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South Orlando Rowing Association

2020 OARS Invitational (MS)

  • 03/08/2020
  • Turkey Lake


  • Only middle school rowers need to register for this event. High school rowers are all expected to attend.

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OARS Youth Invitational

Middle School - March 8, 2020

The OARS Invitational Regatta is one of the premier rowing events in the southeast, traditionally attracting more than 1,000 rowers from around Florida and neighboring states. Racing takes place on a 1500m course on Turkey Lake, with races starting every 7 minutes.

Who: Middle School Rowers
When: Saturday, March 8, 2020
Event Location: Bill Frederick Turkey Lake Park
3401 S Hiawassee Road, Orlando, FL 32835
Parking: There will be a park entrance fee to enter Bill Frederick Turkey Lake Park

  • $2.00 - Single Admission
  • $5.00 - Admission for up to 6 in your vehicle

The early morning line into Bill Frederick can be quite long in the early morning. This year Turkey Lake is looking to relieve the entry back up by using an online pre-paid entry system. Please click on the link below and buy your park pass for Sunday.


Please remember to have your printed invoice or just show it from your phone.

Please sign-up to assist with hospitality at the link below:

Hospitality Link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409044BA8A82BA3F49-oars4

Regatta Central Link: https://www.regattacentral.com/regatta/?job_id=6638&org_id=510

SORA Schedule:




Line-ups are subject to change by the coaches. Please confirm all rowers races with coaching staff.

Report Time: 8:00 AM - VERY TBD - Please check back later in the week to confirm

ALL Middle School Rowers

Release time will be after their final race and when released by the coaches.

Regatta Wear: Arrive in your Hi-Vis Yellow shirts (SORA Logo) and solid black shorts

(no stripes or markings of any other color)

Race Wear: SORA Race Tank, Black Spandex shorts and Hi-Vis Yellow Hat

Approved Cold Weather Gear: Under Tanks and Spandex

  • White long sleeve compression shirt (No other colors or markings)
  • Black long compression pants(No other colors or markings)

HI- Vis Yellow hats are REQUIRED in all races.

New hats can be purchased for $20 please see Kelly to purchase

See You Saturday,

Kelly Hagan
SORA Program Director

Coach Deidrah Kennedy

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