Regattas and Some Cancellations 

*CANCELLATION*  The WYRA has cancelled the Head of the Christina planned for October 4, 2015, on the Christina River in Wilmington, Delaware. Next year’s date is October 2, 2016. For more information see:

Also cancelled is the Head of the Passaic planned for the Passaic River in Rutherford/Lyndhurst, New Jersey. The Nereid Boat Club/Passaic River Rowing Association made the decision based on the forecasted threat of inclement weather. Check the website for further information:

The USRowing Head Race National Championships, the Head of the Gennessee, the Head of the Ohio and OCU Head of the Oklahoma all continue for another day.

 The 21st Tail of the Lake will be held in Seattle,Washington hosted by the Holy Names Academy and Lake Union Crew. There will be 388 entries from 31 clubs on Lake Union. See the web for information:

 The 6k Textile River Regatta will be held in Lowell, Massachusetts  hosted by the Textile River Committee consisting of members from the Merrimack River Rowing Association, along with the UMass Lowell and Lowell High School rowing programs. Best viewing on the Merrimack can be found  downriver of the boathouse. For further information see:

In California, the Wine Country Rowing Classic is planned for  Petaluma by North Bay Rowing Club & Sonoma State University for the Petaluma River. See:

In Fairfax, Virginia, rowers will compete in a head race in the Occoquan Challenge.

The 15th annual Spartan Sweepstakes Regatta on the Mohawk River in  Scotia, New York is organized by the Burnt Hills Rowing Association. There will be 143 entries from 12 clubs.

The  Tail of the Fox – Wisconsin will be held in De Pere, hosted by La Baie Verte Rowing Club on you guessed it, Fox River. For information and results see:

 The Head of the Riverfront will compete on the  Connecticut River, in Hartford as it has done every year since 1998. This includes  Master, Open, Collegiate Men & Women, Adaptive and Junior hosted by Riverfront Recapture. New this year, the Head of the Riverfront is now a USRowing Registered regatta. To be a sanctioned event a jury of USRowing trained and certified officials designate each regatta as a nationally recognized safe and fair event. Congratulations to the non-profit whose goal is  to reconnect the city of Hartford with the Connecticut River through rowing and accessibility to 4 riverfront parks in both Hartford and East Hartford. For more information see the Web:

Good luck to all!


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