Speakmon Memorial Regatta

  • Hosted By Greater Columbus Rowing Association
  • USRowing Registered


Added GPS coordinates to the Venue tab



Entry deadline changed to Sunday October 7, 2012 at midnight.

Note that a course map, map for trailer parking, and map for spectators is available on the Venue tab.



Photographs of Speakmon racing will be available for purchase. The photographer is also a rower, who knows exactly how to get the best pictures of you pouring your heart out on the water. For more information, see http://thecatch.smugmug.com



The schedule of events is now available for review and planning. Event times are subject to change based on number of entries, weather, etc. 



New in 2012 is the Speakmon Cup for the Top Team performance at the regatta. Each first place finish will earn 3 points. Each second place finish will earn 2 points. Each third place finish will earn 1 point. The top team in performance, as determined by total points, will take home a beautiful trophy as a sign of your hard work and beautiful rowing. 




The 2012 Speakmon will feature some wonderful enhancements. Results will be announced via Twitter - follow us on Twitter  @SpeakmonRegatta! You will also hear the latest developments around the schedule, competitors and other regatta news.

The Greater Columbus Rowing Association is working to ensure your Speakmon experience is better than ever. This year's event will feature new launch and recovery docks, wider and better than ever!


Please note: dockmasters will be checking for bowballs and shoe ties at the launch dock.

Dockmasters are in charge of the order and activity of boats at the launch and recovery docks. In addition, our dockmasters are valued members of the regatta staff. Boats are requested and required to follow the directions of the dockmasters in determining the order of who launches or docks. Failure to follow the directions of the dockmasters may result in the disqualification your boat. Abuse of the dockmaster WILL result in the disqualification of your boat, with no return of your event fees.


Junior clubs are allowed to participate in the high school and open categories.