FROM EAST: I-94 to exit #88 (Michigan Ave.) towards Galesburg. Go 2.2 mi. into town. Take sharp right E Battle Creek St/M-96 for 0.2mi., Turn Left (jog) to stay on E Battle Creek St/M-96 and follow 5.5 mi. to Ft. Custer State Rec. Area Entrance on Right. FROM WEST: I-94 to exit #85 (35th St./Galesburg-Augusta). Go North 1.1mi on 35th St. Turn Right (East) on M96/Michigan Ave. for 0.6 mi. Make a slight left to stay on M96 towards Augusta (at this point road changes to East Battle Creek St/M96. Follow for 5.5mi to Ft. Custer State Rec. Area Entrance on Right. Once in Park: Follow signs to Eagle Lake/Beach. Using Google Maps on the internet, type in "eagle lake, Augusta, Mi" for exact location.
CAMPING: Fort Custer State Recreation Area campground, $21/night (+ $8 registration fee). Elec. hook-ups and modern bath houses. Reservations strongly encouraged to ensure you have a site. Coordinate with friends to ensure you have campsites next to each other when placing reservations. Make reservations on-line and bring confirmation with you. Reserve a campsite at www.midnrreservations.com/, then click campground reservations, make campground reservation, select Fort Custer State Recreation Area and proceed per instructions. HOTEL: Candlewood Suites, 3443 Retail Place Dr., Kalamazoo, MI 49048. Phone: 269-270-3203. 10 Rooms reserved under Michigan Hydroplane Racing Assoc. Studio suite - double bed rooms at $89 per room + 13% taxes. Room reservation cut-off is May 20, 2011. Mention "Michigan Hydroplane Racing Assoc." when making reservations. Make reservation now. There are very few hotels with rooms available this weekend due to sports tournaments in Kalamazoo/Battle Creek area.
3 laps of an approx. 3/4 mile course. NOT approved for records. * * * * * SAFETY/RESCUE: H & H Rescue
: JH/JR/ASH/ASR/CSH/CSR/20SSH run 3 days over 2 as time permits. A 20 minute timed SO marathon will be run each day.
JH/JR: Trophies. All others: TBD
Possible FRI. evening in pits - listen for announcements. * * * SAT.: 7:30 a.m.- 8:30 a.m. * * * SUN.: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. * * * * * Sunday: 9:30 a.m.
JH, JR: $17 per class, per day * * * * * All SO Classes: $30 per class, per day. Entry Fee includes $2 for Region 6 Top Gun Series. In case of blow-out, $2 will be retained towards Region 6 Top Gun Series.
Please do NOT send.
Race Director (8050) MARK MISKERIK, 1921 NIKKI CT, HOWELL, MI
Race Director (13694) RAYMOND P BONENFANT, 579 TREASURE ISLAND DR, MATTAWAN, MI
Referee (2611) MIKE ROSS, 6643 WEDGEWOOD CRT, WATERFORD, MI
Assistant Referee (58600) JOSEPH DUFFIELD, 924 CLYDE ST, LANSING, MI
Inspector (156) THOMAS JOHNSTON, 11880 PRESTON RD, BRITTON, MI
Scorer (556) SHANNON D HOOVER, 1745 W SANTEE HWY, CHARLOTTE, MI
Risk Manager (72067) KAREN DUFFIELD, 924 CLYDE ST, LANSING, MI
CO-HOST: FORT CUSTER STATE RECREATION AREA
Visit www.michiganhydroplane.com. Look at "Events" page for more information. Vehicles required to pay a daily gate fee ($6/day MI residents or $8/day out of state) or buy the seasonal pass ($24 MI / $29 out of state). MI residents recommended to buy season pass as it can be used at any MI state recreation area. Catered Picnic Dinner Sat. night (by Lickity Split) in Pavilion; please support. Adults: approx. $12, Children (under 11): approx. $8. * *NO Alcohol allowed in Park. We do have a special use permit for Alcohol in the pavilion area only during the Picnic Dinner Saturday Night. * * Concession stand open during races. Please support. * * Please support all local sponsors.
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.