OCU Head of the Oklahoma
- Oct 5, 2019 To Oct 6, 2019
- Downtown, Oklahoma River
- Oklahoma City, OK (USA)
- Hosted By: OKC Riversport
- 2019 Registered Regatta
Established in 2004, the Oklahoma Regatta Festival brings together athletes from across the region for rowing, canoe/kayak and dragon boat racing on the Oklahoma River. The Oklahoma Regatta Festival includes the 4000m Head of the Oklahoma head race. At night, the river lights up for OGE NightSprints, 500m sprints on the nation's only permanently lighted race course. A spectacular fireworks extravaganza ends the evening on both Friday & Saturday.
Athletes are invited to spend the weekend in downtown OKC enjoying the Bricktown Entertainment District. RIVERSPORT Adventures and Whitewater Rapids are open throughout the weekend with whitewater rafting and tubing, a six-story Sky Trail adventure course, a zip line across the river and high speed slides among other attractions. Families with younger children will be interested in the RIVERSPORT Adventure Youth Zone.
All racing and festival activities take place in the Boathouse District, 800 RIVERSPORT Dr. Admission to the festival is free; parking is $10.