Sculling Small Boat Championships

ITHACA COLLEGE CREW – RACE ITINERARY

 Race; Princeton Small Boat Championships – women’s sculling, 11/5-6/2016

Location;    Mercer County Park, Windsor, NJ

Participating schools:   URI, UMass, others.

Departure Time – location   17 athletes and 1 coaches. Meet the bus at 7:00 am at the A & E Center, north side loading dock.  Plan 4.5 hours driving time.  Report to race course by 12:00 noon.

Directions to Race Course;   Caspersen Boathouse, 1 South Post Rd., Princeton Junction, NJ.   Leave Ithaca College on route 79 east to I-81, towards Scranton, to I-380 south to I-80 east.  Proceed on I-80 to exit 302A onto route 33 south.  Continue until I-76, go east, proceed to exit 17, onto NJ route 31 south towards Flemingto/Trenton.  Take I-95 north to exit 67, merge onto route 1 south towards Trenton.  Slight right toward Franklin Corner Road, then left onto Franklin Corner Road.  Continue on Baker’s Basin road, straight onto Youngs Road, left onto Quakerbridge Road, right onto Village Road W., right into the Park on South Post Road.

  • Directions from race course to hotel : Return to Quakerbridge Rd., turn right to US-route 1, take ramp for south towards Trenton.  Hotel will be on the right about ½ mile down on route 1.  Hotel is Red Roof Inn – Lawrenceville, 3203 Brunswick Pike, 609-896-3388.

  • Race Schedule. Speak with your coach about arrival and launch times.   Everyone should be at the trailer at least 90 minutes before race time.

  • Saturday time trial                 Regatta meeting 1:30pm.

2x’s at 3:00 pm….launch at 2:15.
1x’s at 3:30 pm…launch at 2:45.

Sunday finals : First race at 10am, last race at 11:10….depending on Saturday’s results.

All race times are subject to change.       

Race notes:  Everyone races a 2k time-trial on Saturday on a buoyed course.  Everyone races a multi-crew 2k race on Sunday, with stake boats, buoyed course.

Other Information: Don’t forget your racing uniform. Bring warm clothes, rain gear, and two changes of rowing gear. Changing facilities will be limited.       Food $$$ will be distributed for Saturday travel, dinner, and Sunday breakfast….tbd.

After racing:  After racing on Saturday we will secure equipment on the trailer for the evening and proceed to Saturday night accommodations.  After Sunday’s races we will load the trailer and depart for Ithaca as a group.  No one is excused until after all Ithaca crews have raced.  E.T.A. in Ithaca is 5:00 pm.  DRIVE SAFELY AND LOOK AFTER EACH OTHER.

BUS TIMELINE:

 – Pick up team at the A & E Center at 7:00 am, Sat. 11/5.
– Drive directly to the Mercer County Park race-course.
5:30 pm, take group to hotel for overnight accommodations

A room has been reserved for the bus driver.

– Sunday, 11/6.  7:30 am, leave for breakfast (tbd), then race course.

  • Load at about 12 noon for the ride home.

  • T.A. at Ithaca College is 5:00 pm.

 

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