2017 Ischua Valley's Falling Leaves Regatta

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Event Date(s): Fri, 09/08/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 6:00pm
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2017 Ischua Falling Leaves Regatta

You’re invited to end your “Summer 2017” by participating in this amateur dice run regatta. Any form of motor-less craft may be entered for a fun trip down the beautiful Ischua Creek.

Proceeds benefit the Hinsdale American Legion – Hinsdale Vol. Fire Department – Ischua Vol. Fire Department.  This is the 11th annual Regatta and setup and camping is offered all weekend from Sept 8-10.  An amateur regatta to be held with any form of motorless boat running the Ischua Creek from Mill St. in Ischua to behind the Hinsdale American Legion (approx. 7.8 miles except length may be shorter due to low water or inclement weather). The Ischua Creek is classified as one of the few Class A trout streams by the NY State Dept. of Environmental Conservation. The stream is home to native trout, ospreys, herons, and the American Bald Eagle. You are equally likely to see deer, bear, otter, beaver and other aquatic animals during your venture.

Select from two routes: we have a long route (7.8 miles) starting at Mill Street in Ischua and a shorter route starting at Farwell Rd. (5.1 miles).

Registration information:  We are in the process of going paperless. While we will still be accepting mail in applications, we have increased the cost of them to encourage everyone to register online. To mail payment, you can download and print a registration form here: REGATTA APPLICATION FORM or to pay and regsiter online, go to the REGISTRATION page.

 

For more information on this event please visit http://www.FallRegatta.com

This event will be held at:

Hinsdale American Legion
3727 Rt. 16
Hinsdale, NY 14743
United States
Phone: 716-557-8716
42° 9' 11.124" N, 78° 23' 52.674" W
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