2009 Racing Events

 Lakeland Orange Cup Regatta

March 6th- 8th.

Pit Location

Lakeland Yacht and Country Club

929 Lake Hollingsworth Drive

Lakeland, Florida 33803

This is not official! We hope to have the sanction in this week and get the flyers out next week that will give all of the information that everyone needs for registration and much more!

Inboard Classes: 1.5 Stock, 2.5 stock, 2.5 mod, 5 L, JSS.


Registration: “Please pre-register”

This will allow for the Regatta staff to pay tow money at the races.

Sanctioning will be submitted to the APBA and CBF for approval 1-20-09.

Pre-Registration fees may be paid at race site.


Tow Money:

$0.25 per mile one way for racers pre-registering and starting 1 heat. 



No vehicles allowed in pits.

Permanent and possibly floating docks. Bring waders just incase.  


1-1/4 Mile Oval Surveyed for Records. The course is still waiting on approval by the  APBA


Race Hotel:

Rate: $112.00 per night. Mention Orange Cup Regatta when making reservations.

Imperial Swan Hotel & Suites
4141 S. Florida Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33813

Phone: (863)-647-3000

Fax: (863)-647-0467


Motor home Parking:

Motor home parking for the day is close by, overnight may have to be at Sanlan RV park South of the race site, however we are trying to get permission from the city to overnight at the park

No hook-ups available at the City park


Friday March 6th.

7:00am. Registration begins

8:00 am. Drivers Meeting

10:00-5:30: Testing

6:30 Capsule Training


Saturday March 7th.

8:00 am. Drivers Meeting

9:30-10:00 am Racing Begins Heats/Finals


Sunday March 8th.

10:00am. Drivers Meeting

12:00pm. Racing Begins Heats/Finals