Slocum Challenge Regatta


9th Annual Slocum Challenge Regattaregatta

Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014
Location: Slocum River Estuary, Dartmouth, Massachusetts

The regatta is open to racing shells, open-water shells, kayaks, canoes, surf-skis, traditional rowing boats, whaleboats, pilot gigs, and stand-up paddleboards, with separate age-categories for competitors under 20, over 50, and over 65, all in Men’s, Women’s and “Mixed” (co-ed) divisions.

As always, the emphasis of the regatta will be on good fun and enjoyment of the scenic Slocum River. A light post-race lunch will be provided at the Awards Ceremony, immediately following the races at the Lloyd Center’s headquarters (430 Potomska Road, Dartmouth).

2014 Entry Form, Information, and Race Course

SRR __optFor guaranteed acceptance, Entry Applications, (will be available soon at the Lloyd Center and rowing, kayak and canoe centers throughout New England), must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 23rd (25% surcharge for entries received after 5:00 p.m., September 23rd). All competitors whose Entry Application are received by that date will receive a complimentary “Slocum Challenge” long-sleeve T-shirt, on sale to the public (while supplies last), on race-day, for $15.

Order and starting-times of all races will be finalized after 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 25th and posted online at on Friday, September 26th.

No entry can be accepted after 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 25th. Entry fees are $30 per entry, plus $10 per competitor and are not refundable.  Entries may be faxed to 508-993-7868 or emailed to

All proceeds of the Slocum Challenge will go to benefit the program services of the Lloyd Center for the Environment.


Official Results (PDF)  ~   Information (PDF)  ~  Race Course (PDF)  ~  Race Times (PDF)


2013 Regatta Photos

2012 Regatta Race Results (PDF)

2012 Regatta Photos

2011 Regatta Photos

2010 Regatta Photos

Thank you to our 2013 Sponsors!

CF Racing

Hawthorn Medical

New Bedford Internet

Fiber Optic Center, Inc.

Whaling City Sound

Elegant Restrooms

ABC Rent-a-Tent

Dunkin Donuts, Russells Mills Road

Concordia Company, Inc.