March 10, 2020

Three Rivers Outboard Racing Association has released the 2020 Driver School schedule, and will be holding schools at events in Franklin, PA and Kittanning, PA this year. 

Students will receive detailed land instruction from veteran drivers about how to race a hydroplane or runabout, and get testing time on the water.  Weather and time-permitting, students may also get additional water time in a 'race-the-instructor' event at the end of the school day. 

More information is available on the Dr...

August 22, 2019

Three Rivers Outboard Racing Association hosted another successful Kittaning, Pennsylvania race just outside of Pittsburgh this past weekend. Well over 100 entries included drivers from all over the East Coast, and a guy named Doc Miller and company from Oklahoma who made the trip East to compete.

Shown here, club member Scott Miller surveys course conditions on the Allegheny River on Sunday morning ahead of driver's meeting. 

Windy conditions Saturday afternoon led to a few flips, but nobody was...

March 7, 2019

From the Kittanning Leader Times newspaper, April 16, 2019

It’s the power boaters who really create the buzz — and not just with their high-octane motors.
The word of mouth spread by those who take part in the Kittanning Riverbration contributed largely to the event recently being named winner of the American Power Boat Association (APBA) prestigious Best Site Award for 2018.
“Racers talk to each other — they come from Virginia, North Carolina, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvani...

May 20, 2018

Three Rivers Outboard Racing Association is hosting APBA driving schools at its 2018 races.  Check out a driving school on Friday, Aug 17 ahead of the upcoming Kittanning, PA Riverbration festival August 18-19, 2018.  Space is still available!

Be sure to check out more information on our Driving School page.

Here some dedicated members of the club are showing boats at the AlleKiskiStrong Expo and talking about our Driving School.

February 11, 2017

Three Rivers Outboard Racing Association is thrilled to announce that our very own Jeff Williams was honored at the 2017 APBA National Meeting in Los Angeles, CA with an induction into the APBA Honor Squadron.  This recognition is the highest of APBA’s award programs, and recognizes outstanding individuals who have made distinguished contributions to the sport of power boat racing.

Jeff has been around boats his entire life but finally got behind the wheel of a race boat in 1980, and has been inv...

February 4, 2017

A tentative 2017 calendar for races in American Powerboat Association Region 6 including Ohio, Michigan, northern KY and western PA is shaping up! 

August 26, 2016

Kittanning Leader Times - August 22, 2016

August 23, 2016

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From all accounts the weekend was a huge success, especially since it was the first time event (many things have changed in 20 yrs).  Big Thanks to my Mom & Dad for all the work they put in, not only getting us back there but all the sponsorship.  This was a full year of work to get us on site with everything that we had.  And they also went to all the mall shows and got people signed up for the school.

The Driver School was a huge success - thanks to Mike and Dave Deck, Brian...

May 3, 2016

Interested in driving a stock outboard hydroplane?  Come give it a try at the TRORA Driver School being held at Kittanning, PA on August 19, 2016.  


The day begins at the lake on the beach learning about the boats, the safety gear, the layout of the race course on the water, and instruction on events of the day to come. Lasting roughly one hour, veteran racers spend time with the class covering a variety of information on safely participating in your boating adventure. After class time each...

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