Rowan’s Law and Concussions
What is Rowan’s Law
Rowan’s Law is a new Ontario law which involves concussion safety and management for athletes under the age of 26 who are participating in amateur competitive sports. It provides a framework and protocols that athletes, coaches, trainers and sports organizations must follow.
What do TWC participants need to do?
Under Rowan’s Law, athletes who are under age 26 AND who participate in racing or organized training (1) at TWC must complete the three steps below every year:
Step 1: Review the Government of Ontario Concussion Awareness Resources (pick one based on the participant’s age):
Step 2: Review and commit to the Ontario Sailing Concussion Code of Conduct
Step 3: Confirm that you have complied with the two steps above by completing this online form (2).
What else do I need to know?
For more information about Rowan’s Law and concussions in general, please see the following resources: