Friday, August 19, 2022

End of Summer Shootouts at the Lake

If you're looking for a summer thrill, be sure to check out some of the shootouts happening at the Lake of the Ozarks this year! Boat owners are getting more creative with their boat designs and are testing their skills against one another in thrilling races. Summerset Boat Lifts is bringing you all the info you need to know about the upcoming shootouts at the lake!

What are shootouts?

Shootouts are an exciting event that is becoming increasingly popular at the Lake of the Ozarks. In a shootout, boat owners test their skills against one another in a race. The boats used in a shootout vary in design and size and can range from small speedboats to large fishing boats.

How do you participate in a shootout?

To participate in a shootout, you must have a boat that is registered with the Missouri State Highway Patrol and has a valid registration sticker. In addition, all participants must have valid driver's licenses and wear life jackets while racing.

To see a full list of rules and to register visit:

How do you prepare for a shootout?

The best way to prepare for a shootout is to make sure your boat is in good working condition. You should also practice maneuvering your boat in different conditions, so you'll be prepared for anything that comes up during the race. It's also important to know the course that will be raced ahead of time, so you have a good lay of the land – or in this case, water!

How do you win a shootout?

The winner of a boat shootout is typically the boat that crosses the finish line first. However, there are other ways to win a shootout as well. For example, if a boat crosses the finish line but then capsizes, the second place boat would be declared the winner. There are also shootouts where boats are judged on their speed, agility, and creativity. The Poker Run Shootouts require each boat to pick up a card at a designated location. Whoever has the best hand at the end of the race wins!

What are the risks?

There are some risks associated with participating in a shootout. One of the most common risks is getting injured while racing. In addition, boats can easily get into trouble if they go too fast or if they collide with other boats. It's important to stay safe while participating in this thrilling event!

Upcoming Events

There are three mini shootouts happening this weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks:

  • Friday, August 19 @ 8:00 am – Mini Shootout Meet & Greet at Bridal Cave
  • Saturday, August 20 @ 9:00 am – Mini Shootout at Ha Ha Tonka State Park
  • Sunday, August 21 @ 9:00 am – Mini Shootout at Ha Ha Tonka State Park

Next week, the party continues with more shootout events:

  • Wednesday, August 24 @ 5:00pm – Shootout on the Strip Street Party
  • Friday, August 26 – Poly Lift Shootout Poker Run
  • Saturday, August 27 @ 9:00am – Lake of the Ozarks Shootout
  • Sunday, August 28 @ 9:00am – Lake of the Ozarks Shootout

Boat shootouts at the Lake of the Ozarks are fun to watch and even more fun to participate in. Make sure to register your boat ahead of time to get in on the action. There are several events you can sign-up for either this week or next week. And if you run into any trouble with your boat lift, contact Summerset to schedule a service. We’ll send someone out as soon as possible. Our premier boat lift company is here to help make sure your boat lift is in top shape, so you can get out on the lake and enjoy yourself!


Summerset Boat Lifts

4277 Old Route 5
Camdenton, MO 65020
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