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Evansville HydroFest

  • Date: Sep 2, 2017 - Sep 3, 2017
  • Location: Evansville, IN - Ohio River
  • Test Date: Sep 1, 2017
  • Region: 7
  • Print Race Circular (#12813)


Saturday Sep 02, 2017

  • 01110 - 5 LTR
  • 01130 - 2.5 LTR STOCK
  • 01140 - 1 LTR
  • 01520 - GRAND PRIX

Sunday Sep 03, 2017

  • 01520 - GRAND PRIX

Evansville HydroFest has (14) hotels who are providing discounted room rates for the event. All locations are within approximately 10 to 15 minutes of the pits. Visit our website for a complete listing of participating hotels at
**When making reservations, please make certain to tell the reservations desk you are a participant in the 2017 Evansville HydroFest Labor Day Event to receive your special rates.
**NO camping is permitted in downtown Evansville, Indiana USA.
**RV Parking in downtown Evansville, IN USA MAY be available and requires advance written approval from Race Director.

Closed Course
1 lap = 1.25 miles
4 laps preliminary (qualifying) heats - 5.0 miles total distance
4 laps Championship (final) heats - 5.0 miles total distance

Clock Start

$20,000 USD Total Funds for both tow / prize money. Prize money will be for the top five (5) finishers in each class with a legal field (4 boat minimum), except the Grand Prix class. Grand Prix class per agreement.
**Tow money amount based on mileage percentage and the total number of boats that attend and are registered by Saturdays Drivers meeting. Boat must also make a legal start in at least 1 heat during the weekend to be eligible for tow money.
**The majority of the Total Fund will be in Appearance (Tow) money for each class. Longer distances will earn more.
**All money will be paid to each teams Representative on Sunday, September 3, 2017 at the conclusion of the event at Race Headquarters, 401 SE Riverside Drive, Evansville, IN 47713

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm CDT
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm CDT
Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 7:00 am to 8:00 am CDT
Sunday, September 3, 2017 - 8:00 am to 9:00 am CDT
Ohio Riverfront Registration Tent, Court Street at Riverside Drive, at entrance to Pits. Physical address: 2 Court St., Evansville, Indiana 47708

Send Entries:

Evansville Events, Inc.
Attention: Evansville HydroFest Race Registrar
401 S.E. Riverside Drive
Evansville, Indiana 47713 USA

Entry Fees:

$100 USD for entries received by 08-08-17.
$150 USD for entries received after 08-08-17.
Entry Fee includes APBA Inboard Administrative Fee.
Entry Fee must be mailed with Race Entry Form.
No shows will receive a full refund of Entry Fee via USPS Mail after the conclusion of the event.

  • Race Director: RANDALL LIENTZ
  • Referee/Risk Manager: DONALD MELILLO
  • Assistant Referee: JACK MEYER
  • Inspector: TIMOTHY COLLINS
  • Scorer: ANN MARIE SHAW
  • Assistant Risk Manager: WILLIAM T NOONAN



I-69 to Lloyd Expressway West. Exit south on South Fulton Avenue. Get in the Right lane and continue on South Fulton Avenue, which becomes NW Riverside Drive at the curve. Stop at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Court Street. Tropicana Hotel & Casino will be on your left and right. Registration Tent and Pit Access will be directly in front of you. Stay in right hand lane and form a line. Physical address: 421 NW Riverside Drive, Evansville, IN 47708 USA

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