Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta to be live streamed Friday May 11 and Saturday May 12

  • May 1, 2018

Contact:
Ed Levin
Publicity Director
610-246-5902
levins51@verizon.net

Philadelphia, PA (April 30, 2018)– The Dad Vail Regatta Organizing Committee, host of the Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta, presented by Independence Blue Cross, Coca-Cola and PECO has signed a deal with to JB Productions to provide live streaming coverage of the races beginning on Friday, May 11 at 7:00 am continuing through the conclusion of racing on Saturday May 12.

To follow all the action, go to www.dadvail.organd click on the live stream link.

“The Dad Vail Regatta Organizing Committee is pleased to have JB Productions return for another year and give collegiate rowers competing in the Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta the benefit of worldwide coverage through live streaming to family, friends and rowing fans,” said Jim Hanna, President of the Dad Vail Organizing Committee.

There will be six cameras positioned along the course from start to finish. On select races, there will also be drone coverage providing aerial views. Accomplished rower and Dad Vail Board Member Brad Negaard will handle the announcing and commentary throughout the day. Guest commentators including fellow Dad Vail Regatta board member and Florida Tech Bill Jurgens will also join Neegard.

JB Productions has extensive experience live streaming rowing events in Philadelphia including the City Championships.

The Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta, celebrating its 80thAnniversary will be held on Friday, May 11 and Saturday 12 and will feature over 3,000 student-athletes from more than 100 colleges and universities throughout the United States and Canada. 

About Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University)

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) is a leader in transdisciplinary, experiential professional education. Jefferson, home of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College and the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, is now a comprehensive university delivering high-impact education in 160 undergraduate and graduate programs to 7,800 students in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion, health, medicine, science and textiles. The new Jefferson is reimaging the higher education value proposition with an approach that is collaborative and active; increasingly global; integrated with industry; focused on research across disciplines to foster innovation and discovery; and technology-enhanced. Student-athletes compete as the Jefferson Rams in the NCAA Division II Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference.