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Louisiana Spring Fling 2003 Updates
Updates for LSF ‘03

Tigé boats signs on to be title sponsor of LSF ’03. Be sure to check out their latest line of boats on the water and at the Tigé tent during LSF. Also, Tige will be sending Keith Lyman from their great team of pro wakeboarders to LSF ’03.

Friday Night Activity change:

There will be a party at Monroe’s End Zone Bar from 9:00 till close. Many of you that have attended LSF in the past will remember the End Zone as Mickee’s. For Directions to the End Zone stop by the registration booth. I will pass on more details as they become available.
Location of LSF ’03 will once again be held at Lazarre Point recreation area in West Monroe; the dates are May 1-4. From Lazarre Point, boat dock there is 35 miles of uninhabited water going south, which makes for miles of water for everyone to ride on.

Pro Riders Attending LSF
As of right now I have been told that Gator, Ricky G, Randy Harris, Gerry Nunn, Sean O’Brien, Andrew Adkinson, Joey Arciz and the rest of the CWB Team. Also, Pro Wakeskater Josh Smith with Kampus will be here as well.

Update on Ladies Only Boat

The ladies only boat will be operating during all of LSF sponsored by Tigé. Susan Wilson and Tiffany Landry will be hosting the ladies only boats for Wakechics. All the ladies please check it out.

LSF ’03 Shirts
As is the tradition there will be LSF ‘03 T-shirts for sale on site, check out the new design at they are going to be sweet. There will only be around 350 short sleeves. Be sure to visit the registration area to pick up your LSF ’03 shirt they will cost $10.00.

Sponsors for LSF ‘03
The Louisiana Wakeboard Association will again host LSF ‘03 and we are currently looking for sponsors. If anyone is interested in sponsoring LSF’03 and the LA Wakeboard Association, please contact me at or you can reach me by phone at (318) 237-6006.
Anytime you run into one of the following sponsors be sure to thank them for sponsoring LSF ’03, without them, it would not be possible to have such a great event.

Tige Boats
SouthWest Correct Craft
Southworth Xtreme Sportz, Inc.
Southern Plains Festival
Mako Industries
Vision Skateboards
Pro Tec
Riot Wake Gear
Triton Sports
Crome Dome Industries

Planned Activities
Tentative Schedule – more information to come

For Thursday-Saturday there will also be a skateboard area for skaters and a disc golf course to play on. On Saturday morning, there will possibly be a BMX race at the track located at Lazarre Point, and for anyone that plays disc golf there will be a disc golf tournament Sunday morning.

Wednesday April 30th
For any of you that plan to come in early, there will be a lot of free riding and hanging out at Lazarre Point, feel free to stop by.

Thursday May 1st, 12:00 till Dusk
Demo Days and Free Ride. Come check out the latest boats from Tigé and Correct Craft, boards from Hyperlite and Core.

Friday May 2nd, 10:00am until dusk
Demo Days and Free Ride. Come check out the latest boats from Tige and Correct Craft, boards from Hyperlite and Core.

Saturday May 3rd, Wake-up till 11:00pm
The for sure don’t want to miss day for the year, lots of riding, hanging around the vendors tents with everyone at Lazarre Point, Tiffany and Lauren will again be doing the Ladies only boat for the second year. In addition, that’s not it … 1:00 pm the competition begins with 2,000 bones up for grabs. And still more to come, after the competition, the annual drawings will begin, with a live band playing on site from 7:00 pm till 11:00 pm.

12:30 pmRegistration for Competition
1:00 pmCompetition Begins
3:30 pm – 7:00 pmWalk of Faith Band
7:30 pm -11:00 pmIOU Band
7:00 pmAnnual Raffle Drawing

Sunday May 4th
Ride, pack and go home day………..

All motels are off the Thomas Rd exit in West Monroe. Close to all the motels are several eating-places such as the Outback, Lone Star, Chili’s, Bennigans, El Chico, Cracker Barrel, Hooters and all the favorite food places.

Best Western, Thomas Road West Monroe, (318) 322-9922 has king rooms available for 54.95 and two queen beds for 60.95 per night plus tax. When calling to make reservations ask for the manager’s rate.

Red Roof Inn Constitution Dr, West Monroe, (318) 388-2420 has rooms from 35.99-59.99 depending on number of people in the room. This motel is right across from the Best Western

Other motels in the area are: Shoney’s Inn (318) 325- 5780, Fairfield Inn (318) 388-3810 or the Baymont Inn (318) 387-2711.

Camping and RV’s
There will be camping and RV space available on site at Lazarre Point starting on Thursday May 1st going through Sunday May 4th. There will not be any cost this year for camping or RV parking. There are bathrooms on site but no showers or RV hookups.

Directions to the sight are as follows:
Off of I-20 coming from Texas, take the 5th Street exit and turn right, go to the stop sign at the T and turn left, go to the next stop sign and turn right into Lazarre Point Recreation area.

Off of I-20 coming from the Mississippi, take the 5th Street exit after crossing the river, turn left, then go to the stop sign at the T and turn left, go to the next stop sign and turn right into Lazarre Point Recreation area.
Once on site, there is a boat ramp to launch at. All the activities and camping will be to the south of the ramp.

Competition Format at least $2,000.00 in cash is up for grabs
The competition format has been set; competitors will leave the dock and get two Double Up’s. All competitors will get 2 chances at the double up. Prize money of at least $2,000.00 is up for grabs; prizes will be given to everyone that enters the competition. Entry fees for the competition will be $40.00 per competitor with a limit of 30 competitors, so if you want to enter the competition you can pre-register by sending check or money order to: LSF’03 Competition, 141 Horseshoe Lake Rd., Monroe, LA 71203.

In talking with our local Wildlife and Fisheries agents over the past summer, they have given me some recommendations that will save everyone some heartache, including all of us that love to ride and the local houseboat owners. They have asked that I pass on to everyone to be respectful of the houseboat owners along the river. If you happen to pass by a houseboat docked along side the river, try to pass on the opposite side of the river, in the areas where there are several houseboats together, or on both sides of the river those are No-Wake zones. If you want to avoid the houseboats, when leaving the boat dock at Lazarre Point you can head south on the river, there is 35 miles of uninhibited water to ride in. If you head north from Lazarre Point, you will run into a few No Wake zones before you get to a good riding area.

When LSF ’03 is over, I hope to see everyone back for LSF ’04…………….

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