (apx. shifts – 12- 2, 2-4, 4-6, 6-8)


WE WILL NEED FOOD (pasta, salad, bread, etc....more information to follow) 


Tentative Schedule:

Noon – 1:30 pm   Set-up at the Westfield Cafeteria

1:30 –                     ROWERS ARRIVE

2:00 – 5:00            Rowing Event

5:30 – 6:30            Dinner and Prizes

6:30 – 7:30            Break-down/Clean-up


Our next parents meeting is Monday, February 27th at 7:30 pm and we will have more information to share then.

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