For Immediate Release
Contact: Ed Levin
Publicity Director
Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta
610-246-5902 (Cell phone)

The Dad Vail Regatta Organizing Committee, host of the Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta, presented by AmeriHealth, PECO and Coca-Cola is pleased to announce Five Tribes Cinema Productions will provide live streaming coverage of the races beginning on Friday, May 12 at 7:00 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 Regatta Organizing Committee is pleased to have Five Tribes Cinema Productions provide live stream coverage for the second consecutive year. Their rowing background accompanied by their experience in the production field will give collegiate rowers competing in the Jefferson 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.

“Five Tribes Cinema Productions is proud to be renewing its partnership with the Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta,” said Colin Stewart, CEO of Five Tribes Cinema Productions. “Our commitment to bringing the best coverage to this time-honored regatta has not waivered. Together, with the help of the Dad Vail Regatta Organizing Committee our team is ready to produce the best program possible. We look forward to covering two days of great racing.

There will be three manned ground cameras, one permanent finish line camera and an announcer camera. At least one drone will be provided for ariel coverage of every race and select races will have two drones.  Accomplished rower and Dad Vail Board Member Brad Negaard along with Joe Leonard, a local Philadelphia rower and Aquil Abdullah will handle the announcing and commentary throughout both days of live stream coverage.

The 84th Annual Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta, presented by AmeriHealth will be staged on the Cooper River, in Pennsauken Township, New Jersey on Friday, May 12, and Saturday, May 13. The Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta will kick off a summer long celebration for the 100th year of the Cooper River.


About Jefferson 

Jefferson, located in the greater Philadelphia region and southern New Jersey, is reimagining health care and education to create unparalleled value. Jefferson is more than 42,000 people strong, dedicated to providing the highest-quality, compassionate clinical care for patients, preparing tomorrow’s professional leaders for 21st century careers, and conducting research leading to new discoveries on the basic science, clinical, population science and applied levels. Thomas Jefferson University, home of Sidney Kimmel Medical College, dates back to 1824 and today comprises 10 colleges and four schools offering over 200 undergraduate and graduate programs to 8,400 students.Jefferson Health  serves patients through millions of encounters each year at 18 hospitals (ten are Magnet® designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and over 50 outpatient and urgent care locations throughout the region. Jefferson is also home to Health Partners Plans, a not-for-profit managed healthcare organization serving more than 290,000 members in Southeastern Pennsylvania with a broad range of health coverage options through Health Partners Medicare, Health Partners (Medicaid) and KidzPartners (Children’s Health Insurance Program

About Thomas Jefferson University

Thomas Jefferson University, founded in 1824 as the Jefferson Medical College, is today a national doctoral research university and a pioneer in transdisciplinary, professional education. Home of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College and the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, Jefferson is a preeminent academic institution delivering high-impact education in over 200 undergraduate and graduate programs to 8,400 students across 10 colleges. The University’s academic offerings now include architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion, health, medicine, science, social science and textiles. Jefferson is redefining the higher education value proposition with an approach that is collaborative and active; increasingly global; integrated with industry; focused on research across disciplines to foster innovation and discovery; and technology-enhanced. Student-athletes compete as the Jefferson Rams in the NCAA Division II Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference.

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