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2017 Reno Tahoe Events and Festivals Brochure

2017 Reno Tahoe Events and Festivals

US Open of Watercross

Sparks Marina
June 17, 2017 -June 18, 2017


 

Its the NASCAR of Watercross and it's FREE to the public!
The US Open of Watercross draws top competitors worldwide in pursuit of the US Open title. Spend Father's Day weekend at the marina and enjoy great racing - did we mention it's free?!  
 
The Pro Watercross Tour is the country’s premier watercross racing circuit and showcases the finest seasoned professional and amateur athletes in the highly explosive and exciting sport of personal watercraft racing . . .  aka Watercross. 
 
The annual US Open of Watercross has traveled from coast to coast attracting the best Watercross riders throughout the USA and the world, including Australia, Columbia, Kuwait, and Indonesia.  Competitors will vie for the prestigious title of US Open of Watercross Champion and a place in Watercross history.
  
Schedule of Events (times are subject to vary)
It's a great family outing and it's free to spectators.  Bring a blanket and chair and enjoy a day next to the water on the beach at Sparks Marina watching fantastic race action.  Some grandstand seating is available, first come, first seat.  Viewing areas are wheelchair accessible.  Free parking.
 
The closed course features a buoy-marked, 1/2- to 3/4-mile track that is designed to keep the competition tight and fans close to the action.  With speeds of up to 90mph, it's motocross on the water, with handle bar-to-handle bar competition that pits rider and machine in a personal watercraft battlefield.
 
The tentative schedule of events are subject to change. Please check back in Spring 2017 for updated information.
 
Saturday, June 17
12:00-5:00pm - Amateur Racing begins.
5:30-7:00pm - Pro Racing

7:30PM - Pro Freestyle & Guinness World Record Breaking attempt: Most Consecutive Barrel Rolls on a Personal Watercraft

8:00pm - Pro Racing continues
9:00pm - Pro Racing ends


Sunday, June 18 
9:00am - Amateur Racing begins
11:00am - National anthem is played and racing begins.
11:10am - Pro Racing (moto 2)
12:15pm - Pro Freestyle (finals)
1:00pm - Pro Racing (finals)
4:00pm - Awards   
 

 

  

 

Contact Info

Contact: ProWatercross Tour
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Location

Sparks Marina

300 Howard Drive Sparks, NV 89431


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