Pro Watercross returns to Charleston in 2018. Events will include the Watercross National Tour and special events, Hydroflight Open Tour, as well the introduction of a new concept in racing — Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) Closed Course Racing. Pro Watercross SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 2018 9:15 AM: Practice begins; riders are familiarized with the race. 10:30 AML Amateur racing begins. 12:00 PM: Event prayer, national anthem is played and racing begins. 12:15 PM: Pro and Junior Racing and CBS Sports filming begins. 4:00 PM: Amateur racing continues... SUNDAY, AUGUST 19, 2018 8:15 AM: Roll call for Mandatory riders meeting. 8:30 AM: Mandatory riders meeting and safety briefing. Devotional: Immediately following rider's meeting. 9:00 AM: Event prayer, national anthem is played and racing begins. Amateur racing continues. 1 hour post racing: 2018 National Champions and National Tour Champions are crowned. EVP Rocks the River at Magic Island August 18-19 9-5 Charlie West Slalom Skateboarding IV August 18 Begins at 10am - 2 The West Virginia Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Submission Wrestling State Championships • Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018 • Time: Adult Tournament 11am, Referee Meeting at 10am, Competitor Rules meeting at 10:30am. Kids will start at 10am SupXross at Sportsfest! Sunday, August 19th from 8 to 9am 2018 YMCA River Swim August 18 7:15 am

WV Fit Expo

Attendees have the chance to discover new health and wellness products and services, supplements, healthy food services, equipment, apparel, witness live fitness competitions, and much more. This unprecedented event in WV will feature: International Powerlifting, League-Junior Cup, Intense Strongman, Corp-National Championship Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournament, 5K Run More to come!!!

STIHL Timbersports Pro Lumberjack Competition & Festival

Saturday, May 20 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Mid-Atlantic and Southern Qualifiers Sunday, May 21 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. U.S. Wood Chopping Championships Springboard Chop Standing Block Chop Stock Saw Underhand Chop Single Buck Hot Saw Over 40 of the world’s greatest lumberjacks including Matt Cogar, Arden Cogar Jr., Mel Lentz, Australia’s Laurence O’Toole and more! Hourly Prizes! Admission $9 Children 6-12 yrs $3

13th Annual West Virginia Hot Dog Festival

A full day of live entertainment, music, amusements, and contests for you, the family and the family dog! Our Tri-State area is home to an unusually large number of hot dog businesses, many decades-old, family-owned businesses that shine as beloved, true traditions! We invite you to come to Downtown Huntington as we collect a dozen of the area's top hot dog businesses, and put them in one location. We welcome you, your family, and the family dog to come to our annual WV Hot Dog Festival to enjoy contests and competitions, live music and entertainment all day, displays, prizes, demonstrations, crafts, shopping, car and truck shows, and to sample all of these wonderfully delicious hot dogs (as much as you can eat!) in one location for the entire day at Pullman Square! Come treat yourself (and your little dog too!) to our annual WV Hot Dog Festival! This year is the 13th Anniversary! For more information and a complete schedule of events, check out their website at!

WV Special Olympics

Special Olympics West Virginia hosts the annual Basketball and Cheerleading Tournament in Morgantown, West Virginia. Athletes from around the state train months in advance to compete against other counties for the gold as they demonstrate their passion and skill for sports through these awe-inspiring basketball and cheerleading competitions. The tournament offers team basketball, individual skills basketball, and cheerleading that features floor cheers and dance routines. We are privileged to partner with West Virginia University and Morgantown High School for some of the best facilities in the area. Come cheer on West Virginia athletes during this exciting event!

30th Annual WVIHF National Pasta Cookoff

This Pre-WV Italian Festival Event is open to amateur and professional cooks. Entertainment, hot pepper eating contest, and other activities during the day. For more information, please call 304-622-7314 or visit their website at

State Fair of West Virginia

The State Fair of West Virginia is the quintessential summer activity. The offerings run from the agricultural to the acrobatic, in the largest multi-day celebration in West Virginia. The State Fair of West Virginia constantly reinvents its successful formula with a new theme each year and new performances and exhibits. Each year features special ticketed performances by big name musical acts, which in past years have included the iconic country band, Alabama and popular Bluegrass singer, Allison Krauss. The free family entertainment also changes yearly with past popular acts featuring dare-devil motorcyclists, trained wolves, magic acts and wild tigers.

The Bluefield Shrine Horse Show

More than 200 riders will compete in multiple competitions during the three-day event at the Bluefield City Park. The show is sponsored and managed by the “Bluefield Shrine Club” in cooperation with local stables, interested parties and the City of Bluefield WV Parks and Recreation Department. American saddlebreds, five-gaited, three-gaited, fine harness horses, pleasure horses, equestrian competitions, and ponies are usually among the scheduled events.