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Title 33Chapter ISubchapter GPart 100Subpart E → §100.801


Title 33: Navigation and Navigable Waters
PART 100—SAFETY OF LIFE ON NAVIGABLE WATERS
Subpart E—Eighth Coast Guard District


§100.801   Annual Marine Events in the Eighth Coast Guard District.

The regulations in this section apply to the marine events listed in Tables 1 through 7 of this section. These regulations will be effective annually, for the duration of each event listed in Tables 1 through 7. Annual notice of the exact dates and times of the effective period of the regulation with respect to each event, the geographical area, and details concerning the nature of the event and the number of participants and type(s) of vessels involved will also be published in local notices to mariners. Sponsors of events listed in Tables 1 through 7 of this section must submit an application each year in accordance with §100.15.

(a) The Coast Guard may patrol the event area under the direction of a designated Coast Guard Patrol Commander. The Patrol Commander may be contacted on Channel 16 VHF-FM (156.8 MHz) by the call sign “PATCOM.”

(b) All persons and vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels are considered spectators. The “official patrol vessels” consist of any Coast Guard, state or local law enforcement and sponsor provided vessels assigned or approved by the Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, to patrol the event.

(c) Spectator vessels desiring to transit the regulated area may do so only with prior approval of the Patrol Commander and when so directed by that officer and will be operated at a no wake speed in a manner which will not endanger participants in the event or any other craft.

(d) No spectator shall anchor, block, loiter, or impede the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels in the regulated area during the effective dates and times, unless cleared for entry by or through an official patrol vessel.

(e) The Patrol Commander may forbid and control the movement of all vessels in the regulated area. When hailed or signaled by an official patrol vessel, a vessel shall come to an immediate stop and comply with the directions given. Failure to do so may result in expulsion from the area, citation for failure to comply, or both.

(f) Any spectator vessel may anchor outside the regulated area specified in Tables 1 through 7 of this section, but may not anchor in, block, or loiter in a navigable channel.

(g) The Patrol Commander may terminate the event or the operation of any vessel at any time it is deemed necessary for the protection of life or property.

(h) The Patrol Commander will terminate enforcement of the special regulations at the conclusion of the event.

(i) In Tables 1 through 7 to this section, where a regulated area is described by reference to miles of a river, channel or lake, the regulated area includes all waters between the indicated miles as defined by lines drawn perpendicular to shore passing through the indicated points.

(j) In Tables 1 through 7 to this section, where alternative dates are described (“third or fourth Saturday”), the exact date and times will be advertised by the Coast Guard through Local Notices to Mariners and Broadcast Notices to Mariners.

Table 1 to §100.801—Sector Ohio Valley Annual and Recurring Marine Events

DateEvent/sponsorOhio Valley locationRegulated area
1. 3 days—Second or third weekend in MarchOak Ridge Rowing Association/Cardinal InvitationalOak Ridge, TNClinch River, Mile 48.5-52.0 (Tennessee).
2. 1 day—Third weekend in MarchVanderbilt Rowing/Vanderbilt InviteNashville, TNCumberland River, Mile 188.0-192.7 (Tennessee).
3. 2 days—Fourth weekend in MarchOak Ridge Rowing Association/Atomic City Turn and BurnOak Ridge, TNClinch River, Mile 48.5-52.0 (Tennessee).
4. 3 days—One weekend in AprilBig 10 Invitational RegattaOak Ridge, TNClinch River, Mile 48.5-52.0 (Tennessee).
5. 1 day—One weekend in AprilLindamood CupMarietta, OHMuskingum River, Mile 0.5-1.5 (Ohio).
6. 3 days—Third weekend in AprilOak Ridge Rowing Association/SIRA RegattaOak Ridge, TNClinch River, Mile 48.5-52.0 (Tennessee).
7. 2 days—Third Friday and Saturday in AprilThunder Over LouisvilleLouisville, KYOhio River, Mile 597.0-604.0 (Kentucky).
8. 1 day—During the last week of April or first week of MayGreat Steamboat RaceLouisville, KYOhio River, Mile 595.0-605.3 (Kentucky).
9. 3 days—Fourth weekend in AprilOak Ridge Rowing Association/Dogwood Junior RegattaOak Ridge, TNClinch River, Mile 48.5-52.0 (Tennessee).
10. 3 days—Second weekend in MayVanderbilt Rowing/ACRA HenleyNashville, TNCumberland River, Mile 188.0-194.0 (Tennessee).
11. 3 days—Second weekend in MayOak Ridge Rowing Association/Big 12 ChampionshipsOak Ridge, TNClinch River, Mile 48.5-52.0 (Tennessee).
12. 3 days—Third weekend in MayOak Ridge Rowing Association/Dogwood MastersOak Ridge, TNClinch River, Mile 48.5-52.0 (Tennessee).
13. 1 day—Third weekend in MayWorld Triathlon Corporation/IRONMAN 70.3Chattanooga, TNTennessee River, Mile 462.7-467.5 (Tennessee).
14. 1 day—During the last weekend in May or on Memorial DayMayor's Hike, Bike and PaddleLouisville, KYOhio River, Mile 601.0-604.5 (Kentucky).
15. 1 day—The last week in MayChickamauga Dam SwimChattanooga, TNTennessee River, Mile 470.0-473.0 (Tennessee).
16. 2 days—Last weekend in May or first weekend in JuneVisit Knoxville/Racing on the TennesseeKnoxville, TNTennessee River, Mile 647.0-648.0 (Tennessee).
17. 3 days—First weekend in JuneOutdoor Chattanooga/Chattanooga Swim FestivalChattanooga, TNTennessee River, Mile 454.0-468.0 (Tennessee).
18. 2 days—First weekend of JuneThunder on the Bay/KDBAPisgah Bay, KYTennessee River, Mile 30.0 (Kentucky).
19. 1 day—First weekend in JuneVisit Knoxville/Knoxville Powerboat ClassicKnoxville, TNTennessee River, Mile 646.4-649.0 (Tennessee).
20. 1 day—One weekend in JuneTri-LouisvilleLouisville, KYOhio River, Mile 600.5-604.0 (Kentucky).
21. 2 days—One weekend in JuneNew Martinsville Vintage RegattaNew Martinsville,WVOhio River Mile 127.5-128.5 (West Virginia).
22. 3 days—One of the last three weekends in JuneLawrenceburg Regatta/Whiskey City RegattaLawrenceburg, INOhio River, Mile 491.0-497.0 (Indiana).
23. 3 days—One of the last three weekends in JuneHadi Shrine/Evansville Shriners FestivalEvansville, INOhio River, Mile 790.0-796.0 (Indiana).
24. 3 days—Third weekend in JuneTM Thunder LLC/Thunder on the CumberlandNashville, TNCumberland River, Mile 189.6-192.3 (Tennessee).
25. 1 day—Third or fourth weekend in JuneGreater Morgantown Convention and Visitors Bureau/Mountaineer TriathlonMorgantown, WVMonongahela River, Mile 101.0-102.0 (West Virginia).
26. 1 day—Fourth weekend in JuneTeam Magic/Chattanooga Waterfront TriathlonChattanooga, TNTennessee River, Mile 462.7-466.0 (Tennessee).
27. 1 day—One day in JuneGuntersville Lake HydrofestGuntersville, ALTennessee River south of mile 357.0 in Browns Creek, starting at the AL-69 Bridge, 34°2138 N, 86°2036 W, to 34°2114 N, 86°194 W, to the TVA power lines, 34°209 N, 86°217 W, to 34°1937 N, 86°2013 W, extending from bank to bank within the creek. (Alabama).
28. 3 days—The last weekend in June or one of the first two weekends in JulyMadison RegattaMadison, INOhio River, Mile 554.0-561.0 (Indiana).
29. 1 day—During the first week of JulyEvansville Freedom Celebration/4th of July Freedom CelebrationEvansville, INOhio River, Mile 790.0-797.0 (Indiana).
30. First weekend in JulyEddyville Creek Marina/Thunder Over Eddy BayEddyville, KYCumberland River, Mile 46.0-47.0 (Kentucky).
31. 2 days—One of the first two weekends in JulyThunder on the Bay/KDBAPisgah Bay, KYTennessee River, Mile 30.0 (Kentucky).
32. 1 day—Second weekend in JulyBradley Dean/Renaissance Man TriathlonFlorence, ALTennessee River, Mile 254.0-258.0 (Alabama).
33. 1 day—Third or fourth Sunday of JulyTucson Racing/Cincinnati TriathlonCincinnati, OHOhio River, Mile 468.3-471.2 (Ohio).
34. 2 days—One of the last three weekends in JulyDare to Care/KFC Mayor's Cup Paddle Sports Races/Voyageur Canoe World ChampionshipsLouisville, KYOhio River, Mile 600.0-605.0 (Kentucky).
35. 2 days—Last two weeks in July or first three weeks of AugustFriends of the Riverfront Inc./Pittsburgh Triathlon and Adventure RacesPittsburgh, PAAllegheny River, Mile 0.0-1.5 (Pennsylvania).
36. 1 day—Fourth weekend in JulyTeam Magic/Music City TriathlonNashville, TNCumberland River, Mile 189.7-192.3 (Tennessee).
37. 1 day—Last weekend in JulyMaysville PaddlefestMaysville, KYOhio River, Mile 408-409 (Kentucky).
38. 2 days—One weekend in JulyHuntington Classic RegattaHuntington, WVOhio River, Mile 307.3-309.3 (West Virginia).
39. 2 days—One weekend in JulyMarietta Riverfront Roar RegattaMarietta, OHOhio River, Mile 171.6-172.6 (Ohio).
40. 1 day—Last weekend in July or first weekend in AugustHealthyTriState.org/St. Marys Tri State KayathalonHuntington, WVOhio River, Mile 305.1-308.3 (West Virginia).
41. 1 day—first Sunday in AugustAbove the Fold Events/Riverbluff TriathlonAshland City, TNCumberland River, Mile 157.0-159.5 (Tennessee).
42. 3 days—First week of AugustEQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers RegattaPittsburgh, PAAllegheny River mile 0.0-1.0, Ohio River mile 0.0-0.8, Monongahela River mile 0.5 (Pennsylvania).
43. 2 days—First weekend of AugustThunder on the Bay/KDBAPisgah Bay, KYTennessee River, Mile 30.0 (Kentucky).
44. 1 day—First or second weekend in AugustRiverbluff TriathlonAshland City, TNCumberland River, Mile 157.0-159.0 (Tennessee).
45. 1 day—One of the first two weekends in AugustGreen Umbrella/Ohio River PaddlefestCincinnati, OHOhio River, Mile 458.5-476.4 (Ohio and Kentucky).
46. 2 days—Third full weekend (Saturday and Sunday) in AugustOhio County Tourism/Rising Sun Boat RacesRising Sun, INOhio River, Mile 504.0-508.0 (Indiana and Kentucky).
47. 3 days—Second or Third weekend in AugustKittanning Riverbration Boat RacesKittanning, PAAllegheny River mile 42.0-46.0 (Pennsylvania).
48. 3 days—One of the last two weekends in AugustThunder on the GreenLivermore, KYGreen River, Mile 69.0-72.5 (Kentucky).
49. 1 day—Fourth weekend in AugustTeam Rocket Tri-Club/Rocketman TriathlonHuntsville, ALTennessee River, Mile 332.2-335.5 (Alabama).
50. 1 day—Last weekend in AugustTennessee Clean Water Network/Downtown Dragon Boat RacesKnoxville, TNTennessee River, Mile 646.3-648.7 (Tennessee).
51. 3 days—One weekend in AugustPro Water Cross ChampionshipsCharleston, WVKanawha River, Mile 56.7-57.6 (West Virginia).
52. 2 days—One weekend in AugustPOWERBOAT NATIONALS—Ravenswood RegattaRavenswood, WVOhio River, Mile 220.5-221.5 (West Virginia).
53. 2 days—One weekend in AugustPowerboat Nationals—Parkersburg Regatta/Parkersburg HomecomingParkersburg, WVOhio River Mile 183.5-285.5 (West Virginia).
54. 1 day—One weekend in AugustYMCA River SwimCharleston, WVKanawha River, Mile 58.3-61.8 (West Virginia).
55. 3 days—One weekend in AugustGrand Prix of LouisvilleLouisville, KYOhio River, Mile 601.0-605.0 (Kentucky).
56. 3 days—One weekend in AugustEvansville HydroFestEvansville, INOhio River, Mile 790.5-794.0 (Indiana).
57. 1 day—First or second weekend of SeptemberSUP3Rivers The Southside OutsidePittsburgh, PAMonongahela River mile 0.0-3.09 Allegheny River mile 0.0-0.6 (Pennsylvania).
58. 1 day—First weekend in September or on Labor DayMayor's Hike, Bike and PaddleLouisville, KYOhio River, Mile 601.0-610.0 (Kentucky).
59. 2 days—Sunday before Labor Day and Labor DayCincinnati Bell, WEBN, and Proctor and Gamble/RiverfestCincinnati, OHOhio River, Mile 463.0-477.0 (Kentucky and Ohio) and Licking River Mile 0.0-3.0 (Kentucky).
60. 2 days—Labor Day weekendWheeling Vintage Race Boat Association Ohio/Wheeling Vintage RegattaWheeling, WVOhio River, Mile 90.4-91.5 (West Virginia).
61. 3 days—The weekend of Labor DayPortsmouth Boat Race/Breakwater Powerboat AssociationPortsmouth, OHOhio River, Mile 355.5-356.8 (Ohio).
62. 2 days—One of the first three weekends in SeptemberLouisville Dragon Boat FestivalLouisville, KYOhio River, Mile 602.0-604.5 (Kentucky).
63. 1 day—One of the first three weekends in SeptemberCumberland River Compact/Cumberland River Dragon Boat FestivalNashville, TNCumberland River, Mile 189.7-192.1 (Tennessee).
64. 2 days—One of the first three weekends in SeptemberState Dock/Cumberland Poker RunJamestown, KYLake Cumberland (Kentucky).
65. 3 days—One of the first three weekends in SeptemberFleur de Lis RegattaLouisville, KYOhio River, Mile 600.0-605.0 (Kentucky).
66. 1 day—Second weekend in SeptemberCity of Clarksville/Clarksville Riverfest Cardboard Boat RegattaClarksville, TNCumberland River, Mile 125.0-126.0 (Tennessee).
67. 1 day—One Sunday in SeptemberOhio River Sternwheel Festival Committee Sternwheel race reenactmentMarietta, OHOhio River, Mile 170.5-172.5 (Ohio).
68. 1 Day—One weekend in SeptemberParkesburg Paddle FestParkersburg, WVOhio River, Mile 184.3-188 (West Virginia).
69. 1 day—One weekend in SeptemberShoals Dragon Boat FestivalFlorence, ALTennessee River, Mile 255.0-257.0 (Alabama).
70. 2 days—One of the last three weekends in SeptemberMadison Vintage ThunderMadison, INOhio River, Mile 556.5-559.5 (Indiana).
71. 1 day—Third Sunday in SeptemberTeam Rocket Tri Club/Swim Hobbs IslandHuntsville, ALTennessee River, Mile 332.3-338.0 (Alabama).
72. 1 day—Fourth or fifth weekend in SeptemberKnoxville Open Water Swimmers/Bridges to BluffsKnoxville, TNTennessee River, Mile 641.0-648.0 (Tennessee).
73. 1 day—Fourth or fifth Sunday in SeptemberGreen Umbrella/Great Ohio River SwimCincinnati, OHOhio River, Mile 468.8-471.2 (Ohio and Kentucky).
74. 1 day—One of the last two weekends in SeptemberOhio River Open Water SwimProspect, KYOhio River, Mile 587.0-591.0 (Kentucky).
75. 2 days—One of the last three weekends in September or the first weekend in OctoberCaptain Quarters RegattaLouisville, KYOhio River, Mile 594.0-598.0 (Kentucky).
76. 3 days—One of the last three weekends in September or one of the first two weekends in OctoberOwensboro Air ShowOwensboro, KYOhio River, Mile 754.0-760.0 (Kentucky).
77. 1 day—Last weekend in SeptemberWorld Triathlon Corporation/IRONMAN ChattanoogaChattanooga, TNTennessee River, Mile 462.7-467.5 (Tennessee).
78. 3 days—Last weekend of September and/or first weekend in OctoberNew Martinsville Records and Regatta Challenge CommitteeNew Martinsville, WVOhio River, Mile 128-129 (West Virginia).
79. 2 days—First weekend of OctoberThree Rivers Rowing Association/Head of the Ohio RegattaPittsburgh, PAAllegheny River mile 0.0-5.0 (Pennsylvania).
80. 1 day—First or second weekend in OctoberLookout Rowing Club/Chattanooga Head RaceChattanooga, TNTennessee River, Mile 463.0-468.0 (Tennessee).
81. 3 days—First or Second weekend in OctoberVanderbilt Rowing/Music City Head RaceNashville, TNCumberland River, Mile 189.5-196.0 (Tennessee).
82. 2 days—First or second week of OctoberHead of the Ohio Rowing RacePittsburgh, PAAllegheny River, Mile 0.0-3.0 (Pennsylvania).
83. 2 days—One of the first three weekends in OctoberNorton Healthcare/Ironman TriathlonLouisville, KYOhio River, Mile 600.5-605.5 (Kentucky).
84. 2 days—Two days in OctoberSecret City Head Race RegattaOak Ridge, TNClinch River, Mile 49.0-54.0 (Tennessee).
85. 3 days—First weekend in NovemberAtlanta Rowing Club/Head of the Hooch Rowing RegattaChattanooga, TNTennessee River, Mile 463.0-468.0 (Tennessee).
86. 1 day—One weekend in November or DecemberCharleston Lighted Boat ParadeCharleston, WVKanawha River, Mile 54.3-60.3 (West Virginia).

Table 2 of §100.801—Sector Upper Mississippi River Annual And Recurring Marine Events

DateEventCity, StateRegulated area
Kaskaskia River:
1. 2 days—Second or Third Weekend of JulyEvansville, IL Drag Boat RacesEvansville, ILMile markers 11.0-10.0.
Lake of the Ozarks:
2. 2 days—The weekend before Labor Day weekendLake of the Ozarks ShootoutSunrise Beach, MOMile markers 34.5-32.5.
3. 1 day—Third Saturday of JulyAquapaloozaOsage Beach, MOMile markers 19.3-18.7.
4. 1 day—First Saturday of JuneLake RaceLake Ozark, MOMile markers 4.0-0.0.
Upper Mississippi River:
5. 4 days—Either the first or second week of JulyRiverfestLa Crosse, WIMile markers 698.5-697.5.
6. 2 days—Second weekend of AugustGreat River TugLeClaire, IA/Port Byron, ILMile markers 497.6-497.2.
7. 1 day—Third weekend of AugustFloatzillaBettendorf, IA/Davenport, IA/East Moline, IL/Rock Island, ILMile markers 491.0-479.0.

Table 3 of §100.801—Sector Houston-Galveston Annual and Recurring Marine Events

DateEvent/sponsorHouston-
Galveston location
Regulated area
1. A Saturday evening within the Mardi Gras Season (February or March)Yachty GrasClear Lake, TXClear Creek Channel from approximate position Latitude 29°3316.8 N, Longitude 095°0339.6 W in Clear Lake thence east/northeast in the Clear Creek Channel to approximate position Latitude 29°3258.8 N, Longitude 095°0030.6 W in Galveston Bay. (NAD 83).
2. A Saturday morning in AprilMemorial Hermann Gateway to the Bay TriathlonGalveston Bay, TXGalveston Bay within an area beginning at Latitude 29°3238.02 N, Longitude 095°0058.30 W thence east to Latitude 29°3246.73N, Longitude 094°5950.36 W, thence south to Latitude 29°3236.98 N, Longitude 094°5950.32 W, thence west to 29°3230.86 N, Longitude 095°0056.91 W thence along the shoreline to the point of beginning. (NAD 83).
3. The 1st Sunday afternoon in MayBlessing of the FleetClear Lake, TXClear Creek Channel from approximate position Latitude 29°3316.8 N, Longitude 095°0339.6 W in Clear Lake thence east/northeast in the Clear Creek Channel to approximate position Latitude 29°3258.8 N, Longitude 095°0030.6 W in Galveston Bay. (NAD 83).
4. 3 days during the 1st weekend in May (including partial weekends)RiverFest Power Boat Races/Port Neches Chamber of CommerceNeches River, Port Neches, TXAdjacent to Port Neches Park—all waters of the Neches River shoreline to shoreline south of 30°0008 N and west of 093°5600 W (NAD 83).
5. 2nd or 3rd weekend in SeptemberSPORT Power Boat Races/City of Orange, TX Convention/Visitors BureauSabine River, Orange, TXAdjacent to the Orange, TX public boat ramp—all waters of the Sabine River, shoreline to shoreline, south of 30°0533 N and north of 30°0545 N (NAD 83).
6. The 2nd Saturday night in DecemberChristmas Boat Parade on Clear LakeClear Lake, TXClear Creek Channel from approximate position Latitude 29°3316.8 N, Longitude 095°0339.6 W in Clear Lake thence east/northeast in the Clear Creek Channel to approximate position Latitude 29°3258.8 N, Longitude 095°0030.6 W in Galveston Bay. (NAD 83).

Table 4 of §100.801—Sector Corpus Christi Annual and Recurring Marine Events

DateEvent/sponsorCorpus Christi
location
Regulated area
1. 2nd, 3rd or 4th Wednesday thru Sunday in AprilCorpus Christi Yacht Club/World Kite-boarding ChampionshipCorpus Christi Bay, Corpus Christi, TXAll waters contained within 1-mile of McGee Beach where participants will race through course markers.
2. 2nd, 3rd or 4th Thursday thru Saturday in AprilM.M.D. Communications Corporation/Texas International Boat ShowCorpus Christi Marina/Corpus Christi, TXAll waters inside the Corpus Christi Marina Breakwater, Corpus Christi, TX.
3. 2nd, 3rd or 4th Thursday thru Saturday in April OR 1st or 2nd Thursday thru Saturday in MayAmerican Power Boat Association/Power Boat RacesCorpus Christi Bay, Corpus Christi, TXAll waters of the Corpus Christi Marina contained between the People's Street T-Head on the west, the primary breakwater on the east, the southern boundary running from the southernmost tip of the People's Street T-Head (approx 27-47-43.4N 097-23-16W) along a line running due east to the breakwater (approx 27-47-43.8N 097-23-5.2W), and the northern boundary line running from the northern most tip of the secondary breakwater (approx 27-47-57N 097-23-21.7W) and the end of the primary breakwater (approx 27-47-59.1N 097-23-9.5W).
4. 3rd or 4th Friday-Sunday in AprilCorpus Christi Yacht Club/Port Aransas Ladies RegattaCorpus Christi Bay, Corpus Christi, TXAll waters south of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel and 5-miles East of the Corpus Christi Marina.
5. 2nd, 3rd or 4th Thursday-Sunday in MayCorpus Christi Yacht Club/Melges 24 Championship RegattaCorpus Christi Bay, Corpus Christi, TXAll waters south of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel and 5-miles East of the Corpus Christi Marina.
6. 1st or 2nd Friday and Saturday in JuneCorpus Christi Yacht Club/Changes in L'Attitude RegattaCorpus Christi Bay, Corpus Christi, TXAll waters south of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel and 5-miles East of the Corpus Christi Marina.
7. 1st or 2nd Saturday and Sunday in AugustCorpus Christi Yacht Club/Navy RegattaCorpus Christi Bay, Corpus Christi, TXAll waters south of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel and 5-miles East of the Corpus Christi Marina.
8. 3rd or 4th Wednesday thru Saturday in AugustCorpus Christi Yacht Club/Corpus Christi Race WeekCorpus Christi Bay, Corpus Christi, TXAll waters south of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel and 5-miles East of the Corpus Christi Marina.
9. 3rd or 4th Friday and Saturday in SeptemberCorpus Christi Yacht Club/Bill Best RegattaCorpus Christi Bay, Corpus Christi, TXAll waters south of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel and 5-miles East of the Corpus Christi Marina.
10. 1st Saturday in DecemberCity of Corpus Christi/Harbor Lights Boat ParadeCorpus Christi Marina/Corpus Christi, TXAll waters inside the Corpus Christi Marina Breakwater, Corpus Christi, TX.
11. 1st or 2nd Friday and Saturday in DecemberAransas Pass Yacht Club/Christmas Lighted Boat ParadeConn Brown Harbor/Aransas Pass, TXAll waters contained within Conn Brown Harbor in Aransas Pass, TX.
12. 1st or 2nd Friday and Saturday in DecemberPadre Island Yacht Club/La Posada Lighted Boat ParadeCanals along the North Padre Island in Corpus Christi, TXAll waters along the parade route contained within the North Padre Island canals in Corpus Christi, TX.
13. 1st or 2nd Friday thru Sunday in DecemberCorpus Christi Yacht Club/Frost Bite RegattaCorpus Christi Bay, Corpus Christi, TXAll waters south of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel and 5-miles East of the Corpus Christi Marina.
14. 1st or 2nd Saturday and Sunday of SeptemberRuff Riders Regatta/Galway Asset Management LLCICWW from South Padre Island to Corpus Christi, TXICWW from South Padre Island to Corpus Christi, TX.
15. 1st or 2nd Saturday of DecemberPort Isabel Annual Lighted Boat Parade/Port Isabel Chamber of CommercePort Isabel, Laguna Madre, TXAll waters within Laguna Madre from Port Isabel and east to South Padre Island.

Table 5 of §100.801—Sector New Orleans Annual and Recurring Marine Events

DateEvent/sponsorNew Orleans locationRegulated area
1. The Monday before Mardi GrasRiverwalk Marketplace, Lundi Gras Boat ParadeMississippi River, New Orleans, LALower Mississippi River, Above Head of Passes, from mile marker 93 to 96, extending the entire width of the river in the vicinity of the Riverwalk, New Orleans, LA.
2. One day during the last weekend of AprilFamily Fun Festival Pirogue Race/Bayou Civic ClubLarose, LAIn Bayou Lafourche, race begins at LA HWY 657 (Lat: 29°3417.29 N; Long: 090°2258.60 W) and ends at the Larose Locks (Lat: 29°3406.20 N; Long: 090°2226.50 W) Part of Bayou Lafourche will be closed for 30 minutes to vessel traffic for race to occur.
3. The 3rd Sunday in AprilBlessing of the Shrimp Fleet/St. Joseph's Catholic ChurchChauvin, LAStarts at Bayou Petit Caillou (Lat: 29°2743.84 N; Long: 090°3519.50 W) and continues to Lake Boudreaux/Boudreaux Canal (Lat: 29°2330.83 N; Long: 090°3813.64 W).
4. The 1st weekend after EasterBlessing of the Fleet and Boat Parade/Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic ChurchGolden Meadow, LAStarts on Bayou Lafourche at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church (Lat: 29°2347.25 N; Long: 090°1617.72 W) to the Parish Limits (Lat: 29°2509.96 N; Long: 090°1712.26 W) to the end of Golden Meadow Business District (Lat: 29°2216.86 N; Long: 090°1532.46 W) and returning to starting point.
5. The 2nd Sunday after EasterGrand Caillou Boat Blessing/Holy Family ChurchDulac, LABayou Grand Caillou, Starts 29°2530.98 N, 090°4159.91 W; to 29°1442.13 N, 090°4403.57 W; to 29°2215.44 N, 090°4353.84 W; and returning to starting point.
6. Month of JulyDeep South Racing Association/Battle at the ButteAtchafalaya River at Butte La Rose, LAAtchafalaya River, Butte La Rose, LA.
7. Month of July or AugustBattle of the Basin Boat Races, Morgan City, LAMorgan City, LAMorgan City Port Allen Route at mile marker 4.5, Morgan City, LA.
8. 1st weekend of SeptemberLA Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Fleet Blessing, LA Shrimp and Petroleum Festival and Fair AssociationMorgan City, LAAtchafalaya River at mile marker 118.5, Morgan City, LA.
9. Fri-Sun after Mardi Gras and the following Sat-SunMardi Gras Regatta New Orleans Yacht ClubNew Orleans, LA Lake PonchartrainSouth Shore of Lake Ponchartrain, North and Northwest of New Canal Entrance.
10. Wednesday evenings during Daylight Saving TimeWednesday Night Racing Series Southern Yacht Club, New Orleans Yacht Club, Corinthian Sailing AssociationNew Orleans, LA Lake PonchartrainSouth Shore of Lake Ponchartrain, from West End east to the “J” mark.
11. Friday evenings during Daylight Saving TimeFriday Night Twilight Series Southern Yacht ClubNew Orleans, LA Lake PonchartrainSouth Shore of Lake Ponchartrain, within 1 NM of New Canal entrance.
12. Memorial Day Weekend or last weekend in MayJuby Wynne One Design Regatta Southern Yacht ClubNew Orleans, LA Lake PonchartrainSouth shore of Lake Ponchartrain, 4 or 5 race courses, North of New Canal, in the vicinity of the SYC Fixed Marks circle.
13. Memorial Day (Monday)Defenders Challenge Southern Yacht ClubNew Orleans, LA Lake PonchartrainSouth shore of Lake Ponchartrain, within 1 NM of the entrance to New Canal.
14. Last full weekend of OctoberLake Ponchartrain Racing Circuit Southern Yacht Club, New Orleans Yacht Club, Ponchartrain Yacht Club, Tammany Yacht ClubNew Orleans, LA Lake PonchartrainLake Ponchartrain, East of the Causeway Bridge. Races occur on both North and South Shores, and one race runs across the lake.
15. First full weekend of NovemberSouthern Soiland Cup Southern Yacht ClubNew Orleans, LA Lake PonchartrainSouth Shore of Lake Ponchartrain, within 1 NM of the entrance to New Canal.
16. Weekend before ThanksgivingGreat Oaks Interscholastic Regatta Southern Yacht Club & Interscholastic Sailing AssociationNew Orleans, LA Lake PonchartrainSouth Shore of Lake Ponchartrain, within 1 NM of the entrance to New Canal.
17. Thanksgiving Day, Friday & Saturday after ThanksgivingUS Optimist Dinghy Mid-Winter Championship Southern Yacht ClubNew Orleans, LA Lake PonchartrainSouth shore of Lake Ponchartrain, approximately 1 NM north of New Canal.
18. December 30 and 31Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Regatta Southern Yacht ClubNew Orleans, LA Southern Yacht ClubSouth shore of Lake Ponchartrain, within 1 NM North of the entrance to New Canal.

Table 6 of §100.801—Sector Lower Mississippi River Annual and Recurring Marine Events

DateEvent/sponsorSector Lower MS River locationRegulated area
1. The 1st or 2nd Saturday in JuneMemphis in May Canoe & Kayak Race/Outdoor IncLower Mississippi River, Memphis, TNRegulated Area: Lower Mississippi River, mile marker 735.5 to 738.5, Memphis, TN.
2. Second Saturday in OctoberPhatwater Kayak Challenge/Phatwater Kayak Challenge IncLower Mississippi River, Natchez, MSRegulated Area: Lower Mississippi River, mile marker 363.0 to 405.0, Natchez, MS.
3. 1st of JanuarySki Freeze/The Dream Factory of MemphisWolf River Chute, Memphis, TNRegulated Area: Wolf River Chute, mile marker 1.0 to 3.0, Memphis, TN.
4. 2nd or 3rd Saturday in AprilBluzCruz Kayak Marathon/BluzCruz Race CommitteeLower Mississippi River, Vicksburg, MSRegulated Area: Lower Mississippi River, mile marker 457.4 to 437.4, Vicksburg, MS.
5. 3rd Sat in Apr to 2nd Sat in MayMaria Montessori Regatta/Maria Montessori SchoolWolf River Chute, Memphis, TNRegulated Area: Wolf River Chute, mile marker 1.0 to 3.0, Memphis, TN.
6. 1st Sat in JuneArkansas River Canoe and Kayak RaceArkansas River, Little Rock, ARRegulated Area: Arkansas River mile marker 124-118, Little Rock, Ar.
7. 2nd Sat in Sept-2nd Sat in OctDragon Boat Race—Tenn. Clean Water NetworkWolf River Chute, Memphis, TNRegulated Area: Wolf River Chute, mile marker 0.5 to 2.0, Memphis, TN.

Table 7 of §100.801—Sector Mobile Annual and Recurring Marine Events

DateEvent/sponsorSector Mobile locationRegulated area
1. 1 Day; Fat Tuesday (Mardi Gras Day)Mardi Gras Boat Parade/Gulf Shores Homeport MarinaIntracoastal Waterway, Orange Beach, AL to Gulf Shores, ALIntracoastal Waterway mile marker 155.0 to 159.0 (EHL), Starts at the Wharf Marina, Orange Beach, AL and heads west to Homeport Marina, Gulf Shores, AL.
2. 1 Day; 1st weekend following Fat TuesdayMobile Boat Show/Gulf Coast ShowsMobile River, Mobile, ALMobile River, all waters half a mile down river and half a mile upriver from the Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center.
3. 1 Day; Mid March to Mid AprilRowing Competition/University of South AlabamaBlack Warrior River, Tuscaloosa, ALBlack Warrior River, all waters between river miles 339.0 to 341.5.
4. 1 Day; Last Saturday in MarchBlessing of the Fleet/Panama City MarinaSaint Andrew Bay, Panama City, FLSaint Andrew Bay, all waters extending 100 yards out from the Panama City Marina seawall.
5. 1 Day; 2nd or 3rd weekend in AprilUSAT Triathlon/Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports CommissionBlack Warrior River, Tuscaloosa, ALBlack Warrior River, all waters between river miles 338.5 to 339.5.
6. 2 Days; Between the 1st week in April to the last week in MaySmokin the Sound/Smokin the SoundBiloxi Channel, Biloxi, MSBiloxi Channel, all waters between channel markers 2 thru 35, to include the entire width of the channel.
7. 2 Days; Between the 1st week in April to the last week in MaySmokin the Lake/Smokin the SoundGulfport Lake, Gulfport, MSGulfport Lake, all waters bounded by the following coordinates: Eastern boundary; Latitude 30°2536 N, Longitude 089°038 W to Latitude 30°2526 N, Longitude 089°038 W. Western boundary; Latitude 30°2532 N, Longitude 089°0359 W, to Latitude 30°2526 N, Longitude 089°0359 W.
8. 1 Day; Next to last or last weekend in AprilDauphin Island Race/Fairhope, Lake Forest, Mobile, and Buccaneer Yacht ClubsMobile Bay, Mobile, ALMobile Bay, all waters of the Mobile Ship Channel between channel markers 37 & 38 thru channel markers 49 & 50, to include the entire width of the channel.
9. 1 Day; 1st or 2nd Sunday in MayBlessing of the Fleet/St. Margaret's Catholic ChurchBayou La Batre, Bayou La Batre, ALAll waters of Bayou La Batre from the Hwy 188 lift bridge, south to Portersville Bay.
10. 2 Days; 1st weekend in JuneBilly Bowlegs Pirate Festival/Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of CommerceSanta Rosa Sound, Ft. Walton Beach, FLSanta Rosa Sound, including all waters between an eastern boundary represented by positions 30°2422.5 N, 086°3514.0 W; 30°2351.4 N, 086°3514.0 W, and a western boundary represented by positions 30°2413.5 N, 086°3711.0 W; 30°2358.5 N, 086°3711.0 W.
11. 1 Day; 1st Sunday in JuneBlessing of the Fleet/St. Michael's Catholic ChurchBiloxi Channel, Biloxi, MSAll of Biloxi Channel.
12. 4 Days; In OctoberThunder on the Gulf/Gulf Coast Power Boat AssociationGulf of Mexico, Orange Beach, ALGulf of Mexico for the waters off Orange Beach, AL, enclosed by a box starting at a point on the shore at approximately 30°1539 N, 087°3642 W, then south to 30°1454 N, 087°3642 W, then east, roughly parallel to the shore line to 30°1522 N, 087°3331 W, then north to a point on the shore at approximately 30°1613 N, 087°3331 W.
13. 1 Day; Saturday following ThanksgivingBoat Parade of Lights/City of Panama City & St. Andrews Waterfront PartnershipSaint Andrew Bay, Panama City, FLSaint Andrew Bay, Starts at Saint Andrew Bay Yacht Club and ends at Saint Andrew Bay Marina.
14. 1 Day; 1st Saturday in DecemberChristmas on the River/Demopolis Area Chamber of CommerceTombigbee River, Demopolis, ALTombigbee River, all waters from river miles 215.5 to 217.0, to include the entire width of the river.
15. 1 Day; 1st Saturday in DecemberChristmas by the River/Moss Point Active CitizensBeardslee Lake & Robertson Lake, Moss Point, MSAll waters of East Beardslee Lake near Hwy 613 bridge to West Robertson Lake parallel to Hwy 613 and south to the Jackson County Ski Area.
16. 1 Day; 1st Saturday in DecemberChristmas on the Water/Christmas on the Water CommitteeBiloxi Channel, Biloxi, MSBiloxi Channel, all waters from channel marker 4 to channel marker 30, to include the entire width of the channel.
17. 2 Days; Last weekend in AprilMoss Point Rockin' the Riverfront Festival/Moss Point Main Street AssocRobertson Lake & O'Leary Lake, Moss Point, MSRobertson Lake & O'Leary Lake, all waters enclosed by a bounded area starting at a point on the shore at approximately 30°2511.0 N, 088°3224.4 W, then east to 30°2512.9 N, 088°3218.0 W, then south to 30°2450.9 N, 088°3209.6 W, then west following the shore line back to the starting point at 30°2511.0 N, 088°3224.4 W.
18. 1 Day; Last weekend in AprilJr. League of Tuscaloosa Dragon Boat Race/Junior League of TuscaloosaBlack Warrior River, Tuscaloosa, ALBlack Warrior River, all waters from river miles 340.5 to 341.0, to include the entire width of the river.

[CGD08-94-019, 60 FR 10314, Feb. 24, 1995, as amended by CGD 08-98-018, 63 FR 70654, Dec. 22, 1998; CGD 08-99-066, 65 FR 46597, July 31, 2000; CGD08-01-012, 67 FR 8195, Feb. 22, 2002; USCG-2006-25556, 72 FR 36327, July 2, 2007; USCG-2008-0386, 74 FR 22675, May 14, 2009; USCG-2013-1061, 79 FR 22387, Apr. 22, 2014; USCG-2018-0064, 83 FR 22196, May 14, 2018; USCG-2019-0014, 84 FR 18729, May 2, 2019; USCG-2018-1008, 85 FR 2030, Jan. 14, 2020; USCG-2018-0533, 85 FR 8172, Feb. 13, 2020; USCG-2020-0038, 85 FR 34995, June 8, 2020]

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