PWC races

Personal Watercraft racing returns May 4 and 5 to the BlueWater Resort & Casino with the IJSBA Western States Nationals.


The thrills of Personal Watercraft racing return May 4 and 5 to the BlueWater Resort & Casino with the Hot Products “Best of the West” Series-International Jet Ski Boat Association Western States Nationals.

This is the 15th year the beach at the Blue Water Resort and Casino has been transformed to host some of the fastest and tightest “closed course” personal watercraft racing in the nation.  The Blue Water Resort & Casino, which is the host and the title sponsor for the event in Parker, Arizona, will see some of the best closed course racers and teams participating in the sport’ IJSBA sanctioned Hot Products “IJSBA Western States Nationals.” The series continues with Rounds 2 and 3 of the Hot Products “Best of the West” series for 2019. Over 130 racers and “freestyle” riders are expected to attend the event to compete with some of the biggest names in the sport.

The action on and off the water is going to be intense with all riders vying for victory and share of the purse.  The Western States Nationals event is a great opportunity for the fans to get up close and personal with all the racers.  Racing starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. on Sunday.

Admission is free with plenty of parking in the BlueWater’s parking lot. Please park in this area as the pit area will be closed to general parking.

The event is presented by JetTrim, Impros, Hydro-Turf, Jet Re-Nu, Bomber Eyewear, JetTribe, Blowsion, Works H2O Designs, Kawasaki, Oakly, IPD Graphics, JC Racing, 3D Design Concepts, T.C. Freeride, Pro Watercraft, Rivera Trucking, Havasu Watercraft, Skat-Trak, Ultimate Watercraft, West Coast Watercraft Club and Pro Rider Magazine.

For all updates and information please visit  or call (310) 318-4012 or email

Schedule of Events 

Friday May 3

8 a.m. -                                    Pits Open to Race Teams

12 noon – 6 p.m.         On-Site Registration – River’s Edge Cantina

Saturday May 4 - Schedule of Events - Round 2

6:30 am – 8 am            Technical Inspection & Rider Check In/Late Registration- River’s Edge Cantina

8 am - 8:30 am            Mandatory Riders Meeting- River’s Edge Cantina Patio

8:30 am - 10 am          Closed Course Practice

10 am – 1 pm              Round 2 – Hot Products Best of the West” Series-Closed Course Qualifying

1 pm - 1:30 pm            Freestyle Competition

1 pm – 5 pm                Closed Course Finals

Sunday May 5 - Schedule of Events - Round 3

7:15 am – 8 am            Late Registration/Technical Inspection & Rider Check In- River’s Edge Cantina

8 am - 8:30 am            Mandatory Riders Meeting- River’s Edge Cantina Patio

8:30 am – 2 pm                       Round 3 Hot Products “Best of the West” Series- Qual. & Finals                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2:30 pm – 3 pm           Freestyle Competition

3:30 pm                       Awards Ceremony


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