WHAT: The 34th Annual Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Powerboat Races
WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 27 & 28, 2022
WHERE: Captain Ron’s Bar & Grill in Sunrise Beach, MO

LAKE OF THE OZARKS, MO – The largest and longest-running unsanctioned powerboat race in the country, the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout, returns to Central Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks this weekend on Saturday, Aug. 27 and Sunday, Aug. 28.

The high-speed, action-packed main event, which has been hailed as one of the “must-see boating events in the country” by Boating Magazine, takes place at Captain Ron’s Bar and Grill in Sunrise Beach with powerboats racing individually to see who can log the fastest speed to be crowned the overall “Top Gun” for 2022.


The reigning Shootout champion is American Ethanol, which has won the Top Gun title the last seven years running with a winning speed of 193 miles per hour in 2021.

All proceeds raised from the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout and its corresponding events are donated to eight Lake-area fire and rescue departments and numerous charitable organizations around the Lake of the Ozarks. In 2021, the Shootout raised $445,000 for nearly 40 different local charities.

For more information on the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout and a complete schedule of events, visit www.LakeoftheOzarksShootout.com.

Anyone traveling to the Lake of the Ozarks will find accommodations to fit every style and budget. There are full-service large-scale resorts and smaller family-owned and operated resorts as well as charming bed and breakfasts or comfortable cabins and cottages. There is no shortage of fully furnished vacation rental homes and condominiums. There also is a selection of familiar hotels and motels at the Lake. For those who prefer sleeping under the stars, there are spacious campgrounds and RV parks interspersed throughout the area. For a complete list of accommodations available at the Lake, visit the “Lodging” tab at www.FunLake.com.

Visitors also can learn more about all the fun events, attractions and activities, as well as lodging and dining options available all year at the “Best Recreational Lake in the Nation” at www.FunLake.com or by calling the Lake of the Ozarks Convention and Visitor Bureau at 1-800-FUN-LAKE (386-5253).

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For media assistance or high-resolution photography, please call The Beenders-Walker Group toll-free at 1-800-544-8474 or email Marjorie BeendersJo Duncan, or Kyle Stewart.

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