Powerboat Racing

Here’s your guide to powerboat racing this weekend Aug. 17/18

Despite having reached the halfway mark in the season don’t fret there is still plenty of racing on the docket. Our top pick for this weekend is the 2019 Branson Grand Prix of Missouri Powerboat Nationals Race. With the clock ticking on the remainder of the 2019 season make sure to get out this weekend and support a local race near you.

Our Top Pick:

The Grand Prix of Missouri Powerboat Nationals Race will make its Branson debut on August 17–18, 2019 at the Branson Landing. Come see Lake Taneycomo be transformed into a thrilling track for some of the world’s fastest and most well-known powerboat racers!

The Grand Prix of Missouri Powerboat Nationals Race is the perfect new-to-Branson, two-day thrill for the whole family! Watch this free event from the fountains at the heart of the Branson Landing on August 17–18 for the ideal vantage point of the races.

The viewing area extends from the south side of the Branson Jet Boat dock to the north end of Bass Pro’s White River Fish House. The racecourse is designed to stay close to the shoreline, making for a spectacular spectator’s sport!

Other Events this weekend:

Sprint Nationals Still A Go For Saturday At Marine Stadium

The Long Beach Sprint Nationals is happening from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, and Sunday, Aug. 18, at Marine Stadium.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children. Youngsters 5 and younger are free. Additionally, military and veterans will be admitted for free. All tickets will be available the day of at Marine Stadium. Parking also will be available for $20 per vehicle.

For more information about the 2019 ARP Long Beach Sprint Nationals — The Greg Duff & Phil Bergeron Memorial Race Presented by Nick Rose Insurance, go to scscracing.com.


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Regatta: Smilin George Memorial Regatta

Event Date: 8/17/2019–8/18/2019


Place: Eatonville, WA Silver lake


I-5 North or South to HWY 512, then exit to HWY 7, Follow HWY 7 towards Eatonville, Go 15 miles to Silver Lake, exit on right, Address: 40608 Silver Lake RD. E. Eatonville WA. 98328


Cabins for Race Officials, $100/ night, Camping & RV hookups on site- R.S.V.P. to Ron Magnuson @425–778–0829, RVs $75./weekend, All spots will be reserved, tents $10/ night, Sleeping in trailer same as tent. Motels in Eatonville and Spanaway.

Course: 3 laps of Approx. 1 mile course. NOT approved for records

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Regatta: Kittanning Boat Races

Event Date: 8/17/2019–8/18/2019



Kittanning is approx 45 miles northeast of Pittsburgh, PA Take US 422 to Exit B (Business 422). Merge onto S Water Street. Riverfront park is located directly across from 300 S Water St in downtown Kittanning.


Parking for motor homes in nearby lot. Limited tent camping.
Motels: Quality Inn Royle 724–543–1159
Holiday Inn Express 724–543–5200

Course: 3 laps of an approx. 1 mile course. NOT approved for records

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Regatta: Pateros Hydro Classic/ Terry Troxell Memorial

Event Date: 8/17/2019–8/18/2019



18 Miles North of Chelan WA on Hwy 97


Hotels in Pateros, Chelan and Brewster Washington

Course: 4 laps of an approx. 1=1/4 mile course = 5 miles ~ Course Elevation: 1000 ft. Not approved for records

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