The Greens Bayou Regatta combines recreation, stewardship, and education on one of Houston’s most beautiful and secluded waterways, Greens Bayou. The 7.5 mile race course showcases two planned launch locations, Brock Park and Thomas Bell Foster Park.
Registration is NOW OPEN!
Join Greens Bayou Coalition for the 4th Annual Greens Bayou Regatta on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 9:00 AM.
Registration closes September 26, 2019
Early bird rate: $35 per person
Regular: $50 per person
Brock Park Golf Course, 8201 John Ralston, Houston, TX 77044
7:30 AM – Check in/Registration begins
8:45 AM – Opening Ceremonies
9:00 AM – Race Begins
Thomas Bell Foster Park, 12895 Greens Bayou Street, Houston, TX 77015
10:30 AM – Finish Line Festivities Commence (lunch, music, vendors)
10:30 AM – Complimentary shuttle begins**
12:00 PM / 12:30 PM (or when all racers finish) – Closing Ceremonies
2:00 PM – Event Wrap-up
**Complimentary shuttles are available to all attendees to take back to the starting line, retrieve their vehicles and pickup their boat from the finish line
Your participation in this event, directly supports development of the proposed 27.5 mile Greens Bayou Paddle Trail. Be a part of this exciting community event and help raise funds to make our vision of a Paddle Trail a reality.
Opening Ceremony Will begin at 8:45 AM at the “Announcing Tent” with remarks from Mayor Sylvester Turner; and a race briefing afterwards. Trail access to “Put In #1” will open after the opening ceremony. Please be near the “Announcing Tent” at 8:45 AM (See Brock Park Map). Race Schedule and Put Ins The race will have staggered start times determine by boat class. All boats will start on the water. There are two launch areas available. These are depicted on the site map. Put In #1 is accessible down a short trail leaving the area of the golf green and going to the beach along the bayou near the start line. Put In #2 is located between the golf course bridges (*since removed*) on the east side of the bayou. The start line is two hundred yards downstream from this put-in and marked with red poles. You may wait along the upstream of the starting line along banks until you are told to line up for your start time. You may warm up on the bayou upstream of the chute.
**The initial start time is approximate with the waves following each other by 5 minutes.
8:45 AM Brock Opening Ceremony Paddle Trail Chair, GBC Chair, Mayor Turner
9:00 AM Brock Boat Staging Racers
9:10 AM Brock Corporate Cup Start
9:15 AM Brock Rec C-2 Start
9:20 AM Brock Rec K-1 (short) Start
9:25 AM Brock Rec K-1 (long) Start
9:30 AM Brock Unlimited Start
9:35 AM Brock Solo Unlimited Start
9:40 AM Brock ICF K-1/Surf Skis & SUP Start