Advance ticket sales for drag boat races end Thursday

The Craig Partusch Memorial Showdown in San Angelo Drag Boat Races will be held June 24-26 at Lake Nasworthy. Advance discounted ticket sales at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Showdown website and at advanced ticket locations.

Advance tickets can be purchased at, the Chamber of Commerce, NAPA Auto Parts, West Central Wireless, Joe’s Ice House and Suddenlink.

Friday, tickets will be available for purchase at regular prices at Spring Creek and Grassy Meadows

The opportunity to meet drivers and inspect the boats during a free Show & Shine event will be held in the horseshoe area at Spring Creek Marina from 6 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. Friday.

A worship service will be held at 8 a.m. Sunday with a race following the conclusion of the service at 9 a.m.

Organizers are still seeking volunteers who will be assisting with the drag boat races. A shuttle driver, parking lot attendant, trash servicing, tractor drivers and gate entry are all areas of help needed. An approximately three-hour shift will be expected to work by each volunteer. To volunteer, visit the Showdown website and click the volunteer link.

Food, souvenir vendors and viewing areas are available at Spring Creek Marina and Grassy Meadows Park.

A map, ticket information and prices, as well as an event schedule is available at the Showdown website, or call the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce at 325-655-4163.