Speakmon Memorial Regatta

  • Hosted By: Greater Columbus Rowing Association
  • 2019 Registered Regatta


Greater Columbus Rowing Association is excited to host the Jack Speakmon Memorial Regatta on Sunday, October 27th, 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! 

  • HereNow timing for increased accuracy and speed for results.
  • Adaptive athletes will participate in mid-day events on a shortened course lined with spectators.
  • Hospitality suite - all-day access to warmth, comfort, food and goodies courtesy of GCRA volunteers. New this year, the festivites will be held in the Latshuka Building.  Buy tickets here: http://www.columbusrowing.org/event-3550321
  • Henley-style starts 
  • Costumed rows welcome!
  • Medals for 1st through 3rd places
  • Vendors Row
  • Food Trucks  
  • Lightweight events
    • The weight limits are as follows:
      Men: 160; Women: 130
      There are no official weigh-ins at this regatta. It is on the honor system 
See Hotel and Lodging information.  OSU will be hosting Wisconson at a home fottball game so BOOK EARLY and stay on the WEST side!

We hope to see your rowers, coaches, and supporters here on October 27th 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.  

See you on the water!

Laurie A. Gunzelman

GCRA President - 2019

Speakmon Regatta Director - 2019


TICKETS FOR HOSPITALITY SUITE: http://www.columbusrowing.org/event-3550321


Pre-Order Official Speakmon Regatta Apparel: CLICK HERE TO ENTER STORE. Not all styles available online will be available at the regatta. Items ordered online will be shipped directly to your home. The store will remain open for 1 week after the regatta.




Website http://www.columbusrowing.org
Contact GCRA Regatta Director
Email [email protected]
Phone 614-203-5252
Sanctioned by  
Chief Referee Gregory Harris
Juniors Yes
High School Yes
Middle School No
Collegiate Yes
Open Yes
Masters Yes
Elite No
Para Yes
Inclusion No
Entry Fees (USD)
Standard Cost Late Cost
1x $35.00 $52.00
2x/2- $50.00 $75.00
4+/4x $70.00 $105.00
8+ $90.00 $135.00
Fee cap: $1,000.00 per club

Note: to receive the fee cap all entries must be submitted under one account per club
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.)