The Jet Boat Races are coming back to Whitecourt this year, with the annual Whitecourt Carlan Cup set for this weekend.
A show and shine and boat inspections will take place at Riverboat Park tonight, August 10th from 5 to 9 pm. Races will go on Saturday and Sunday starting at 9 am on the Athabasca River.
President of the Whitecourt River Boat Association, Troy Hittel on the weekend’s events.
Hittel says they are expecting a good turn out of people as they do every year, with crowds usually of two to three hundred people.
The jet boat races have taken place since 1982.