We will be taking team pictures on Thursday at practice. ARRIVE AT YOUR REGULAR PRACTICE TIMES.
If your child will be going home with you or another parent & not riding home on the bus, you must fill out a Private Vehicle Transportation Form. Have your child turn in form to his or her coach by Thursday.
Saturday May 6th 2017:
3:45 a.m Start loading buses for Wyandotte
HAVE YOUR STUDENT I.D. OUT AND WITH YOU! Coaches will collect them.
It will take approximately 3 hours to get to Wyandotte, one stop along the way for a restroom break.
4:00 a.m. depart from FHPS for Wyandotte
6:30-7:00 a.m. Arrive at Regatta site
Upon arrival at site, assist with unloading of boats and rigging.
YOU NEED YOUR Regatta Identification TO ROW TODAY!
(Coaches will pass out a wristband to rowers as their Regatta Identification)
All lightweights must Immediately go to the weigh-in station with your coach upon arrival at the race venue
Breakfast and Lunch will be served at the regatta site, Dinner will also be provided, either at the site or on the way home.
Coxie Meeting at 7:00AM, all coxies gather at the gazebo
Racing should conclude approximately 5:00 PM (Weather and event size pending)
Buses will depart after conclusion of the team meeting and all equipment has been loaded
NOTE: FHC PROM IS THE SAME NIGHT. ROWERS FIRST PRIORITY IS MAKING SURE THE EQUIPMENT GETS BACK ONTO THE BOAT TRAILER. ALL ROWERS ARE EXPECTED TO STAY FOR THE ENTIRE REGATTA!
There will be one rest stop on the return trip. Please make a call to whomver is picking you up at the school
Buses should return to the school approximately 9:00 PM (Weather and event size pending)
You may return home with your parents, another team member’s parents or your legal guardian but not until all equipment has been loaded and you have signed out with your coach & head coach.
A friend, a sibling under the age of 21 or yourself, cannot drive you home.
No students are allowed to drive themselves to or from the regatta.
All team members not qualifying for finals are expected to assist at the dock during the day!
There are usually several vendors at this regatta selling rowing related items including apparel, posters, jewelry, books, etc. You may want to plan on brining some extra cash for shopping at these vendors.
Note to Parents/Guardians: Our scheduled return time from regattas is only approximate as many factors affect the day’s events including weather, number of entries, traffic conditions and other circumstances outside of our control. We show the historical return time each week for your reference but please be advised that in some years we have been off by as much as three hours each way due to conditions outside of our control. Athletes are welcome to call home if you are not present at the event to advise you of our departure times. Please understand that we cannot guarantee return times.
We appreciate your prompt pick-up of athletes upon our return as the coaching staff will stay at the pick up point (New gym, Circle Drive) until all athletes have departed.
Coach Sadek’s Cell # (616) 856-9092
A Room Suggestion if you choose to stay the night:
Wyandotte – Friday, May 6th
Hampton Inn Detroit/Southgate
13555 Prechter Blvd.
Southgate, MI 48195
2015 OVERALL WyHi Champions Men 1st Place Women 2nd Place
The Wyandotte High Schools Regatta is hosted by the Wyandotte Boat Club along the banks of the Detroit River.
Come on down to Wyandotte and cheer for your Ranger Crews!