festival, race schedule despite
having no title sponsor
(June 2006) Plans are under way for the 2006 Madison
Regatta and festival, scheduled for June 24 to July 2. No title sponsor
has been signed, however, Budweiser has signed as an associate sponsor.
2006 Madison Regatta
Schedule of Events
(All times are EDT-fast time)
Saturday, June 24: Young Insurance Agency Little Miss &
Mr. Pageant.10 a.m. at the Ohio Theatre, Main Street.
Saturday, June 24: Cruisin Auto 3-on-3 StreetBall
Fest. 8 a.m. at the riverfront basketball courts by Crystal Beach.
Monday, June 26: Xi Beta Upsilon Miss Madison Regatta
Beauty Pageant. 8 p.m. at the Madison Consolidated High School
Auditorium. Tickets $6.
Tuesday, June 27: Fillin Station Liquors Waterball
Fight. 6 p.m. on Main Street in front of the Jefferson County
Wednesday, June 28: River Valley Financial Bank
Bed Race. 6 p.m. on Main Street in front of Jefferson County Courthouse.
Wednesday, June 28: WORX 96.7 FM Street Dance. 8-11
p.m. at the riverfront at Firemans Park, foot of Jefferson
Thursday, June 29: MainSource Bank Media Party &
Madison Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours. 4 6:30
p.m. at the VIP Tent at the riverfront. (Open to the media, race
drivers, team owners, race officials, chamber members and their
Music on the River, sponsored by Arvin Sango Inc.,
Big-O Tires, Moms Music, Papa Johns Pizza, & Ponderosa
Steakhouse at Firemans Park on the riverfront. 7-11 p.m.
Thursday, June 29: Radio 96.3 WJAA Battle of the
Bands 7-11 p.m.
Friday, June 30: 95.3 WIKI, 92.7 WJCP, and Eagle
99.3 present the live music with bands TBA, 4-11 p.m.
Saturday, July 1: WORX 96.7 FM / WXGO 1270 AM present
live music with bands TBA, 7-11 p.m.
Friday, June 30: Madison Regatta Parade. 6:15 p.m.
on Main Street at Jefferson Street.
Saturday, July 1: The Madison Courier Firecracker
10k Walk/Run. 8 a.m. walk; 8:30 a.m. run, beginning at the Madison
Consolidated High School.
Saturday-Sunday, July 1-2: Grote Industries Air
Shows. Times TBA at the riverfront.
Saturday, July 1: American Legion Post No.
9 Fireworks Spectacular. approximately 10 p.m. at the riverfront.
wristbands: $20 (through June 25); $25 at gate. Children 10-under
Purchase online at: www.madisonregatta.com
Information: (812) 265-5000
The race schedule will include vintage, 2.5 stocks and
Unlimited hydroplane racing programs on Saturday and Sunday, July 1-2.
The Madison Regatta Festival, meanwhile, is in full swing, with the
tentative schedule recently released.
The Xi Beta Upsilon Miss Madison Regatta Pageant is set for Monday,
June 26, at the Ohio Theatre, with the entry deadline now extended to
The pageant is for women ages 18-26. Entrants must have turned 18 by
June 1. The event is limited to the first 12 entries. The entry fee
is $75. For information on entry, contact Linda Ralston at (812) 866-2416.
Entry information also is available for musicians wanting to compete
in this years Radio 96.3 WJAA Battle of the Bands
contest, scheduled for Thursday, June 29, of Regatta week at the riverfront.
To enter the contest, bands must submit a demo tape and contact information
to Moms Music, 114 E. Main St., Madison. Or call Moms Music
at (812) 273-0366 and ask for event organizer Jimmy Davis.
Applications are available for the Cruisin Auto Madison Regatta
3-on-3 StreetBall Fest, set for 8 a.m. Saturday, June 24. Entry fee
is $60 per team. Deadline for entries is June 12. Applications may be
downloaded from the Madison Regatta website.
This years Saturday night fireworks show again has been generously
sponsored by the American Legion Post 9. The fireworks spectacular,
held at the riverfront, is free to the public. On other nights, a Regatta
wristband or button will be required to access the riverfront.
Advance admission wristband are on sale at many area stores and the
Regatta office on Vaughn Drive. Advance price is $20 through June 25;
$25 thereafter. Children 10-under are free. Fans can purchase tarp spaces,
VIP Tent tickets, Hospitality Tents or RV spaces.
Watch for RoundAbouts Madison Regatta
Guide, to be distributed throughout the area in late June. It will contain
race and festival information and feature stories.
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