Official Shootout Program Guide

Greetings from the Captain/Race Course Map

By Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Guide | July 15, 2021

by Ron Duggan, President, Lake of the Ozarks Shootout, Inc. 33rd Annual Official Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Program Guide Greetings from the Captain – Shootout 2021 Welcome to the Lake of the Ozarks and to Captain Ron’s for the 33rd anniversary of the Shootout. This year marks the 14th consecutive year that Captain Ron’s…

Never Forgotten: A 10-Year Tribute to the Life and Legacy of Bob Morgan & J.T. Tillman

By Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Guide | July 15, 2021

by Christy Wagner, Editor 33rd Annual Official Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Program Guide The year was 2011. The Super Boat International Championships in Key West Harbor were underway far beyond the shores of the Lake of the Ozarks. As news broke of the fatality boating accident involving Bob Morgan and J.T. Tillman in Florida,…

Lake of the Limelight: The Lake of the Ozarks Prevails

By Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Guide | July 15, 2021

by Christy Wagner, Editor 33rd Annual Official Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Program Guide If you have skimmed through national headlines or happen to be one of Netflix’s 200 million paid subscribers, then you’ve likely heard of the Lake of the Ozarks at some point within the past year — local status not necessary. Since…

Diving Below: The Depths of the Lake of the Ozarks

By Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Guide | July 15, 2021

by Christy Wagner, Editor 33rd Annual Official Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Program Guide Aptly dubbed The Magic Dragon for its vast, serpentine-shaped main channel, the iconic, near century-old Lake of the Ozarks gives way to four separate arms and hundreds of subdividing coves along 100 nautical miles. With a surface area of 54,000 acres,…

Thank You, Volunteers

By Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Guide | July 15, 2021

by Christy Wagner, Editor 33rd Annual Official Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Program Guide Of all of the cities and states and countries and continents across this star-speckled planet, here we are in Central Missouri at the Lake of the Ozarks. Whether by choice or mere chance, you, as a reader, are a part of…

Welcome Class of 2021: Meet the Newest Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Bob Morgan Memorial Hall of Fame Members

By Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Guide | July 15, 2021

by Jason Johnson/Speedonthewater.com | Photos Courtesy of Brad Glidewell Photography, Al Griffin, Gum LLC., Jason Johnson & Dennis Klautzer 33rd Annual Official Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Program Guide As part of the ninth annual Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Bob Morgan Memorial Hall of Fame class, Rob Morgan, the son of the Hall of…

Hot Pursuit: The First Annual Dyno Shootout

By Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Guide | July 15, 2021

by Christy Wagner, Editor 33rd Annual Official Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Program Guide What could possibly draw an even bigger crowd to support the Lake of the Ozarks’ Annual Shootout; an event which raised a record-breaking $400,000.00 in donations for eight Lake Area fire departments and 32 local charities last year alone? Well… more…

A Triad of Family, Fervor & Fun: The Mini Shootout’s Triplett Family

By Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Guide | July 15, 2021

by Christy Wagner, Editor | Photos Courtesy of Lake Shots Photography 33rd Annual Official Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Program Guide The year was 2010. A handful of radio controlled (RC) boat enthusiasts had united to establish what would soon be known as the Lake of the Ozarks Mini Shootout; an event which raises approximately…

Before the Main Event: Behind the Scenes with Mark & Tiffany Maasen

By Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Guide | July 15, 2021

by Christy Wagner, Editor 33rd Annual Official Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Program Guide If you’ve ever been to the Lake of the Ozarks Annual Shootout, then you’ve probably also gone to one or more of the many events which lead up to the races during the third week of August. Behind each one of…

Editor’s Note: A World of Our Own

By Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Guide | July 15, 2021

by Christy Wagner, Editor 33rd Annual Official Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Program Guide American naturalist, poet and philosopher Henry David Thoreau once proclaimed that all good things were wild and free. After living at the Lake of the Ozarks for over a decade (and especially over the past year and a half), I would…