The Faultline Faceoff Regatta returns for 2019 as the best place to get early season racing experience in California. We pride ourselves in running a regatta that offers fast racing for Varsity crews and opportunity to learn by racing for Novice crews.
Schedule & Results
The preliminary schedule is posted here. Once the schedule is final, HereNow will have the posted results.
Due to the size restrictions of the venue, the Faultline Faceoff regatta is an Invitational event. Invited crews should register for the race at RegattaCentral.
The regatta will be held at the boat launch on San Pablo Reservoir. We are guests of the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) and Rocky Mountain Recreation at San Pablo. Please follow their rules and respect their personnel on site so we can continue to use this fantastic venue for future regattas.
Address: 522 Old San Pablo Dam Road, Orinda, CA
Note that there is no address shown on the street, but there is a big sign reading “San Pablo Dam Boat Launch” at the entrance.
Park Opening and Closing:
Saturday Park is open from 7am to 6pm
Everyone must be out of the park by 6pm, no exceptions. Do not plan on having your dinner at the race course,
practicing after the last race, etc.
Sunday Park gate will open at 6am - Please do not arrive earlier than 6am.
Parking on site is extremely limited. Therefore, we will not be selling permits to individuals. Permits will be sold to each team for distribution to their parents, coaches, and volunteers. The permits will be for in and out privileges for both Saturday and Sunday and parking in the overflow lots, furthest away from the boat launch. There will be no purchasing of permits on-site.
Please Note: Only permits purchased from the Oakland Strokes will be accepted for entry the weekend of the Regatta. Daily, Seasonal, and Annual permits purchased from EBMUD will not be valid for the regatta weekend.
Parking off-site and shuttle:
Those without a permit should park in the parking lot at the Orinda BART station and take the shuttle. The parking lot and shuttle are free but will add time to your day. Please plan your time accordingly. The shuttle will run every 20 -30 minutes depending on the time of day.
Saturday: Every 20 minutes from 9:30am until 6:00pm.
Sunday: Every 20 minutes from 6:00am until 4:00pm (or until everyone has been transported)
Please Note: The shuttle demands at the close of the regatta are extremely heavy. Therefore we will allow cars without a permit into the venue to pick up athletes and/or spectators on Saturday after 4:00pm and Sunday after 2:00pm. This is for the picking up only, no parking without a permit, you will be ticketed and towed.
NO DOGS ON THE SHUTTLE BUSES. There is a no dog policy on the shuttle buses. If you would like to bring your dog, you and your dog can be dropped off at the athlete drop off and can be picked up later. Any dogs at the venue are subject to a park fee of $3, payable at the kiosk upon arrival. Dogs are not allowed on the beach or near the water and all dogs must be on a leash.