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  • The Pro Watercross Tour will call Tugaloo State Park near Lavonia home for the next three years, starting in July.
    The Pro Watercross Tour will call Tugaloo State Park near Lavonia home for the next three years, starting in July.

Tourism efforts net summer events at Tugaloo

LAVONIA – Tugaloo State Park will host two major sporting events in 2019.

The park’s megaramp on Lake Hartwell will host both the Pro Watercross Tour and Georgia BASS Nation fishing tour in the summer.

Tonya Powers of the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce announced the events Thursday to the Lavonia City Council.

The Pro Watercross Tour stop will be near the end of July.

Competitors on jet skis take part in several different events on the Pro Watercross Tour, including races and acrobatic displays.

Tugaloo State Park will host the tour’s stop on Lake Hartwell for the next three years, Powers said.

The Georgia Bass National event will be held in August.

For more on the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce's efforts to promote Lavonia and Franklin County, click here.

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