APBA Race Circular

Boatnik 2008
5/23/2008 – 5/26/2008
SCIOTO BOAT CLUB
 
Randy Brown 541-660-8515 
10    1992   
Grants Pass, OR Rogue River @ Grants Pass OR
1/28/2008
 
4/16/2008

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

Local Motels and Campgrounds.


1) Marathon Jetboat Race: Points race for American Whitewater Jetboat Association (AWJA), Leg 3 U.I M. World Championship Jetboat Race, races will run concurrently with each other. U.I M. race under separate Sanction Application. RACING: Friday, May 23rd and Saturday, May 24th, 2008.
Course: Baker Park to Alameda Park and back, both days - 112 total miles.
2) Sprint Boat Exhibition: Saturday, May 24th and Sunday, May 25th, 2008. Buoy course in front of Riverside Park.
3) Drag Boat Exhibition: Saturday, May 24th and Sunday, May 25th, 2008. Set 1/4 mile course in front of Riverside Park.
4) Whitewater Hydroplane Race: Exhibition/Fun Run, Friday May 23, 2008. Course: buoy race in front of Riverside Park, 3:00 to 5:00 P.M. 49th Annual Whitewater Hydroplane Race - Monday, May 26, 2008. Two-lap race between Riverside Park and Robertson Bridge - 52 total miles.

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

SPECIAL EVENT Classes to Include: 1) Jet River Racer (00850), Marathon Jet Boat Race. 2) Jet Sprint (00860), Sprint Boat Exhibition. 3) Outboard River Racer (00870), Whitewater Hydroplane Race. 4) Inboard Drag Boat Exhibition (no computer class listed). Exhibition: 2 Vintage Outboard boats - parade laps.

1) Marathons: Prize money per class - FX, Big Block FX, B Class, A Class and Unlimited (AWJA Points Race).
Separate prize money for U.I.M. World Championship Race.
2) Jet Sprints: By Invitation - Tow money per boat, contact Grants Pass Active Club for amounts.


1) Marathons: 2008 U.I.M. World Championship Race, contact Southern Oregon Power Boat Association,
P. O. Box 1334, Gold Beach, OR 97444.
AWJA Points Race, contact AWJA, C/O Dean Saxon, 147 Rio Vista Drive, Grants Pass, OR 97527.
2) Jet Sprints: Contact Grants Pass Active Club, P.O. Box 961, Grants Pass, Oregon 97528
3) Drag Boat Exhibition: Contact Grants Pass Active Club, P.O. Box 961, Grants Pass, OR 97528.
4) Hydroplane Race: Contact Cal/Or River Racers, 5461 Riverbanks Road, Grants Pass, OR 97527.


All Drivers' Meetings held at Baker Park prior to racing.
1) Marathons: Friday, May 23 and Saturday, May 24, 2008, 8:00 a.m.
2) Sprints: Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25, 2008, 12:30 p.m.
3) Drag Boats: Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25, 2008, 3:00 p.m.
4) Hydroplane Race: Monday, May 26, 2008, 11:00 a.m.


1) Marathons: Entry Fee by Class, U.I.M. World Championship, contact Southern Oregon Power Boat Association,
P. O. Box 1334, Gold Beach, OR 97444.
AWJA Points Race, contact AWJA, C/O Dean Saxon, 147 Rio Vista Drive, Grants Pass, OR 97527.
2) Jet Sprints: N/A, by Invitation.
3) Drags: N/A, by Invitation.
4) Hydroplanes: Contact Cal/Or River Racers, 5461 Riverbanks Road, Grants Pass, OR 97527.


1) Marathons: U.I.M World Championship, send entries to Southern Oregon Power Boat Association,
P.O. Box 1334, Gold Beach, OR 97444.
AWJA Points Race, send entries to AWJA, C/O Dean Saxon, 147 Rio Vista Drive, Grants Pass, OR 97527.
2) Jet Sprints: by Invitation - contact Grants Pass Active Club, P.O. Box 961, Grants Pass, OR 97528.
3) Drag Boats: by Invitation - contact Grants Pass Active Club, P.O. Box 961, Grants Pass, OR 97528.
4) Hydroplanes: Cal/Or River Racers, 5461 Riverbanks Road, Grants Pass, OR 97527.

Race Director (70901) HERMAN BAERTSCHIGER JR, 665 HUNT LANE, GRANTS PASS, OR
Referee (6026) FRANK L BANDUCCI, 2587 SIMAS AVE, PINOLE, CA
Assistant Referee (50047) MOREY HALE, P O BOX 43, ROGUE RIVER, OR
Inspector (1722) LARRY DARNEILLE, 1899 MEADOW GLEN, GRANTS PASS, OR
Scorer (73353) MONIQUE KEEN, 5461 RIVERBANKS RD, GRANTS PASS, OR
Risk Manager (52186) RANDALL BROWN, 656 MCMULLEN CREEK RD, SELMA, OR



All proceeds from Boatnik go towards supporting the youth of our community.

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.