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1 Away Regattas May 12 Philadelphia, PA May 12 Cooper River, NJ

2 2012 Away Regattas Schedule 14 Apr: James River Regatta, Richmond, VA –Depart and return on the same day May: Stotesbury Regatta, Philadelphia, PA –17 May (Thur): Depart WSHS –18 May (Sat): Return to WSHS (arriving late) –19 May (Sun): Recovery operations May: SRAA National Regatta, Cooper River, NJ –24 May (Thur): Depart WSHS –25 May (Sat): Return to WSHS (arriving late) –26 May (Sun): Recovery operations 2

3 Away Regatta Planning Events 2 May (Wed): First Away Regatta Orientation Meeting –7:30 pm, Woodbridge Sr High School (WSHS) Lower Cafeteria 9 May (Wed): Stotesbury Away Regatta Meeting –7:30 pm, WSHS Lower Cafeteria 14 May (Mon): Scholastic Rowing Association of America (SRAA) Nationals Away Regatta Meeting #1 –7:30 pm, WSHS Lower Cafeteria May: Stotesbury Regatta, Philadelphia, PA 21 May (Mon): Scholastic Rowing Association of America (SRAA) Nationals Away Regatta Meeting #2 –7:30 pm, WSHS Lower Cafeteria May: SRAA National Regatta, Cooper River, NJ 3

4 Standards of Behavior for Away Regattas Be courteous, no drugs/alcohol, no cursing, good manners Respect adult chaperones (comply with directions, promptly / courteously) Travel in groups when away from Woodbridge’s regatta site Need escort outside area between the boat trailer & regatta site No "staking out" floor space in tent area. When you leave, gather up personal items and set them to the side of the tent area At the hotel, be respectful of other hotel guests. Control volume of conversations in common areas, elevators, hallways Wear appropriate clothing at all times No switching rooms No one needs to go into the stairwells at the hotel No “Purple” (ask your coach to explain) 4

5 Regatta Safety Keep eye on weather; pack accordingly, use sun screen, stay hydrated (athletes & parents) Watch bus, trailer and car traffic Be careful during set-up/tear-down, and moving on/off buses & vehicles (avoid injury) If you feel ill or get injured (athletes or parent), tell someone immediately 5 Be Safe

6 86 th Annual Stotesbury Cup Regatta (18-19 May 12) Oldest and Largest High School Regatta in US One of the most memorable events of the rowers high school years – by parents and rowers Expect most Woodbridge HS rowers to compete Schuylkill River, Philadelphia, PA 6 Highlights 17 May: Bus athletes to regatta site Wyndham Hotel, Mt Laurel NJ WSHS Regatta Site Food, rest, observe 18 May: Time Trials / Pasta Dinner 19 May: Head-to-head races Depart after regatta 20 May: Recovery Operations

7 GPS Address: 1 Boathouse Row, Philadelphia Stotesbury Cup

8 Stotesbury Cup Logistics Lodging: Wyndham Hotel, Mt. Laurel, NJ –30 rooms reserved for Rowers & Coaches –Limited number of rooms reserved for parents Woodbridge Crew Group Room rate $ per night (includes tax) Check-in: Thursday, 17 May Check-out: Saturday, 19 May before going to regatta site Seats on buses available to parents at a nominal fee (first-come, first-serve) 8

9 Cost per rower: ~$ (subject to change) Checks or Credit Cards Accepted Charge includes: –Transportation (2 x 56-passenger buses) –Breakfasts and lunches during regatta –Sandwich dinner (Thursday) –Pasta dinner (Friday) –Hotel accommodation (two nights) –Regatta registration fees –Trailer transportation costs –Tent rental Stotesbury Costs 9

10 What to Pack for Stotesbury? Previous Stotesbury regattas… –Friday: 80 degrees and sunny –Saturday: 45 degrees with a cold, driving rain We are outside for hours per day Pack for both extremes Bring extra socks/sun screen/rain gear Put athlete’s name on everything they bring Difficult to leave and return by car 10

11 Can only be accomplished with everyone’s help Volunteers needed for… Non-Travelers Traveler –Shoppers - Kitchen Operations/Cooks –Trailer Loaders - Advance Party –Bag Checkers - Chaperones (bus & hotel) –Propane tanks –Recovery Ops (Sun) Stotesbury Volunteers 11 Benefits to parents to join us in Philadelphia - Watch all the races with the team under tentage - On site breakfasts & lunches - Great camaraderie

12 SRAA Nationals (25-26 May 12) 78 th Annual Scholastic Rowing Association of America (SRAA) National Regatta Cooper River, Camden NJ –Stay at the same hotel as Stotesbury Expect ~12-40 WSHS rowers to compete –Rowers must qualify for this regatta and selected by their coach 12

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14 SRAA Logistics Lodging: Wyndham Hotel, Mt. Laurel, NJ –20 rooms reserved for Rowers & Coaches –Parents must make their own reservations Room rate $ per night (includes tax) –Same hotel as Stotesbury! Check-in: Thursday, 24 May Check-out: Saturday, 26 May Parents will be asked to drive rowers 14

15 SRAA Costs Cost per rower - $ (subject to change) Checks or credit card accepted Charge includes –Breakfasts and lunches during regatta –Sandwich dinner (Thursday) –Pasta dinner (Friday) –Hotel accommodation (two nights) –Regatta registration fees –Trailer transportation costs

16 What to Pack for SRAA? Plan on unpredictable weather…hot, cold, wet, dry Pack for both extremes We are outside for hours per day Bring extra socks/sun screen/rain gear Put athlete’s name on everything they bring Difficult to leave and return by car 16

17 Away Regatta Logistics Contact Information Mark Pohlmeier –(W) –(H) –(C) –(W) –(H)


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