Hangover Scramble slated Thursday at Washougal motocross park

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WASHOUGAL — More than 250 riders are expected to compete Thursday in the Jones Creek Trail Riders Association’s annual Hangover Scrambles.

The dirt bike and all-terrain-vehicle races begin at 9 a.m. at the Washougal Motocross Park, 40205 N.E. Borin Road.

Gates open at 6 a.m. Registration starts at 6:30 a.m.

Entry costs $10 per person. Youth age 7 to 14 are admitted for $5. Camping costs $10 per vehicle.

Entrants compete in hour-long races depending on skill level and vehicle type. The event happens regardless of weather conditions.

Race entry is $36 for the first event, with a 50 percent discount off second and third events. There are two 30-minute youth races for $5 on a special course.

The final race begins at 3 p.m.

Riders come from as far away Canada and Nevada, said Mike Ames, president of the Jones Creek Trail Riders Association.

The scrambles are the association’s main money-raising activity for the year. Proceeds are used to finance trail building and trail maintenance efforts by the association.

There will be an EnduroX obstacle section that is very popular with expert-class riders, Ames said. The section is in the middle of a field