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    40th Annual World Championship Snowmobile Watercross
July 21-23, 2017
Grantsburg Registration closes July 18 at at 10:59 p.m CST

The World Championship Snowmobile Watercross is held each year at Memory Lake Park in Grantsburg, WI and is hosted by the Grantsburg Hockey Association. The event is held Friday, Saturday and Sunday and features the top racers from the United States and Canada, each hoping to capture the World Champion honor and the large cash purse. 
        Visit our Registration page to get instructions for registering Online @ SeriesTracker, Entry Fees & Awards and required forms. 
Registration closes on July 18 at 10:59 p.m CST  the  week of the event. 
      Wristbands for the event can be purchased at all gates.
The 3-day pass wristband covers all days of racing and admission to both street dances.
Children ages 9 & under are free.
Adult 3-day pass (ages 16 and over) $25
Adult 1-day pass $15
Friday night dance only FREE
Young 3-day pass (ages 10-15) $15
    Race Site:
        Memory Lake in downtown Grantsburg, Hwy 70 to stop light, go left until the T and then left again. 
        4-wheelers ARE allowed from the pits to the camp grounds ONLY with respectful driving. 
Pit Bikes are ONLY ALLOWED in the Pit.  They will not be allowed off the island over the bridge.
    Drivers Check-In:
        Thursday, July 20, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. at The American Legion and Friday, July 21, 2017 from 8-10:30 a.m. at the IWA Merchandise Trailer located inside the Grantsburg gate. You can check in for all racing if you want at any time. For those who race only ovals check in will be available at the merchandise throughout the day Friday until racing is complete.
Awards Banquet
        Awards Banquet held at Hummer's Rendezvous Banquet Hall-following completion of all Finals.

Click here for Campground Information


AmericInn Lodge and Suites
North Branch MN
22 miles from race site
(877) 854-4605 or (651) 674-8627


Best Western Northwoods Lodge
Siren, WI
15 miles from race site
(877) 349-7800 or (715) 349-7800

Dalles House Motel
St. Croix Falls, WI
29 miles from race site
(715) 483-3206


Hinckley Gold Pine Inn
Hinckley, MN
29 miles from race site
(888) 384-6112 or (320) 384-6112

The Schwartzwald Motel, Inc
Pine City, MN
17 miles from race site
(800) 524-2512 (320) 629-2411


Grantsburg Inn
Grantsburg, WI
(715) 463-2541

Smoland Praire Homestead Inn
Grantsburg, WI
(715) 689-2528


Grantsburg, Wisconsin is located just over an hour from Minneapolis / St. Paul Minnesota.

A short drive into Wisconsin brings you to the pleasant community of Grantsburg located on Wisconsin State Highway 70.

  • From Minneapolis or St. Paul take I-35 North to Highway 70 East.
  • From Duluth, MN, take I-35 South to Highway 70 East.
  • From Superior, WI, Highway 35 South to Siren, WI then Highway 70 West.
  • From Southern WI, take I-94 to Eau Claire, then Highway 53 North to the Spooner Exit, then Highway 70 West.
  • From International Falls, MN, I-53 South to I-35 South then Exit on Highway 70 East.


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    Registration: Visit our Registration page to get instructions for registering Online @ SeriesTracker, Entry Fees & Awards and required forms.  More information ...

Key Dates, Times, and Places!
~REGISTRATION CLOSES: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 10:59 p.m. CST ~NO EXCEPTIONS!~ If you run into issues with registration call SeriesTracker first, then either Courtney or Trevor and leave messages. Password or User Name issues are driver problems and will *NOT* be a reason to waive the Late Fee if you miss registration close.

LATE REGISTRATION: All registration closes on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 12:00 noon with no exception. In additional to the registration fee a cost of $50 PER CLASS will be charged for late registration. If you leave a message PLEASE call back and speak with someone in person to make sure your registration is accepted. Drivers will not be added after 12:00 noon on Thursday. Please call Courtney at (763) 913-9935 or Trevor at (218) 522-0366.

Now onto some other important things you can't forget about!
HOT PIT INSURANCE: Insurance regulations require each driver to purchase insurance. Annual and single event options are available on website choose link to ISR.

Safety Tech: REQUIRED! for anyone who hasn't raced with the IWA yet this year. Someone will be in the pit Thursday, July 20, 2017 from 2-6 p.m. and Friday, July 21, 2017 from 8-10 a.m. You *CANNOT* race without a 2017 IWA Safety tech sticker on your sled!

Driver's Meeting: REQUIRED! Drag racers meeting will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday, July 21st on the island/pits. Oval racers meeting will be at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, July 22nd on the island/pits. Meeting for Finals will be 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, July 23rd on the island/pits. ***Roll call will be taken. Any driver that misses roll call will receive the delayed light on their first heat of the day.*** ~

Race Times: Drag heats start at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 21, 2017. Oval heats start at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Sunday finals will begin at 10:00 a.m. (approximately) on Sunday, July 23, 2017. Drag finals first followed by Ovals after a short intermission.

Other Misc. Info:
~All Minors must be over 14 to be allowed in the HOT PIT area. ~All Minors under the age of 18 will be required to have an adult guardian (parent or guardian) sign a waiver and be in the presence of the adult guardian at all times while in the Regular Pit area. All other Pit rules will be enforced with regard to clothing and eye protection. If you have questions, please let us know. We are looking forward to a great 41st Annual World Championship Watercross event.
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