Coming up, Rounds 7 & 8 of the 2016 Jettribe "Best of the West" Series!!!  Scroll down for Round # 2 of the  2016 Hot Products Triple Crown of Offshore- The LB2CAT IJSBA Offshore National Championships!

                            The Lake Elsinore Open of Water X
                                      July 9 & 10, 2016
                                          Presented By: 

             Saturday & Sunday, July 9 & 10, 2016
                 La Laguna Resort & Boat Launch
             32040 Riverside Dr., Lake Elsinore, CA
(Note: Pits are to the right of launch ramp- must go through the camping area in the park past the gate to get to the pits)

Due to the short time window between events, you can pre-register just by emailing your name, hometown, race #, Mfg, sponsors!! 


Registration: There are three ways to pre-register for this race:
1.) Please click on the Official Entry Form  and fill it out completely and either: mail it in before pre-registration deadline (Thursday, June 30th), email or fax it back to either email to or via fax (310) 372-7427 at your earliest convenience as we need to organize the race schedule, etc. You may join the IJSBA on-site (preferred as 12 mos. from date of purchase).This race is sanctioned by the IJSBA. 
2.) Online Registration via Paypal, please click on the link below:
(Note: Each round, Sat. & Sun. must be registered separately).
Online Registration Link
Note: Online Paypal Pre-Registration discount ends Thursday, June 30th!! All entries received thereafter will be charged $25/class late fee.
3.) Email your information to - must include: Rider name, hometown, , Class(es), Race #, hull mfg, sponsors.

Day Use Pass: 2 day pass discount or event only - $15 per vessel - pay at La Laguna entry gate

Lake Use Pass: 2 day pass discount for event only- $15 per vessel - pay at La Laguna entry gate

Host Hotel: 
Holiday Inn Express Lake Elsinore -  31573 Canyon Estates Dr, Lake (951) 674-4333 
Quality Inn Lake Elsinore - 31808 Casino Dr., Lake Elsinore, (951) 674-9694 
Best Western Plus Lake Elsinore - 31781 Casino Dr. Lake Elsinore, (951) 674- 3131

CAMPING:  PITS (DRY) Self Contained (dry) Camping is available on-site for $25/night in the pits.  No reservations needed. Pay at the gate and let them know you will be racing and camping in the pits and how many nights.  Park policy- No noise after 10 pm- lights out!

Full Hook ups: Contact La Laguna - William or Kristina (951) 471- 1212 to make reservations Please note that full hook ups are not in the same area as the pits.  It is approx. 5 minutes away in the park.

Note: You must let La Laguna Staff know that you are a race participant, family member, crew, etc. when you come into the park.

PITS: The Pits will be open on Friday morning starting at 8:00 am

Beach Area:  Motorized vehicles are allowed on the beach. Trucks/quads/etc. must use the designated launch/pick up ramp for runabout launching. Please do not park or set up your pit where you might block access to the launch ramps.  Extra pit vehicles will be permitted as long as they do not create a problem in the pits or block the fire lanes.  Fire lanes must be kept clear. Please park non essential vehicles in the asphalt lot above the pits. All vehicles must display the proper parking pass (to be received at check-in/lateregistration).

Fire Extinguisher: All race teams must have a fire extinguisher in their pit.  It will checked for during safety inspection. 

 All fuel must be stowed properly. If you are storing fuel in the back of your truck you may not back the truck over the water per the Coast Guard and EPA. Failure to comply will result in a fine or dq at the Park Rangers discretion. All fuel barrel's and or fuel containers (ie: VP 5 gallon cans) must be removed by the owner at the end of the race weekend. All fuel barrel's/containers will be marked and if left the participant will be fined and forfeit all points/prize money, etc. (take your fuel cans/barrel's with you, please don't leave them).  

Hot Products Cup Classes: 
This years Hot Products Cup Classes are:

Jr. 10-12 Stock
Jr. 13-15 Ski Lites
Novice Ski Stock  
Novice Ski Ltd.
Am Ski Lites
Am Vet Ski Mod

The Hot Products Cup is a season long competition in which racers accumulate points in specific racing classes from the Jettribe "Best of the West" watercraft racing series.  At the end of the 2016 "Best of the West" season, the winning racers of the select classes above, in addition to being crowned The Jettribe "Best of the West" Series Champion, will also be crowned "The Hot Products Cup Champion" for their respective classes and will be awarded a paid entry in the racing class that championship was earned to the 2016 IJSBA World Finals in Lake Havasu City, AZ

Prize Money:  Pro classes, at a minimum, there will be 50% payback in these classes with 6 or more entries.

Rider Check In: ALL racers/families/crew members must check-in on Friday starting at Noon until 6:00 p.m. and or on Saturday morning at 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. at the Jettribe Paddock. If you've pre-registered you still must check-in, sign the waivers and receive your credentials. If you haven't registered you may do so during the days/times stated. Please do not wait until registration is closing to either get registered or clear registration.

Friday July 8th,  2016
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm Racer Check-in, Late Registration - Jettribe Paddock 
Saturday July 9th, 2016 - Schedule of Events - Round 7
6:30 am - 8:00 am Technical Inspection & Rider Check In/Late Registration - Jettribe Paddock
8:00 am - 8:30 am Mandatory Riders Meeting (all riders must attend!!)
9:00 am - 10:00 am Closed Course Practice
10:00 am - 1:00 pm Round # 5 Jettribe "Best of the West" Series - Closed Course Qualifying
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Round # 5 Jettribe "Best of the West" Series - Freestyle Competition
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm Round # 5 Jettribe "Best of the West" Series - Closed Course Finals

Sunday June 10th, 2016 - Schedule of Events - Round 8
7:30 am - 8:00 am Technical Inspection & Late Rider Check In/Registration- Jettribe Paddock
8:00 am- 8:20 am Riders meeting
8:30 am - 8:45 am Limited Closed Course Practice
8:45 am - Opening Ceremonies & Round #6 Jettribe "Best of the West" Series
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Freestyle competition 
3 pm Awards Ceremony

Questions?  Call or email Ross (310) 318-4012 or

Thank you for your support!

Ross Wallach, President
1803 Morgan Lane
Redondo Beach, CA 90278
Phone (310) 318-4012

Round # 2

Presented By 



What's been called the greatest annual spectacle in Offshore PWC Racing ~ The 2016 Hot Products Long Beach to Catalina & Back (LB2CAT) Offshore Endurance National Championships presented by Jettrim, Hydro-Turf, Sea-Doo, Sea-Tow, Jet Re-Nu, Oakley,  Kawasaki, Amsoil, Skat-Trak, Yamaha, West Coast Watercraft Club,, Watercraft Rider scheduled for Sunday, July 17th at 9:30 a.m. The 52 mile round trip endurance race is one of the oldest Offshore PWC endurance races and the hallmark of Offshore Endurance racing in the United States. Racer's from across the country & Canada will descend on Long Beach for their chance at winning the most prestigous LB2CAT trophy and their share of the prize money for the IJSBA National Championship event. The race is true test of man/woman vs machine and the elements as water conditions can be deceptively calm yet turn dangerously rough during the channel crossing and both the rider and their craft must be able to handle the punishment that Mother Nature can dish out. Most of the competitors practice for this race which is open to all comer's from the hardcore offshore rider to the average pwc enthusiast.  
IJSBA National champions will be crowned in all classes; Pro/Am Open, Vet/Master Open, 4 Stroke Stock, 4 Stroke Naturally Aspirated Open and Manufacturer’s Stock (completely stock, no mods whatsoever*). A minimum of $1,000 purse and giveaways for the Top 3 overall will be an added incentive as the news of the weekend of racing stirs interest in the entire pwc community to enter and be a part of this great annual race. 
Offshore racers from across the country and Canada will compete with the elite West Coast group of offshore endurance experts try to break the records in every class including the new overall record set 1 year ago by 6 time LB2CAT Champion Craig Warner, #7 Monster Energy, Factory Kawasaki, from Ackworth, GA  when he broke the existing record that stood for over 10 years on his way to his 6th overall win with a blistering time of 51 Mins 21 seconds for the challenging channel crossing proving why he's the man to beat.  However, the 3 time Hot Products Dana Point to Oceanside & Back winner Mike Klippenstein, Ft. MacMurray, AL, Canada on his #212 Yamaha R & D T1 Turbo fresh off his 3rd consecutive win at Round #1 The Hot Products Dana Point to Oceanside & Back looks to challenge Warner for the overall which pits Kawasaki vs. Yamaha for dominance in this event.  Past class winners including; Tom Cruz, Oceanside, CA #5 Kawasaki 300X in the Vet/Master class, Curtis Marker, Oceanside, CA #24 Yamaha FX SVHO in the 4 Stroke Stock Class, Ryan Ellefson, #29 Yamaha FX SVHO from Menifee, CA in the 4 Stroke Naturally Aspirated class & Michael Perry Corona, CA #27 Kawasaki 300X from the Manufacturer Stock class will be on hand to defend their 2015 IJSBA National Championship titles.
This race is open to the general public.  The racer packet and entry form for this years event are available below.
*Mfg Stock Class rules: No mods allowed except; aftermarket grips, aftermarket seat cover, aftermarket bilge pump and aux. fuel tank).

Please click the OFFICIAL LB2CAT ENTRY FORM . Please completely fill it out and email, fax or mail it back to RPM Racing Ent. before the discounted pre-registration deadline Sunday, July 3rd, 2016, 
($25 late fee for entries recieved after 7/3/16) or please email Ross at your name, hometown, hull mfg & model, class entering & race# to be considered pre-registered.

Note: Payment is not a requirement of pre-registration. No payment is needed until race day!!

Please note the Inspection Checklist of items required for the race. Please do not show up to tech/registration without these items as you will NOT be allowed to participate in the race. Auxiliary tanks are allowed for all classes, including Mfg. Stock.

Please print the LB2CAT Rider Information Sheet which contains all the information you will need for this race. 

Lat and Long:
Finish Boat  
N 33 45.263 
W 118 11.192

Turn Boat 
N 33 21.461
W 118 19.400

Note: This race is approximately 26 miles to the turn boat (outside of Avalon)

Schedule of Events:
Sunday, July 17th, 2016
6:30 a.m.- 8:00 a.m.- Registration/tech inspection (all riders) - South Shores launch ramp parking lot. 
Note: All Racers must check in and "clear registration" and be inspected prior to rider's meeting. 

8:00 a.m.- 8:30 a.m.- Mandatory Rider's Meeting (all racers) South Shores launch ramp parking lot (pits). 
8:30 a.m.- 9:25 a.m.- Racer's launch and proceed to Start/Finish line area
9:30 am - 11:30 am - Round # 2 Hot Products LB2CAT - IJSBA National Offshore Championships
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm - Awards Ceremony - Reef Restaurant Banquet Room (located adjacent to Maya Hotel, approx. 5 min. walk from South Shores launch ramp)

Please check back for all updates and info. Please forward this link to anyone that is interested in participating!

I look forward to seeing everyone at this great event!!!

For more information on the race and the weekend, please contact RPM RACING at (310) 318-4012 or via email:

Ross Wallach, Race Director
1803 Morgan Lane
Redondo Beach, CA 90278
Phone (310) 318-4012
Fax (310) 372-7427

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