Jetskis returning to Vance Creek in Elma

April 21-22

Jetski racing will open its 2018 season with rounds one and two of the IJSBA Water X Championships April 21-22 at Vance Creek Park on Bowers Lake in Elma.

“The Pacific Northwest is home to some of the top riders in the world, including three world champions and many other Top 10-ranked riders,” said Dan Lindgren, event organizer. “As this is the season opener, a lot of good riders will be here.”

Race organizers anticipate as many as 60 entries in numerous classes for the two-day event. Organizers expect that as many as 20 entrants will have placed in the top 10 worldwide in their individual classes in previous years.

Racers earn points for the Water X Series Championships and spots to compete in the world finals competition held in Lake Havasu, Ariz., on the Colorado River in October.

The event is free to the public and is family-friendly. Races start at about 10 a.m. both days. For more detailed information, visit the Water X Facebook event page.