New Hampshire Championships George Dirth Regatta
- Hosted By Amoskeag Rowing Club
- 2019 Registered Regatta
GPS: Enter the address 'Pleasant & Exchange Streets Suncook NH'. You can also enter 8 Exchange Street which will bring you to the Pembroke Highway Department which is near the entrance to Memorial Park.
Memorial Field is at the intersection of Exchange & Pleasant Streets towards the river
GPS systems may not have an up-to-date routing for the newer College Park Drive in Hooksett
For Google Maps go to: Memorial Field, Pembroke, NH. Also try our Custom Google Map on your smart phone.
ALL BUSES, TRAILERS, Coaches and CAR-TOP BOATS SHOULD COME DOWN PLEASANT STREET. ALL OTHERS COME DOWN FRONT STREET TO EXCHANGE STREET.
Directions from the south
• Take I 93 North. Just before the 93 Toll Plaza, take Exit 11 (Hooksett/Route 3A).
* At the stop sign after going through the toll, turn LEFT onto Hackett Hill Road.
• At the next Stop sign, turn LEFT onto Route 3A or West River Road.
• At the Traffic light, turn RIGHT onto Main Street and cross the Merrimack River which turns into College Park Drive.
• In 0.5 miles turn left on Route 3.
• In 1.4 miles take a slight left onto Pleasant Street. This will become Main Street.
• As you enter Suncook Village you will cross a bridge.
• See information on Morning Traffic Patterns below on accessing Memorial Field.
MORNING TRAFFIC PATTERN
Spectators/Rowers: Take the first left after crossing the bridge onto Front Street. Follow Front Street to Exchange Street and bear right on Exchange Street. Memorial Field will be on the left. Please turn into the Town Garage parking lot to exchange their prepaid parking receipts or pay for parking.
Trailers, Buses, Cars with Shells: Stay on Main Street until it bears right. Turn left onto Broadway. Take the first left onto Pleasant Street. Go down the hill. Memorial Field will be straight ahead.
Directions from the North
• From I-89, go to the end and head North on I-93, take Exit 13, turn RIGHT at lights.
• From I-93 coming from the North, take Exit 13, stay in left lane as you approach lights.
• Take Route 3 South (cross the river) for 5.3 miles.
• In 5.3 miles bear RIGHT onto Broadway and go down the hill towards the village of Suncook.
MORNING TRAFFIC PATTERN
Trailers/Buses/Cars with Shells: in 0.6 miles take SHARP RIGHT onto Pleasant Street. Memorial Field will be straight ahead at the end of Pleasant.
Spectators/Rowers: Stay on Broadway and turn RIGHT at the next intersection onto Main Street. Take the 2nd RIGHT onto Front Street. Follow Front Street to Exchange Street and bear right on Exchange Street.
• ARC PAYS ALL EVENTBRITE FEES. IT WILL COST MORE TO PAY AT THE GATE IF YOU DON'T PREPAY. Save money by prepaying for parking via EventBrite.
• Standard admission is $10 prepaid per vehicle, $15 at the gate.
• Premium admission is $20 prepaid per vehicle, $25 at the gate.
• Premium Parking is closer to the Team Tent area. Premium Parking will be available for purchase on site subject to availability. Since there are a limited number of Premium Parking spaces available, if you would like to park in Premium Parking, please prepay for your pass to ensure that you get one as they may be sold out by Race Day.
• We encourage you to purchase all parking in advance. Please bring your parking receipt and exchange it at the Entrance Gate for a colored parking pass (Green for Standard parking, Red for Premium parking).
• Parking may also be paid for in cash at the Entrance Gate. Please bring $5 or $10 bills. However, we strongly recommend purchasing your parking pass ahead of time at EventBrite.
BOOSTER TEAM TENT/EQUIPMENT DROP-OFF
• The Booster Team Tent/Equipment Drop-Off standing area is available near the team tent area.
• Be sure to ask for a rectangular sticky note to indicate that you need access to Booster Drop Off.
• The maximum standing time is 5 minutes.
• Vehicles using this drop off area must exit Memorial Park and reenter via the main entrance to access the Standard Parking area, or upgrade to Premium Parking for an additional $10.
• Vehicles carrying coaches do not have to pay for parking. Rowers may ride with coaches. If there are any spectators in the vehicle the vehicle will have to pay. (Rowers alone must pay parking unless they have a car-top boat.)
• Please come down Pleasant Street to enter Memorial Field
BUS TRAFFIC AND PARKING
• Buses should come down Pleasant Street to enter Memorial Field.
• All Buses must be pre-registered via Regatta Central.
• Buses may enter Memorial Field to drop off passengers in the designated Bus Drop-Off area.
• All Buses must exit (via the Entrance Gate).
• In both the morning and afternoon we will be holding buses in the Drop-Off Area until we have a group of buses ready to go because we need to hold-up incoming traffic for the buses to depart.
• Buses must park in the parking lot at: Pembroke Academy 209 Academy Rd, Pembroke, NH.
• At the end of the day, Buses may not come into the park until their rowers are ready for picked-up. If rowers are not ready to be picked up, the bus will be sent back out and will have to return later.
TRAILERS TRAFFIC AND PARKING
• Trailers should come down Pleasant Street to enter Memorial Field.
• All Trailers must be pre-registered for free via Regatta Central: NH Champs
• Trailers will not be allowed into Memorial Field until after 3:00 PM on Saturday before the Race.
• Memorial Field will be open for Trailers at 6 am on Race Day.
• Tow vehicles may stay with trailers, if there is sufficient room, but other vehicles are not allowed in the trailer parking areas.
• Rower Drop off will be at the Entrance Gate. Note that this has been moved from the prior years.
• Cars with official handicap plates or placards, may park in the Handicap Parking area in the Premium Parking area.
• Handicap cars must still prepay for $10 Standard Parking or $15 at the gate.
• Handicap cars will be issued a Premium (Red) Parking pass and should drive to the Premium Parking lot and ask to be directed to Handicap Parking.
A map of the regatta site as well as race course is available on our Regatta Central page under Venue. Maps are also included in the regatta pamphlet.