Calendar of Events 2017


Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 6:00pm

Lake Race Volunteer Celebration

Location: Beavers at the Dam

Volunteers and their respective team captains establish final assignments for race weekend.
Complimentary appetizers will be served and volunteers will receive their Lake Race T-shirts.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - Time: 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Paddle Battle

Location: Frankly and Louie's Waterfront Bar

We will run 3- person teams in a 3-lap format. As necessary, we will have heats and a championship.
$25 per team entry fee.
Costumes are welcome AND encouraged. All ages are welcome, as it will be a fun family event.
Prizes for 1st place team, last place and best costume!

Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 4:00pm to 9:00pm

Festival of Speed

Location: Osage Beach Parkway West of Grand Glaize Bridge 

Enjoy fast exhibits such as fast cars, boats, motorcycles and more. Food and Fair from local vendors along with music and entertainment. 
Shuttle service will be available starting at 4:00pm from the State Park. Follow signs.

-Participating Race Teams should be on premises by 12 NOON on Thursday-


Friday June 2, 2017 at 5:00pm to 11:30pm

Lake Race Meet and Greet Street Party

Location: Historic Bagnell Dam Strip

White House to Dam

Race fans will experience everything unique about Lake Race. Meet driver and get up close and personal with the race boats. Entertainment and Kid's Zone! Phat Mike and the Bartenders o Stage at 8:00pm.
Shuttle service will begin at 4pm and be available throughout the weekend. All Lake Race Parking will be in the camp ground below the dam. Please watch for signs and be courteous to our volunteers.

All Race Teams should be on hand for autographs and pictures

The lower Bagnell Dam Strip area will be closed to traffic starting at 9am on Friday morning


Race Day

Bagnell Dam CLOSED at 7:30am
for Spectator Viewing

Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 8:00 am

Lake Race 5k on the Bagnell Dam Strip Walk or Run

Location: Starting at Beavers at the Dam at 7:30am

Awards to follow on the upper patio at Beavers at the Dam.

(Go to the Lake Race 5K page under Calendar of Events for more info.)

Racer Meeting - Time TBD at Beaver's at the Dam


June 3, 2017 at 10:30am

Opening Ceremony

Color Guard and National Anthem

Location: Beavers at the Dam


June 3, 2017 at 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

OPA Sanctioned Powerboat Racing

Unlimited public viewing will be available at Host Facility Beavers at the Dam, on Historic Bagnell Dam, and at numerous other locations surrounding the course. Spectator fleet will have designated areas.

Powerboat Racing at its best commences at Lake of the Ozarks! A full day of racing with formats and demonstrations unique to Lake Race will begin with Opening Ceremonies at 10:40am. Racing will begin promptly at 11:00am, and continue until all heats are complete around 5:00pm. Unlimited public viewing will be available at Host Facility Beavers at the Dam, on Historic Bagnell Dam, and at numerous other locations surrounding the course. Spectators will have designated areas, please watch www.lakerace.com and Lake Locator for up to date information.

Please watch lakerace.com and lake locator for up to date information.

Race Broadcast will be shown in Lake Area, Springfield, Columbia, Jefferson City, Joplin, Kansas City, St. Louis and Northern Arkansas. Available for any station to pick up in US over satellite. 
See lakerace.com for Where to Watch and Listen info.

June 3, 2017 at 6:45pm

Awards Ceremony

Location: Beavers at the Dam

When the races are over, stay to cheer on the drivers at the Awards Ceremony. Lake Race Steering Committee along with our Sponsors will award the richest race purses in US powerboat racing.

June 3, 2017 at 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm

After Party

Location: Beavers at the Dam

Entertainment will be available at various spots along the Strip.
Fireworks at Dusk. Provided by Brilliant Skies.


June 4, 2017 at 9:30 am

Lake Race Props and Hoses Fun Run

Location: Starting at Beavers at the Dam

Breakfast at Beaver's at the Dam

$20 Raffle Tickets available at each location for a 50/50 Drawing at Redhead Yacht Club at 4pm. 
(Go to the Props and Hoses page under Calendar of Events for more info.)

 


Lake Race Organization Contact

Mike Shepherd - Lake Race Chairman

Beaver's at the Dam - Host Location

Lake Race Contact Information

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