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Twin City Powerboat Association

OPC Racing in Minnesota -- APBA Region 7

The Twin City Powerboat Association (TCPBA) is a local boat racing club affiliated with the American Powerboat Association (APBA). We are located in Minnesota, USA, which is in APBA Region 7. We race most of the OPC classes, including three "Sportsman" classes which were created by TCPBA and are only raced here.

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TCPBA 2023 Race Schedule
July 15-16Forest Lake, MN12th annual Ron Baker Sr. Memorial Regatta (map)
Start time: noon both days
Jul 29-30Crosby, MNon Serpent Lake (map)
Start time: noon both days
August 12-13Chetek, WI Watermania IV
At the Aqua Theatre, home of the Chetek Hydroflites Water Ski Show (map)
August 25-27Springfield, OH OPC National Championships
at Champions Park Lake
(This is an APBA event, not organised or run by TCPBA.)

2023 TCPBA Officers

Tyler Welch

Board of Directors
John Budrow
Emma Wachholz
Nate Hamilton
Aaron Wachholz
Kacey Wachholz
Jonah Gilbertson

TCPBA Racing Classes
ClassDescriptionSpeedMin Age
Mini GT31.8 cu. in. 25hp Johnson/Evinrude on tunnel or vee; aluminum propellors only40-43 mph10yo
GT Pro31.8 cu. in. 25/30/35hp Johnson/Evinrude on tunnel or vee; hydraulic trim; any propeller45-50 mph10yo
Sport C40hp, 2-cylinder Nissan/Tohatsu on ~12-foot tunnelboat; reinforced cockpit or capsule required55-59 mph14yo
Hobby Stock49 cu. in. 70hp longshaft Johnson/Evinrude on production v-bottom~50 mph16yo
VP7575hp longshaft Johnson/Evinrude on production v-bottom; capsule or rollcage optional50-55 mph16yo
Formula V115 cu. in. on production v-bottom; capsule or rollcage required~70 mph16yo
SST 6056 cu. in. SST-60 racing engine on 14' tunnelboat w/ capsule~80 mph16yo
SST 1202.0L V6 Mercury racing motor on 16' tunnelboat w/ capsule~110 mph18yo
Formula 2002.5L V6 Mercury OptiMax racing motor on 16' tunnelboat w/ capsule~115 mph18yo
Formula 1502.0L to 2.7L V6 Mercury racing motor on 16' tunnelboat w/ capsule~120 mph18yo

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