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Registration now open!

Please register before October 18th! Prices will rise for late registration October 19-26

See updates below and on Instagram @saratogarowing

Head of the Fish is excited to be back in person this year!  Halloween weekend. Oct 30 & 31.

Follow @saratogarowing on all social media platforms and come back to this page to learn more about racing! 


Looking for official Head of the Fish gear? Head to the N&D Head of the Fish store!

Trouble Registering

If you are having trouble registering, check out our troubleshooting guide HERE.  If you have gone through the guide and are still having trouble, reach out to!

Race Dates

Saturday, Oct 30th - Sunday Oct 31st

Race Distance

3200 meters from our starters camera to the finish camera (assuming you have a good course!)

Race Format

Competitors will race 3200 meters on Fish Creek against the clock head race style with 20-30 second gaps between competitors.  

Race Results

Race Results will be posted on race day, with the winning time receiving a fish head trophy.

A minimum of 5 entries must be registered for an event to be eligible for a Fish Head Trophy.


We are fortunate in the northeast USA to be able to run a few types of boat classes on the water, we understand that some programs are still in singles or even off the water.

We do have 3 events to be completed on the ergometer. The ERG single = 3200 meters all by yourself The ERG Mixed quad = 3200 meters as 4x800 meters. 2 men, and 2 women. doing 800 meters each The ERG  eight = 3200 meters as 8x400 meters. 8 people doing 400 meters each and one coxswain good at math!

Coaches & Athletes
Spectators & Organizers
Schedule & Results
Coaches & Athletes

Course Maps

Prepare for your races by reviewing our course maps, including launching patterns, warm up notes, and race suggestions.

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Venue Map

Familiarize yourself with the regatta site, including parking, EMS, awards, food tents, and vendors.

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Trailer Parking

Upon your arrival to course, know what to expect when being directed through Trailer Parking.

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Ensure you are supporting fair racing by following the Rules of the Regatta.

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Find out our awards progression here.

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Chase Updates

Get up to date information directly from the Regatta Director here.

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Spectators & Organizers

Car Parking

Know what to expect when you arrive regarding the available parking.

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Bus Parking

Get your Bus information here.

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Food Tents

Get your Food Tent Information (location, suggestions, fees) here.

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Sign-Up to be a Vendor here.

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Get directions to Fish Creek here!

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Schedule & Results

Past Results

Want to know how your time stacks up of time's past?  Click here for all our previous race results on Fish Creek!

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