The yearly Shootout on the Strip Meet & Greet presented by Waves & Wheels is the largest out of water boating event at the Lake of the Ozarks. On August 21 from 5 - 10 p.m., hundreds of race boats, teams, and Shootout fans will gather on the Bagnell Dam Strip for this one-of-a-kind event.
Starting at 2 p.m., race boats will line up along Highway 242 and parade down to the Bagnell Dam Strip. Shootout race teams will them park their boats along the Strip for fans to check out up close and personal beginning at 5 p.m. The Strip will be closed to traffic during this event. According to boatplanet.com, this event has been billed as the largest out-of-water boat display ever!
The Shootout on the Strip is a great opportunity for the Lake community and race fans to connect on the Bagnell Dam Strip to go ga-ga over participating Shootout race boats and the equally impressive trucks that haul them. More than 5,000 people come to this family-friendly event to check out the Shootout boats up close and meet the drivers. Some racers even pass out autographed photos to the kids!
While you’re there, don't miss stopping by Top Gun Plaza, next to Tucker’s Shuckers. American Ethanol, the Shootout 2018 Top Gun, will be there with its entire crew. The American Ethanol team has raised the Meet & Greet experience to the next level for racing enthusiasts! The entire team, from mechanics to drivers, will be taking pictures with fans, signing autographs, and handing out memorabilia. Top Gun Plaza also hosts vendors, kids activities, and food.
Take A Peek Inside These Powerboats: Shootout Meet & Greet On The Strip [PHOTOS]
It's a chance to mingle with boat racers and ogle their high-performance machines.
The Shootout Meet & Greet on the Bagnell Dam Strip brings powerboat racers and fans together, just a few days before the biggest boat race in the Midwest.
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