It's official! The Rowing Season has begun, and the racers are getting ready for launch day, April 2, 2016, for The San Diego Crew Classic. It's time to head to the beach for two fun-in-the-sun days of fierce competition and loads of activities for what's known as America's Premier Spring Regatta.
The perfect setting for this exciting weekend is at San Diego's Mission Bay Park is getting ready to welcome over 4,000 of the top physically fit athletes from all over the nation to this amazing regatta. Rowing is one of the oldest collegiate sports today. To be a part of one of the incredible rowing teams competing in the annual showdown, the athlete must be in top shape mentally and physically. The races feature an eight-oared rowing shell from varsity, collegiate and club organizations. Don't let the elegant glide across the water fool you! This sport is for the most disciplined athlete, which is what makes each race thrilling!
Come prepared for some fun in the sun while watching these serious athletes battle for the top spot. Take in the race from the enormous Jumbotron for up-close action or hang out at Lane Zero Beer Garden for some tasty craft beer selections. And don't miss the excitement at Tent Row where you can mix and mingle with other alumni for a little friendly competition while you cheer for your team!
For a full regatta experience, try to make it to all of the events that have been planned to make this an excellent weekend!
- 4/1/16 - Friday Night Pasta Party 5:00 - 7:00 pm
- 4/2/16 - Races begin 7:20 am
- 4/2/16 - Party at the Pavillion 4:30 - 7:30 pm
- 4/3/16 - Sunday Classic Brunch by the Bay 7:30 am
- 4/3/16 - Last Race 3:10 pm
More information on the San Diego Crew Classic available here:
The San Diego Crew Classic is only 2.5 miles from our luxurious hotel, Pacific Terrace, and our courteous and professional staff is available to assist you with any additional accommodations you may need to make your stay in San Diego a lasting memory.