Early Spring Regattas and Some Forecasted Snow

Cancellation: The Walter Mess Regatta planned to be held on the Occoquan Reservoir in Fairfax Station, Virginia has been cancelled by the Virginia Scholastic Rowing Association due to forecasted weather conditions of wind chill, high winds and chance of snow.

*Cancellation:  The 3rd Annual Overpeck Regional Youth Regatta planned for Overpeck Lake, Teaneck/Leonia, New Jersey. Bergen County Rowing Academy has rescheduled the event for Sunday, April 24. 

The FSRA North Region Championships for Juniors continues for another day on the Ortega River in Jacksonville, Florida hosted by the Bolles School.  

The FSRA West District Championships will be held on the Tampa Bypass Canal in Tampa hosted by Florida Scholastic Rowing Association & Sarasota Crew. There will be 146 entries from 10 High School and Junior Club Programs.

In New Jersey, the Lake Lenape Sprints III will be held on Lake Lenape in  Mays Landing hosted by the Southern New Jersey Scholastic Rowing Association. There will be 85 entries from 10 High School teams and club programs.  


And again in New Jersey, the Metropolitan Youth Speed Order will be held on the Passaic River in Kearny, hosted by Kearny High School. There will be 132 entries for High School and Junior clubs. The original posted schedule will be pushed back by one half hour due to high tide. 

In Maryland, the Baltimore Invitational Regatta for High School teams and Junior clubs will be hosted by the Baltimore Rowing Club.

The Lindamood Cup will be held on the Muskingum River in Marietta, Ohio for High School teams and Junior club programs  hosted by Harman Rowing Club. There will be 51 entries from 7 clubs. 

In Virginia, the 11th James River Sprints will of course be held on the James River in Richmond for High School teams and Junior Clubs from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region hosted by the James River Rowers. 

The Collegiate Covered Bridge Regatta will be held Dexter Lake in Eugene, Oregon hosted by the Oregon Association of Rowers. There will be 97 entries from 19 clubs.  

Continuing through the weekend on both Saturday and Sunday:  

 In sunny California, the Long Beach Invitational will be held in Marine Stadium, the iconic site of the 1932 Olympics in Long Beach hosted by the Long Beach Junior Crew. This is 1500m event for 450 High School and Junior entries from 25 clubs. 

The Collegiate Roundup includes:  UVA vs Duke, Woodbury at Northeastern, Class of 1975 Cup: Princeton, Radcliffe at Cornell, Class of 1985 Cup: Dartmouth, Boston University, Boston College, Northeastern at Yale.

EARC Heavyweight includes: Brown vs. Harvard, Arlett Cup: Boston University vs. Northeastern, Childs Cup: Columbia vs. Penn, Olympic Axe: Yale vs. Dartmouth, Donahue Cup: WPI, Conn College, MIT, Williams, Wisconsin vs. Syracuse.

EARC Lightweight includes: Joy Cup: MIT vs. Yale, Columbia vs. Navy, Princeton vs. Delaware, Dartmouth, Matthews-Leonard Cup: Cornell vs. Harvard, Penn. 

The 21st Annual Don Lubbers Cup Regatta will be held in Spring Lake, Michigan hosted by Grand Valley State University and the Grand Haven Chamber of Commerce. There will be 81 entries from 15 Collegiate clubs. 

 The Spring Sprints Invitational,  Lake Stevens, Washington will be hosted by the Lake Stevens Rowing Club. There will be 291 entries from 20 clubs in Junior, Masters and Open categories.  

And the 2016 Knecht Cup will be held on Mercer Lake in West Windsor Township, New Jersey.  

 In British Rowing, the Soar Head of the River will be held in the East Midlands. 

  In Belgium, the 39th GHENT INTERNATIONAL SPRING REGATTA, a 2000m event will be held both today and tomorrow for Senior, Lightweights, Under23, Junior and Masters organized by the Gentse Roei- en Sportvereniging.


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