Bea Ritchie Memorial Regatta (stake race)

  • Hosted By: Wichita Rowing Association

Bea Ritchie Memorial Regatta



The regatta is staged from the WRA boathouse, 551 Nims Street., Wichita, Kansas.  Check online or see one of the Regatta Maps.

Race Course:

The Bea Ritchie Memorial Regatta Race Course is on the Little Arkansas River in Riverside Park, Wichita, Kansas.  The race distance is 2800 meters.  The race format this year will be a stake race, starting near the South Nims bridge. Racing will be upstream for 1400 meters, a turn around a stake bouy and a return back downstream to the finish.     

Viewing the Races:

There are streets and/or sidewalks along the entire race course and a good vantage point can be had anywhere along the race course.  The race course is entirely within the Riveside Park.


Parking will be in the east parking lot near the WRA shelter.