Quinsigamond Snake Regatta

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Date: Saturday, October 14, 2017
Race Schedule: 8:00 AM   Coaches and Coxswain's Meeting at the Donahue Rowing Center
9:00 AM   Open Master 2-/2x
9:06 AM   Open Master Single
9:19 AM   Open Master 8
9:28 AM   Open Master 4+/4x
9:36 AM   Womens Varsity 4+
10:02 AM   Women's Novice 4+
10:17 AM   Mens Novice 4+
10:28 AM   Mens Varsity 4+
10:35 AM   Womens Varsity 8
10:47 AM   Womens Novice 8
10:59 AM   Mens Novice 8
11:08 AM   Mens Varsity 8
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Results:

Mens Varsity 4+

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  Vermont A  76  0:14:27.388     
 2  URI A  72  0:14:40.222     
 3  URI B  86  0:14:47.895     
 4  Middlebury A  68  0:14:53.173     
 5  Bowdoin A  70  0:14:55.817     
 6  Wentworth A  74  0:15:00.9     
 7  Colby A  71  0:15:08.907     
 8  Bowdoin B  83  0:15:22.716     
 9  Vermont B  89  0:15:28.138     
 10  Middlebury B  85  0:15:31.869     
 11  Bowdoin C  91  0:15:38.798     
 12  Colby B  87  0:15:44.133     
 13  Wentworth B  84  0:15:45.436     
 14  Conn College A  81  0:15:51.588     
 15  Endicott A  79  0:16:19.686     
 16  Gordon A  80  0:16:20.703     
 17  Bowdoin D  94  0:16:28.836     
 18  Vermont C  93  0:16:36.861     
 19  URI C  92  0:16:50.645     
 20  New England A  78  0:17:02.743     
 21  Conn College B  88  0:17:07.691     
 22  UNH A  75  0:17:26.089     
 23  Brandeis A  82  0:18:01.951     
 24  Mass Maritime A  77  0:18:12.488     

Womens Varsity 4+

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  UNH A  24  0:16:23.31     
 2  Vermont A  32  0:16:44.832     
 3  Bowdoin A  26  0:16:47.913     
 4  Lowell A  37  0:17:03.851     
 5  Middlebury A  40  0:17:33.115     
 6  Mount Holyoke A  27  0:17:38.426     
 7  Bowdoin B  41  0:17:43.189     
 8  Lowell B  44  0:17:45.288     
 9  Holy Cross A  36  0:17:46.11     
 10  Conn College A  25  0:17:51.948     
 11  Mount Holyoke B  45  0:18:20.21     
 12  Endicott A  33  0:18:28.224     
 13  Assumption A  38  0:18:29.437     
 14  Conn College B  42  0:18:35.028     
 15  Rensselaer A  35  0:18:39.101     
 16  Vermont B  46  0:18:41.386     
 17  Bryant A  28  0:18:58.904     
 18  Mount Holyoke C  49  0:19:50.465     
 19  Brandeis A  30  0:20:32.72     
 20  Bryant B  43  0:20:34.117     
 21  Mass Maritime A  34  0:21:30.082     
 22  Endicott B  47  0:23:35.135     

Mens Varsity 8

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  Holy Cross A  134  0:12:48.747     
 2  WPI A  135  0:12:49.442     
 3  Trinity A  136  0:12:56.784     
 4  Colby A  138  0:13:11.855     
 5  Holy Cross B  142  0:13:20.938     
 6  Lowell A  137  0:13:22.96     
 7  WPI B  143  0:13:30.45     
 8  Trinity B  144  0:13:38.356     
 9  WPI C  147  0:13:53.248     
 10  UNH A  139  0:13:56.778     
 11  Middlebury A  140  0:13:59.518     
 12  Holy Cross C  146  0:13:59.874     
 13  Lowell B  145  0:14:02.54     
 14  WPI D  149  0:14:17.475     
 15  Trinity C  148  0:14:20.615     
 16  Rensselaer A  141  0:15:07.769     

Womens Varsity 8

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  WPI A  96  0:14:38.404     
 2  Holy Cross A  98  0:15:11.081     
 3  Colby A  97  0:15:14.122     
 4  WPI B  109  0:15:32.571     
 5  UNH A  101  0:15:34.389     
 6  Colby B  110  0:15:39.648     
 7  Vermont A  99  0:15:50.572     
 8  Clark A  104  0:16:06.131     
 9  WPI C  114  0:16:09.842     
 10  Assumption A  102  0:16:16.242     
 11  UNH B  113  0:16:16.965     
 12  Johnson & Wales A  106  0:16:17.116     
 13  Middlebury A  100  0:16:17.288     
 14  Conn College A  108  0:16:27.947     
 15  Vermont B  111  0:17:24.484     
 16  New England A  107  0:18:09.791     
 17  WPI D  115  0:18:10.728     
 18  Clark B  112  0:18:20.171     

Mens Novice 4+

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  Colby A  66  0:16:38.348     
 2  Holy Cross A  65  0:17:24.319     
 3  Trinity A  63  0:18:35.13     
 4  Bowdoin A  61  0:19:45.716     
 5  Brandeis A  62  0:20:10.207     
   Wentworth A  60  DNS     

Women's Novice 4+

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  Bowdoin A  52  0:19:29.077     
 2  UNH A  51  0:19:59.479     
 3  Bryant A  58  0:21:42.686     
 4  New England A  53  0:21:58.035     
 5  Lowell A  57  0:22:33.074     
 6  Johnson & Wales A  54  0:23:45.655     

Mens Novice 8

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  Wentworth A  124  0:15:32.238     
 2  Lowell A  127  0:15:59.205     
 3  UNH A  126  0:16:00.424     
 4  Rensselaer A  130  0:16:07.027     
 5  Lowell B  131  0:17:20.211     
 6  Johnson & Wales A  129  0:17:20.549     
 7  Mass Maritime A  128  0:18:14.86     

Womens Novice 8

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  Colby A  117  0:17:49.909     
 2  Holy Cross A  122  0:17:50.636     
 3  Johnson & Wales A  118  0:17:56.165     
 4  Bryant A  120  0:21:14.038     
 5  Endicott A  121  0:21:30.53     

Open Master 4+/4x

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  QRC A  20  0:17:43.348     
 2  LQCRC A  22  0:22:33.386     

Open Master 8

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  Clark A  18  0:17:47.141     
 2  QRC A  16  0:18:39.093     
 3  Narragansett A  17  0:19:53.024     

Open Master 2-/2x

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  Narragansett McGee/McGee  1  0:16:28.138     
 2  Gordon Williams/Hallenbeck  2  0:16:31.485     
 3  WPI Schifilliti/Singer  5  0:16:56.765     
 4  LQCRC O'Hagen/Leaver  3  0:18:56.773     

Open Master Single

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  LQCRC R. Haddon  8  0:19:31.315     
 2  Gordon E Williams  12  0:19:37.527     
 3  Gordon M Hopkins  11  0:19:43.725     
 4  QRC G. Woods  13  0:20:04.589     
 5  QRC j. Byrnes  9  0:21:31.206     
 6  QRC C. Palmer  10  0:24:07.981     
Past Results: View Past Regatta Results
Entries Open: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Entry Deadline: Midnight, Monday, October 9, 2017
Boatings Due: Midnight, Monday, October 9, 2017
Entry Fees: See Regatta Central
Registration: Register for the regatta at Regatta Central
Location: The Donahue Rowing Center on Lake Quinsigamond. Directions
Parking: Parking at the DRC is limited, please share the ride.
Course: A "Head Race" of approximately 2.5 miles beginning at Sugarloaf Is. and finishing at the Donahue Rowing Center. View the course map. The Course is clearly marked by buoys. Keep buoys on starboard side at all times.
Eligibility: Collegiate Eights and Fours. All entries are by invitation only.
Alumni entries are allowed only for participating collegiate programs.
Collegiate events are intended for crews representing a collegiate institution.
Master events are at the invitation of the Quinsigamond Rowing Club or Worcester Boat Club
Master's events are intended for post-collegiate crews. No handicaps will be provide
Launching: All Crews should launch from The Donahue Rowing Center. Boats should launch no later than 40 minutes before race time. A dock master will be present to expedite boat traffic.
Course Markings: There will be buoys at periodic points on the race course and a string of buoys from the narrows to the RT 9 Bridge. Keep buoys on starboard side at all times during warm up and race. Ther will be two buoys marking the start and finish of the race.
Traffic Patterns:

Traffic to the Start

Boats will launch off south side of dock and proceed down the Shrewsbury shore (see map).

Continue through second arch from left ( Shrewsbury shore ) of Rt 9 Bridge.

Proceed carefully through Narrows. There will be a marshal stationed at Narrows to indicate if it is safe to proceed.

Boats warming up must allow racing crews precedence at Narrows.

Failure to follow instructions from the marshal at the Narrows will result in a 60 second penalty.

After Narrows, stay to the left of the Islands and proceed until last island.

Do not go beyond second lake narrowing into South Bay. A marshal will gather crews at this point and redirect them back up the Worcester Shore towards the Start.

Keep buoys on starboard side at all times.

Racing Traffic

Racing crews must use the third arch from the right ( Shrewsbury shore ) of the RT 9 Bridge. (see map)

Participants not passing between the finish line buoys are subject to disqulification from the race.

Boats must row clear of the finish area and proceed up to the RT 290 Bridge before crossing the lake and returning to dock on the north side of the dock.

Method of Start:

Each crew is responsible for being at the starting line ten minutes before the start of their race.

Boats will be started in order by bow number at roughly 10 second intervals.

Late arriving boats may lose their starting position or be excluded at the discretion of the starter.

Every reasonalble effort will be made to allow all particpants a chance to compete.

Boats must pass through the starting buoys to be officially recognized.

Rules: An athlete may only row in one event at The Snake Race. There is no hot seating allowed.

Equipment: Bowmarkers must be picked up at The Registration Desk. All boats launching must have their bowmarkers securely secured. Bowmarkers will be collected after the race. There will be a $25.00 fee for each bow number that is not returned.

Bow clips: All boats must have a bowclip.

Bowballs: All boat MUST be equipped with a bowball.

Heel straps: All boats MUST have heel straps securely in place at launch per USRA rules.

Penalties and protests:

  1. Any boat being overtaken must grant the right of way to the upcoming boat. An overtaken boat should begin to yield no later than the point at which the overtaking crew is within one length of their stern.
  2. Boats must proceed downstream within the restraints of course buoys.
  3. Boats not observing course rules and/or impeding other crews shall be penalized at the discretion of the Regatta Officials.
    • Missed Buoy: 10 seconds (each buoy missed)
    • Interference: 60 second penalty (e.g. , not granting right of way, not clearing finish area)
    • Reckless Endangerment: 120 seconds ( failure to follow instruction at the narrows, etc.)
    • Passing through the wrong Arch at Rt. 9: 60 seconds ( Either traveling to the start or during racing)
  4. Protests must be reported to the Dock master immediately upon docking and then submitted in writing to a USRA official. The protest must contain a concise description of the incident, bow numbers of all crews involved , names of witnesses, and the relief being sought. The signature of a member of the crew lodging the protest must be included as well as a check for $25 made out to the Quinsigamond Snake Regatta. The protest must be submitted to a USRA official not more than thirty minutes after docking.


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