Two more events have been removed from the 2020 schedule of events, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic: The Big Cat Poker Run (originally scheduled for Aug. 13-15 in Discovery Bay, CA), and OPA’s Lake Race offshore competition (originally slated for May 28-30 at the Lake of the Ozarks, MO).

Organizers had hoped to push back Lake Race to September, but those plans have been changed.

“Due to an extremely busy summer tourism season on the lake, and two other large annual boating events already planned, it was not possible to close a large part of the Lake of the Ozarks waterway for extended periods during that time,” said Lake Race President Tom Abbett. “This left Lake Race’s Board of Directors with no other choice but to look for a date during the month of September.” However, the lake area calendar for September includes several annual events and some rescheduled events including Labor Day, Bikefest, Lake of the Ozarks Marine Dealers In Water Boat Show, and the Magic Dragon Car Show.

Lake Race is now scheduled for June 3-5, 2021.