Rivanna River Regatta

Rivanna River Regatta

Event Details

Race date is Saturday May 4, 2024 with a rain date set for May 5. (RACE CANCELED BY ORGANIZERS ON APRIL 24)

Paddlers assemble at registration/start line in Brook Hill Park under the Route 29 bridge north of Charlottesville (just north of the DoubleTree Hotel/Sam’s Club on the upstream side of the bridge off Rio Mills Road.) Join us for the 17th Annual Rivanna River Race: an exciting downriver canoe & kayak race that runs 6.8-miles from Brook Hill River Park at the Route 29 bridge to Darden Towe Park.

All competitors must pre-register – there will be no in-person registration!  See the following link for more information, past results and  registration.



Classes (subject to change)

Tandem Canoe

Tandem Kayak

Solo Canoe (Recreational & Competitive)

Solo Kayak (Recreational & Competitive)

+ Canoeists may only use single-blade paddles