Kings Head XXI Regatta on the Schuylkill

  • Hosted By Upper Merion Boat Club
  • USRowing Registered

Amazing regatta, amazing day........Thank you to all participants and volunteers!

Regatta results are now available.

Come back to King's Head XXII on Sunday, September 28, 2008!

King's Head XXI 2007 comments from competitors:

On Sep 30, 2007, at 8:52 PM, Alyson Covino wrote: 

I just want to say that this was the first time we have attended your

regatta and we were extremely pleased!  The regatta was well
organized, efficent and people welcoming and friendly.

We hope to attend again next year!!
Aly Covino
Baltimore Rowing Club Juniors

September 27, 12:01 A.M. Late Registration is now closed.

An updated boat list with all the permanent information will be posted in the next 24 hours at www.uppermerionboatclub.com

Contact Jill by email if you have questions in the meantime. Please include your name, event, and club with all inquiries. Thank you and we'll see you on the water!



September 25, 5:11 P.M.  Latest Posting.......

Thank you for visiting! 

Go To "VENUE".....Map of 58 W Indian Ln Norristown, PA 19403-3510,  US  and goto "Aerial Image."  Also, Course Information, Course Map and Boat House Area Map.

Check back here (and on the http://www.uppermerionboatclub.com website) on September 25th, midnight, for a complete boat list. It is the responsibility of the athletes to verify their registrations look accurate on this list. Any changes need to be conveyed to us on the 26th, after which no changes or new entries will be accepted.

New Posting: Cancelled Events Below - Please do not enter cancelled events!

New Posting: Goto "Heat Sheet" section for Final Event List and times and Actual Scheduleof Events

Check the updated trophy events below!

Registration is still open...thru September 27th, however a $10 late fee applies to each entry. No mailed check payments for these late entries are accepted, all payments must be paid in full by credit card at registration time. Thank you.

Entry Fees with late fee applied: Singles $35.00; Doubles/Pairs $50.00; Fours/Quads $65.00; Eights $85.00

We'll see you on the water.

Absolutely no entries are accepted after September 27th. 

Check back here (and on the http://www.uppermerionboatclub.com website) on September 25th, midnight, for a complete boat list. It is the responsibility of the athletes to verify their registrations look accurate on this list. Any changes need to be conveyed to us on the 26th, after which no changes or new entries will be accepted.

Check the Heat Sheet section for the final posting of events and event times.  Events with zero (0) entries have been cancelled.  Please do not submit late entries for events that have been cancelled. 

The events that have been cancelled are:

2A- Womens Champ Singles (Cancelled-No Entries)

4C- Mens College Youth Doubles (Not 20, yr of regatta) (Cancelled-No Entries)

4F- Womens Club Doubles    (Cancelled-No Entries)

4F- Womens Club Doubles    (Cancelled-No Entries)

5B- Womens College Fours    (Cancelled-No Entries)

6E- Womens Super Veterans Singles (70-Up: 7 sec/yr) (Cancelled-No Entries)

7A- Mens Club Eights (Cancelled-No Entries)

9A- Mens Open Doubles  (Cancelled-No Entries)

9E- Mother/Daughter Doubles *  (Cancelled-No Entries)

10F- Womens Recreational Singles  (Cancelled-No Entries)

12B- Mens College Youth Fours (Not 20 yr of regatta)  (Cancelled-No Entries)

13A- Mens Open Quads   (Cancelled-No Entries)

15A- Mens Champ Eights      (Cancelled-No Entries)

15B- Womens Champ Eights  (Cancelled-No Entries)        

Absolutely no entries are accepted after September 27th. 

There is limited space available at the Upper Merion Boat House.  Set up of Tent sites will be limited to a 12' x 12' Tent per club....No Exceptions.  Those clubs wishing to unload their supply trailers directly at their tent sites must do so between 6:00A.M. and 7:00A.M. on Sunday morning and move their supply trailers to a remote parking area.

Boat trailer parking is limited at the Upper Merion Boat House.   Please plan to have your boat trailer arrive before 9:30A.M.  We cannot guarantee an adequate trailer parking area if you arrive after 9:30 A.M.

A competitor friendly launch venue is available at our West Norriton launch site near the start line.  It can only be utilized by singles and doubles hauled on car or van tops.   If you wish to launch from the West Norriton site, please notify regatta@uppermerionboatclub.com by email.  Please be sure to include information for all entries that will launch from this site.  Your entry package will only be available at the West Norriton Site.

We have many trophy opportunities this year folks! 

The following events have been designated as special trophied events:

King's Head XXI on the Schuylkill Trophy Events

The Tom Benham Memorial Trophy: 3C Mens HS Fours

The ConKerr Cancer Trophy: 4B Mens Master Doubles (45-69)

Stephen Neczyopor Trophy: 5D Womens HS 4's

The Vice-Commodore's Cup: 7C Mens HS 8+

Hidden Creek Trophy: 8A Womens Quads

Lois Trench-Hines Cup: 11B Women's High School Eights

Port Indian Civic and Boating Association Trophy: 11C Womens Master Eights

Bruce and Jane Lawton Memorial Trophy: Event 14B Mixed Master Doubles

Marriott Trophy : 15C Men's Master Eights

September 14th, 2007 - Singles and Doubles Crews choose West Norriton Launch Site on your entry form….

There is no way to indicate your launch site when registering online, only on the mailed entries. If you register online and want to indicate that you would like to use the West Norriton Launch Site, please email regatta@uppermerionboatclub.com and notify them which club and which event you would like to launch from there. Only contact us if you want to launch your single or double from West Norriton. No correspondance is necessary if you are launching from the UMBC dock (Bridgeport).

Watch crews sprint away from the start line…..
For singles and doubles on car-tops, pick-ups, vans, and low height compact trailers only.  Easy in, easy out launching, quick registration, plenty of convenient parking, plenty of riverside boat storage areas, quick posted results and awards presentations for winners launching from this site.   Excellent venue for masters and club rowers who appreciate a relaxing regatta and picnic atmosphere.    It is located at 56 W. Indian Lane, Norristown, PA 19403.

July 1st, 2007 - Regatta entries with payment in full are due by September 19th.    Entries received without payment postmarked bySeptember 19th will be assessed a $10.00 late fee per entry.   All entry fees will increase $10.00 at 12:01A.M. on September 20th.

June 21st, 2007 - The King's Head schedule has been finished and posted in preparation for our July 1st opening of registration. Also, check out or sponsors and be sure to visit their website for great opportunities.

June 3rd, 2007 - The King's Head coordinators are working to update all regatta information contained under our venue on Regatta Central's site. We will have all information including registration and dates/deadlines updated within the week. We officially begin taking registration every year on July 1st. Please check back then to register for our fine event.

June 2nd, 2007 - Regatta Central adds  K I N G ’ S   H E A D   X X I REGATTA to their calendar of events, Sunday September 30, 2007.

June 1st, 2007 - Upper Merion Boat Club joins Regatta Central! Upper Merion Boat Club (UMBC) is pleased to be working with Regatta Central this year. UMBC has chosen Regatta Central to be it's official registrar of King's Head XXI Regatta on the Schuykill.