106th Annual NWIRA Championship Regatta

  • Aug 21, 2009 To Aug 22, 2009
  • sprint
  • Lake Elmo, MN (USA)
  • Hosted By: Minnesota Boat Club
  • 2016 Registered Regatta

Lake Elmo Park Reserve  - 1515 Keats Ave. N., Lake Elmo, MN 55042

Located 1 mile north of Interstate 94 and 2.5 miles east of Interstate 694 at the intersection of County Road 19 (Keats Avenue North) and County Road 10 (10th Street North) in the City of Lake Elmo, Minnesota.

General Information about the regatta site

While the regatta will be conducted from the boat launch area at Lake Elmo Park Reserve and will be closed for public boat launch on Friday August 21 and Saturday August 22, all other areas of the park will be open to the public.  There will be other park activities going on.

On Thursday August 20, the boat launch area will be open to the public until dusk.  Rowing clubs should be aware that there will be significant traffic at the boat launch area for regatta setup and public boat launches as they arrive with their boat trailer on Thursday.

Rowing clubs are encouraged to arrive at the regatta site between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM Central Time.

There will be a daily parking fee of $5 per day per vehicle, regardless of vehicle type.  A three-day pass, August 20 - 22, for $15 US Dollars will be available.

Vehicles with boat trailers arriving at the regatta site will be instructed to drive to the boat launch area, unload their rowing shells and equipment, and drive out of the boat launch area to park their boat trailers at the designated area (See aerial photos of the boat launch area and regatta site).

Rowing clubs should bring slings for all of their rowing shells as boat trailers will be parked away from the boat launch area.

Be sure to bring plenty of shade tents to keep competitors in the shade to reduce the risk of overexposure of the sun.

Observe speed limit posted along park road.