New York State Championships Itinerary

Race and date – New York State Championships, May 3-4, 2014.

Location – Dorchester Park, Whitney Point Lake, Whitney Point

Participating schools – 27 participating schools.

Departure Time and Location – Load vans at the A & E Center beginning at 1:00pm on Saturday, May 3. We are commuting so everyone will return on Saturday evening.


3 vans               Load 5:40 am. Drivers – Frid, Freedman, VanderHill             Mv8, Mv4, Wv8, Wv4

4 vans               Load 6:30 am. Drivers – Greene, Davie, Averitt, Romeo.      Wn8, Mn8, M2v8, Wn4

BE PREPARED FOR WEATHER DELAYS – take study materials with you. Saturday delays may push races over to Sunday.

  • Directions to Race Course;    Leave Ithaca on route 79 east all the way to Whitney Point. In Whitney Point turn left (east) on route 206, cross bridge and immediately turn left following signs for Dorchester Park. It is just over a mile up the hill, on the left…Dorchester Park.
  • Race Schedule.        Speak with your coach about arrival and launch times. Generally launch time is 45 minutes before race time. The times below are subject to change.
  • 2:30 pm – Regatta meeting for coaches and coxswains
  • Wv8           4:00 pm heat – 1-3 to final, 4-6 to petite.                             SUNDAY (finals)
  • Mv8            4:16 pm heat – 1-3 to final, 4-6 to petite                             Wv8 – 8:00 am.
  • Wv4           4:32 pm heat – 1-2 to final, 3-4 to petite                              Mv8 – 8:16 am
  • Mv4            4:56 pm heat – 1-3 to final, 4-6 to petite                             Wv4 – 8:32 am
  • Wn8           5:12pm heat – 1-3 to final, 4 to petite                                  Mv4 – 8:56 am
  • Mn8            5:28pm heat – 1-3 to final, 4-6 to petite                              Wn8 – 9:12 am
  • M2v8          5:44pm heat – 1-3 to final, 4-6 to petite                               Mn8 – 9:28 am
  • Wn4           6:00pm heat – 1-3 to final, 4-6 to petite                               M2v8 – 9:44 am
  • W2v8          6:40pm final                                                                        Wn4 – 10:00 am
  • M3v8          6:48pm final

Race notes:        All races are 2000 meters with stake boat starts. There are medals for the winning crew in each race, silver if there are 3 crews, bronze if there are 4 or more.     

Other Information:        Don’t forget your racing uniform.. Bring warm clothes, rain gear, and two changes of rowing gear.   Plan your own breakfast and lunch for Saturday. The food tent will be there both days for post-race chow! We will be back on campus by 9pm on Saturday and 12:30pm on Sunday, assuming there are no weather delays

Return to Ithaca: De-rig immediately after final racing and load trailer.   No one is excused until all Ithaca crews are done racing. Let’s support our team-mates. We will return directly to Ithaca College, On Saturday vans will be excused by their coach. E.T.A. Sunday is 12:30 pm.


Plan for weather delays (worst case scenario) – take study materials with you.


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