Hydro-Bowl 2002
Hydro-Bowl 2002
Saturday, September 7th, 2002
Rock Cut State Park, Rockford, IL
Join us on Rockford's Scenic Pierce Lake for a day of exciting HPB (Human Powered Boat) racing.

If you have an HPB, whether it be a hydro-foil, pedal craft, or a canoe / kayak, and you want to race, or just  watch some people pedaling madly on boats, make sure you attend this event!

This is the 7th year for this event and the 6th year at this location.  In previous years we have had up to 9 boats - help us make this our biggest year yet! Picnic facilities right on the shore!

Events Begin at 10:30 am - get here early to set up....

100 Meter Flying Start
200 Meter Slalom
2K Criterium
Static Thrust Competition
Mass Drag Race (Time Permitting)
Captains Surprise (to be determined)

Entry fee will be $30 to help defray costs

The site has been surveyed for legal 100 meter speed record runs and is one of the best attended of the Hydrobowl HPB series events. Homebuilders and manufacturers are all welcome.


Bob Buerger (BikeguyBob@aol.com) or Warren Beauchamp (warren.beauchamp@transamerica.com)  for current details.

U.S. Coast Guard approved life vest will be required.
Deep water entry and boat ramps are available.
Camp sites available. Contact Rock Cut State Park at 815-885-3311 for reservations.
Take I-90 to Rockford.
Exit West on Riverside. 
Turn Right at McFarland (1st light, by McDonalds).
Turn Right at Harlem. Go about 1 mile (over I-90).
Turn left at park entrance.
Turn left again at stop sign. (over I-90 again)
Turn Left at "T" in road.
Turn right at the Red Oak picnic area.
The HPB racers will gather at the "x" in the graphic to the right.

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