October 4-12, 2014

For 32 years, the IJSBA World Finals has been held over ten days in October, concluding on Sunday of Columbus Day Weekend. The event attract nearly 6,000 spectators and hundreds of the world’s best personal watercraft racers from more than 50 nations; only the Olympic Games have more individual nations represented at a single venue. The Finals includes closed-course racing with a starting line of PWCs dashing towards a first-turn buoy and navigating several laps through a buoy course. The other main event, freestyle competition, has athletes demonstrate tricks and stunts during one- or two-minute routines for judge scores. 

The IJSBA World Finals is the most venerable and prestigious single personal watercraft event in the world and carries an invitation-only policy attracting close to a thousand of the world’s best personal watercraft racers. The World Finals have been the cornerstone of IJSBA racing and Lake Havasu has been the home to this event since its inception.

In addition to the week-long World Finals, the dynamic, innovative and creative free-style action of the Pro Freestyle Expo is taking place on Saturday, October 11, in the Bridgewater Channel under the London Bridge! As part of the ongoing competition in the freestyle and slalom classifications, selected competitors will compete in this special event in the Channel and all are welcome to watch from either side of the Bridgewater Channel.

Also, be sure and give a warm welcome to the many nations competing in this event at the IJSBA Parade of Nations under the historic London Bridge on Wednesday, October 8. 

Entrance to the World Finals is free. Many vendors and plentiful beer stands. Come early to get a good spot in the bleachers, especially on Freestyle day. Check the IJSBA website for schedule and other details. Event dates and times are subject to change. Please contact event coordinator to verify information. 

Event Information:

Venue: Crazy Horse Campgrounds
Address: 1534 Beachcomber Blvd.
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403