Chargers Invitational, Syracuse, NY, May 20, 2017

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Participants: Novice and Varsity.

BRC Events:   Click Here for Regatta Central.  Click on “Clubs”, then on the BRC oar.

Race Schedule: Heat Sheet will be posted here a few days before the regatta
C&C Meeting 7:30AM, Time trials start about 8AM.

1500 meter course starts out on Onondaga Lake and finishes in the canal under the bridge. Time trials in the morning; top 3 in each event compete in afternoon finals side-by-side.  Great spectator experience from many vantage points!

Seniors can leave the regatta site after their final race to make it to the Ball on time. Younger teammates will handle de-rigging and packing.
Regroup at the boathouse to rerig and unload hospitality, ~6:30pm. Becky will send a remind when Bex is nearly home with the trailer.  Rerigging and unloading will take approximately 45min

Location: North end of Onandaga Lake, Syracuse Chargers Boathouse, Ten Eyck Road, Liverpool, NY

  • Parents are responsible for arranging transportation.  Please refer to the Sign Up Genius for information about car-pooling. Depart Rochester by 5:30AM, allow at least 90 minutes travel time.
  • Driving Directions: NYS Thruway East to Exit 39; 690 East to first exit, John Glenn Blvd.  Make first Right onto Long Branch Rd.  Parking/tents on west side of canal; trailer/launching on east side. Parking is usually $10.

Grilling GuyVolunteer Needs: Visit our Sign Up Genius.

Registration Fees:  No additional cost (included in registration for Spring season) 

Packing list:  Water bottles, novice racing tees, unis and tech shirts.  please be prepared for any weather, and make sure to bring sunscreen, raingear, jacket, and an extra change of dry clothing stored in a plastic bag.

Hospitality Tent: Please have your athlete eat an energy-sustaining breakfast before arriving at the regatta.  The BRC food crew will provide lunch and snacks during the day for rowers and families.  Rowers, please bring your water bottles!!!  Family members attending should bring chairs, blankets and water bottles.  Check the Sign Up Genius for our needs

Additional Regatta Info: All athletes are expected to be available for all regattas as it affects boat assignments for the whole team.  They need to stay for the entire regatta to help their teammates with docking, rigging, loading and cheering.   It is not acceptable to just show up for your own races or leave before ALL boats are trailered.

Parents (and Modified Rowers!) are encouraged to attend, cheer, and volunteer, and are welcome to eat at the BRC tent. Please check the volunteer sign up links, there are many ways to help even if you cannot be there.

Any racing/training questions:  Coach Bex, bex@brightoncrew.org, 585-410-3929

Any travel/parent questions:  Regatta Director Faithe.Bassett@brightoncrew.org, 585-750-­4448