From the time your parents give you permission, til the day the doctor wouldn’t recommend it, the thrill and the excitement of power boating can be enjoyed. Whether you’ve been a life-long fan trying to get a feel for the adrenaline running through your body, or your trying to introduce your son or daughter to the sport, there’s everything far and in between in this octane-fueled pastime.

Experience, budget, and age are all mythical barriers of entry, for the sport offers everything for even the young and inexperienced. Whether you have all the power boating experience in the world or none what so ever, there is a race category for you.

To find the category that best suites you, use the new category selector below. Just input your unique variables and watch as the right categories for you practically float to the surface. It’s easy to use and offers a quick glimpse at what each category has to offer.

  • Northwest
  • Southwest
  • Midwest
  • Southeast
  • Mid-Atlantic
  • Northeast

Select your max budget

75k+
9-10
11-13
14-15
16-17
18+
No previous experiencing racing anything
Some experience in racing
I'm experienced In other racing sports
I'm experienced in racing Powerboats
Inboard

Inboard

Inboard

  • Yearly Races: 41
  • Minimum Age: 14
  • Price Range: $11,000-$85,000

Inboard Endurance

Inboard Endurance

  • Yearly Races: 11
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Price Range: $20,000-$80,000

Junior Classes

Junior Classes

  • Yearly Races: 71
  • Minimum Age: 9
  • Price Range: $4,000-$9,000

Modified Outboard

Modified Outboard

  • Yearly Races: 49
  • Minimum Age: 14
  • Price Range: $4,000-$76,000
Offshore

Offshore

Offshore

  • Yearly Races: 5
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Price Range: $65,000-$1,400,000
Outboard Drag

Outboard Drag

Outboard Drag

  • Yearly Races: 3
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Price Range: $9,000-$18,000
OPC

OPC

OPC

  • Yearly Races: 37
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Price Range: $7,500-$60,000
PRO Outboard

PRO Outboard

PRO Outboard

  • Yearly Races: 38
  • Minimum Age: 11
  • Price Range: $3,500-$20,000
Special Events

Special Event

Special Event

  • Yearly Races: 41
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Price Range: $0-$1,000,000

Stock Outboard

Stock Outboard

  • Yearly Races: 64
  • Minimum Age: 14
  • Price Range: $2,900-$7,665

Superlight Tunnel

Superlight Tunnel

  • Yearly Races: 9
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Price Range: $7,000-$15,000

Unlimited

Unlimited

  • Yearly Races: 8
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Price Range: $500,000-$2,000,000

Vintage

Vintage

  • Yearly Races: 28
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Price Range: $7,500-$100,000

Don’t see your boat here? Make sure to check out the special events page. The Special Event category will cover any type of boat racing not offered in another category. This includes distance world records! If you can dream it, you can race it.