OSS: Series St. Clair news 2009-07-22

Hello OSS Race Fans. The most exciting race of the season is just two weeks away in St Clair Michigan and you are all invited to attend. This a joint event with teams from both OPA and OSS in attendance. Over 60...

Hello OSS Race Fans.

The most exciting race of the season is just two weeks away in St Clair Michigan and you are all invited to attend. This a joint event with teams from both OPA and OSS in attendance. Over 60 teams are expected to participate. In preparation for this event, please be aware of these few items.

Race boats can arrive in the Dry Pits no earlier than Thursday night at 6pm. Highway M-29 will be closed between Palmer Park and the St Clair Inn to serve as the Dry Pits.

On Thursday night, the party starts as the boats pull into town and bands play in Palmer Park. This is a non stop party from Thursday night until the awards are over on Sunday night.

If you want to stay at the St Clair Inn, please book your rooms NOW. There will be no rooms left in a few days. Download this form and fax it in. The Blue Water Inn is already sold out. St Clair Inn Reservation Form If you miss getting rooms at the St Clair Inn, search for hotels in Port Huron. It's about 12 miles north of the race site.

The schedule is:
Thursday night - boats enter dry pits - party Palmer Park.
Friday - Boats enter dry pits - vendors in attendance
Saturday - Boats enter dry pits - practice from 11:30 - 3:30
Saturday - 4:00 - 5:30 - Speed Skiff Racing

Sunday is Race Day
11:40 AM (tentative) National Anthems in Park
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hospitality & Beer Tent Open
12:00 NOON FIRST RACE (subject to adjustment)
1:30 PM SECOND RACE (subject to adjustment)
3:00 PM THIRD RACE (subject to adjustment)
7:00 PM Awards Ceremony at St. Clair Inn (subject to adjustment)

Thanks to the folks at the Blue Water Offshore Racing Association for putting on this wonderful event. OSS, OPA and the Blue Water Racing Association have all worked together in order to bring you the best racing experience possible. This race will set the standard for future joint events between our two organizations. We hope that you enjoy your stay in St Clair and come away from the event with good feel for what the future holds for our sport. Should you have any questions, please call the OSS office at 732 552 0669.

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