Spring Sprints Regatta

Hosted by Plant High Rowing Association, this regatta is for all rowers.  Learn more on Regatta Central.

When: March 2, 2024

Location: Tampa Bypass Canal Harney Park, 7115 US-301, Tampa FL 33610

Required Waivers: Competitors MUST complete BOTH online waivers below

1. NOARA Waiver: https://waivers.regattacentral.com/fsra2024 Once complete, please forward the email receipt to hhsrowingcluba@gmail.com

2. TARA (Tampa Area Racecourse Association) Waiver Click here to complete.

Student-Athlete Arrival Time at the Tent: 6:30 AM. Anticipate traffic delays and parking to arrive on time.

Parking: King High School, 6815 N 56th St, Tampa, FL 33610. Shuttle buses will transport you to the canal starting at 5:30 AM. Please drop of your athletes at the Tampa Bypass Canal before going to King to park.

There is also limited parking at SWFWMD, located at 7601 US-301 N, Tampa, FL 33637, a which is a short walk to the Tampa Bypass Canal. Please consider a suggested cash donation of $10 for the Boy Scouts who are helping with parking.

Check here for updates and fees.

TeamSnap App: A reminder, as stated in the participation policy you signed, student-athletes and parents will be expected to use only HHSRC platforms, which are TeamSnap and Remind, for official team communications. Use TeamSnap, especially on Regatta days, to ask or answer questions, and receive race updates. Now is a good time to double-check your account and ensure your contact information is correct.

Hospitality Trailer and Tent Location: TBD

Club Volunteers: We can't participate in this regatta without help from the parents. Please sign up here to help out and earn volunteer hours for the spring season. The sign up will be available closer to the regatta. Please visit this link for more information about club families' required volunteer hours. Please self report your hours after the event here.

Regatta Volunteers: If you would like to also volunteer for the regatta host, launch boat driver shifts and stakeboat holder shifts are available at this regatta. Sign up here. Stakeboat holders earn HHSRC volunteer hours, and launch drivers earn HHSRC volunteer hours and a $50 credit to the club for each shift completed as a launch driver. The $50 will also count towards your family fundraising goals, a win-win! Volunteering for the regatta host gives you a unique view of the regatta that you don't get from the shore! Please self report your hours after the event here.

Crew Timer

Boat Assignments: You will find boat assignments here and will be updated closer to the event. Please keep in mind that times are tentative and subject to change without notice.

Event times: HHSRC event times can be found here. All event times can be found here. Please keep in mind that times are tentative and subject to change without notice.

Oar Blade Identifier: Click here to identify teams during the races.

What to wear: Student-athletes are required to wear their unisuit.

What to Bring, What to Know:  Look for the team hospitality trailer, and team flag! Bring your own chairs, a hat, binoculars, sunscreen, bug spray, and wear your best crew t-shirt! For a more complete list of what to bring, refer to this page https://www.hhsrowingclub.org/regatta-information/

Hospitality Food Payment: Food For Student-Athletes, Team Family Members, and Fans of HHSRC - The cost per person is $15 for a hot breakfast and a hot lunch. Please pay by Midnight, February 23, 2024. Purchasing in advance not only guarantees you have food, it also cuts down on waste. Payment will not be accepted the day of the event. Wristbands will be given to those who paid.

We are no longer taking payments at this time. Please contact hhsrowingclub@gmail.com for assistance.

Breakfast Menu: French toast or pancakes, eggs, and bacon plus fruit and yogurt parfaits

Lunch Menu: Cheesesteak sandwiches and veggie burgers, assorted sides

Snacks: Fruit, peanut butter, rice cakes, energy bars

92% humidity
wind: 0m/s N
H 67 • L 62
Weather from OpenWeatherMap

If you have any questions, please contact any board member by email at hhsrowingclub@gmail.com.  We welcome your input!

HHSRC is a non-profit 501(C)(3) tax-exempt organization.

Donations to the Club are tax-deductible under the IRS Code.