Weekend Picks: Rivanna Regatta

9th Annual Rivanna River Regatta May 10, 2014, Charlottesville, Virginia

The Rivanna Regatta is a 6.2 mile downriver race for all classes of boats. Registration begins at 8:30 with the first class launching at 10 a.m. Meet in Charlottesville under the Route 29 bridge just north of the DoubleTree Hotel/Sam’s Club on the upstream side of the bridge off Rio Mills Road.

The awards ceremony will take place at Darden Towe boat ramp after the last racers finish around 1 p.m. Entry fee is $10/boat.

Visit http://rivannaregatta.blogspot.com/ for full details!

Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers in Kayak and Canoe:

Best Time Kayak–$100 cash
Best Time Canoe–$100 cash
Best Time for Parent Child team–$50

Classes are subject to change:

Kayak >16′ male
Kayak >16′ female
Kayak </=16′ male
Kayak </=16′ female
Solo canoe male
Solo canoe female
Tandem canoe male
Tandem canoe female
Tandem canoe mixed
Tandem kayak male
Tandem kayak female
Tandem kayak mixed
Male SUP (stand up paddleboard)
Female SUP
Solo short/stubby/whitewater kayaks (male & female) that
do not appear to the Race Coordinator to be competitive
in the “recreational,” less than 16′ categories.
Canoeists may only use single-blade paddles.

Places to Go, Things to See: