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Copyright 2019 by Williamsburg Boat Club, Williamsburg, VA

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Beak of the Chick Schedule

6:30 am -              Regatta site opens, check-in begins

  • Regatta Office Pavilion (near park entrance)

8:00 am -              Coaches & Coxswains Meeting

8:25 am -              CHKD Opening & Official Start

8:30 am -              Mark & Finley's Bridge Chase Rowing Event​ 1

9:00 am - 1 pm    The Beak of the Chick Rowing Event

10:30am-1:30 pm Beast of the Chick (Crossfit 1607)

11:00am-3 pm      Lunch (BBQ, Beer, & Soda) Matchstix (menu)

1:00 pm -               Anything-That-Paddles Bridge Chase (Register)

  • Race Course Review, Safety Meeting

1:15 pm -              Launch all "Anything that Paddles" boats

1:30 pm - ​             Mark & Finley's (Anything-That-Paddles) Bridge Chase - Start

 

Events Details

Event Map and Race Course

There will be staging areas to drop off boats near the starting area before parking.  Please refer to the Beak of the Chick Event Map.  For the afternoon "Anything that Paddles" event, there is a modified course that takes paddlers from the Chickahominy River bridge into Gordon creek and back. Paddler Map

Registration for the "Mark & Finley's Bridge Chase" Event1:

Participants should register through The Bridge Chase & follow the instructions on this page.  Any questions should be referred to Bruce Lifka (Bridge Chase Coordinator).

Registration for Beak of the Chick Rowing Events:

  • Register through www.RegattaCentral.com.  

  • General Registration: July 9-July 31, 2019 @ 11:59PM EDT

  • Late Registration: Aug 1 - Aug 2, 2019 @ 11:59PM EDT

  • Lineups Due: July 30, 2019

  • Basic schedule (subject to change) is outlined on Regatta Central

  • Any questions should be referred to the Racing Director (Tom Rooks).

 

Registration for the "Any-That-Paddles" Event:

Participants should register through The Bridge Chase & follow the instructions on this page.  Any questions should be referred to Bruce Lifka (Bridge Chase Coordinator).

 

Kayaks/Paddle Boards, Canoes, etc. - You can register either on site at the CHKD tent or pre-register through the link provided below.

  • All participants must fill out the attached waiver and hand it in at the registration desk to check in before the event (and receive a racing bib).  Participants should be 12 or older unless accompanied by a parent on the water, and all minors must have permission from a guardian or parent (on the waiver)

  • The Park is providing a limited number of Kayaks and Canoes - these are available on a first come basis at the Registration Tent

  • All participants must have life preservers

Entry Fees:  $20/single paddle boat; $30 for a two person boat.  

 

Pre-registration: We encourage everyone to pre-register by going to the CHKD link below.  There is an option to create your boat's or organization's unique URL and share with friends and family to sponsor your boat - the organization or group that raises the most money for CHKD will be awarded the Village Bank Community Cup.

 

Beast of the Chick (Crossfit 1607)

  • Crossfit event will begin at 10:30 and finish by 1:30 - $5 to participate

  • Show up at the Crossfit tent and register on site

On the day of the event, participants should drop their waiver forms at the Registration Tent and receive a participant bib.