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CONTACT: AJ Handler • aj@uwpinc.com • (585) 330-0742

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SYRACUSE PLANS WATERCROSS RACING FOR THE NEXT TWO YEARS

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Sept. 26, 2008) – Upstate Watercraft Promotions (UWP) signed a two year contract with Syracuse Convention and Visitors Bureau to host the Toyota U.S. Open of Watercross. The watercross racing will be one of the year’s most coveted racing events bringing in national and international competitors.

The events are scheduled to be held on May 30-31, 2009 and June 5-6, 2010 at Onondaga Park on Syracuse’s Onondaga Lake.
The 2008 U.S. Open awarded over $20,000 in cash and prizes. UWP plans on matching and even raising the amount of cash and prizes in 2009 and 2010.

“The Toyota U.S. Open of Watercross is deemed to have one of the largest purses of any of the other sanctioned watercross racing in the U.S. including those of the American Power Boat Association or the International Jet Sport Boating Association” said the race promoter A.J. Handler.

This year UWP plans on bring a substantial increase is contingency money and prizes as the event grows. Their goal is not only to grow the sponsorship but to add additional events to the venue.

For more information about UWP and the Toyota U.S. Open of Watercross visit www.uwpinc.com or call A.J. Handler (585) 330-0742.

Upstate Watercraft Promotions was established in 1995, and has been the grass roots to racing providing today’s racing for tomorrows world champions.

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