Head of the Buffalo Regatta

  • Oct 23, 2021
  • head
  • The Buffalo River
  • Buffalo, NY (USA)
  • Hosted By: Buffalo Scholastic Rowing Association

Head of the Buffalo course video: https://youtu.be/r0My1ElHVUU

Additional more detailed course map: /cms/uploads/buffalo_scholastic_rowing_association/files/Buffalo%20River%20BSRA%20-%2019-10-08%20HeadCourse%208_5x11%20inches.pdf


Our racecourse is 4350m long

Please come to the launching ramp stern first.



Coxies should not be going to close to natural shorelines during the race or the warm up.


HOBR GPS Addresses:

Boathouse - 405 Ohio St., Buffalo NY, 14204

Trailers - 301 Ohio St., Buffalo NY, 14204


Please note that there will be street closure on Ohio St. from Chicago St. to South Ave for this event.

Athlete and spectator parking along Ohio St., along Louisiana St., in the grass/gravel field across from Tewksbury Lodge/Riverfest Park (Ohio St), along Chicago St,  along Moore St,  along Republic St. (or neighboring streets), along South Ave., along Hamburg St. 

NO parking in Tewskbury Lodge Parking lot or directly across from Tewksbury. They have an event the same day.

NO driving or parking on the grass of Father Conway Park. This will be strictly enforced.

Cargo trailers can be dropped off in the gravel parking lot of Father Conway Park (Ohio St), but should be left on the gravel. Coaches may also park in the gravel parking lot at Father Conway park.

If you'd like to view the race from the middle of the course, park near South Ave/Hamburg St./ Mutual Riverfront Park (41 Hamburg St, Buffalo, NY 14204). This is an exciting turn around Silo City.

Other viewing points: Ohio Street Boat Launch (other side of Dead Mans creek), please note this is a restoration site so please be respectful. Ohio Street bridge is also a great viewing point (park along Ohio St. near Rigidized metal and Silo City). Buffalo RiverWorks will also be an excellent place to view the finish line while having food and drink!

Best route to BSRA with a trailer:

From I-90 take I-190 N and get off at Hamburg St. exit.

Take a right onto Hamburg St.

Right on South Ave

Right on Ohio Street