2018 Regatta Events Diary
Please note that for all events with a stated age limit, the qualifying age is as on day of race/event.
For all nautical events, children aged 16 and under must wear lifejackets (not supplied).
All trophy winners from throughout Regatta Week are invited to attend the Presentation Evening.
|Sat 14th July|
|6.00 pm registration 6.30 pm start||Barham Cup||Click here for details|
|Sun 5th August
|12.00pm||Dinghy Racing||Two sea races. Entry open to all, but must have third insurance. Please contact David Bayliss (SSC) for further details, tel 01626 872243 or 07831 287887.|
|11.30 am||Coastguard & R.N.L.I. Display||Offshore from the front beach, by the pier – a superb spectator event showing the skill and courage of our rescue personnel, using Teignmouth’s own inshore lifeboat, the Torbay offshore lifeboat and the Coastguard Rescue Helicopter from Portland (subject to availability).||
|1.30pm registration for 2pm start||Floaty McFloat Race||Float as an individual or team down the river to the Morgan Giles wall. Steer your craft with just your arms and hands (no paddles). Spot prizes will be awarded. Entry is strictly limited to 6 years and over. All under 16’s must wear buoyancy aids and these can be supplied (by Sea Sports SW). Please wear appropriate clothing. All children under 14 must be with an adult.|
|3.00 pm||Kayak and Paddleboard Races||Registration at the Ship Inn beach.Entry fees: Under 16’s – free; 16’s and over – £1.Races (order to be determined on the day):Girls (Under 12); Boys (Under 12);Boys (12-16 years); Girls (12-16 years); Men (over 16’s); Ladies (over 16’s); Mixed Double Kayak. All equipment supplied.|
|Mon 6th Aug|
|Crab Catching||Cash prizes for the most and heaviest crabs caught (various categories). Supply your own crab line and bait (these can be purchased from the volunteers on the day). At the Fish & Sand Quays near the New Quay Inn. Free entry. Age groups: 6 and under; over 6’s.Crab lines only to be used – one crab line only per competitor (or team/pair), one small bait bag only per line and no landing or drop nets allowed. Children under 6 permitted to have adult help.|
Follows on from Crab Catching
|Crab Racing||Crab Race – fastest crab from those caught. All crabs to be returned to the water alive!|
|6.30pm doors open 7.00pm start||Quiz Night||Pre-register your team for this popular event now by texting Kathy on 07977 057122.Come and test your general knowledge at Teignmouth Rugby Club. Teams of up to 6. Entry fee: £10 per team. Maximum of 15 teams on a first come, first served basis.
Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.
|Tues 7th Aug|
|10.00 am||All Day Fete||On the den.|
|10.00 am||Sandcastles||Traditional castles and sand sculptures allowed. Plastic spades only. Prizes for: 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each age group. On the front beach near the Pier. Free entry.Age categories: 0-5 years; 6-8 years; 9-11 years;12-16 years.Teams must work to the oldest entrant’s age category.|
|Follows straight on from Sandcastles||Children’s Treasure Hunt||Plastic spades only. There will be two separate areas for digging. Dig in the sand to find prize tickets to exchange for prizes. One “star prize” awarded per age category.On the front beach close to the Sandcastle Competition – Free entry.Age categories: 0-5 years; 6 years and over.|
|2.00 pm||Pavement Artist||Children are invited to draw a picture using provided chalk onto a paving slab. Prizes for: 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each age group.To qualify for entry all competitors must work alone.On the Promenade near the Beachcomber – Free entry.Age categories: 0-5 years; 6-8 years; 9-11 years; 12-16 years.|
|6.00 pm registration 6.30 pm start||Family Treasure Hunt||Team event (maximum of 4 adults). Clues are provided to follow a trail around the town and river beach areas on foot.Cash prizes: 1st place £20; 2nd place £10; 3rd place £5.Registration of teams at the Ship Inn. Entry fee: £5 per team. Maximum of 30 teams on a first come, first served basis.Staggered start (late entries are eligible up to 7.30pm).Prize giving at approximately 9.00pm outside the Ship Inn.|
|Wed 8th Aug|
|2.00 pm||Sports||Cash prizes, or trophies for local winners.On The Den. Free entry, no registration required.Running Races 5 years and under (boys & girls) 6 & 7 years (boys & girls), 8 & 9 years (boys & girls), 10 & 11 years (boys & girls), 12 years and over (boys & girls).Sack Races 6 & 7 years (boys & girls), 8 & 9 years (boys & girls), 10 & 11 years (boys & girls), 12 years and over (boys & girls).Wheelbarrow Races* 8 & 9 years (mixed), 10 & 11 years (mixed), 12 years and over (mixed).Egg & Spoon Races 5 years and under (mixed), 6 & 7 years (boys & girls)Piggy Back Races* 8 & 9 years (mixed), 10 & 11 years (mixed), 12 years and over (mixed)*The Wheelbarrow and Piggy Back race competitors must be within the same age group.Mum’s Sprint – Trophy for local winner. Dad’s Sprint – Trophy for local winner. Local Boys 12-16 years – Trophy for winner. Local Girls 12-16 years – Trophy for winner.Adult Egg & Spoon Race. Adult Three Legged Race.Various races for 5’s and under.Please note: All “Fun Sports” events are subject to change and this running order could change on the day.|
|Thurs 9th Aug|
|7.00 pm||Services Triathlon||Watch our local public service teams swim, run and row in an action packed event starting from Lifeboat Lane. Presentation of trophy afterwards at The Blue Anchor.|
|Fri 10th Aug|
|Junior Raft Race||Register your team by the Ship Inn, teams of 4. Age 10 +|
|6.30 pm assemble 7.00 pm start||Raft Race||Places are allocated on a first come first served basis and can only be booked in advance from Sat 24h July by calling/texting Marie Burton ***** . Teams of 4 are invited to put on fancy dress (optional) and to build a raft using provided materials only, and then race the raft around our course within the river.Entry is strictly limited to 16 teams of 4, one member of which must be a lady or under 16. All materials, paddles and buoyancy aids are supplied (buoyancy aids supplied by Sea Sports South West). There will be a number of heats followed by a grand final.Prizes are awarded for the biggest ‘You’ve been framed moment’ and best fancy dress. The overall and fastest winners will be awarded with the Raft Race Regatta Trophy.Cash prizes: 1st place £20, 2nd place £15, 3rd place £10.Register your team at the Ship Inn. Entry fee: £10 per team. Presentations are at the Ship Inn (with music) following the racing.|
|Time TBC||Cruiser Racing (organised by TCYC)||Notice of race and sailing instructions are on the TCYC website. Please contact Steve Pococks for further details 07778 707876.|
|Sat 11th Aug|
|6.30pm||Cruiser Racing (organised by TCYC)||Notice of race and sailing instructions are on the TCYC website. Please contact Steve Pococks for further details 07778 707876.|
|2.00 pm||Floating Target Football||Try your football skills by kicking 3 balls into our floating target.Registration at the Sand Quay.Entry fees: Under 16’s – free; 16 & over £1 per entry.||
|4.00 pm||Junior Seine Boat Race||Registration and coxes meeting. Race to follow.|
|5.00 pm||RTRC League Seine Boat Racing||Normal RTRC race rules apply. Coxes meeting followed by Ladies and Men’s RTRC League Seine Boat Races.|
|Sun 12th Aug|
|10.30am||Cruiser Racing (organised by TCYC)||Notice of race and sailing instructions are on the TCYC website. Please contact Steve Pococks for further details 07778 707876.|
|10.00 am registration 10.30 am start||Fun Run||Course runs from East Cliff Cafe, along the seafront to the lighthouse and finishes back at the East Cliff Cafe (course is approximately 1 mile). Come and join this family fun event and enjoy the scenery at a more sedate pace.Registration near East Cliff Cafe.Entry fee: £1 for adults; Under 16’s – free.|
|2.00 pm||Rowing Races||Entries and registration accepted on the day.This Regatta event has some hard fought races together with plenty of fun activities, with something for all ages and abilities.Fully equipped boats are available if required.Whether a novice or an experienced rower, come along and join in with this fun afternoon of activities.Great entertainment for spectators too!Cash prizes for race winners.1.30pm: Registration near Ferry landing.Entry fees: Under 16’s – free; 16’s and over – £1 per race.2.00pm: Races start (order to be determined on the day):Men’s pairs, Men over 40,Men’s singles, Mixed pairs,Ladies pairs, Ladies over 40, Ladies singles, Ladies backwater race, Boys under 18, Boys under 14, Boys under 12,Men’s backwater race, Girls under 18, Girls under 14, Girls under 12, Generation Race (adult with under 12 & adult with over 12), Relay Race under(under 16’s & adults), Balloon Race, Shovel race – 4 people, 2 shovels, 1 bucket to be supplied by committee – boats with buoyancy tanks only..!Events are subject to change.Please note that for all events with a stated age limit, the qualifying age is as on day of race/event.For all nautical events, children aged 16 and under must wear lifejackets (not supplied).All trophy winners from throughout Regatta Week are invited to attend the Presentation Evening.Trophies will only be presented to children rowing in the correct age group.||
|On completion of rowing races||Presentation of Trophies||
Presentation of all other Regatta trophies will take place at the River Beach (Lifeboat Lane)
Current trophy holders should ensure that the trophies are returned (cleaned and polished!) to Lucy Pitts (telephone 07968 423016).
We hope you enjoy this year’s exciting activities
All events are subject to weather conditions and attendance of participants.
The Committee reserves the right to alter events to suit conditions as they occur.
The Committee accept no responsibility or liability for alteration or cancellation of events.
The Committee can accept no liability for any loss of, or damage to, property or injury to persons arising from any of the events of Teignmouth Regatta.
All persons competing do so at their own risk, both to themselves and to their equipment and as to Third Parties.
The entry of competitors under the age of 16 is only accepted if those competitors are accompanied by an adult.
All entrants to these activities are deemed to have accepted the conditions of entry which are available within this programme and on www.teignmouthregatta.co.uk
See you all next year for
Teignmouth Regatta 2019 Sunday 4th to Sunday 11th Aug (TBC)