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Carnegie Lake Regatta


35th Annual

SATURDAY, July 9, 2022

Carnegie Lake Rowing Association
Lake Carnegie, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey


Rules and Information

Race course is 1000 meters for all events with a floating start
Limit of 3 entries per organization per event (except singles and doubles events)
All heats are finals.
Two entries from different clubs per event required for a race

WARNING: Do NOT enter adjacent events. "Hot seating" may not be possible.

Registered Regatta; 2018 Rules of Rowing apply

Rule 2-310, all broken equipment in the starting area will be given 5 minutes to repair with an immediate restart following the repair
Rule 3-105, Bowball; every boat must have a bowball 
Rule 3-108, Footgear Release; the heel shall not raise more than 3 inches
Rule 3-110, Bow Numbers; every boat must have a bow number (please bring bow numbers 1-6 if you have them)
Rule 4-103, A female rower may not compete in events for men, and a male rower may not compete in events for women. A crew competing in a mixed event must be 50% male and 50% female, not including the coxswain. 
Rule 5-203, all clubs must be USRowing organizational members except for single entries who, if unaffiliated, must be full-privilege individual members of USRowing.  A competitor shall represent only one club.
Rule 5-204, 
No composite entries.

Payment by credit card only

Masters Events (including AA Category) - All rowers must be 21 years of age or older as of December 31, 2018.

Rule 4-104.3 Lightweights - NO weigh in; honor system
(a) Men:(1) A men’s lightweight Crew, including a singleScull (1x), shall have no Rower who weighs more than160 lbs.
(b) Women:(1) A women’s lightweight Crew, including a singleScull (1x), shall have no Rower who weighs more than130 lbs.

Age handicaps will be applied according to  2018 Rules of Rowing

Novice Events - All rowers must be in their first year of racing

See  to enter by the deadline date: July 8, 2018
All events have a capacity cap.  If you plan to attend, please register early to avoid the waitlist.

All participants must have a "Release of Liability" on file with or submit a "Release of Liability" available at  by July 3, 2017

    Singles - $50
    Doubles - $62
    Fours & Quads - $80
    Eights - $125

All payments must be made by credit card with 

Contact : Carnegie Lake Regatta
Carnegie Lake Rowing Association
P.O. Box 330
Princeton, NJ 08542-0330


2019  444 PHOTOS on


Lake Carnegie COURSE MAP

Volunteer Assignments: see


The Heebink Bowl award will be presented to the club with the best winning record of the day. One point for singles, two points for doubles, four points for fours/quads and eight points for eights. Coxswain race will not receive points

Past Winners (click on ribbon for full-size)

  1995 - 
  1996 - Carnegie Lake
  1997 - Rivanna
  1998 - Capital
  1999 - Capital
  2000 - Carnegie Lake
  2001 - Capital
  2002 - Capital
  2003 - Passaic River
  2004 - Capital
  2005 - Saugatuck
  2006 - Carnegie Lake
  2007 - Swan Creek
  2008 - Saugatuck
  2009 - Saugatuck
  2010 - Saugatuck
             2011 - Cancelled, Hurricane Irene
  2012 - Carnegie Lake
  2013 - University Barge
  2014 - Maritime
 2015 - Maritime
             2016 - Maritime

             2017 - Maritime

              2018 - Maritime
              2019 - Greenwich

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The Lyons Cup is awarded to the best novice boat at the Carnegie Lake Regatta.  The Cup is in memory of Pat Lyons, who was co-director of the club’s Learn to Row Program for many years.
Past Winners
2018 - Great River
2019 - 

Please join us for lunch

We plan to have hot dogs, hamburgers, salads, desserts and drinks.
We are famous for our regatta food tent thanks to the Lakers who bring home-made items.  We have to uphold or reputation for the best lunch at any regatta.  Again this year we are offering lunch for FREE with donations accepted.

Saturday, July 9, 2022
0 8:00 AM   Coxswain's Meeting
1     Mens Masters 4+
2     Womens Masters 8+
3     Mixed Masters 2x
4     Mixed Masters Novice 4+
5     Mens Masters 4x
6     Womens Masters 1x
7     Mens Masters 2x
8     Womens Masters Novice 4+
9     Mens Masters 8+
10     Womens Masters 2x
11     Mixed Masters 8+
12     Mens Masters 1x
13     Womens Masters 4x
14     Womens Masters 4+
15     Mens Masters Novice 4+
16     Mixed Masters 4x
17     Coxswain 500 meter Dash 4+

Event times (if listed) are typically for the finals. The schedule is tentative and subject to change   



Use the following address with your GPS device:

929 Princeton Kingston Road
Princeton, NJ 08540 

From the South: Interstate 95 North into New Jersey to Exit 7B, Route 206 North. North for 6.2 miles on Route 206 to Princeton. At traffic light go straight on Route 27 North (Nassau Street). Do not turn left on Route 206. North through town for 3.6 miles. Regatta site on your right.

From the North: New Jersey Turnpike South. Exit 9. Route 18 West 0.7 miles to Route 1 South towards Trenton. 11.4 miles South on Route 1. Exit right on Raymond Road for 1.3 miles to Route 27. South on Route 27 for 1.5 miles.  Regatta site on your left.

Contact Info

Address: PO Box 330, Princeton, NJ 08542-0330

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