Head of the Colorado

The Head of the Colorado will be held on October 30th, 2021.

ARC has been hosting this regatta since the mid-1980s. This 5,000 meter head race on Lady Bird Lake in Austin, Texas offers events for the following: Junior, Collegiate, Open, Adaptive and Masters rowers. 

Race Information

Will be published 6-8 weeks before the event.



The Head of the Colorado is located at Festival Beach Park on Lady Bird Lake, Austin, Texas. Venue map showing team tent locations and boat lay down locations.

By Bike – Bike racks are provided in the park and storage is available at the venue tent; bring your lock. Austin Bike Map

By Trail – Everyone is encouraged to walk or bike the trails to reach the event.Lady Bird Lake Trail Map

By Public Transport – Capital Metro routes 21 and 22 serve the venue. Capital Metro System Map – Capital Metro Trip Planner

Trailer Parking – Please see the overview and detail maps of trailer parking. Trailers shall be parked in a westbound orientation on Chicon Street.

Venue Parking – Limited parking is available within one block of 1600 Nash Hernandez Senior Road, along the south side of Nash Hernandez Sr. and where available on Chicon and Comal. All visitors must honor traffic cones, barriers and No Parking signs or risk ticketing or towing.

Contact Information

Brenda Walk, Regatta Committee Chair: vicepresident@austinrowing.org
Stephanie Perez, Volunteer Coordinator: regattavolunteer@austinrowing.org

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