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  • 2017 Stock/Junior Outboard Grass Lake Nationals Information

    2017 Stock and Junior Outboard Grass Lake Nationals: July 24-29, 2017. Trailer move-in July 23.

    Hotel and Camping Info:

    MHRA has secured blocks of rooms at the following two hotels, but for other great options please go to the Experience Jackson link: http://www.experiencejackson.com/places-to-stay/:
    1. Baymont Inn and Suites – Chelsea, MI (approx. 15 minutes from race site) – 734-433-1600
      Mention “American Power Boat Association Nationals” when booking to get the group rate of $99.99/night. This rate includes breakfast, pool and exercise facilities. Must book by June 1st to be guaranteed this rate. There are 30 rooms reserved so make your reservations early.
    2. Travelodge Inn – Jackson, MI (approx. 15 minutes from race site) – 517-787-1111
      Mention “American Power Boat Association National Boat Races” when booking to receive a 10% discount off your room rate.
    MHRA has set up a discounted group rates at the following campgrounds:
    1. Apple Creek Campground and RV Park – 517-522-3467
      Rate of $30.00/night if you mention “American Power Boat Association Nationals”. Full hook-ups, WIFI, etc. For more information go to: http://www.applecreekrv.com/index.html
    2. Holiday RV Campground – 517-522-5846
      More information to follow. Website: http://www.holidayrvcampground.com/home.html
    3. We have also secured a limited amount of Travel Trailer RVs from Lloyd Bridges Traveland in Chelsea, MI. Price will be $88.00 per day (plus any applicable taxes). The trailer will be delivered to one of the two campgrounds of your choice (see above) and set up for you to move in. Please call 800-475-1347 (ask for Jerry) and mention the "American Power Boat Association Nationals in Grass Lake" to reserve yours. http://funrving.com/
    Last edited by hydroracer25; 04-07-2017, 08:04 AM.

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    Re: 2017 Stock/Junior Outboard Grass Lake Nationals Information

    Website:

    The link to the 2017 Grass Lake Nationals has a "go-live" date of March 1, 2017. At that time we will have a link added to the www.michiganhydroplane.com page.

    This will include more information about the weeks events, pit stall registration, etc.

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    • #3

      Re: 2017 Stock/Junior Outboard Grass Lake Nationals Information

      motorhomes at the race site ? how much room is the in the pits for trailers etc?

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      • Ericwienczak
        Ericwienczak commented
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        No motor homes at the race site overnight , there is secondary parking for trailers on the side road and trailers will be moved into pits based upon when you are racing

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      Re: 2017 Stock/Junior Outboard Grass Lake Nationals Information

      thanks...

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      • Ericwienczak
        Ericwienczak commented
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        Apple creek is an awesome campground 5 minutes from the race site

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      Re: 2017 Stock/Junior Outboard Grass Lake Nationals Information

      I'm looking forward to the absolutely most important event of the week - the golf tournament.
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      • csh-2z
        csh-2z commented
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        I'll bring my golffing bat and see you in the end zone. Don't forget your swim fins!

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      Re: 2017 Stock/Junior Outboard Grass Lake Nationals Information

      See updated information regarding travel trailer RV rentals in the lead (#1) post on this thread.

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        Re: 2017 Stock/Junior Outboard Grass Lake Nationals Information

        2017 Grass Lake Nationals - Events/Entertainment Schedule:

        Sunday July 23rd:
        - Wild Ones Golf Outing (morning/mid-day)
        - Taste of Regions @ Brinkman's Marine - Grass Lake, MI (tentative)

        Monday July 24th:
        - Driver's meeting and Ox Roast @ Walz Fabrication - Grass Lake, MI

        Tuesday July 25th:
        - Open evening to support the one of the many great Jackson Co. area restaurants

        Wednesday July 26th:
        - Open evening to support the one of the many great Jackson Co. area restaurants

        Thursday July 27th:
        - Qualifier's Banquet/Drivers Meeting @ Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church - Michigan Center, MI

        Friday July 28th:
        - MHRA/Wild One's Pizza Party @ Brinkman's Marine - Grass Lake, MI (tentative)

        Saturday July 29th:
        - Finals Banquet @ Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church - Michigan Center, MI

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        • #8

          Re: 2017 Stock/Junior Outboard Grass Lake Nationals Information

          Please take a look at the Experience Jackson website for listings of great things to do while in the Grass Lake / Jackson area.

          http://www.experiencejackson.com/

          ExperienceJackson.com Logo_FullColor_CMYK.jpg
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            Re: 2017 Stock/Junior Outboard Grass Lake Nationals Information

            Please remember to go to http://www.michiganhydroplane.com/Gr...eNats2017.html to register you trailer and other information requested for planning purposes.

            If you have a certain racer, group or Region you want to pit next to please leave that in the comments section and we will do our best to accommodate your request. Of course due to trailer sizes and other restrictions this may not be possible in all cases. Thanks!

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            • Dew1us
              Dew1us commented
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              What about registration for the golf outing?

            • hydroracer25
              hydroracer25 commented
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              Craig,
              We will get the golf outing registration information out sometime in May. Many other details of the race still being worked on, but we will make sure we post a link as soon the details are confirmed.

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            Re: 2017 Stock/Junior Outboard Grass Lake Nationals Information

            Looking for some ideas for the kids during to take a break form the racing action while in town. See the list and website below for some great ideas.

            Top Six Places to Take the Kids - http://www.experiencejackson.com/things-to-do/

            #JacksonMI

            1.Splash Pad – Because your kids like the water too, but they aren’t looking for a competition.

            2.Nixon Park – two words: Water Park.

            3.Ella Sharp Museum – It’s more than a museum, it’s an interactive piece of the past with plenty of land for your kids to expel some energy.

            4.Trails in Jackson – Explore the outdoors with your kids.

            5.Cell Block 7 Prison Museum – Because maybe, just maybe, your kids will start listening to you if they think you plan on leaving them at the Prison.

            6.Quiet World Sports – A slower water racing experience.

            ExperienceJackson.com Logo_FullColor_CMYK.jpg

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            • #11

              Re: 2017 Stock/Junior Outboard Grass Lake Nationals Information

              Now that we've given you some ideas for kids (see above post), we thought the mom's, girlfriends and significant others might want to get away and visit one of the local wineries or breweries. Both are great options and many of lunch and some have dinner options as well.

              Wine & Beer - http://www.experiencejackson.com/wineries/

              Jackson is home to Wineries along the Southeastern Pioneer Wine Trail, as well as other local Vineyards. With several Vineyards, local Breweries, and tap rooms, adults are sure to have a good time exploring Jackson. Read more about the Wine and Beer options in Jackson on the Experience Jackson website.

              #JacksonMI

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