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43rd Annual Buffalo Bayou Partnership Regatta


Join us for Texas’ largest canoe and kayak race – the Buffalo Bayou Partnership Regatta presented by Gillman SubaruPaddlers (ages 12 and up) are encouraged to participate in the 15-mile American Canoe Association sanctioned race along the scenic Buffalo Bayou. Whether you are entering competitively or paddling for pleasure, you won’t want to miss out on this longstanding Houston tradition!

Those not wanting to paddle can catch the outdoor fun and cheer on racers along the race route or meet at the finish line for live zydeco music, rock climbing, awards, food and drinks at Sesquicentennial Park.

Online registration closes at 11:59 pm on Thursday, March 5. You will be able to register on race day, however, you will NOT be included in the official time keeping of the race, nor be eligible for awards, and will start 5 minutes after the last start of the race.

Racers who register by midnight on Wednesday, March 4 will have a chance to pick up their packets with boat numbers, t-shirts and additional information prior to the race.

Thursday, March 5 (4 – 7 pm)
Friday, March 6 (11 am – 2 pm)

Buffalo Bayou Partnership Office (download PDF map)
1113 Vine Street, Suite 215
Houston, TX 77002

UPDATE 3/4/15: The Buffalo Bayou Partnership Regatta is rain or shine. If cancellation does take place due to severe water or weather conditions, all entry fees will be considered a tax-deductible donation to Buffalo Bayou Partnership and used in our efforts to continue revitalizing the bayou.


Special Thanks to Our 2015 Regatta Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor
Gillman Subaru

BRH Garver Construction

Admiral Class
Brookfield Office Properties
CenterPoint Energy
Waste Management

Commodore Class
The Lionstone Group
Saint Arnold Brewing Company

Captain Class
Bayou on the Bend
IDS Engineering Group
LJA Engineering, Inc.
Millis Development & Construction, Inc.
TBG Partners, Inc.

First Mate
Beneficial Pest Control
Kimberly and Bradley Dennison
SuperSlow Zone

In-Kind Sponsors
Austin Canoe & Kayak
Downtown District
Harris County Flood Control District
Houston First Corporation
Katz Coffee
Northwest Amateur Radio Society
The Wave

Media Sponsors
Houston Press