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2009 Madison Regatta

Oh Boy! Oberto-Miss Madison
to wear U-1 for 2009 season

Annual Regatta festival of
activities set to begin June 29

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2009 Madison Regatta
Schedule of Events

• Saturday, June 27: Little Miss Pageant (ages 5-8). noon at the Madison Consolidated High School Auditorium.
• Saturday, June 27: Miss Pre-Teen Pageant (ages 9-13). noon at the Madison Consolidated High School Auditorium.
• Saturday, June 27: Miss Teen Pageant (ages 14-17). 6 p.m. the Madison Consolidated High School Auditorium.
• Saturday, June 27: Kickoff Party presented by the Madison Moose Lodge. 1 p.m.-? at the Madison Moose Lodge.
• Monday, June 29: Xi Beta Upsilon Miss Madison Regatta Beauty Pageant (ages 18-26). 7:30 p.m. at the Madison Consolidated High School Auditorium.
• Tuesday, June 30: Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corp. Bed Race. 5:30 p.m. on Main Street in front of Jefferson County Courthouse.
• Wednesday, July 1: Fillin’ Station Liquors Waterball Fight. 5:30 p.m. on Vaughn Drive and Broadway Street.
• Wednesday, July 1: WORX 96.7 FM Street Dance. 8-11 p.m. at Fireman’s Park, foot of Jefferson Street & Vaughn.
• Thursday, July 2: Sprint 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 guests only.)
• Music on the River, sponsored by Arvin Sango Inc., Big-O Tires, Time Warner Cable at Fireman’s Park on the riverfront. 7-11 p.m.
• Thursday, July 2: Radio 96.3 WJAA Battle of the Bands 7-11 p.m.
• Friday, July 3: 95.3 WIKI, 1460 AM WJCP and Eagle 99.3 present Foolish Pleasure, 7 p,m,; Josh and Holly 9 p.m.
• Friday, July 4: R.C. Boat Races. 10 a.m. at Krueger Lake inside JPG.
• Saturday, July 4: WORX 96.7 FM / WXGO 1270 AM present the Jimmy Davis Band, Samesoul, Battle of Band winner and other bands, 1-11 p.m.
• Friday, July 3: Madison Regatta Parade. 6 p.m. on Main Street beginning at Jefferson Street.
• Saturday, July 4: The Madison Courier Firecracker 10k Walk/Run. 8 a.m. walk; 8:30 a.m. run, beginning at the Madison Consolidated High School.
• Friday-Sunday, July 4-5: Grote Industries Air Shows. Times TBA at the riverfront.
•  Saturday, July 4: American Legion Post No. 9 Fireworks Spectacular. approximately
10 p.m. at the riverfront. (Free admission)

• Tickets:
$20 through July 1. $25 thereafter. To order, call (812) 265-5000 or visit: www.MadisonRegatta.com. Tickets also available at several local stores. VIP and other passes available. Souvenir buttons $5. Pit Tours $3. Programs $5.

(June 2009) – Madison Regatta race fans are getting excited about the upcoming Unlimited hydroplane season, which opens July 3-4 at Madison.
This year, the community-owned Oh Boy!Oberto-Miss Madison will proudly wear the U-1 on its helm. For the first time in its 48-year history, the Oh Boy! Oberto-Miss Madison (U-6) finished first in National High Points for Unlimited hydroplanes for the 2008 season. This entitles the team to carry the coveted U-1 designation throughout the 2009 racing season.
The week prior to the race in Madison is filled with activities that range from a waterball competition among firefighters to a street dance for visitors and residents.
Entrants sought
for Scholarship Pageant
Xi Beta Upsilon chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority will again sponsor the Miss Madison Regatta Scholarship Pageant.
The pageant will be held this year on Monday, June 29. It is for women 18-26 years old. Entrants must have reached their 18th birthday by June 1. The pageant is limited to the first 12 applicants. The entry fee is $75 for applications received by June 6. After that, the application fee is $100.
The winner of the contest will receive a $1,000 scholarship plus various other awards. She should be available to represent our community in all regatta related activities during the week of the pageant, June 29-July 5.

• For more information, contact Linda Ralston at (812) 866-2416 or dralston65156@roadrunner.com.

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