The Head of the Chattahoochee® is a rowing regatta held in Chattanooga, TN every year on the first Saturday and Sunday of November.

The Head of the Hooch® is one of the world’s largest rowing regattas, with 2,000+ boats racing over two days.  More than 9,000 seats are rowed. 1,200 boats compete on Saturday alone, more in one day than any other regatta. Participants come from over 200 different organizations and in 2012 the regatta welcomed crews from 27 different states.

For more information about the Hooch’s events and registration please see the following pages:

2017 Race Schedule


Adaptive Rowing

Row for the Cure

Rules and Procedures

Coaches and Coxswains

Event Definitions