2024 Roar Offshore Nationals Postponed to 2025


**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** from the Roar Offshore Committee

Roar Offshore Fort Myers Beach Powerboat Races 2024 Postponed Due to Infrastructure Concerns

Fort Myers Beach, FL – 3-19-24 - The organizers of the Roar Offshore Fort Myers Beach Powerboat Races regret to announce that the event, scheduled for October 11th – 13th, has been postponed due to concerns regarding the areas infrastructure post Ian.

After careful evaluation, it was determined that many aspects of the event's infrastructure, such as dry & wet pits, parking, and lodging require additional attention and preparation to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all participants. As such, the decision was made to postpone the event to October of 2025.

"We understand the disappointment this may cause, but the safety and quality of the event are paramount," said Tim Hill, President of Roar Offshore. “Being full-time residents of this resilient community, we understand the importance of an event such as Roar Offshore to help in the return to normalcy. Unfortunately the land, docks, and lodging needed for this large scale multi-day event just are not in place.”

We appreciate your understanding and continued support of Roar Offshore Fort Myers Beach Power Boat Races. For further information and updates, please visit www.roaroffshore.com or follow us on Facebook.

About Roar Offshore LLC:

The mission of Roar Offshore is to bring additional exposure and recognition to the boating, recreational, and entertainment opportunities that Fort Myers Beach & Lee County has to offer while increasing tourism and community involvement. By working with and within our community, the goal of Roar Offshore is to improve the area’s economy during a traditionally slower period through an annual race series and additional community events in support of our race. The Roar Offshore Board of Directors and Steering Committee is comprised of business and community leaders volunteering their time and efforts to create a World Class sanctioned powerboat race event on Fort Myers Beach.

Stay tuned for more information to come on the event.