Speakmon Memorial Regatta

  • Hosted By: Greater Columbus Rowing Association
  • 2022 Registered Regatta



Greater Columbus Rowing Association is excited to host the Jack Speakmon Memorial Regatta on Sunday, October 30th, once again in association with the Blake Haxton Invitational Regatta to bring you two days of racing on the spectacular Griggs Reservoir.  Come for the fall colors and stay for the competition!  https://www.columbusrowing.org/speakmon-regatta
Follow along for more regatta updates on instagram and facebook @speakmonregatta

CONTEST:  Be sure to follow @columbusrowing on instagram and tag us in your stories and posts, we'll be sharing them throughout the day and picking our favorites for a Venmo prize!


Parking and Site Maps here (updated 10/25/22)  


Coach & Coxswain Meeting RECORDING.  Start video @ 11 minute mark

Race Results: HereNow

**Events 7, 23, 24 are QUADS with the option to have a coxswain, or not, due to being novice events.

NEW THIS YEAR: MASSAGE TENT  offering 15-minute massages ($20) or 30-minute ($40). Provided by Momentum Sport Massage from 12-5 PM.   Reverse a time slot now, by texting 614-313-6777 or stop by the tent on Sunday to sign up.


Hospitality VIP Suite PURCHASE TICKETS HERE!   **LINK should work now
Tickets are also onsale the DAY OF, inside the Suite at the Check-In table.
(On Sunday once you enter the VIP Suite, we will check your name off our list of those who purchased tickets and provide you a wristband, simple as that!)

$25 gets you all-day access to warmth, comfort, TV with sports games, and breakfast courtesy of GCRA volunteers, all with a porch view of the finish line! Lunch is not included this year. Pitabilities Food Truck will be on site and you can bring your order to eat inside!  WANT A FREE TICKET??  Volunteer for one of our parking shifts, and we'll let you in for free :)

Food Trucks: Pitabilities (Menu here) and Backroom Coffee Roasters








We hope to see your rowers, coaches, and supporters here on October 30th to showcase the great rowing venue that GCRA and Upper Arlington Crew get to enjoy everyday. Our goal is to provide you with the best fall racing experience in the Midwest!  Please contact our Regatta Director at [email protected] with any questions or special needs.  

Website https://www.columbusrowing.org/speakmon-regatta
Contact Jenn Stoner
Email [email protected]
Phone 614-668-6862
Sanctioned by  
Chief Referee Gregory Harris
Juniors No
High School Yes
Middle School No
Collegiate No
Open Yes
Masters Yes
Elite No
Para Yes
Inclusion Yes
Entry Fees (USD)
Standard Cost Late Cost
1x $35.00 $52.00
2x/2- $50.00 $75.00
4x/4+ $70.00 $105.00
8+ $90.00 $135.00
Plus taxes if applicable
Max entries 500 entries. This venue has a restriction on how many entries are permitted. Registration is closed when this cap is reach ( or the deadline passes, whichever occurs first.)