Born in February of 2016, the Southside Smackdown is an indoor regatta hosted by Recovery on Water, Chicago Training Center and Saint Ignatius Chicago Rowing at the Bridgeport Art Center. Over 200 athletes attended our inaugural regatta and we hope to see many more in 2017. 

Interested in sponsoring the 2017 Southside Smackdown? Please contact Jenn Gibbons at to learn about all of the exciting sponsorship opportunities for a local Bridgeport event. Previous sponsors include Clif Bar, Vienna Beef, and Athletico.