BOAT RACERS HONORARY AWARDS CEREMONY TO BE HELD JUNE 12 AMIDST INLAND EMPIRE’S BIGGEST, LONGEST RUNNING CONSUMER BOAT SHOW
Visitors to the 18th Annual Spring Boat Show, June 10-13 at the Fairplex in Pomona, Can Browse the Latest Consumer Boats and Accessories, Meet Boat Racing Legends, View Classic Racing Craft, and Attend Honorary Awards Ceremony
ORANGE, Calif. – For the second year, the Spring Boat Show at the Fairplex in Pomona will be joined by the Boat Racers Boat Show honoring some of the sport’s greatest boats and racers from the 1930s, 40s and 50s up to present day. The 18th Annual Spring Boat Show will run from June 10-13, and the Boat Racers awards ceremony will be held June 12 at noon.
The combination of shows brings boating enthusiasts more than $30 million worth of the best in a variety of consumer boats and accessories, as well as boating history and education to one location for one weekend to kick off the Southern California boating season.
About The Boat Racers Boat Show
The Boat Racers Boat Show brings classic race boats and boat racers from all eras together to meet the public and revisit their history. Show visitors can meet the boat racing legends of the past and see the classic craft built from 1962 to 1980 that made the sport what it is today.
The Rescue Team for the National Jet Boat Association Drag Boats, Southern California Sprint Club, American Power Boat Association affiliated Circle Boats, and International Hot Boat Association Drag Boats will also be on hand showing one of its Rescue Boats and all the gear it takes to do their life-saving jobs. They also will have a race boat capsule taking part in the Spring Boat Show’s daily boating safety educational programs.
Some of the individuals and companies that will be honored at the awards ceremony for their many contributions to boat racing include: Bob Patterson, Marion Beaver, Danny Mang, Barry McCown, Bob Sykes, Paul Pfaff, Lifeline Marine, Bergeron Marine, John Sherin, Harlan Orrin, Lee Talbot, the “Crave the Wave” Racing Team (Tony Sigalos, Bruce Penhall and Denny Sigalos), Jack Cool, Chuck Stearns, Lori Dunsmore, Ron Jones, Gordon Jennings Sr., Al Bush, Bill Henderson, Bob Nordskog, Otto Crocker, Kenny and Margie Harman, Dean and Joanne Wilson, Bill Muncey, Ole Bardahl, Bernie Little, Ted Jones, Bill Harrah, Donald Campbell, Lee Taylor, Butch Petersen, Red Wilson, Clay Smith and J.C. Agajanian.
About The 18th Annual Spring Boat Show
The SCMA’s popular marine event will span more than 200,000 square-feet of exhibit space with some of the industry’s most popular new trailerable water craft and accessories including affordable family runabouts, ski and wakeboard boats, fishing boats, cruisers, pontoons, performance sports boats and personal watercraft. A generous assortment of boating accessories will also be on hand all surrounded by food and beverage choices, family entertainment and educational exhibits. Nissan, the show’s Official Tow Vehicle, will display the all-new Nissan Titan, named the “2004 Tow Vehicle of the Year,” by Trailer Boats Magazine (March 2004 issue).
Show hours are Thursday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday, noon to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $9 for adults and children under 12 get in free when accompanied by an adult. Tickets can be purchased at the show doors or online at www.scma.com. Discounts are available online, and members of the Automobile Club of Southern California can receive a $3 discount on u