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Clarksville’s Riverfest Regatta takes place Saturday, September 6th at the McGregor Park’s Boat Ramp

 

2014 RiverfestClarksville, TN – The Riverfest Regatta begins Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 10:00am at McGregor Park Boat Ramp. The Regatta is sponsored by U.S. Bank.

This year marks the 8th year for the annual Riverfest Regatta, where participants build their own boats made of cardboard or plastic bottles and race them on the Cumberland River. The heats are timed with the fastest time being declared the winner in the respective classes. The course is 100 yards long.

Clarksville's Riverfest Regatta

Clarksville’s Riverfest Regatta

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Registration for Clarksville’s U.S. Bank Riverfest Regatta now underway

 

2014 RiverfestClarksville, TN – Registration for the 8th Annual Riverfest Regatta is underway! Participants can enter as a group (up to 8 people per entry) or as an individual.

The Riverfest Regatta is not your typical boat race. The boats racing down the Cumberland River Saturday morning, September 6th, will be made of cardboard or plastic bottles and a few other approved materials.

Clarksville's Riverfest Regatta

Clarksville’s Riverfest Regatta

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Riverfest continues today

 

Clarksville's Riverfest 2013Clarksville, TN – The first day of the 2013 Riverfest Festival kicked off with absolutely glorious weather. The sky was clear, and the temperatures while warm were not excessive. Festival Attendence started out a little slow but grew steadily throughout the evening culminating in the concerts by Tina Brown, Backroad Brigade and, Skynyrd Lynard on the Miller Lite stage; and Sidewalk Prophets on the First Baptist Church stage.

The festival gets bigger and better every year, and this year is no exception. On Saturday Riverfest will kickoff with the Riverfest Regatta, with the second day of the festival officially opening shortly thereafter and running until 11:00pm. Among the attractions for Saturday are the recycled fashion show various displays by area dance studios, clubs, martial arts schools, and live musical entertainment all day long.

Johnny T will perform on the Gateway Realty Stage at 9:30pm Saturday. Country recording artist Phil Vassar will take the stage at 9:00pm as the headlining performer on the Miller Stage on Saturday.All concerts are free and open to the public.

Skynyrd Lynard performing on the Miller Lite stage on Friday NightSkynyrd Lynard performing on the Miller Lite stage

Skynyrd Lynard performing on the Miller Lite stage on Friday Night

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Clarksville’s Riverfest Regatta is this Saturday, September 7th at the McGregor Park Boat Ramp

 

Clarksville's Riverfest 2013Clarksville, TN – The Riverfest Regatta begins Saturday, September 7th, 2013 at 10:00am at McGregor Park Boat Ramp. The Regatta is sponsored by U.S. Bank.

This year marks the 7th year for the annual Riverfest Regatta, where participants build their own boats made of cardboard or plastic bottles and race them on the Cumberland River. The heats are timed with the fastest time being declared the winner in the respective classes. The course is 100 yards long.

Check in for participants starts at 9:00am.

The Clarksville Riverfest Regatta

The Clarksville Riverfest Regatta

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Clarksville’s Riverfest begins Friday, September 6th

 

Clarksville's Riverfest 2013Clarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Riverfest begins this weekend Friday, September 6th and Saturday, September 7th, 2013. This two day festival runs Friday from 5:00pm to 11:00pm and Saturday from 10:00am to 11:00pm.

On, Friday, Christian recording group Sidewalk Prophets will be performing at 9:00pm on the First Baptist Church Stage.

Johnny T will be performing on the Gateway Realty Stage at 9:30pm Saturday.  Country recording artist Phil Vassar will take the stage at 9:00pm as the headlining performer on the Miller Stage on Saturday. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville’s 7th Annual US Bank Riverfest Regatta registration going on now

 

Cardboard, and Bottle Boat Races

Clarksville's Riverfest 2013Clarksville, TN – The Riverfest Regatta, sponsored by U.S. Bank, is not your typical boat race. The boats racing down the Cumberland River Saturday morning, September 7th, will be made of cardboard, a few other approved materials and this year, plastic bottles! Not only will teams be racing for bragging rights, but trophies will be awarded to the first-, second- and third-place teams in each division.

Don’t miss the spectacle! Everyone is invited to watch as groups attempt to paddle their cardboard or plastic bottle boats to the finish line on the Cumberland River at 10:00am Saturday, September 7th, at McGregor Park’s courtesy boat dock.

The 2012 Riverfest Regatta

The 2012 Riverfest Regatta

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Riverfest Regatta Deadline is September 5th

 

2012 Riverfest - 25thClarksville, TN – The Riverfest Regatta, sponsored by U.S. Bank, is not your typical boat race. The boats racing down the Cumberland River Saturday morning, September 8th, will be made of cardboard, a few other approved materials and new this year, plastic bottles!

Not only will teams be racing for bragging rights, but trophies will also be awarded to the first-, second- and third-place teams in each division.

The Clarksville City Council Boat leads the pack in the 2011 Riverfest Regatta

The Clarksville City Council Boat leads the pack in the 2011 Riverfest Regatta

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Riverfest Regatta hits the water September 8th at the McGregor Park Boat Ramp

 

Plastic Bottle Division New this Year

2012 Riverfest - 25thClarksville, TN – The Riverfest Regatta, sponsored by U.S. Bank, launches Saturday, September 8th, 2012 at 10:00am at McGregor Park Boat Ramp.

This year marks the 6th year for the annual Riverfest Regatta, where participants build their own boats using materials from a specified list, and race them on the Cumberland River. The heats are timed with the fastest time being declared the winner in the respective classes. The course is 100 yards long.

Check in for participants starts at 9:00am.

The Clarksville City Council Boat leads the pack in the 2011 Riverfest Regatta

The Clarksville City Council Boat leads the pack in the 2011 Riverfest Regatta

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Riverfest Regatta adds new plastic bottle division to race

 

Riverfest 2012Clarksville, TN – The Riverfest Regatta, sponsored by U.S. Bank, is not your typical boat race. The boats racing down the Cumberland River Saturday morning, September 8th, will be made of cardboard, a few other approved materials and this year, plastic bottles!

Not only will teams be racing for bragging rights, but trophies will also be awarded to the first-, second- and third-place teams in each division.

Competition will be in five divisions: Adult Open, Business and Industry, Church/Civic, City Department and Military.

Clarksville Police Department entry in the 2011 Riverfest Regatta.

Clarksville Police Department entry in the 2011 Riverfest Regatta.

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There’s still time to Sign Up for Riverfest’s 5th Annual Regatta

 

Sponsored by U.S. Bank

Riverfest Regatta Cardboard Boat RacesClarksville, TN – The Riverfest Regatta, sponsored by U.S. Bank, is not your typical boat race. The boats racing down the Cumberland River Saturday morning, September 10th, will be made of cardboard and a few other approved materials. Not only will teams be racing for bragging rights, but trophies will also be awarded to the first-, second- and third-place teams in each division.

Competition will be in five divisions: Adult Open, Business and Industry, Church/Civic, City Department and Military. Stephen Kemmer, U.S. Bank Community President and District Manager, and his team plan to race their boat in the Business and Industry division.

Riverfest Regatta

Riverfest Regatta

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