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2013 Buffalo Bayou Regatta
March 16th
by Trudi Smith
  



2013 B
UFFALO BAYOU REGATTA

41 YEARS OF RACING ON HOUSTON'S BUFFALO BAYOU

SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 2013

The Tradition Continues!

 
WHO:

Buffalo Bayou Partnership, a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing Houston's historic waterway, invites all paddlers to join the fun.


WHAT:

Texas' largest canoe and kayak race: The Buffalo Bayou Regatta. Houstonians (ages 12 and up) are encouraged to participate in the 15-mile USCA-sanctioned race along the scenic Buffalo Bayou, whether you are entering competitively, or paddling for pleasure, we encourage you to enter the Regatta.

Those not wanting to paddle can catch the outdoor fun and cheer on the racers.

FREE FINISH LINE FESTIVITIES
with live zydeco music, rock climbing wall, inflatable, outdoor recreational vendors, awards ceremony, and food and drinks will be available for sale at the finish line are at Sesquicentennial Park.

 

WHEN:

Saturday, March 16, 2013

TIME LINE:
7:30am Regatta Registration Opens
9am Race Begins (San Felipe and Voss)
1pm Awards Ceremony (Sesquicentennial Park)
Live zydeco music, food and drinks available for purchase
2pm
Regatta & Festivities End


WHERE:

Starting Line: 7700 San Felipe (just west of Voss )
Finish Line: Sesquicentennial Park (adjacent to the Wortham Theater Center)

at Preston Street (between Bagby and Smith streets)

 

HOW MUCH:

Entry fee per person is $40 or $45 after March 1
$25 per person with student or military i.d.
Corporate Cup sponsorship opportunities that range from $350 to $10,000.
Click here for Corporate Cup sponsor levels and benefits

INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN IN MID-JANUARY


WHAT ELSE:

Over 500 canoes and kayaks entering Texas' largest canoe and kayak race.

Beginner and competitive paddlers alike are welcome to join in on the fun.

For more information on individual canoe and kayak divisions visit www.buffalobayou.org or contact: Trudi Smith at 713-752-0314 ext. 3 or by e-mail at tsmith@buffalobayou.org.

Trophies will be awarded to the top three place winners in the Corporate Cup, Recreational Canoe, Recreational Kayak, and Unlimited Divisions.A grand prize will be given to the Styrofoam Cup winner, the boat that collects the most trash!

MEDIA SPONSORS: Houston Press and YELP


Buffalo Bayou Partnership is the non-profit organization revitalizing and transforming Buffalo Bayou, Houston's most significant natural resource.

www.buffalobayou.org

713.752.0314

 


 

 

 


Trudi Smith
Director of PR and Events
Buffalo Bayou Partnership