Philadelphia, PA – The Dad Vail Organizing Committee, host of the Dad Vail Regatta, presented by Independence Blue Cross and The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University is proud to announce that JB Productions will provide live streaming coverage of the races beginning on Friday, May 12 at 11:30 am continuing through the conclusion of racing on Saturday May 13.

To follow all the action, go to and click on the live stream link.

“The Dad Vail Organizing Committee is pleased to welcome JB Productions and give collegiate rowers competing in the 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 79th annual Dad Vail Regatta, also presented by Coca-Cola and PECO will be staged on Friday, May 12 and Saturday 13 and will feature over 3,000 student-athletes from more than 100 colleges and universities throughout the United States and Canada. 

About Independence Blue Cross

Independence Blue Cross is the leading health insurance organization in southeastern Pennsylvania. With our affiliates, we serve more than 8.5 million people in 25 states and the District of Columbia, including more than 2.5 million in the region. For almost 80 years, we have been enhancing the health and wellness of the people and communities we serve by delivering innovative and competitively priced health care products and services; pioneering new ways to reward doctors, hospitals, and other health care professionals for coordinated, quality care; and supporting events that promote wellness. To learn more, visit Connect with us on Facebook at and on Twitter at @ibx. Independence Blue Cross is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

About – Jefferson

Jefferson, through its academic and clinical entities of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, including Abington Health and Aria Health, is reimagining health care for the greater Philadelphia region and southern New Jersey. Jefferson has 23,000 people dedicated to providing the highest-quality, compassionate clinical care for patients, educating the health professionals of tomorrow, and discovering new treatments and therapies to define the future of care. With a university and hospital that date back to 1824, today Jefferson is comprised of six colleges, nine hospitals, 34 outpatient and urgent care locations, and a multitude of physician practices throughout the region, serving more than 100,000 inpatients, 373,000 emergency patients and 2.2 million outpatients annually.


Ed Levin
Publicity Director

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