Date & Times

Saturday and Sunday, April 6th & 7th, 2019

Race times are approximate.

Thursday

Arrival and practice day
12:00 p.m. Check-in opens at Crown Point
FREE Parking and admission at Crown Point

Friday

Arrival and practice day
FREE Parking and admission at Crown Point
2:00-7:00 p.m. Crew Classic Preview Day in the Beer Garden on the shore. Watch hundreds of boats practice on the course.
4:00 p.m. Mandatory meeting for coaches and coxswains – north side of the Champions Pavilion

Saturday

6:00 a.m. Shuttle service begins from free parking at Ski Beach
6:00 a.m. Gates opens for spectators.
7:10 a.m. National Anthem
7:20 a.m. Racing begins 
10:00 a.m. Crew Classic Beer Garden Opens
5:00 p.m. (approximately) Last race
6:00 p.m. Shuttle service ends

Sunday

6:00 a.m. Shuttle service begins from free parking at Ski Beach
6:00 a.m. Gates opens for spectators.
7:10 a.m. National Anthem
7:20 a.m. Racing begins
10:00 a.m. Crew Classic Beer Garden Opens
4:00 p.m. (approximately) Last race
6:00 p.m. Shuttle service ends

Schedule & Results

VIP Tent and Beer Garden

Classic Brunch by The Bay

Opens Sunday April 7 at 7:30am.

Come celebrate with us at the Classic Brunch by the Bay proudly presented by the San Diego Crew Classic. In the same spirit as the famous Royal Henley and Head of the Charles Regattas, the Crew Classic Brunch offers guests a luxurious tented location in which to watch the boats cross the finish line while savoring a delicious gourmet brunch by Giuseppe catering, espresso coffees and Crew Classic cocktail designs by SnakeOil Cocktails. Athletes in rowing blazers and ladies in hats add to the event’s festive atmosphere. We hope you join us for this very special day!

Find additional information here.
Purchase tickets here.

Beer Garden

The perfect spot to sit and watch the races from the shore while enjoying local craft beer!
(Must be 21 to enter the beer garden.)

Friday,  2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Club 73/VIP Tent

The San Diego Crew Classic is excited to announce the grand opening of Club 73, the on-the-grounds VIP experience at our regatta.
More information here.
Purchase tickets here.

Parking, Shuttle & Directions

Public Parking

Park for free at Ski Beach and take the free shuttle right to the main gate. See Google Maps showing Ski Beach.

A limited number of parking spaces will be available to purchase for $20 in either lot. These spots are a first-come-first-served basis and are not guaranteed.

Shuttle Schedule

Friday: No shuttle
Saturday: Service starts at 6:00 a.m. and ends at 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: Service starts at 6:00 a.m. and ends at 6:00 p.m.

In Crown Point Shores Park – Corona Oriente Road will be closed between Moorland and the Northern most Parking Lots.
Google Map

Directions To Site

From I-5
Head west on SeaWorld Drive, follow the signs for Ingraham Street. Free parking and free shuttles are available at Ski Beach. Turn right at the stop light right after the first bridge. To reach Crown Point Shores Park, turn right after the second bridge onto Crown Point Shores Drive. Take the first right to enter the park. Parking at Crown Point is free on weekdays. $20 on the weekend.

From I-8 
Take the Ingraham/West Point Loma Blvd. exit and follow the signs for Ingraham Street. Free Parking and free shuttles are available at Ski Beach. Turn right at the stop light right after the first bridge. To reach Crown Point Shores Park, turn right after the second bridge onto Crown Point Shores Drive. Take the first right to enter the park. Parking at Crown Point is free on weekdays. $20 on the weekend.

Event Site Map & Where to Watch

Park Rules for Spectators

Mission Bay Park (A City of San Diego Park) & SDCC Rules. Download PDF.

Please be aware that most of these are enforced by the City of San Diego Park Rangers and Police Department

  1. Everyone pays to park and enter the event unless they have a pass. A free shuttle is available from Ski Beach at Vacation Isle.
  2. NO BIKES inside the fence. You may lock them to the fence.
  3. NO SKATES inside the fence. (You may carry them over your shoulders if you have other shoes).
  4. NO DOGS or other pets (except service dogs) in city parks including parking lots.
  5. NO GLASS CONTAINERS.
  6. Enjoy the licensed alcohol areas but no other alcohol will be allowed on site outside of these designated areas.
  7. NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL will be allowed into the venue.
  8. NO BALLOONS.
  9. NO SMOKING in any City of San Diego park, including parking lots.
  10. Zero tolerance for pranks including removing decorations and other goods.
  11. NO POP-UP OR OTHER KINDS OF TENTS INSIDE THE VENUE.
  12. Nothing can be tied to anything in the park. Nothing can be put in the ground. No banners on trees or buildings, no stakes in the ground. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  13. NO LARGE UMBRELLAS.