The 44th Pirkka Rowing event takes place on Saturday the 30th of July and Trip Rowing event on Wednesday August the 3rd.
The rowing route on lake Pyhäjärvi is either 35 or 25 km long depending on the series. The 25 km long Fitness series are for small boats, kayaks and rowing boats. There are two different series for church boats each 35 km. First Church Boat series which includes three divisions: Open/Men, Women and Mixed. The second series is Second Wave for individuals who are interested in trying out a church boat. The boats with moving seats and professional steermen come from the organizer and the teams will be compiled from single participants.