Regattas & Camps

Occoquan Memorial Sprints

Occoquan Boat Club (OBC) welcomes you to the 2017 Occoquan Memorial Sprints regatta (OMS), to be held Sunday, July 9th on the beautiful Occoquan Reservoir at Sandy Run Park, Lorton, Virginia. Sandy Run Park is the home of the Virginia High School championships, with stake-boat starts, smooth water and a grandstand viewing area. 

In 2015, OBC renamed the regatta to the Occoquan Memorial Sprints to ensure rowers of all levels are encouraged to register and to compete on our ideal waters.

The OMS schedule allows most competitors the opportunity to enter multiple events in a variety of boat classes.  

The proceeds from OMS races benefit rowing high school students who apply for financial assistance under the “Julia Shew Memorial Rowing Scholarship” (JSMRS).  OBC is proud to have provided scholarships totaling more than $46,000 to 140 students in 18 high schools since the inception of the regatta. 

As in previous regattas we will have stake-boat starts and a grandstand viewing area at the finish line. The order of events is scheduled to allow rowers to compete in multiple events.

To register to compete in OMS 2017, click here.

The deadline for regatta entries and waivers is July 3, 2017 (after which late fees will be added), when 70 races are created, or when the entry limit dictated by Sandy Run Park is reached, whichever comes first. Registration will close on July 7 at 11:59PM. There will be no last-minute adds.

The park limit is based on the number of boat trailers as well as the number of participants. We encourage you to sign up early.

After the final race at OMS, Occoquan Boat Club hosts a free ice cream social to participants and their guests.

Questions about the regatta? Send them to Lena Aboulhouda moc.liamgnull@aduohluobacl.
Problems with registering? Contact moc.gnicarninornull@pleh.





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