IJSBA is very excited to share the official announcement of all the 2019 Hydro-Turf HydroDrag World Championship:

2019 11th Annual Hydro-Turf HydroDrag World Championships powered by Yamaha presented and presented by the City of Tavares, Lake County

Dates:                      November 9-10

Race Site:               Wooton Park West

Address:           100 W. Ruby Street
Tavares, FL 32778

Website: www.recreationparks.net/FL/lake/wooten-park-tavares

Phone:              (352) 742-6267




Host Hotel:       Key West Resort          

Address:           199 W Ruby St
                           Tavares, FL  32778

Phone:                    352-508-5344                                    

Rate:                  $119-up

Back-up Hotel: Comfort Suites

Phone:              352-253-237

Group-Mention:             HydroDrag World Championships

***Registration is online now at surfandturfpromotions.com

For more info contact Mike Young at mpyoungjr@aol.com

IJSBA Rules, Regulations, and Local info


Rules are at IJSBA.com and surfandturfpromotions.com and have been since December 2018, questions may be deferred to Rene, our new Technical Inspector

Riders Meeting will be at 8:30am on Saturday and 7:00am on Sunday Morning at the bleachers at Wooton Park West

This is a Double Elimination bracket system with all Hydro-Drag Classes on Saturday and Sunday as scheduled!

Pit Parking is free for racer with trailers, no cars will be allowed in hot pits unless a $25 fee is paid for parking.  NO COOLERS INSIDE THE RACE SITE!!!

NO GLASS BOTTLES ARE ALLOWED ON PARK GROUNDS at any time.  A $100 fine will be in place. /Put it in a solo cup, this is a local law, but we will be enforcing it as well!!!

Poser Awards will be at the Awards on site and custom awards will be mailed out to everyone individually along with prize money!

The event is sanctioned by the IJSBA and COMPETITORS must have an IJSBA a membership or prove that they have one or they will be charged.A 1 year membership is $65.

Racers may get their IJSBA memberships online at ijsba.com or pay on site. If you go online, you must bring a receipt to show that or you will be charged again!

Early Registration Discounts until October 1st, or (online only/fees will be raised 25%)

No ATV’s on the grass at any time, NO MATTER, NO!!!

No fueling in the water at any time. Fuel at your Pit area or on top of the ramp, if you are caught fueling in the water, it is a $100 fine, not my rule, but it is yours!

All Watercraft must be safety inspected by our inspector before entering the water, no exceptions!  Tech begins on Saturday Morning at 7am on site.

Helmets and Lifevests must be worn at all times while you are on the water or a $50 fine.

Each team is responsible to have their own translator if they don’t speak English.

Wetsuits and Protective footwear are MANDATORY, back and neck braces are HIGHLY recommended for your protection!  READ YOUR IJSBA WAIVER!

No dock access for the event is available unless you have a Press Pass or you are an IJSBA Official.

No Replay or film will only be viewed by the IJSBA Racing Staff, final decisions will made directly.

There are 6 restaurants within walking distance to the race site, and the hotel is on site!                                                                            

There will be EMS, Police, and Fire Dept onsite, provided by the City of Tavares.

Port-a-lets bleacher seating and will be provided, as well as a food vendor for everyone’s convenience.

Enduro Race will be held Sunday at 2:30pm (20minutes plus 1 lap)

Admission is $20 for the weekend and $10 per day if you are not a racer and each racer will get 1 extra pass for their mechanic per paid entry.  Only 1 parking pass per team

If there are any issues that are derogatory, they will be handled swiftly and directly by the TPD or Lake County SD. 

*A Racer or a Team may be disqualified because of an action done by someone acting on behalf of that team.



Thanks for your support and cooperation!  Mikey


Weekend Schedule of events…

Friday             9am-5pm                    Event load in/set-up

                        12pm                          Pits open to racers

Saturday        7am                             Pits open/Late Registration

                        8:30am                       Racer Meeting for everyone

                        9am                             Endurance Race #1

                        10am                           Stock and Spec Practice

                        11am                           Freestyle Show

                        11:30am                     Lunch

                        12:30pm                     Stock HydroDrags

                        1:30pm                       Spec HydroDrags

                        2:30pm                       Florida vs Puerto Rico SS Shootout

                        4pm                            Endurance Race #2


Sunday           7am                             Pits Open

                        8am                             Late Registration

                        9am                             Riders Meeting

                        9:30am                       Speed Alley #2

                        10am                           PB Nationals #3

                        11am                           Closed Course Racing

                        12pm                          Lunch

                        12:30                           Pro Superstock Drags

                        2pm                            Pro Unlimited Drags

                        4pm                            Awards for all Classes