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Take a part in the regatta at Arch pedestrian bridge in Ogre

Ogre`s district Tourism Information Centre informs, that on 17th May the traditional season opening event of the "Arch pedestrian bridge Regatta" will take place. This year it is organized for the fourth consecutive year. The aim of the event is to popularize sporty activities and to involve both Ogre`s and other urban companies and urban citizens.


Ogre`s district Tourism Information Centre invites companies, institutions and organizations, as well as other like-minded groups-be responsive and show, that your company has sporty, eager and recreation-loving employees. This is an opportunity not only to actively get loose and have a good time, but also pay attention to your professional work and advertise it to general public. And eventually to fight for the top prize-sea voyage Riga-Stockholm-Riga for four persons with exciting leisure and entertainment program on board, the event is presented by Tallink supporter!

This year Arch pedestrian bridge Regatta will take place on 17th May on Ogre River at the Arch pedestrian bridge on the way to the bandstand; the event begins at 12:00. All the necessary equipment for the competition will ensure event organizers. You must create a team of three members, two of which must have a strong hand owners or just full of energy enthusiasts, as they will have to assume responsibilities as rowers. In turn, the third member of the team must be in a good mood and he/she will have to manage the rowers` direction, so their represented company and the flag, which flutters over the team members' heads, is carried out the specified route and reaches the finish line as soon as possible.

In parallel with regatta, there will be offered gingerbread painting for youngest visitors of the event, which will be ensured by IK " Ķeipenieši ". In cooperation with the association "LUX VIRIDIA" a charity concert will be held in support of Ogre`s day-care center, "Saime", which is visited by people with intellectual disabilities and mental illnesses. During the event, there will be donations collected for the needs of day center "Saime".

Arch pedestrian bridge Regatta is supported with surprises and prizes by StarSpace Observatory, sports center "Amazon", Ikšķiles water recreation and sports center, "Fazer Latvia", the winery home of Normunds Labrencis - "Vīna ceļš", IK "Ķeipenieši", Ogre`s municipality and Tallink.

Participants are invited to apply for participation in the competition until the 15th of May at 00:00. Rules and the application form of Arch pedestrian bridge Regatta can be obtained by sending a request to, face to face at Ogre`s municipality Tourist Information Center at Brīvības Street 12a, as well as you can download it from attachment.

Highlights from last year's Arch pedestrian bridge Regatta  video sižets šeit

Annex - Līkā tilta regates nolikums


Ogre`s municipality Tourism Information Center

Translated by Reinholds Nulle

Date: 29 / 06 / 2022
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