2019 MADISON REGATTA FESTIVAL EVENTS July 1 7PM – Miss Madison Regatta Scholarship Pageant – North Madison Christian Church July 2 6PM – Madison Regatta Waterball Fights – Main Street in front of the courthouse July 3 7PM – WORX Street Dance – Fireman’s Park 9PM– City of Madison Movie in the Park @ Bicentennial Park AT dark July 4 3:30PM Gate 5PM Show – Madison Regatta Free Music Fourth by Craig toyota – Bicentennial Park July 5 8:00am- 4:00pm - River Closes / Race Course Setup / Finalize Pit and Course Setup. RC boats during course setup. 1:00am-11:30pm - 5to5 vintage 11:30am-12:30pm - H1 Testing 12:30pm-1:30pm - GPW Testing 1:30pm-2:00pm - 5to5 vintage 2:00pm-4:00pm - Gold Cup Qualifying until 4pm – Madison Regatta Free Friday – Madison Riverfront 5:00pm – 12:00am - Music at Bicentennial Park on the Riverfront (See Event Schedule for list of bands) TBD – Autograph Session - Vaughn Drive 7PM – City of Madison/Madison Regatta Parade – Main Street 3:30PM GATES 5PM SHOW – Roostertail Music Festival Presented by Belterra Casino– Bicentennial Park *Note for Friday, July 5th: Daytime access to the Madison Regatta is free. For the Music on the River event: Friday and Saturday night a Regatta admission wristband is required. July 6 7:00am River Closes / Race Course Setup / Finalize Course Setup. RC boats during setup if available. 8AM – Madison Courier Run/Walk @ MCHS 9:00am – 9:30am - Driver Physicals 9:30am –10:00am - Driver’s Meeting TBD – Autograph Session – Vaughn Drive 10:00am-10:30am - 5to5 vintage/ if river conditions allow 10:45am –11:00am - Opening Ceremonies 11:00am –11:20am - Grand Prix World Heat 1A 11:20am- 11:40am - Grand Prix World Heat 1B 11:40am – 12:40pm - Heat Testing/ 5to5 if testing is to be skipped 12PM – FatBoyz BodyWorkz Cornhole Tournament – Fireman’s Park 12:40pm–1:00pm - Grand Prix World Heat 2A 1:00pm-1:20pm - Grand Prix World Heat 2B 1:00PM Gates 2PM SHOW – Roostertail Music Festival Presented by Belterra Casino– Bicentennial Park 1:20pm–1:40pm - Heat 1A 1:40pm-2:00pm - Heat 1B 2:15pm-3:15pm - Chandler Chevrolet Driver’s Autograph Session 2:00pm-2:20pm - Grand Prix World Heat 3A 2:20pm-2:40pm - Grand Prix World Heat 3B 3:30pm-3:40pm - Heat 2A 3:40pm-4:00pm - Heat 2B 4:15pm –4:40pm - Awards Ceremony at Judge’s Stand 5:00pm - River Opens 2:00pm – 12:00am - Music in Bicentennial Park 8:30pm - River Closes for Fireworks Approx. 10:00pm - Fireworks Spectacular, Co-Sponsored by American Legion Post #9, the City of Madison Indiana, Commonwealth Engineers, River Rat Rodz *Note for Saturday, July 6th: Daytime access to the Madison Regatta is a Regatta admission wristband. Saturday night’s Music in Bicentennial Park will be admission entry only and Fireworks are free to enjoy anywhere else along the river. **River Opens Following Conclusion of Fireworks Display July 7 7:00am - River Closes / Race Course Setup / Finalize Setup 8:00am–8:30am - Drivers Physical 8:30am–9:30am - Safety & Rescue Meeting / Divers walk-thru 9:00am–10:00am - Drivers Meeting 10am-4pm - Madison Regatta @ Madison Riverfront 10:00am–10:30am - Chapel Services 10:45am-11:00am - Opening Ceremonies 11:00am-12:00pm - H1 Testing 12:00pm–12:30pm - Heat 3A 12:30pm-1:00pm - Heat 3B 12:30pm-1:00pm - Grand Prix World Heat 4A 1:00pm-1:30pm - Grand Prix World Heat 4B 1:30pm –2:00pm - Heat 4A 2:00pm-2:30pm - Heat 4B 2:30pm–3:00pm - Grand Prix World Final 3:00pm–3:30pm - APBA Gold Cup Final 4:00pm - Awards Presentation at the Judge’s Stand 5:30pm - River Opens *Note for Sunday, July 7th: Daytime access to the Madison Regatta is a Regatta admission wristband.