2016 Ischua Valley's Falling Leaves Regatta

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Event Date(s): Sat, 09/10/2016 - 8:00am - 6:00pm
Please note that this event has expired!
Participants enjoying an autumn float

You’re invited to end your “Summer 2016” 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 10th annual Regatta and setup and camping is offered all weekend from Sept 9-11.  There are two route you can select from, a long route at 7.8 miles or a shorter route at 5.1 miles.

The ischua Creek is classified as one of the few Class A trout streams by the NYDEC and you are bound to see native trout, ospreys, herons and perhaps even an Eagle. 

Registration information:  While they will still be accepting mail in applications, they 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 register 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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