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2011 River Regatta
Posted on Oct 16th, 2011

 
 
 
All day Saturday, October 29, 2011
 
​Schedule of Events:
  • Power Watercraft (powerboat, jet ski, etc.) run the lower San Bernard below UP Railroad Swing Bridge to River’s End.  map  Travel to designated checkpoints on the river. This is not a race of speed, rather the goal is to collect signatures on game cards that will be provided to each participant during registration. 
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Registration at F.O.R. Community Center, $10 for each game card purchased and map of designated river checkpoints.
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Collect signatures at river checkpoints
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Return completed signature card to Dido’s Banquet Hall, 2922 CR 519, for drawing of playing hand. Best playing hand wins trophy and $50 gift certificate.
  • Kayak/Canoe Run upper San Bernard  map  Paddle from Hanson County Park to the salt water spillway, four mile round trip. 
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Registration at Hanson County Park, Hwy 35 west of West Columbia. $10. Participants receive game card and map.
10:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Pleasure paddle the lesser traveled areas of the San Bernard to spillway upriver and return back to Hanson Park.
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Return completed signature card to Dido’s Banquet Hall, 2922 CR 519, for drawing of playing hand. Best playing hand wins trophy and $50 gift certificate.
  • Road Run (any type of street legal vehicle) Southern Brazoria County. map Participants travel by road to designated checkpoints. This is not a race of speed; rather the goal is to collect signatures on game cards which will be provided to each participant during registration. 
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Registration at F.O.R. Community Center, $10 for each game card purchased and map of designated road checkpoints.
10:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Collect signatures at road checkpoints
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Return completed signature card to Dido’s Banquet Hall, 2922 CR 519, for drawing of playing hand. Best playing hand wins trophy and $50 gift certificate.
  • Afternoon Activities Dido’s Banquet Hall, 2922 CR 519, San Bernard River map
1:00 p.m.
Food available from Dido’s Banquet Hall, $10. Silent Auction open for viewing
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Drawing for best playing hand. Additional cards may be purchased at this time - anyone can buy for best hand
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Classic boat/car/bike show, $10 entry fee or free with River Regatta game card, next to Dido’s Banquet Hall. Free admission to public. Vote for for Best of Show, Best Restoration and Best Paint. Information 798-6945
3:00 p.m.
Live Auction begins (list of items)
3:30 p.m.
Introduction of guests, best playing hand winners announced, River Regatta Raffle drawing. Live Auction resumes.
Closing of Silent Auction will be announced before end of Live Auction.
6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Dance to the music of the Intercoastal Pirates. $10 cover charge. Beer and setups available from Dido’s Banquet Hall.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Win one of these great Raffle Prizes:
First Prize: Masterbuilt 40" Electric Digital Smoker 
donated by Russell and Wana York
 
 Second Prize: Apple iPad 2
 
Third Prize: All Power 3500 Watt 6.5HP Generator with Mobility Cart
Fourth Prize: Domino's Pizza for a year -
 donated by Brazoria location and
Chick-fil-A coupon basket - donated by Lake Jackson location.
 
Regatta Raffle tickets
$5 each or 5 for $20
 
Order by mail, print form and send, tickets will be sent to you by mail

Raffle Tickets sold at these locations:

Angleton Goe Harley Davidson
Bay City Tett's Jewelers
Brazoria Brazoria Florist 
     Reifel's Feed
     Hutson Real Estate
Clute Firestone
Lake Jackson Andy's Kitchen, Bartlett Motor Co.
Needville RVOS Insurance, Western Power & Hardware
Sweeny Litzler's Feed Store
West Columbia Chesney's Jewelry
 
Volunteer!!!
Join the fun and volunteer to help at the 2011 River Regatta. Select Volunteer on the drop down list. See list of volunteer positions.
 
 
River Regatta Sponsorships    View Sponsor Ads
 
Stewart Corrosion Survey, LLC
Freeport LNG Development, LP
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, LP
ConocoPhillips Sweeny Refinery
Barbed Rose Steakhouse & Seafood Company
​Brazoria Telephone Company
TDECU
 
 
Dido's Banquet Hall
Dyer Moore
ICS Inc.
Huntsman Corporation
Brazos Fasteners
F.O.R. Board of Directors
Lone Star Bank
Local Industrial Contractors
 
BASF
Biker’s Bay
Lake Hardware & Lumber
United Bilt Homes
Brazoria Co. Commissioner Larry Stanley, Pct 4
Wana's Designs
Port Freeport Commissioner Shane Pirtle
Positive News Channel
Congressman Ron Paul
State Representative Randy Weber
Running for Congress

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Debby & Kyle
Brazoria Co. Commissioner Matt Sebesta, Pct 2
Francis Schultz - Direct Effect Marketing
Brazoria Co. Commissioner Dude Payne, Pct 1
Wright Creative
Sonic Drive-In
Constable Fred Kanter, Pct 4
Bluewater Kayaks
aluminumsolution.com
State Representative Dennis Bonnen
Commercial Metals Company
Brazoria Heritage Foundation
American Realty
Freddie Brown Auto Sales
High 5 Bar and Grill
RVOS Insurance
Dale Davis for Justice of the Peace 
Pct 4-1
Tracy Read for Justice of the Peace 
Pct 1-1
Constable Robin Rape, Pct 1
A-1 Washer & Dryer Rental Service
2-J’s Seafood House
​Killum Pest Control, Inc.
 
 
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