Sun, Oct 15|
1776 Park, Friendswood
6th Annual Rotary Regatta
Time & Location
Oct 15, 10:00 AM
1776 Park, Friendswood, 140 Imperial Dr, Friendswood, TX 77546, USA
About the event
A joint effort of the Friendswood Rotary Club & League City Rotary Club, this race is for canoes, kayaks, and SUPs and open to everyone from the novice enthusiast to the competitive paddler. The 7 mile race starts at 1776 Park in Friendswood and ends at Countryside Park in League City showcasing Clear Creek as an important watershed and recreational paddle trail.
2023 Rotary Regatta - October 15, 2023 - 6th Annual
Information from the 2021 Race (subject to change for the 2022 race):
1776 Park, Friendswood, TX
7:30am - Prayer Service
8:30am - Check in & Onsite Registration
9:45am - Race Preparations & Staging
10:00am - Race Begins!
Countryside Park, League City, TX
12:00pm - Finish Line Festivities Begin (lunch, beer, music)
12:00pm - Shuttle Service Begins
1:00pm - Race Closing Ceremonies
The Rotary Regatta is rain or shine. If cancellation does take place due to severe water or weather conditions, all entry fees will be considered as a tax deductible donation supporting the Rotary Clubs.
- All participants must wear US Coast Guard approved PFD's (personal flotation device) during the entire race. They must be worn as the manufacturer designed them to be worn. Any participant found not abiding by this rule will be disqualified.
- Minimum age for participation is 18. 11 to 17 with Parental Consent Form
- Canoes and kayaks shall be placed in the designated starting area boats or competitors cannot touch the water until they are given further instructions by the Race Director. Any participant in the water will be disqualified if caught by a race official.
- Inflatable canoes and kayaks that are paddled are allowed (inflatable rafts or other crafts that are ROWED are NOT allowed).
- Outrigger canoes are NOT allowed.
- Intentional capsizing or damaging of another competitor’s canoe or kayak will disqualify the offender.
- The Race Director has the right to remove and/or disqualify a participant due to behavior or alcohol/drug influenced impairment.
- All previous race numbers from previous years must be removed from boats or competitors will be subject to disqualification.
Short Kayak K-1
Long Kayak K-1
ICF K-1 / Surf Ski / Unlimited Solo