Starting Line: 7700 San Felipe (just west of Voss )
7:30 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013
$40.00 – $45.00 Buy
SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 2013
2013 BUFFALO BAYOU REGATTA
41 YEARS OF RACING ON HOUSTON’S BUFFALO BAYOU
SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 2013
The Tradition Continues!
Buffalo Bayou Partnership, a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing Houston’s historic waterway, invites all paddlers to join the fun.
WHAT: Texas’ largest canoe and kayak race: The Buffalo Bayou Regatta. Houstonians (ages 12 and up) are encouraged to participate in the 15-mile USCA-sanctioned race along the scenic Buffalo Bayou, whether you are entering competitively, or paddling for pleasure, we encourage you to enter the Regatta.
Those not wanting to paddle can catch the outdoor fun and cheer on the racers. Free live zydeco music, awards ceremony, and food and drinks will be available for sale at the finish line are at Sesquicentennial Park.
WHEN: Saturday, March 16, 2013
WHERE: Starting Line: 7700 San Felipe (just west of Voss )Finish Line: Sesquicentennial Park (adjacent to the Wortham Theater Center)
at Preston Street (between Bagby and Smith streets)
Entry fee per person is $40 or $45 after March 1; $60 day-of registration$25 per person with student or military i.d.Corporate Cup sponsorship opportunities that range from $350 to $10,000.Click here for Corporate Cup sponsor levels and benefits
TIME LINE: 7:30am Regatta Registration Opens9am Race Begins (San Felipe and Voss) 1pm Awards Ceremony (Sesquicentennial Park) Live zydeco music, food and drinks available for purchase2pm Regatta & Festivities End
All proceeds from the Buffalo Bayou Regatta will be used in Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s efforts to transform and revitalize Buffalo Bayou, Houston’s most significant natural resource.
Over 500 canoes and kayaks entering Texas’ largest canoe and kayak race
Beginner and competitive paddlers alike are welcome to join in on the fun.
On-line registration will be available the middle of January at www.buffalobayou.org/regatta For more information on individual canoe and kayak divisions visit www.buffalobayou.org or contact: Trudi Smith at 713-752-0314 ext. 3 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Trophies will be awarded to the top three place winners in the Corporate Cup, Recreational Canoe, Recreational Kayak, and Unlimited Divisions. A grand prize will be given to the Styrofoam Cup winner, the boat that collects the most trash!
Buffalo Bayou Partnership is the non-profit organization revitalizing and transforming Buffalo Bayou, Houston’s most significant natural resource. The Partnership’s jurisdiction is from Shepherd Drive to the Turning Basin (near the Port of Houston) which is about a 10 mile stretch.