The race was conducted on 29th May 1920 on the 2 1/2 mile Lower Yarra course. The University of Queensland made it's first appearance at this regatta.
Time: 14 mins 53 secs
1st Adelaide University - Bow: F Linnett, 2: Arthur Liddon Webb, 3: James Lord, 4: Leslie Carrington Maiden, 5: A Hennessy,
6: Rupert Leslie Naylor, 7: F Morphett, Str: E Coombes, Cox: A C Weston, Cch: Charles Lempriere Abbott and Arthur Nicholls
2nd Melbourne University - Bow: F H Gamble, 2: James M Buchanan, 3: L F Edmonds, 4: Horace Stuart Thomas, 5: Charles George Bright Parker, 6: Keith Forbes Abernethy, 7: Frank Conrad Hope Ross, Str: K H Hadley, Cox: T Harris, Cch: Charles Donald
3rd University of Queensland - Bow: Ronald Cyril Mundell, 2: Edward Boyd Cullen, 3: Daniel Eric Baldwin, 4: John Emmanuel Biggs, 5: Eric Lorimer Walker, 6: William Graydon Illingworth, 7: Daniel E MacTaggart, Str: Theo John Bale, Cox: Frederick George Holdaway
4th Sydney University - Bow: Ralph Howard Ludowici, 2: Hilton William Tillock Chenhall, 3: John Howell Blakemore, 4: Gordon Francis Boyce, 5: Hugh Carlyle Taylor, 6: Herbert Trangmar Allen, 7: William Alexander Standish, Str: Thomas McKay Barnett, Cox: John Shepherd Laidley