32nd Annual World Championship Snowmobile Watercross in Grantsburg
The thrill of racing snowmobiles over water has attracted thousands of spectators over the years. Grantsburg’s two days of racing features the top racers from the United States and Canada, each hoping to capture the World Champion honor and the large cash purse.
The three day event takes place July 18-20, 2008, and features something for everyone. Spectators enjoy a panoramic view of the Memory Lake racing area, during beautiful July weather. There is plenty of spectator room, plus camping facilities, displays, vendors, wrist wrestling championships, food booths, and activities.
Watercross begins on Friday with IWA racing action starting at 1:00 pm, rolling into the evening with a street dance from 8:30 pm to 12:30 am. Racing continues on Saturday and ends about 5:00 pm on Sunday when the champions are determined. On Saturday evening there will be a street dance, highlighted by what has become known as “The Best Fireworks Around.” The fireworks spectacular begins at dusk and draws thousands of satisfied viewers.
Whether you’re a snowmobile enthusiast or not, Watercross will provide you with a most unusual and enjoyable summer experience. Be sure to bring your camera and video recorder so you can share all of the action with your friends who’ll wish they had been there.
Complete schedule and information is available by calling (715)463-4269 or at www.grantsburgwatercross.com.