Race Day

Where to watch:

For the best view of the finish line and the pre- and post-race action (along with concessions and bathrooms), join us at the boathouse. For the best view of the complete race, we recommend the Anacostia Trail pedestrian bridge or across the river at Anacostia Park. See the race day and parking information sheet with details and maps below.

When to watch:
The coaches and coxswain meeting will begin at 7:00 AM, and races will run approximately 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. 2018 Heat Sheet will be posted when available. In addition, real time results will be available on Regatta Central.


YouTube Recordings:

All heats will be recorded and posted to YouTube. Checkout the DC Strokes YouTube Channel after the regatta.

What should I bring? 

Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase from some of DC’s awesome food trucks. However, you are welcome to bring your own food and beverages as well. There is some space for team tents and chairs alongside the last part of the race course. Don’t forget water and sunscreen!

A commemorative regatta t-shirt will also available be for purchase.


Participants will be able to purchase lunch from trucks located just outside the boathouse parking lot on M Street. The trucks will serve lunch from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The official break in Regatta heats will be from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.

How to get to the regatta by transit or bike

DC offers a lot of options for getting to the regatta. 

  • The nearest Metro is “Potomac Avenue” (Orange and Blue lines).

  • There are also a number of bus stops at 11th & M St SE, which is only a few minutes walk from the boathouse.

  • For exact directions, visit Google Transit Map. Your end location is “1900 M St SE, Washington, DC 20003”.

How to get to the regatta by car:

Parking is provided at the Maritime Plaza I, upper level. The address for parking is "1201 M St SE, Washington, DC 20003". Parking attendants will direct you to the proper location. Don't forget to print out and bring the parking pass!


Parking at the boathouse is reserved for trailers and handicapped participants.



Results for each heat will be posted to Regatta Central, and the official Stonewall Twitter (@rowStonewall) and Instagram (@rowStonewall) accounts. A sortable results table can be found on the Results section of the site.