The False Creek Women’s Regatta 2018


Race Day and Location
Race day is Saturday, May 26th, 2018. Located in Vancouver, British Columbia, the race venue is set on beautiful False Creek, in the heart of the City. Racer’s village is at Creekside Park, on the corner of Athlete’s Way and Ontario Street, next to the Olympic Village area. Registration usually starts at 7:00 am and races generally run between 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. (times confirmed with the final race grid)

 

Racing Format
The regatta consists of three 500m dragon boat races using BUK dragon boats. There is no age class racing.  Paddles and PFDs are provided for racers.

 

Roster Requirements
There will be a minimum of 18 and a maximum of 24 paddlers allowed on the roster, plus 1 drummer and 1 steersperson. All participants must be female except for the steers, which can be male or female.

 

Costume Contest
During the regatta there is also a costume contest where teams are encouraged to dress up with a unified theme (optional, of course). During the break there is a chance to do a short skit or presentation to show off your costumes. The winner of the costume contest receives free admission to next year’s Women’s Regatta!

 

Registration and Fees
Registration is now open. To register, please go to registration page

 

Early Bird fees – Payment received on or before March 27th, 2018
Adult Teams   $625 CAD
Junior Teams $475 CAD

 

Regular fees – Payment received on or after March 27th, 2018
Adult Teams   $725 CAD
Junior Teams $575 CAD

 

 Team Waiver Form
Please do NOT send Team Waiver Forms with your registration or payment. Completed Team Waivers Forms are to be submitted on race day.

 

The Juniors will each individually provide a completed waiver, each name then matching the Roster (may use adult form for roster purposes only) to be provided to the registration desk the morning of Race Day and prior to their first race. Note: the adult roster form is not to be signed by any junior, only the Junior Waiver is acceptable.

 

Vendors
Below is a list of vendors that are going to join us at FCRCC women regatta.

 

Questions
If you have any questions, please contact the Race Directors, Pam Watts-Cornall and Jaye Kerzner at FCRCCWomensRegatta@gmail.com
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False Creek Women's Regatta 2016

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