Portadown Regatta Saturday 3rd May 2014

Portadown Regatta Saturday 3rd May 2014

Buses leave 6am

The racing takes place on the Bann at Portadown and given kind weather it is a very pleasant place to enjoy a day’s sport.The coaches would encourage all parents / relatives to come and support family members in Portadown as they represent Bann Rowing Club.There is a toe path adjoining the river so if you bring a bicycle you can following the races start to finish.

Please visit the following sites for directions and information on the day’s racing: -




One large coach  will leave from the boathouse on Saturday morning at 6.00am sharp (please be on time as we will have to leave without you if you are late) returning at 8pm approximately


The cost of travel and entrance fees is dependent on the number of events entered: -

Travel cost £10 each and for each event entered a further £6 for example bus plus two events =£22 please bring the correct money as hunting for change at 6am is not fun. Boys please pay coach Chris Mitchell and girls coach Julie Campbell on Saturday morning


Transport has been provided for all athletes, should you choose not to use it you will still owe the fees as above.  It is important that you tell the coaches beforehand , if your son/daughter will not be travelling on the coach.


All athletes are required to have

  • A Bann Racing Top
  • Change of clothes.
  • Enough food to last them for the day (Some food may be purchased at Portadown boathouse but this should not be solely relied on.

 Good Luck to all involved 

April 29th, 2014

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