Dan River Boat Race

Madison, North Carolina

 

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   Race Day

   7:30-10:00 a.m. Check in at Lindsey Bridge Access

        Pre-Registered - Pick up packet

        On-Site Registration - $30

  

   10:00 a.m. Race Begins (See Rules Below)

 

   Boats are released at one-minute intervals for timed racing.

 

Those entering more than one timed event

should arrive early to be placed in front of line!

 

   Free shuttle service between access sites.

 

Lindsey Bridge Access:

 

Address:

775 Lindsay Bridge Rd

Madison, NC 27025

 

From Greensboro: Follow US 220 North to Madison.

From I-40/Airport: Follow NC 68 North until it Merges with US 220 North.

 

Exit US 220 North at the Madison/Wentworth exit. Turn Right at top of exit onto NC 704 and cross bridge. Pass Victory Chevrolet on Right. Continue on 704. Cross bridge at Dan River. Road becomes NC 311. Continue for approximately one (1) mile. Cross creek and turn left on Lindsey Bridge Road. (Look for Pine Hall Brick Sign on corner). Continue on Lindsey Bridge Road approximately 1/2 mile. Cross railroad tracks and Dan River. Turn right into access site.

 

704 Access Site:

 

Address:

150 Water St.

Madison, NC 27025

 

From Greensboro: Follow US 220 North to Madison.

From I-40/Airport: Follow NC 68 North until it Merges with US 220 North.

 

Exit US 220 North at the Madison/Wentworth exit. Turn Right at top of exit onto NC 704 and cross bridge. Pass Victory Chevrolet on Right. Continue on 704. Cross bridge at Dan River. Turn right at first stoplight onto Market Street. Turn right at second light onto Murphy Street. Cross railroad tracks and turn right at bottom of hill onto Water Street. Continue under bridge. Access site is on left.

 

From Lindsey Bridge to 704 Access Site:

Turn Left out of Lindsey Bridge Access Site, cross bridge and railroad tracks and continue to stop sign at end of road. Turn right onto Academy Street/NC 311. Follow 311 and turn left at the third stop light onto Market Street. Turn right at second light onto Murphy Street. Cross railroad tracks and turn right at bottom of hill onto Water Street. Continue under bridge. Access site is on left.

 

Race Rules

1. When people in two different age categories race together, competition will be held in the younger category.

2. Minimum Race Age: 6 Years

3. Participants 6-12 years of age must be accompanied by an experienced adult.

4. Each participant must complete a registration form and sign the waiver.

5. All children must wear properly fitting life vests.

 

On the Water

6. Non-race boats have the right of way to the left. Watch for fishermen and others that are not participating in the event.

7. Practice water safety.

8. DO NOT remove your life vest while on the water.

9. Do not throw trash into the river. A trash bag is provided for litter.

10. Keep a safe distance between boats.

 

Finish line: Between buoys at the 704 Access site. Please clear the craft from the steps promptly upon finishing the race and load onto appropriate vehicle.