APBA Race Circular

Boatnik 2020
5/22/2020 – 5/25/2020
GRANTS PASS ACTIVE CLUB #43
 
 
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Grants Pass, OR Rogue River
2/11/2020
 

All start and finish at either Baker Park or Riverside Park in Grants Pass, Oregon

Available at local motels and campgrounds

1) Exhibition/Boat Show on the water in front of Riverside Park Friday May 22nd; 7 PM to 8:30 PM. Top finishers from Boatnik 2019 will make parade laps in front of the park prior to the Fireworks Show. Hydroplanes first, followed by sprint boats. The show will culminate with one drag boat starting its motor for the crowd, then idling back to the pit area. This is Exhibition Only, No racing.
2) Sprint Boat Exhibition; Saturday May 23rd and Sunday May 24th, 2020. 12:30 PM to 6 PM each day. Buoy course in front of Riverside Park, approximately 1/4 mile in length. Each boat will make 6 to 7 passes thru the course each day for time.
3) Inboard Drag Boat Exhibition; Saturday and Sunday May 23rd and 24th, 2020, 12:30 PM to 6 PM each day. Boats run a set 1/4 mile course in front of Riverside Park. Each boat will make two to three passes per day. Boats run one at a time.
4) Hydroplane Time Trials; Sunday May 24th 2020, 10 AM to 12:00 PM. Course is Riverside Park to Park Riffle and back, total distance approximately 3/4 mile. Each boat will make one passe thru the course for time. Only one boat will be on the course at a time.
5) Whitewater Hydroplane Race; Monday May 25, 2020, 10 AM to 4 PM, Course Riverside Park to Robertson Bridge, 13 miles down river. Two lap race format.

Hydros mass start, Sprints flagged start, Drags, light start

Rescue teams provided by; Josephine County Sheriff Department, Oregon State Marine Board, American Medical Response, Rural Metro Fire Department and Josephine County Search and Rescue.

1000 Feet

 
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1) Jet Sprints; by Invitation Only, Tow money per boat. Contact Grants Pass Active Club.
2) Drag Boat Exhibition; by Invitation Only, Tow money per boat. Contact Grants Pass Active Club
3) Whitewater Hydroplane Race and Time Trials. Prize money by finish. Contact Cal-Ore River Racers

1) Jet Sprint, on arrival or Saturday May 23rd. 9 AM Pit Area. Contact Grants Pass Active Club.
2) Drag Boats, on arrival or Saturday May 23rd. 9 AM Pit Area. Contact Grants Pass Active Club.
3) Hydroplanes, Club membership required. Contact Cal/Or River Racers. Late registration Saturday May 23rd, 8 AM Baker Park.

1) Jet Sprint, Saturday May 23 and Sunday May 24, 11:30 AM Baker Park.
2) Drag Boats, Saturday May 23 and Sunday May 24, 11:30 AM Baker Park.
3) Hydroplanes Saturday May 23rd 10:30 AM for time trials; Monday May 25th 9:45 AM Baker Park for Hydroplane Race

1) Jet Sprint N/A, by invitation
2) Drag Boats, N/A, by invitation
3) Hydroplanes, Club Membership required, contact Cal-Ore River Racers for membership and entry fees.

1) Jet Sprint, Invitation Only. Contact GP Active Club
2) Drag Boats, Invitation Only. Contact GP Active Club
3) Hydroplanes, Club Membership required, Contact Cal-Ore River Racers

Race Director (14741) JASON FIELDS, 725 W. WOODSIDE DR, GRANTS PASS, OR
Referee (1722) LARRY DARNEILLE, 1899 MEADOW GLEN, GRANTS PASS, OR
Assistant Referee (2341) JASON DEFOREST, 1093 NE SAVAGE ST, GRANTS PASS, OR
Inspector (1397) DAREN GOEHRING, 3520 82ND PL NE, MARYSVILLE, WA
Scorer (14865) KAILA REINHART, 2428 ROBINSON RD, GRANTS PASS, OR
Risk Manager (16246) JASON LEWIS, 1023 NE 7TH ST, GRANTS PASS, OR

The Grants Pass Active Club hosts Boatnik each year as a fund raiser to support various youth organizations and activities throughout Grants Pass and surrounding communities

This Regatta is sanctioned through APBA

All prizes are the responsibility of the conducting Club. APBA does not guarantee nor is it responsible for payment of prizes. You are advised that this event may be canceled prior to the race due to circumstances beyond the control of this association. If you plan to travel a long distance, it is recommended that you contact the race sponsor prior to your departure to ensure this event will take place.