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Regattas

A regatta is a full day of races held rain or shine (as long as there is no lightning). Races typically begin around 8:30 am and go until 4:30 pm.

Please arrive at the regatta site early to help unload the PRCC boat trailer and stake out a good vantage point with the other Rouge members to watch the races. At least 60 minutes before your first race, check in with your coach. Most regattas will offer a BBQ and a snack bar (for fundraising) where you can buy a lunch. Since these lunches are usually geared towards the spectators, you should pack a healthy lunch and snacks that are quick to eat, and easily digested (e.g., fruit, granola bars, bagels and lots of water).

2019 Regattas

May 11           Marsh Mash, Bradford (to be confirmed)
May 26          Masters TT – Port Credit PC in Mississauga
June 1,2         OCup #1 – Ontario Team Trials in Welland
June 1,2         Pickering Dragon Boat Festival, Frenchman’s Bay
June 8           * Missy Regatta, Mississauga Canoe Club
June 21-23     National Team Trials #2 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
June 23           Masters TT – South Niagara CC in Welland
July 13           * Pickering Rouge Regatta, Burloak Canoe Club, Oakville
July 14             Masters TT – Burloak CC in Oakville
July 20            North Bay Regatta in North Bay
July 20, 21       Balmy Beach – Burloak Regatta in Welland
Aug 3, 4          * Western Ontario Division (WOD) Regatta in Welland
August 11         Masters TT – Balmy Beach in Toronto
Aug 17, 18       * Ocup #3 Ontario Championships (Provincials) in Ottawa
August 21       * U11/U13 Novice Regatta in Mississauga
Aug 27-31        Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships, Regina, Sask.
Sept 1               Canmas in Regina, Saskatchewan
Sept 15             Masters TT – Richmond Hill CC in Richmond Hill
Oct 6                Ocup #4 – Long Distance Regatta in Ottawa
Oct 12              Great Muskoka Paddling Experience in Bracebridge

* Regattas that sprint paddlers aged 9-14 (Bantam) can participate in

Checklist of items to bring to the regatta:

Your PRCC racing singlet (canoe/kayak) or shirt (dragon boat)
A life jacket
Healthy food and drinks including lots of water
Sunglasses, sunscreen, and hat
Shoes, sandals, and extra dry clothes
Towel
Rain Gear, plastic sheet for the ground
Lawn chairs, blanket, binoculars, cameras
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