World Jet Boat Championships

Event Information


July 14th to 15th, 2019


Peace River,



River racing is a pure adrenaline rush where jet boats navigate the challenging waterways of the Peace River and the Smoky River at speeds of up to 155mph. Nerves of steel and total mechanical reliability are essential to success in one of the most challenging action packed sports around.

The World Jet Boat Championships will be in Peace River on July 14 & 15, 2019. Race teams will make the journey from all over Alberta, British Columbia, the Northwest Territories, the United States, New Zealand and Mexico to compete for their chance to stake claim to the 2019 World Jet Boat Championships and hoist the prestigious 2019 trophies.

Do not miss this epic weekend, the races offer a true adrenaline junkie experience all set amidst the beautiful peace region. This weekend is packed with fun for the whole family.

Starting Sunday there will be circuit races all day. Then on Monday the Peace River leg will finish with long leg races. Races can be watched from the river banks throughout Peace River. Bring your lawn chair and come experience what the Peace Region has to offer!

Race Classes:

Unlimited Class 130-155mph
A Class 115-130mph
Cx Class 100-110mph
Fx Class 80-100mph