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2010 Madison Regatta

Oh Boy! Oberto-Miss Madison
to keep U-1 designation in 2010

Annual Regatta festival
of activities set to begin June 26

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2010 Madison Regatta Schedule of Events

• Saturday, June 26: Little Miss Pageant (ages 5-8). noon at the Madison Consolidated High School Auditorium.
• Saturday, June 26: Miss Teen Pageant (ages 14-17).
6 p.m. the Madison Consolidated High School Auditorium.
• Saturday, June 26: Kickoff Party presented by the Madison Moose Lodge. 1 p.m.-? at the Madison Moose Lodge.
• Monday, June 28: Xi Beta Upsilon Miss Madison Regatta Beauty Pageant (ages 18-26). 7 p.m. at the Madison Consolidated High School Auditorium.
• Tuesday, June 29: Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corp. Bed Race. 5:30 p.m. on Main Street in front of Jefferson County Courthouse.
• Tuesday, June 29: Movie sponsored by the City of Madison. Dusk at Bicentennial Park.
• Wednesday, June 30: Fillin’ Station Liquors Waterball Fight. 5:30 p.m. on Vaughn Drive and Broadway Street.
• Wednesday, June 30: WORX 96.7 FM Street Dance. 8-11 p.m. at Fireman’s Park, foot of Jefferson Street & Vaughn.
• Thursday, June 30: Media Party & Madison Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours. 4:30 - 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, Ghostnote Mucis and Northside Liquors at Fireman’s Park on the riverfront. 7-11 p.m.
• Thursday, July 1: Radio 96.3 WJAA Battle of the Bands 7-11 p.m.
• Friday, July 2: 95.3 WIKI presents Josh & Holly, Nashville recording artist J.D. Shelburne and more TBA.
7-11 p.m.
• Saturday, July 3: WORX 96.7 FM / WXGO 1270 AM present bands TBA, 2-11 p.m.
• Friday, July 2: Madison Regatta Parade. 6 p.m. on Main Street beginning at Jefferson Street.
• Saturday, July 3: The Madison Courier Firecracker 10k Walk/Run. 8 a.m. walk; 8:30 a.m. run, beginning at the Madison Consolidated High School
• Saturday, July 3: R.C. Boat Races. 10 a.m. at Krueger Lake inside Jefferson Proving Ground.
• Friday-Sunday, July 3-4: Grote Industries Air Shows. Times TBA at the riverfront.
•  Saturday, July 3: American Legion Post No. 9 Fireworks Spectacular. approximately
10 p.m. at the riverfront. (Free admission)
• Tickets: $20 through June 27. $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 2010) – Madison Regatta race fans are getting excited about the upcoming Unlimited hydroplane season, which opens July 4-5 at Madison.
This year, the community-owned Oh Boy!Oberto-Miss Madison will again wear the U-1 on its helm. For the first time in its 48-year history, the Oh Boy! Oberto-Miss Madison finished first in National High Points for Unlimited hydroplanes for the 2008 season. That entitled the team to carry the coveted U-1 designation throughout the 2009 racing season.
The team again finished first in 2009 and will sport the U-1 in 2010. The season opens in Madison, moves to Detroit and then out to the West Coast for races at Tri-Cities, Wash., and Seattle before concluding in Doha, Qatar.
This year’s Madison Regatta has a title sponsor in Lucas Oil, which signed on in April to back the festival and race weekend.
It all kicks off Saturday, June 26, and continues for a week leading up to Indiana Governor’s Cup race on Sunday, July 4. For more information, visit: www.MadisonRegatta.com.
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 28. 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 5. 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 28-July 4.

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

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