Philadelphia Frostbite Regatta

Mercer County Park, West Windsor, NJ
November 11, 2017

Philadelphia Frostbite Regatta is the culmination of the Autumn rowing season in the Northeast. It is a USRowing registered regatta. Medals are awarded in all events. All races are 2000 meters long on the flat, straight, Lake Mercer. Medals are awarded at GrandParents Area near launch dock.

The regatta is sponsored and supported by Pennsylvania Barge Club, #4 Boathouse Row, Philadelphia PA 19130

NOTE:  Entries close on November 4, 2017. All entries must be submitted online at Entries submitted via email or phone will not be accepted. All rowers and coaches will need to complete the online USRA Waiver to compete at the regatta. Instructions, registration and waiver forms can be found through these links: RegattaCentralWaivers and  USRowingWaiverPortal.

Payment by credit card:
MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and Paypal are accepted by Regatta Central.

Payment by check or money order:
Make payable to PENNSYLVANIA BARGE CLUB and mail it to
Philadelphia Frostbite Regatta
1514 Hayfield Drive
Yardley, PA 19067-1350.

All inquiries may be made to Mr. Ken Shaw Jr. at, or 215 356 7519

FEES – Eights $120.00,  Fours/Quads $90.00,  Doubles $50.00

*** If you would like to reserve tent space at the Mercer Lake venue, click here.***


  • Lightweight – No rower’s weight may exceed 160 lbs. Men – 130 lbs. Women (There will be no Weigh-in.)
  • High School – Any student currently enrolled in a four year secondary school.
  • Master – Age 27 or older as of Regatta Day.

Note:The Regatta Committee has decided that Master races will be handicapped as per USRowing Rules. Substitutions for those entered must be made known to the Regatta Committee 24 hours prior to the race.

Limits: There will be six Entries for each Section, each Event is limited in size. Events will fill as entries with proper payment are received. Once an Event is full, additional Entries received will be placed on a waiting list. Notification will be given to all crews whose entries have not been accepted. The Regatta Committee reserves the Right to row Sections according to level of competition in those races with more than six Entries. Winners of all races will be awarded medals. Medals are awarded at GrandParents Area near launch dock.



On the LAKE MERCER, Mercer County Park, West Windsor, New Jersey

November 11, 2017

(Note: times may change based on number of entries)

1. 9:00 – 9:14 AM High School Women Double
2. 9:21- 9:28 AM High School Men Double
3. 9:33 – 9:42 AM Open Men Double
4. 9:49 – 10:24 AM High School Women Four
5. 10:31 – 11:06 AM High School Men Four
6 11:13 – 11:27 AM College Women F/N Four
7. 11:34 – 11:48 AM College Men F/N Four
8. 11:55 – 12:23 PM Open Women Double
9. 12:30 PM College Women Lwt. Four
10. 12:37 PM College Men Lwt. Four
11. 12:4 – 12:51 PM College Women Four
12. 12:58 – 1:19 PM College Men Four
13. 1:26 – 1:33 PM High School Women Quad
14. 1:40 – 1:47 PM High School Men Quad
15. 1:54 – 2:22 PM High School Women Eight
16. 2:29 – 3:11 PM High School Men Eight
17. 3:18 – 3:25 PM College Women F/N Eight
18. 3:32 – 3:46 PM College Men F/N Eight
19. 3:53 – 4:00 PM College Men JV Eight
20. 4:07 – 4:21 PM College Women Varsity Eight
21. 4:28 – 4:35 PM College Men Varsity Eight

Note: race time will be adjusted dependent on number of entries.

  1. Race results will be posted at the finish line after each race. Results will be posted on the Schuylkill Navy web site and at RegattaCentral FrostbiteResults, automatically and continuously throughout the regatta. 

All races will start from stake boats. Prepare your crews.

BOW NUMBERS with proper lane assignment are the responsibility of each organization, or school. Lake Mercer course has lanes 1 to 6.

The Philadelphia Frostbite Regatta name and logo are the property of the Philadelphia Frostbite Regatta. Anyone selling T-shirts or other items using the Philadelphia Frostbite Regatta name or logo will be prosecuted. Any school, alumni organization, etc who uses the Philadelphia Frostbite Regatta name or logo without permission of the Frostbite Regatta Committee will be banned from future Philadelphia Frostbite Regattas.