9th Annual Slocum Challenge Regatta

SAVE THE DATE! Saturday, September 27, 2014

Location: Slocum River Estuary, Dartmouth, Massachusetts

The Slocum Challenge 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.regatta-2014

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 located at 430 Potomska Road in Dartmouth.

For 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 www.lloydcenter.org 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 mailed to 430 Potomska Rd., Dartmouth, MA 02748, or emailed to fcallen@lloydcenter.org.

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

Thank you to our 2014 Individual Sponsors:


Peter L. Macdonald


Kathy & Greg Clear
Mary Ellen Hawes Lees
Peter Sturges

Thank you to our 2014 Corporate Sponsors:


BayCoast Bank



Pioneer Mooring


CF Racing

Concordia Company

CV Liquors

Elegant Restrooms

Fiber Optic Center, Inc.

Hawthorn Medical Associates

New Bedford Internet

Whaling City Sound