JU Waterfront Celebration

March 6-7, 2020

Join Jacksonville University's rowing and sailing teams, Marine Science Research Institute (MSRI), and our academic partner OCEARCH for a weekend on the banks of the wide St. Johns! Register using the form below.


Schedule of Events

Rock the Docks | Friday, March 6, 2020 at 7 p.m. at River House

Enjoy a festive evening of drinks, dining, and dancing to live music as we overlook the St. Johns and celebrate our signature waterfront programs: Sailing, OCEARCH, Marine Science, and Rowing, and the future that lies ahead.

JU Waterfront Family Festival | Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 9 a.m. at Negaard Rowing Center

Alumni, parents, friends and the entire JU Community are invited to join JU Rowing, JU Sailing, JU Marine Science and OCEARCH for a day of family fun on the Jacksonville University Waterfront! Fun will be had by all ages - enjoy food trucks, cash bar, bouncy houses, kids’ games, JU giveaways and more. Event highlights include:

  • JU Men's and Women's Rowing race vs. Embry Riddle
  • JU Sailing Regatta
  • Kid's Marine Science Activities at our MSRI
  • Tours of the M/V OCEARCH

Sponsorship Opportunities

View Sponsorship Opportunities for the JU Waterfront Celebration

Please contact Annie Tutt at or (904) 256-7039 for more information about sponsoring this event.