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Colonial Beach will host the UWP- IJSBA Watercross National Tour, Liberty Cup portion of the National Jet Ski Competition for the fifth year in a row from July 18 - 20.
The fun begins at 10 am on Friday with the Corporate Sponsors. Participating this year is Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office, Colonial Beach Police Department, Riverboat on the Potomac Restaurant, High Tides Restaurant, Cople District Volunteer Fire Department, Rankin’s Hardware, Beach Service Center, WGRQ Radio, All American Harley-Davidson, Dockside Restaurant and Colonial Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad.
|CB street closings for this weekend’s Jet Ski Races
To facilitate the Fifth Annual International Jet Ski Races July 18-20, Taylor Street from Wilder Ave. to Hawthorn Street will be closed to thru traffic, starting the evening of Thursday, July 17, and will remain closed until Sunday evening, July 20. Beach Terrace will also be closed for this event.
Professional races will be held on Saturday and Sunday including the freestyle competition, where skiers perform all sorts of daring flips, turns and other stunts to amaze the public and the judges.
Admission is always free and sponsors hold t-shirt and other memorabilia giveaways throughout the event.
Major local sponsors include The Colonial Beach Chamber of Commerce, Dockside Restaurant, NSWC Federal Credit Union, Westmoreland County and The Town of Colonial Beach.