Are the Tri-City Water Follies Cancelled?

TRI-CITIES, Wash. — Testing and qualifying rounds of the 2021 Tri-City Water Follies, which include the Columbia Cup, were canceled for Friday, July 23 due to an abundance of vegetation in the water that hydroplane experts deemed unsafe for high-speed boating.

Where are the hydroplane races in Tri-Cities?

The Tri-City Water Follies is delighted to announce that the HAPO Columbia Cup/Over the River Air Show will welcome back the 5-liter class hydroplanes to its lineup of exciting boat racing on the Columbia River July 23-25, 2021.

Where are the water follies?

The Tri-Cities Water Follies Board of Directors is proud to announce that the Tri-Cities Water Follies is back on the schedule for July 23 – 25, 2021! The 2021 HAPO Columbia Cup will mark the 56th time Unlimited Hydroplanes have raced on the Columbia River!

Who Won Water Follies?

Past Winners

2017 HAPO Columbia Cup Graham Trucking
2016 HAPO Columbia Cup Miss Homestreet Bank
2015 HAPO Gold Cup Oberto
2014 HAPO Columbia Cup Oberto

What is there to do in Tri-Cities this weekend?

Top Attractions in Tri-Cities

  • Howard Amon Park. 282. Parks.
  • Gesa Carousel of Dreams. 124. Amusement & Theme Parks.
  • Hanford Nuclear Reservation. 189.
  • 9/11 World Trade Center Memorial Monument. 119.
  • Columbia Park. 187.
  • The REACH Museum. 164.
  • Franklin County Historical Museum. History Museums.
  • Sacajawea State Park. State Parks.

What is the Tri City area of Washington state?

282.2 km²

Do Unlimited Hydroplanes still race?

Yes! There is racing. Read about H1 Unlimited’s new E-League, using a virtual gaming platform. There are two racing “flavors” taking place the rest of the 2020 season.

What are the Tri-Cities known for?

The Heart of Washington Wine Country
Known as “The Heart of Washington Wine Country,” the Tri-Cities region houses more than 160 wineries within a 50 mile radius. Visitors can sample award winning wines, or enjoy breathtaking views of beautiful vineyards.

What is there to do in Tri-Cities today?

Is the Tri-Cities a good place to live?

The Tri-Cities is a very safe place to live! West Richland has been named one of the safest cities in the whole state more than once, and Kennewick/Pasco/Richland don’t rank too far further down those lists. We’re small enough and safe enough that, on the rare occasions when there is a serious crime … it’s BIG NEWS.

How many people are in Tri-Cities WA?

Tri-Cities, Washington

Elevation 550 ft (170 m)
Population (2010)
• City 181,756
• Estimate (2019) 218,004

What is the fastest hydroplane in the world?

Spirit of Australia is currently the world’s fastest boat with a water speed record of an eye-watering 317.6 MPH. Just to put that in context, Nascar and Formula drivers reach top speeds of around 200 MPH.