Quinsigamond Snake Regatta

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Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016
Race Schedule: 8:00 AM   Coaches and Coxswain's Meeting at the Donahue Rowing Center
9:00 AM   Open Master 2-/2x
9:14 AM   Open Master Single
9:40 AM   Open Master 8
9:48 AM   Open Master 4+/4x
10:10 AM   Womens Varsity 4+
10:34 AM   Women's Novice 4+
10:48 AM   Mens Novice 4+
11:10 AM   Mens Varsity 4+
11:30 AM   Womens Varsity 8
11:55 AM   Womens Novice 8
12:20 PM   Mens Novice 8
12:40 PM   Mens Varsity 8
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Results:

Open Master 2-/2x

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  NYAC/NARR McGee/McGee  3  0:17:43.483     
 2  Merrimac Feenan/Doe  2  0:18:02.31     
 3  Gordon Williams/Hallenbeck  10  0:18:02.948     
 4  Blackstone Guida/Baker  6  0:18:31.08     
 5  URI Drucker/Partridge  8  0:19:27.802     
 6  LQCRC May/Thomson  9  0:20:59.616     
 7  Gordon Mabanglo/Hopkins  4  0:21:03.391     
 8  LQCRC O'Hagen/O'Hagan  5  0:21:05.305     
 9  QRC Mehr/Sontgerath  1  0:21:15.893     

Open Master Single

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  URI J. Martinez  22  0:18:22.856     
 2  LQCRC A. Younis  12  0:19:23.465     
 3  Independence G. Bickford  24  0:20:59.782     
 4  LQCRC R. Haddon  14  0:21:29.518     
 5  Narragansett A Hird  13  0:22:40.62     
 6  QRC J. Sturges  16  0:23:32.851     
 7  QRC j. Byrnes  20  0:24:04.044     
 8  QRC K. Acciari  23  0:24:31.108     
 9  Unafil C. McConnell  19  0:24:59.466     
 10  QRC W. Nelson  17  0:25:55.283     
 11  QRC C. Palmer  18  0:27:44.756     

Open Master 8

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  Narragansett A  27  0:20:25.793     
 2  QRC A  26  0:20:37.018     

Open Master 4+/4x

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  URI A  33  0:15:49.179     
 2  QRC A  30  0:18:19.97     
 3  LQCRC A  32  0:18:52.159     
 4  QRC B  35  0:19:44.271     
 5  Narragansett A  34  0:20:49.223     

Womens Varsity 4+

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  UNH A  37  0:17:07.786     
 2  Conn College A  40  0:17:52.768     
 3  Bowdoin B  50  0:18:13.823     
 4  Bowdoin A  38  0:18:19.442     
 5  Bowdoin C Exh  53  0:18:38.13     
 6  Conn College B  51  0:18:51.577     
 7  Trinity A  49  0:18:59.226     
 8  Smith A  44  0:19:06.878     
 9  Bryant B  52  0:19:25.842     
 10  Conn College C  54  0:19:29.069     
 11  Mount Holyoke A  47  0:19:59.909     
 12  Bryant A  41  0:20:05.487     
 13  Conn College D  56  0:20:11.122     
 14  Brandeis A  43  0:20:24.468     
 15  Vermont A  42  0:20:29.034     
 16  Endicott A  45  0:20:39.633     
 17  Mass Maritime A  46  0:25:12.479     

Women's Novice 4+

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  UNH A  58  0:19:18.663     
 2  Bowdoin A  59  0:19:30.976     
 3  Franklin Pierce A  65  0:20:14.153     
 4  Bowdoin B  66  0:21:24.143     
 5  URI A  63  0:21:26.926     
 6  Vermont A  64  0:21:45.386     
 7  Assumption A  62  0:22:55.033     
 8  New England A  60  0:25:11.729     

Mens Novice 4+

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  Wentworth A  70  0:15:37.306     
 2  Bowdoin A  68  0:16:44.668     
 3  UNH A  71  0:17:49.874     
 4  New England A  69  0:20:05.693     
 5  Mass Maritime A  72  0:21:02.157     

Mens Varsity 4+

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  Middlebury A  86  0:14:27.126     
 2  Bowdoin A  74  0:14:36.137     
 3  Colby A  76  0:14:46.797     
 4  URI A  75  0:14:51.821     
 5  Bowdoin D Exh  94  0:15:05.62     
 6  WPI A  85  0:15:11.806     
 7  Bowdoin B  87  0:15:13.781     
 8  Wentworth A  84  0:15:17.355     
 9  UNH A  82  0:15:25.375     
 10  Bowdoin C  93  0:15:32.085     
 11  UMass A  77  0:15:38.017     
 12  Trinity A  83  0:15:51.688     
 13  Wentworth B  91  0:15:54.835     
 14  Middlebury B  92  0:15:55.189     
 15  Vermont A  78  0:16:05.684     
 16  URI B  88  0:16:09.54     
 17  Colby B  89  0:16:13.328     
 18  Mass Maritime A  79  0:17:02.944     
 19  New England A  80  0:17:10.295     
 20  Endicott A  81  0:18:13.699     

Womens Varsity 8

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  WPI A  99  0:14:43.606     
 2  Colby A  97  0:14:44.575     
 3  Holy Cross A  96  0:14:47.704     
 4  Smith A  100  0:14:57.233     
 5  Holy Cross B  112  0:14:59.588     
 6  Trinity A  109  0:15:18.697     
 7  Vermont A  102  0:15:21.262     
 8  Middlebury A  98  0:15:21.875     
 9  WPI B  113  0:15:26.667     
 10  UNH A  104  0:15:27.979     
 11  Mount Holyoke A  101  0:15:44.436     
 12  Assumption A  108  0:15:50.188     
 13  Colby B  115  0:15:52.943     
 14  Clark A  106  0:15:54.434     
 15  Smith B  116  0:15:59.292     
 16  Holy Cross C  123  0:16:02.983     
 17  Johnson & Wales A  111  0:16:03.023     
 18  Vermont B  118  0:16:10.547     
 19  WPI C  126  0:16:11.307     
 20  Middlebury B  114  0:16:33.114     
 21  Franklin Pierce A  107  0:16:45.872     
 22  Trinity B  120  0:16:48.32     
 23  Smith C  122  0:17:09.475     
 24  Colby C  124  0:17:24.867     
 25  Clark B  117  0:17:25.206     
 26  New England A  110  0:18:02.351     
 27  Johnson & Wales B  121  0:20:02.381     

Womens Novice 8

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  Vermont A  130  0:16:23.847     
 2  Conn College A  131  0:16:59.501     
 3  WPI A  129  0:17:04.714     
 4  UNH A  132  0:17:28.428     
 5  Colby A  134  0:17:29.179     
 6  Smith A  136  0:17:35.477     
 7  UNH B  142  0:17:43.121     
 8  Mount Holyoke A  137  0:18:23.345     
 9  Johnson & Wales A  135  0:18:41.153     
 10  Vermont B  140  0:18:41.686     
 11  New England A  138  0:18:41.883     
 12  Mount Holyoke B  145  0:18:42.589     
 13  Bryant A  139  0:18:51.633     
 14  Smith B  143  0:18:55.985     
 15  WPI B  141  0:19:16.154     
 16  Vermont C  146  0:20:52.94     
   johnson & Wales B  144  SCR     

Mens Novice 8

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  WPI A  148  0:14:00.421     
 2  Wentworth A  153  0:14:50.096     
 3  Colby A  154  0:15:06.841     
 4  URI A  149  0:15:25.771     
 5  Vermont A  151  0:15:31.305     
 6  URI B  156  0:15:44.144     
 7  Bowdoin A  155  0:15:47.867     
 8  URI C  157  0:16:04.505     
 9  Holy Cross A  152  0:16:12.011     
 10  UNH A  150  0:16:15.353     

Mens Varsity 8

 Order  Entry  Bow  Time  Penalty 
 1  Holy Cross A  159  0:12:44.069     
 2  WPI A  160  0:12:48.474     
 3  Trinity A  165  0:13:03.103     
 4  Holy Cross B  170  0:13:09.447     
 5  UMass A  162  0:13:15.327     
 6  URI A  166  0:13:20.296     
 7  Colby A  161  0:13:22.522     
 8  WPI B  169  0:13:29.199     
 9  Vermont A  167  0:13:35.825     
 10  Trinity B  171  0:13:48.845     
 11  UNH A  163  0:14:00.159     
 12  UMass B  172  0:14:06.014     
 13  Holy Cross C  173  0:14:07.309     
 14  Middlebury A  164  0:14:09.038     
 15  WPI C  174  0:15:02.668     
Past Results: View Past Regatta Results
Entries Open: Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Entry Deadline: Midnight, Monday, October 10, 2016
Boatings Due: Midnight, Monday, October 10, 2016
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.
Buses must park in the US Postal facility parking lot across from the boat ramp.
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.
Master events are at the invitation of the Quinsigamond Rowing Club or Worcester Boat Club
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:

Subject to change due to bridge construction

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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