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On Friday night July 14th features the return of the “Cruisin the dock party” as most Shootout boats will be docked at the Lakeside Marina (South end of Sailboat Bridge) in Grove and the docks will be open to all spectators to view these awesome machines in “their element” – the water! This event runs  from 5:00pm to 10:00pm.


Food trucks will be available and Lakeside Bar will be open to provide a full bar.  The Queen will be open with the WAAMI Ladies serving hotdogs and snacks and American Grill will be providing a full bar on the top level of the Queen.  The top deck is perfect to watch a great sunset and an awesome view.

Entertainment will be provided.

“Fire Up” The Dock 6:30 pm

Be sure to join us Friday evening at Lakeside Marina for "Fire Up The Dock".

All our racing participants will be starting up those "high horsepower" machines for you to listen to and get these race teams to autograph their pictures and article in your own personal copy of the GLOC 2017 Program Guide.

Participants will be allowed to take their boats out and run the course (minimum speed) to acquaint themselves with the placement of the buoys late Friday afternoon or early evening.  Come watch these beautiful boats run around the race course from the dock area on Friday as  access to the Lakeside Marina docks during the racing event will be limited to those with ‘Wet Pit Passes’ as this will be a restricted area and waivers must be signed to be allowed into the area. Wet Pit Passes will be available for purchase on a limited basis and there will be restrictions on the number of people and children under the age of 18 cannot be admitted to this area.  (Only during Racing!!) 

8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Mandatory Drivers Meeting in the big room of the Welcome Center.