It is another big weekend for racing as Mike Young's Surf and Turf series kicks off the 2016 Season.


(Bradenton, FL)  The HydroTurf Surf and Tour, presented by Yamaha, RIVA Racing, City of Tavares, Lake County,, Blowsion, and Sea Doo will kick off the IJSBA Closed Course Qualifying season on April 16-17 in Tavares, Florida…aka, “America’s Sea Plane City”. 

This is the 8th consecutive year for this event, which situated conveniently in central Florida on picturesque Lake Dora.  IJSBA qualifying will begin on Saturday morning at 10am at the Wooton Park Extension and the event will also feature Freestyle, EckoReco Scooter racing, a drone racing exhibition, and much more. 

The event will run approximately 10am-4pm each day, with a scheduled awards ceremony at 5pm on Sunday at the Tiki West.

Admission to the event is free and there will be bleacher seating for the spectators, courtesy of the City of Tavares.  “I am super glad to have HydroTurf aboard as our title sponsor for our 28th season and Surf and Turf will have the most diverse series in the nation featuring HydroCross, HydroDrags, Freestyle Shows and a FunRun in 2016”, said Promoter, Mike Young. Co-sponsors of the event include Jet Pilot, Team Mean Racing, Tiki West, and SKIP TV.  Info on the series and registration can be found at