August 10-11, 2013

Hartwell Marina, Hartwell, GA

The Hydro-Turf Watercross National Tour is proud to announce that the Hartwell Marina will be the host site of the 2013 Triple Crown of Watercross, August 10-11, 2013 with the support of Anderson, South Carolina Convention & Visitors Bureau, Franklin County Chamber of Commerce, Hart Chamber of Commerce, Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce, Hartwell Marina, Watercrafters, Clay Barbee Racing, Green Acres Landscaping & Dennis Mack Racing.

This will be 4th annual Triple Crown of Watercross on Lake Hartwell and will bring the best watercross racers from coast to coast and competitors from all over the world, including United Kingdom, Columbia, Kuwait, and Indonesia. The Triple Crown of Watercross is expected to draw one of the largest gatherings of competitors in the country; participants in pursuit of the Triple Crown title and a cash purse of over $12,000.

This will be the sixth stop on the Hydro Turf National Watercross tour, the site is one of the most vast and spacious events that will be held in 2013. This two day event will consist of personal watercrafts battling handle bar to handle bar on the lake's typically quiet waters. The Triple Crown of Watercross will bring competitors one step closer in determining who will become the next national champion of the Hydro-Turf National Watercross Tour. Following the Lake Hartwell event weekend, competitors will move onto to be crowned National Champions in Charleston, WV August 17-18 at the Hydro-Turf National Championship.

On Saturday and Sunday, the premier watercross classes will begin at 11am to 2pm, these classes will showcase the pro riders in each class. Each of premier classes on Sunday will be followed by awards, interviews and autograph sessions.

Lake Hartwell is one of the largest and most popular recreation lakes in the southeast, and is home to a number of state parks, public campgrounds, and marinas. There are several communities that surround Lake Hartwell and borders two states, South Carolina and Georgia.

Event Information:

Set your GPS to:

Hartwell Marina

149 Hartwell Marina Drive

Hartwell, GA 30643

RV / Trailer Parking - Area (Off-site) Camping:

Hart State Park Campgrounds is located close to Hartwell Marina. Email Lisa Beasley at to reserve a spot.

Hart State Park website

Watsadler Campground sits right next to the DAM and you can reserve at or 1-877-444-6777. This is an eight minute drive to Hartwell Marina

Online registration will be open until 9:00 PM on Thursday.

Registration and check-in will be from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM on Friday on site.

Late registration and check-in will begin at 6:45 AM - 8:00 AM on Saturday on site.

Sign up online today! Start the morning start off right on Saturday and register early today - save yourself time and money!


Hartwell Hotels

Best Western Lake Hartwell Inn and Suites

1357 E. Franklin St

Hartwell, GA


Cateechee Golf Club

140 Cateechee Trail

Hartwell. GA


Day Nite Inn

1679 Anderson Hwy

Hartwell, GA


Anderson, SC Hotels

Hotel Address Phone
Comfort Suites 118 Interstate Blvd.(Exit 19B) 864-622-1200
Country Inn & Suites 116 Interstate Blvd.(Exit 19B) 864-622-2200
Fairfield Inn & Suites 117 Interstate Blvd.(Exit 19B) 864-332-9000
Hampton Inn - Exit 19 120 Interstate Blvd.(Exit 19B) 864-375-1999
Hampton Inn - North 411 Alliance Parkway(Exit 27) 864-760-1000
Hilton Garden Inn 115 Destination Drive(Exit 19A) 864-964-0100
Holiday Inn 3509 Clemson Blvd(behind Tuckers) 864-226-1000
Holiday Inn Express 103 Alliance Parkway(Exit 27) 864-231-0231
Holiday Inn Express 107 Interstate Blvd(Exit 19B) 864-226-3312
Home-Towne Suites 151 MLK Blvd(Exit 21 or 19A) 864-226-1112
Microtel Inn & Suites 102 Electric City Blvd.(Exit 19B) 864-224-9707
Quality Inn 3025 North Main Street 864-226-6051

What's Going On...

Double Points weekend for

Sport Spec and Sport Open classes!


Venue set up

Event Check-in/Registration

On site: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm


Check-in/Late Registration

On-site: 6:45 am - 8:00 am

Riders Meeting 8:45 AM

Practice immediately post riders meeting

Premier classes 11am-2pm

Freestyle 12:00 noon

Amateur racing continues

Saturday Night

7:00 PM

Docksider Restaurant


Riders Meeting 8:30 AM

Practice immediately post riders meeting

Racing begins 9:00 AM

Premier classes 11am-2pm

Freestyle 12:00 noon

Amateur racing continues

Awards - one hour post racing

The Hydro-Turf National Tour

Clay Barbee for all of his tireless hours in bringing the event to the Hartwell Marina! for all of their help in making this event a success!