2018 Regatta Information

Regattas are a fun part of LLRCrew! Racing is not mandatory but provides a fun team building experience.

  • Regattas are an additional expense that are not covered by program registration fees.
  • Regatta Bills will be emailed within 2 weeks of a regatta (includes regatta entry fees, rental truck to haul boats, gas, coaches' hotels, and race day food for the team participants )
  • Payment of Regatta Bills is due within 2 weeks of receiving your invoice. Not paying fees in a timely manner may prevent a rower from being able to compete in an upcoming regatta.

Below are tentative dates for 2018 Regattas (Spring/Summer Sprints Season and Fall Head Season):

MAY 19-20 MIDWEST JUNIOR ROWING CHAMPIONSHIP (Bethel, OH)
**PARTICIPANTS SELECTED BY HEAD COACH**
Homewood Suites by Hilton Cincinnati-Milford
600 Chambers Drive, Milford, OH 45150
• Rooms Available: 15x King Suites (1 king bed w/pullout sofa)
• Room Rate: $189 USD/night (includes free breakfast)
• Check-in: FRI 18th MAY; Checkout: SUN 20th MAY
• Call  513-248-4663. ask for Long Lake Rowing Crew
• Block Reservation Cut-off Date: FRI 20th APR 2018
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JUNE 8-10 US YOUTH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (Sacramento, CA)
**PARTICIPANTS MUST QUALIFY (Midwest Junior Rowing Championship)**

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JUNE 16 MINNEAPOLIS SPRINTS – Lake Nokomis (Minneapolis, MN)
**ALL ROWERS WELCOME**
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JUNE 23 THUNDER BAY SPRINTS (Thunder Bay, Ontario)
**ALL ROWERS WELCOME** PASSPORT NEEDED***
Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Center
555 West Arthur Street, Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7E 5R5
• Rooms Available: 25x Standard 2-Queen
• Room Rate: $125 CAD/night (on-site restaurant)
• Check-in: FRI 22nd JUNE; Checkout: SUN 24th JUNE
• Call 807-577-8481; ask for Group ID# 564098
• Block Reservation Cut-off Date: FRI 1st JUNE 2018
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JULY 14 DULUTH INTERNATIONAL REGATTA (Duluth, MN)
**ALL ROWERS WELCOME**
Radisson Duluth Harborview
505 West Superior Street, Duluth, MN 55802
• Rooms Available: 25x Double Queen Guest Rooms
• Room Rate: $159 USD/night (on-site restaurant)
• Check-in: FRI 13th JULY; Checkout: SAT 14th JULY
• Call 218-727-8981; ask for Long Lake Rowing Crew or code: 1807LLRC18 or
book rooms online at www.radisson.com/duluthmn (Private Access Code: LLRC)
• Block Reservation Cut-off Date: WED 13th JUNE 2018

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JULY 28 TOPS & BOTTOMS REGATTA – Rabbit Lake (Kenora, Ontario)
**ALL ROWERS WELCOME**PASSPORT NEEDED****
Clarion Lakeside Inn and Conference Center
470 1st Avenue South, Kenora, ON, P9N 1W7
• Rooms Available: 20x 2-Queen Beds (City View & Lake View)
• Room Rate: $169 CAD/night; $189 CAD/night (on-site restaurant)
• Check-in: FRI 27th JULY; Checkout: SUN 29th JULY
• Call 807-468-5521; ask for Group Account #3178405
• Block Reservation Cut-off Date: WED 27th JUNE 2018


Aug 10-11,  NWIRA ANNUAL CHAMPIONSHIP – Rabbit Lake (Kenora, Ontario) **PASSPORTS NEEDED***
**PARTICIPANTS SELECTED BY HEAD COACH**
Clarion Lakeside Inn and Conference Center
470 1st Avenue South, Kenora, ON, P9N 1W7
• Rooms Available: 20x 2-Queen Beds (City View & Lake View)
• Room Rate: $169 CAD/night; $189 CAD/night (on-site restaurant)
• Check-in: FRI 10th AUG; Checkout: MON 13th AUG
• Call 807-468-5521; ask for Group Account #3178406
• Block Reservation Cut-off Date: TUES 10th JULY 2018

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2018 FALL REGATTA SEASON- Head Races~ 5 Km.

SEP 8 PIKE ISLAND CHALLENGE (St. Paul, MN)
**OPTIONAL (Coach Approval Required)**
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SEP 16 DEATH ROW (Duluth, MN)
**OPTIONAL (Coach Approval Required)**
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SEP 29 HEAD OF THE DES MOINES (Des Moines, IA)
**ALL ROWERS WELCOME**
NOTE: Wayzata High School, Minnetonka High School, & Benilde-St. Margaret’s Homecoming Dances are all on SAT 29th SEP 2018.

Hilton Des Moines Downtown (Brand New Hotel Opening MAR 2018)
435 Park Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
• Rooms Available: 10x Standard Room-2 Queen Beds
• Room Rate: $139 single/double; $154 triple; $169 quad (on-site restaurant)
• Check-in: FRI 28th SEP; Checkout: SAT 29th SEP
• Call 515-241-1456; ask for Long Lake Rowing Crew
• Block Reservation Cut-off Date: THUR 29th AUG 2018

Holiday Inn Downtown at Mercy Campus
1050 6th Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50314
• Rooms Available: 20x 2-Double Beds
• Room Rate: $109 USD/night (on-site restaurant)
• Check-in: FRI 28th SEP; Checkout: SAT 29th SEP
• Call 515-283-0151; ask for Long Lake Rowing Crew
• Block Reservation Cut-off Date: FRI 7th SEP 2018
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OCT 6 Head of the Mississippi (Minneapolis, MN)
**ALL ROWERS WELCOME**
NOTE: Orono High School Homecoming Dance is on SAT 6th OCT 2018. Regatta typically is finished by 5pm
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OCT 14 HEAD OF THE ROCK (Rockford, IL)
**ALL ROWERS WELCOME**
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Rockford
7651 Walton St, Rockford, IL 61108
• Rooms Available: 15x Queen/Queen and 5x King
• Room Rate: $119 USD/night (includes free breakfast)
• Check-in: SAT 13th OCT; Checkout: SUN 14th OCT
• Call 815-398-7400; ask for Long Lake Rowing Crew
• Block Reservation Cut-off Date: WED 12th SEP 2018


OCT 20-21 HEAD OF THE CHARLES (Boston, MA)-The Head of the Charles Regatta operates a lottery style entry, which means there are no guaranteed entries UNLESS a rower qualified the previous year for automatic entry.

 


Helpful INFO & LLRC Travel Policies

  1.  Permission Form for minors travelling with non parents :Blank_Perm_to_Trvl_wMinors_Letter-2
  2.  Regatta Survival Guide

Regatta fees are in addition to LLRCrew membership and Program fees.  Regatta expenses are shared among participating rowers (gas/vehicle to haul boats to regatta venue, hotel expenses for coach’s room, regatta entry fees, race day lunches and snacks).

Rowers and their families are responsible for their own travel to/from regattas as well as hotel arrangements/expenses.

All junior rowers must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Designated chaperone family must be communicated to Jr. Coordinator .

Junior Rowers 18 years old and younger are not allowed to drive themselves to an "away" regattta

LLRCrew reserves a block of rooms for all away regattas for rowers and their families.  Details will be communicated on LLRCrew website.  Regatta payments will be billed out after each regatta. All membership and program fees must be paid prior to participating in any regattas.