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The culmination of the season is the UGOTTA REGATTA - J/Fest Upper Midwest.  Traditionally sailed in the "bracing" conditions of early October.  This event brings J/24s, J/22s and J/70s from around the country for two days of competitive sailing,  epic parties and Uncle Bernie's infamous Shrimp Boil. 

Volunteers Needed

Every Regatta is only as strong as its Volunteers. The 2021 UGOTTA REGATTA - J/Fest UPPER MIDWEST is in search of a few good volunteers. Come out in 2021 and help and stay for the party. Volunteers will be able to enjoy Bernie's Famous Shrimp boil and Music entertainment Saturday night in exchange for their assistance.

Shrimp Boil 2019

October 1st and 2nd, 2022

REGISTER NOW for UGotta Regatta - J/Fest Upper Midwest

Register your boat for this year's regatta! Your registration includes the boat entry fee, social events / shrimp boil Registration is $150 per boat for all fleets. Registration is via Clubspot - you can complete your registration as a guest or you can create an account on Clubspot.


Friday, September 30, 2021
1200-2000 Launching
1600-2000 Registration

1900 - Competitors Meeting

Saturday October 1, 2021
0800 - registration
0830 - Competitor’s Meeting Update
1000 - Warning signal, 1st Race; 
After Racing - Shrimp Boil and Social Event / Live Music - BYOB

Sunday, October 2, 2021
1000 Warning Signal
After racing - awards