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Get ‘Ready to Race’ at Wet 'n Wild Orlando

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On Friday, May 30, Wet ‘n Wild Orlando laid down the gauntlet to local families who are busting with anticipation for the newest way to share the rush on the Aqua Drag Racer™. To help celebrate of the opening of the all new attraction on Thursday, June 12, Wet ‘n Wild announced a new contest where prospective racers can submit their best ‘Ready to Race’ face for the chance to participate in a racing competition at the grand opening event.

Families will race against one another in a bracket style competition, with the winning family being rewarded with a trip to the winner’s circle and Wet ‘n Wild Annual Passes. To be entered into the contest guests must submit a family photo or video depicting their best ‘Ready to Race’ face to by Friday, June 6 at 5:00 p.m. All entries should depict your families most competitive or spirited group shot, and winners will be notified by Monday, June 9 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time.

Standing six stories tall and featuring four parallel racing lanes, the Aqua Drag Racer is Florida’s tallest and fastest water-based racing attraction of its kind. Guests will take their place at a starting line that is 65 feet high and prepare for a turbo-charged adrenaline rush the whole family can share. Get ready for a full throttle plunge at screaming speeds while powering through enclosed braided, twisting tunnels at fifteen feet per second. It is full throttle acceleration with no brakes allowed and the newest way families share the rush in a head-to-head racing competition at Wet ‘n Wild!

If you aren't one of the lucky winners, don't fret. The first 500 guests to enter the park on opening day will be given a pass into the ‘fast lane’ with a one-time Express Pass wristband. The park opens to the public at 9:30 a.m.

“The Aqua Drag Racer adds to our already exciting lineup of one-of-a-kind attractions,” said Michael Black, Sr. Vice President & GM of Wet ‘n Wild. “We have more rides and more multi-person thrill rides than any other waterpark in Central Florida and this new attraction offers yet another way for you and your family to share the rush together.”

The Aqua Drag Racer is designed to be the wettest and wildest high-speed drag race ever. If it's not quite your speed, families can share a wide variety of waterpark adventure, with more than fifteen themed rides and attractions and more multi-person rides than any other waterpark in Central Florida.

“The new Aqua Drag Racer will pull guests into a high-speed thrill ride unlike any other around,” Black continued. “This ride combines friendly competition along with the excitement of sharing the rush with family and friends.”

Orlando’s premier waterpark sets the standard for thrills and over-the-top excitement by offering world-class attractions to thrill-seekers of all ages. You can experience a deep space adventure that’s light years from ordinary on The Black Hole™: The Next Generation, encounter a splashing dose of group therapy on the Brain Wash™ or boogie down on the retro raft adventure Disco H2O™. At Wet ‘n Wild you’ll find high-speed, seriously twisted, multi-person adventures that let you feel the fun and share the rush.