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Spring Regatta Info

03/27/2019 7:54 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

2019 Spring Travel Information

We are very excited for the start of our 2019 Spring Travel Season. Here is a general overview of travel regatta information and costs for the three regattas that have been planned at this time. SE Regional Championships will be a small select group, those rowers will be notified by Coach Terry if they will be attending. Detailed Information for Miami has already been sent out. Detailed information for both Sculling and Sweep states will be out in the coming days. All questions in regards to if your rower is or is not rowing in the following regattas, should be directed to Coach Terry.

Miami International Regatta - April 5th - April 6th

Rower registration - $175

Included in the registration fee is the following:

  • Transportation 

  • Lodging - 1 night
  • Hospitality will provide nutritious snacks and lunch on Saturday at the regatta
  • Regatta fees
  • Boat transportation

Venue: Miami Rowing Club

3601 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149

Departure: Friday, April 5th, 2019 at 3:00pm
Lake Hart/Moss Park Publix parking lot
10615 Narcoossee Rd, Orlando, FL 32832
(Corner of Moss Park Rd & Narcoossee)

Return: Saturday, April 6th, 2019 - Evening

We will be departing Miami immediately following the regatta and return to Lake Nona

Lake Hart/Moss Park Publix parking lot
10615 Narcoossee Rd, Orlando, FL 32832
(Corner of Moss Park Rd & Narcoossee)

Hotel: HIlton Garden Inn  - 305-854-2070
2500 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33129
www.HGIMiamiBrickellSouth.com

FSRA Sculling States - April 12th - April 14th

Rower registration - $250

Included in the registration fee is the following:

  • Transportation
  • Lodging - 2 nights
  • Friday Night Pasta Dinner at hotel
  • Hospitality will provide nutritious snacks and a catered lunch on both Saturday and Sunday at the regatta.
  • Hospitality Tent Rental - 20 x 20 tent, Nathan Benderson rules state that you must rent a tent from them if it is over 10 x 10
  • Regatta fees
  • Boat transportation

Venue: Nathan Benderson Park
5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL 34235

Departure: Friday, April 12th, 2019 at 11:45am
Lake Hart/Moss Park Publix parking lot
10615 Narcoossee Rd, Orlando, FL 32832  
(Corner of Moss Park Rd & Narcoossee)

Return: Sunday, April 14th, 2019 - Evening

We will be departing Sarasota immediately following the regatta and return to Lake Nona

Lake Hart/Moss Park Publix parking lot
10615 Narcoossee Rd, Orlando, FL 32832  
(Corner of Moss Park Rd & Narcoossee)

Hotel Hyatt Place - Sarasota / Lakewood Ranch - 2.5 miles to venue

6021 Exchange Way, Bradenton , Florida 34202
www.sarasota.lakewoodranch.place.hyatt.com
941-748-3100

FSRA Sweep States - April 26th - April 28th

Rower registration - $250

Included in the registration fee is the following:

  • Transportation
  • Lodging - 2 nights
  • Friday Night Pasta Dinner at hotel
  • Hospitality will provide nutritious snacks and a catered lunch on both Saturday and Sunday at the regatta.
  • Hospitality Tent Rental - 20 x 20 tent, Nathan Benderson rules state that you must rent a tent from them if it is over 10 x 10
  • Regatta fees
  • Boat transportation

Venue: Nathan Benderson Park
5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL 34235

Departure: Friday, April 26th, 2019 at 11:45am
Lake Hart/Moss Park Publix parking lot
10615 Narcoossee Rd, Orlando, FL 32832  
(Corner of Moss Park Rd & Narcoossee)

Return: Sunday, April 28th, 2019 - Evening

We will be departing Sarasota immediately following the regatta and return to Lake Nona

Lake Hart/Moss Park Publix parking lot
10615 Narcoossee Rd, Orlando, FL 32832  
(Corner of Moss Park Rd & Narcoossee)

Hotel: LaQuinta Inn & Suites - Sarasota I-75- 3 miles to venue
5931 Commercial Way, Sarasota, FL 34232
www.lq.com
941-342-8778

Text Sign-up for regatta specific information:  This is the best way to get up to the minute information. Information will be sent out via text the entire weekend.

Miami International Text to 81010 the message @9h96dk

FSRA Sculling States Text to 81010 the message @scull2

FSRA Sweep States Text to 81010 the message @sweep20

Packing list:

  • SORA duffle or similar SMALL DUFFLE ONLY 
Regatta Wear and Travel Wear
  • Unisuit
  • Hi-Vis Yellow Shirt and Hat
  • Solid black shorts or pants. (no stripes or markings of any other color)
  • SORA jacket or black SORA half-zip pullover.
Travel Gear
  • Warm-weather practice gear
  • Rain gear
  • SORA practice/regatta clothes for 2 Regatta Day
  • Non- Racing gear for Friday - Sunday
  • Toiletries
  • Refillable water bottle
  • SMALL backpack for daily regatta gear

Meals: The rowers should have money for all non-provided meals.

Miami

Friday  

  • Dinner on own

Saturday  

  • Breakfast at the hotel - No Cost
  • Lunch provided by SORA - No Cost
  • Dinner on own after Regatta

Sculling States

Friday            

  • Lunch on their own
  • Dinner Pasta Dinner provided by SORA

Saturday

  • Breakfast at the hotel - No Cost
  • Lunch provided by SORA - No Cost
  • Dinner on own - Transportation will be provided

Sunday

  • Breakfast at the hotel - No Cost
  • Lunch provided by SORA - No Cost
  • Dinner on own after Regatta

Sweep States

  • Friday Lunch on their own
  • Dinner Pasta Dinner provided by SORA

Saturday

  • Breakfast at the hotel - No Cost
  • Lunch provided by SORA No Cost
  • Dinner on own - Transportation will be provided

Sunday

  • Breakfast at the hotel - No Cost
  • Lunch provided by SORA No Cost
  • Dinner on own after Regatta

Nathan Benderson Updated Rules and Information

  • Parking: $5 parking fee per day
  • Tents: No tents allowed on the beach.
Spectator Bike Path:

Spectators are welcome to bring their own bikes. All public areas are accessible, except only coaches are allowed on the Coaches' Ride Along Path on the western shoreline. There is a secondary path which is available to Spectators slightly west of the Coaches' Path

Regatta Tower Access:

Regatta VIP tower tickets will be $10 per day advance sales / $15 at the door. Purchase tickets at this link: https://www.regattacentral.com/clubs/?org_id=1583

Limited number of Tower Access tickets will be sold. Tower opens at 7:30am Tickets provide access to the 2nd floor only.

Emergency Contact Numbers

Coach Terry Davison 352-422-7366
Kelly Hagan - SORA Program Coordinator 407-744-6298
Dave Keezel - SORA Board President 407-920-1971

If you have any questions, contact Kelly Hagan, Coach Terry, or any member of the SORA Board.

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