Thursday, August 10, 2017

Get Ready for 2017 Lake of the Ozarks Shootout!

One of the Lake's biggest events is quickly approaching: Lake of the Ozarks Annual Shootout! This event will draw in thousands of people from all around that share at least one common interest: a love for super fast boats! Insure the Lake knows you're excited for all the fun activities and events coming up. So, this week we're sharing with you the line up of Shootout events so you don't miss a thing!

8th Annual Mini Shootout
Aug 18, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017

Ha Ha Tonka Springs Cove  – 14 1/2 mile marker of the Big Niangua

Watch radio controlled powerboat replicas compete for the Mini Top Gun title.

Friday, August 18th
5PM registration and meet and greet

Saturday, August 19th
9AM – Noon – Practice Runs
Noon to 1PM – Lunch and open Swimming
1 – 5PM – Splash Runs and the Bounty Race
7PM – Live Entertainment @ Captain Ron's (34.5 MM)

Sunday, August 20th
9AM to Noon – Bracket Racing, Exhibition Races & Powder Puff Racing
Noon to 1PM – Lunch and open Swimming
1 - 4PM – Class Runs, Top Gun Racing & The Bounty Race
Awards Ceremony immediately following racing

Lil' Boat & Pontoon Shootout Poker Run

Aug 18, 2017
Captain Ron's in Sunrise Beach

This Shootout Poker Run event is for boats 32' in length or shorter. Registration begins at 10:30AM at Captain Ron's in Sunrise Beach. Multiple venues are participating as checkpoint locations, and the run will end at Topsider in Osage Beach. See website for checkpoint locations.

Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Benefit Golf Tournament

Aug 20, 2017
Old Kinderhook

12PM - Registration & Lunch at Old Kinderhook Golf Club
1PM - Shot Gun Start Awards Following the Tournament Hole in One Prices Proxies & On Course Events. All proceeds benefit Lake Area Firefighters, and many other Lake Area Charitable Organizations.

The Great Shootout Treasure Hunt
Aug 21, 2017
Captain Ron's

Find your buried treasure at Captain Ron's from 5-8PM. $20 ticket social hour, treasure hunt, prizes and T-shirt. Tickets available at Captain Ron's, Cannon Smoked Saloon and Kids Harbor. All proceeds benefit Kids Harbor.

Shootout Volleyball Tournament
Aug 22, 2017
Captain Ron's Bar & Grill

Beach Volleyball Tournament at Captain Ron's Bar & Grill from Noon to 8PM. To sign up and for more information, please contact Kathy Triplet at 785-550-0116.

Shootout On The Strip Street Party

Aug 23, 2017
Bagnell Dam Strip

Head to the Historic Bagnell Dam Strip to meet the race teams and see their unbelievable machines up close and personal from 5 - 10PM.

Shootout PolyLift Poker Run

Aug 25, 2017
Big Thunder Marine

Pre-registration will be at Performance Boat Center on Thursday 8/24, 4 – 9PM.
Poker Run starts at 8PM Friday 8/25 at Big Thunder Marine and ends at Captain Ron's Bar & Grill. See website for details. 

Shootout Silent & Live Auctions
Aug 25, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017
Captain Ron's & Camden on the Lake

The Silent Auction will be held at Captain Ron’s on Friday, August 25th, 2017 from noon - 7PM. Its’ open to the public. All money raised will benefit all of the shootout charities.

The Live Auction will be held in conjunction with SuperCat Fest at Camden on the Lake on Saturday, August 26th, 2017 beginning at 8PM. Free Shuttles from the Camden on the Lake Parking venues will be available to take you to the Resort. The Auction will be held on the lower level adjacent to the outdoor band stage.

Lake of the Ozarks Shootout
Aug 26, 2017 - Aug 27, 2017
Captain Ron's

All events lead up to this moment! The Lake of the Ozarks Shootout, held at Captain Ron's Bar & Grill and the 33MM-34.5MM, will bring top powerboat racers and off shore racing power boats from across the country, topping 200 MPH. This is the largest unsanctioned boat race in the Midwest with over 100 racers and 100,000 spectators. Proceeds will benefit the Lake Area Rescue Teams, and other charitable organizations!

Starting August 18th, there will be something for everyone to get you and the entire family amped up for the Shootout! Remember that there are going to be no wake ordinances throughout the Lake area to ensure the safety of boaters, swimmers, and local property owner's docks, etc., so please leave the racing up to the professionals. The Lake is expected to be very busy during this time. Don't forget to check with the best insurance agent at the Lake of the Ozarks before heading out on the water to be sure your boat is properly insured.

If you got to enjoy the races last year, then you know the 2016 "Top Gun" was American Ethanol, topping an all-time high speed of 217 MPH! We're sure many of the racers will be returning this year to try to claim that title. Which performance racer to do you think will take home the title of "Top Gun" this year? We'd love to hear your vote, so share your favorite racer in the comments! Insure the Lake wishes you a fun and memorable time at this year's annual Shootout!

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About the Author: Steve is a double back-flip insurance ninja. He was named Young Insurance Agent of the Year by the Missouri Association of Insurance Agents in 2010 and is a Certified Insurance Counselor. When he is not helping customers, he enjoys community service, Latin dancing with his beautiful wife and going on adventures with his two awesome sons.

Steve Naught, CIC
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