Ft Monroe VA. I-64 to the Phoebus Exit# 268, left on Mallory St, to Mellon St, turn right and follow signs to Ft. Monroe thru gate to Patch Rd, Follow Patch Road to intersection of Patch and Fenwick. Park on blacktop. **PLEASE NOTE --NEW PARKING AREA THIS YEAR** PLEASE FOLLOW SIGNS
Host Hotel = Courtyard Marriott 1917 Coliseum Drive Hampton, VA 23666 (757) 838-3300, other local options : Country Inn and Suites 1551 Hardy Cash Drive, Hampton VA 23666 (757) 224-9994,Crown Plaza,700 Settlers Landing Rd, Hampton VA 23669, (757) 727-9700
Holiday Inn Express, 1813 West Mercury Blvd, Hampton VA 23666, (800) 439-4745 * Embassy Suites, 1700 Coliseum Dr. Hampton VA 23666, (757) 827-8200 * Ambassador Inn, 2138 West Mercury Blvd, Hampton VA 23666, (757) 827-8680
Inboard:4 laps on an 1.25 mile course = 5 mile. Approved for Records. Course Elevation: sea level
** J Hydro will have their own smaller course.
Region 4 Rescue
APBA/CBF Joint Sanction : Special Exhibition by H97 Bluewater Special owned by Chris Hall
$1,000 per class. 1st -4th paid. NO TOW MONEY secondary to reduced entry fees. Class MUST have (1) legal heat to qualify for prize money. TROPHIES=Hampton Cup = boat closest to a record during the weekend. HENRY LAUTERBACH MEMORIAL= BOAT with most points for the weekend (tie goes to closest to record) BUDDY ROPER HARD CHARGER= DRIVER in the most classes (legal start to qualify-tie goes to best finishes) EDDIE CANNON MEMORIAL = best performance in a 5 L RONNIE HEARN SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD= to individual/team showing best sportsman like conduct at this event (winner chosen from nominations) Trophies presented after last race on Sunday.
Friday night registration (08-07) in the pits 6 pm to 8 pm. Welcome Party and cookout with DJ.
Saturday (08-08) registration in the pits 7 am to 8:30 am. Sunday (08-09) registration in the pits 8 am to 9 am
in the pits 9 am both Saturday (08-08) and Sunday (08-09)
Race Director (12630) LISA ADKINS, 6547 HOLLY SPRINGS DRIVE, GLOUCESTER, VA
Referee (50367) DONALD MELILLO, 8039 STONEBARN DR, WEST CHESTER, OH
Assistant Referee (3091) DAVID SHAW, 20414 SPANGLER DR, LINCOLN, DE
Inspector (14067) EDMUND THOMPSON III, 29 WATERVIEW RD, BALTIMORE, MD
Scorer (12141) SHIRLEY OUTLAW, 104 COMMANDER RD, ELIZABETH CITY, NC
Risk Manager (10854) KENT POWELL, 105 TUTTERS NECK, WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Surveyor: Waterway Surveys & Engineering
EPIC series event
$150 penalty for destroying each buoy - paid to Region 4 Scorer.
***FLATBOTTOM CLASSES (SS, K, PS, SE)*** please be aware that your National Event is this same weekend. Hampton offers prize money and region/EPIC points both days. NATIONAL POINTS WILL BE GIVEN FOR ONE DAY ONLY.
This Regatta is sanctioned through APBA
All prizes are the responsibility of the conducting Club. APBA does not guarantee nor is it responsible for payment of prizes. You are advised that this event may be canceled prior to the race due to circumstances beyond the control of this association. If you plan to travel a long distance, it is recommended that you contact the race sponsor prior to your departure to ensure this event will take place.