1969 Cup
November 2, 2019
Caspersen Rowing Center, Lake Mercer, Princeton Junction, NJ
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Background information regarding the 1969 cup.
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The river traffic pattern to be followed on race day.
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A map showing trailer, parking, and tent locations.


·   invitation-only

·   fully-buoyed seven-lane race course w/ stake-boats

·   heats and finals for all events with more than three crews

·   gold/silver/bronze medals for all finals with at least 6 boats, gold medals for races with less

·   8:30am coach/coxswain meeting, 10am start, 1pm end

·   RegattaWorks timing

·   USRowing Registered Regatta w/ USRowing referees

·   Participating programs must be active Organizational Members of USRowing. The minimum individual membership requirement for each student-athlete is active Basic membership and waiver.


Seeding, Lane Assignments, Progression

·   Every program can submit V8 seeding (not including themselves) on Tuesday prior to the event. Late submissions will not be considered.

·   RegattaWorks will randomly assign heats and lanes for all other crews.

·   Seeding results and lane assignments will be posted on Wednesday.

·   Winners of each heat and next fastest times advance to the Grand Final, remaining crews to the Petite Final.

·   Events with 4-7 crews will race a heat for lanes and a final for medals. Events with 1-3 crews will race a straight final.

·   The chief referee and regatta director will determine the loading pattern for the V8 heats and all finals based on wind/water conditions.


Arrival, Parking & Safety

·   Trailers can arrive after 7am on Saturday.

·   With 10 trailers, it is important that we work together to use the space wisely.

·   Please review the parking and course maps provided.

·   Rowing before racing on Saturday morning is not an option.

·   EMS will be stationed at the trailer area beginning at 10:00am on the day of the event and will be connected via radio to the regatta officials.


Equipment & Weigh-ins

·   Teams are responsible for double-checking their own heel-ties.

·   Teams must provide their own bow-number.

·   No coxswain or boat weigh-ins.



·   Head Coaches will be on a group-text for important race-day communications.

·   Real-time results will be posted on RegattaWorks once the result is official.

·   Contact Stephen Kish at kish@bucknell.edu with any questions.