APBA Race Circular

2008 Atchafalaya Eastern Divisionals
5/24/2008 – 5/26/2008
TRI CITY R/C HYDROPLANE ASSN
 
New Orleans Power Boat Association (57) 
9    2031   
Morgan City, LA Lake Palourde
3/11/2008
 
4/10/2008

1 3/4 miles North of Morgan City, Louisiana on Highway LA 70.

Headquarters - Days Inn, 7408 Hwy.182, Morgan City, LA - phone 985/384-5750;
Holiday Inn, 520 Roderick Street, Morgan City, LA - phone 985/385-2200;
Best Western, 1011 Brashear Ave., Morgan City, LA - phone 985/385-9175
Rates: TBA.
Camping with full hook-ups available at race site, contact Oren Dupre, 985-498-2926 for rates & reservations.


5 miles - consisting of 4 laps of 1-1/4 mile each. APPROVED FOR RECORDS.
TYPE OF START: Clock SAFETY/RESCUE TEAM: Powerboat Racing Rescue
RACE COURSE ELEVATION: Sea Level

Powerboat Racing Rescue

SPECIAL BULLETIN: Atchafalaya Eastern Divisionals May 24-25-26, 2008, three separate days of racing. Divisional racing day will be decided on site by the Race Planning Committee. You must be present and willing to race all three days to receive MCPBA tow monies. All other Race Circular information remaings unchanged. Triple and a half Points Weekend. - (3) separate race days: Sat. 5/24, single points day. Sun. 5/25, single points day. Mon. 5/26, one and a half points day. Saturday, May 24, 2008 01000-Inboard (all classes) 5 mile/4 lap Sunday, May 25, 2008 01000-Inboard (all classes) 5 mile/4 lap Monday, May 26, 2008 01000-Inboard (all classes) 5 mile/4 lap - EASTERN DIVISIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP


$30,000 Prize money - $300 to legal starters as Tow Money, based on 75 boat count. Example: 75 boats @ $300 per boat, remainder to be divided amongst 13 classes - 1st place $300, 2nd place $200, 3rd place $100 based on overall points for week-end. Dual registration does not apply. Trophies will be awarded for first thru third results of Eastern Divisionals Event only. Awards presentation one hour after last heat on Monday at `Old Judges Stand` in pit area pending approval of inspection.
Additional $100 in Tow Money to be presented from the New Orleans Power Boat Association to all boats making a legal start in any of the scheduled heats.


Friday, May 23 - Days Inn - 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Saturday, May 24 - Pit Area - 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.


Saturday, May 24 - Pit Area - 10:15 a.m. Sunday, May 25 - Pit Area - 9:00 a.m. Roll Call Only.
Monday, May 26 - Pit Area - 9:00 a.m. Roll Call Only.


$125 for 3 days of racing. A full entry fee is required for each class entered.
A late entry fee of $25 will be assessed for an entry postmarked or e-mailed later than 5/15/08.


Katelyn Shaw, 2 Wright Ct., Succasunna, NJ 07876-1026 E-mail: T2racing@yahoo.com
After 5/15/08, mail entries to: MCPBA, P.O. Box 3526, Morgan City, LA 70381
- OR - E-mail: e26dupre@bellsouth.net

Race Director (50817) WILLIAM ALLEN, 2367 ORMOND BLVD, DESTREHAN, LA
Race Director (72100) RAYMOND LAHOSTE JR, 813 DITCH AVE, MORGAN CITY, LA
Referee (811) MICHAEL S WEBER, 21832 TROMBLY, ST CLAIR SHORES, MI
Assistant Referee (50029) BRUCE BROUSSARD, PO BOX 2074, MORGAN CITY, LA
Inspector (54054) JIM APPLEY, 2700 PELHAM RD N, ST PETERSBURG, FL
Inspector (54425) ALFRED F GRABINSKI JR, 123 MARNE RD, HOPATCONG, NJ
Scorer (70857) KATELYN SHAW, 12824 65TH AVE S, SEATTLE, WA
Risk Manager (2399) OREN J DUPRE, 1602 MCDERMOTT DR, MORGAN CITY, LA

- CELL TRAINING will be held 4:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 23, 2008 at race headquarters, Days Inn, poolside.
- APBA Inboard Dress Code and Pit Pass procedures will be strickly enforced.
- All boats must have slings to launch. NO float-offs.
- Any questions, please contact Oren Dupre 985/498-2926 or e26dupre@bellsouth.net
- Pit facilities secured, minimum of three (3) cranes, New Docks; Air bottles filled on site.
- SUNDAY NIGHT PIT PARTY at `Old Judges Stand` approx. 6:00 p.m. till 10:00 p.m. - Cajun Food & Music.

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.