Sports events are always exciting at Put-in-Bay! Groups and teams travel to the island all throughout the summer to participate and compete in different tournaments. The island sees volleyball, soccer, and even softball championships.

Invitational Mills Trophy Sailing Race

Invitational Mills Trophy Sailing Race
Jun 05 - 08

The Invitational Mills Trophy Race is sponsored by the Toledo Yacht Club. This is know n as ‘THE’ sailing race of the Lake Erie islands. The race Dates back to 1907. The original intention of the event was to merely test the navigational skills of the Lake Erie locals. Since then, the race has been honored nearly every year. What makes this race unique is that you compete at night. Put-in-Bay became more involved in the race in 1981 because... more information
Perrys Victory Triathlon & Family Fun Run

Perrys Victory Triathlon & Family Fun Run
Jun 21

ALERT!!!! According to the sponsor, this event has been CANCELLED for 2019. Please check back in 2020. Thank you !!!   Looking for the perfect motivator to get in shape for the summer? Perrys Victory Triathlon is the perfect solution to your summer bod woes. Train hard for Perry’s Victory Triathlon, then enjoy all the Put-in-Bay scenery on the way to the finish line! You can’t beat this level of adventure. Swimming, biking, running your way across the island couldn’t... more information
Put-in-Bay Soccer Cup 6v6

Put-in-Bay Soccer Cup 6v6
Jul 11 - 12

Join us for one of the most highly anticipated events in Put-in-Bay Ohio’s summer event line up, The Put-in-Bay Soccer Cup. In essence, it’s one huge soccer party. Whether you come to play or to spectate this is sure to be a great time for fans on and off the field. The Put-In-Bay Soccer Cup has been organized by 6v6 Soccer for over a decade now and it has grown in popularity and attendance over the past several years. This... more information
JF Walleyes 5K on Middle Bass Island

JF Walleyes 5K on Middle Bass Island
Aug 01

Looking for a reason to make time for a late summer getaway? Join us on Middle Bass Island on the first Sunday of August for the annual Jf Walleyes 5K run. The race will start between J.F. Walleye’s and historic Lonz Winery. As you make your way through the scenic course there will be beautiful views of the Put-in-Bay harbor and Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial. You will be able to explore Middle Bass Island every step of the... more information
Inter-Lake Yachting Association Power Boating Regattas

Inter-Lake Yachting Association Power Boating Regattas
Aug 05 - 09

Stay tuned for more details as we receive them. This time of year we see the I-LYA Junior Sail Regatta where Junior Sailors compete for points towards national competition in various racing classes. There is also the Deep Water Sailing Races where skippers compete by classes at Put-in-Bay. Finally there is the I-LYA Senior Sailing Races which have been held for over 100 years with racers gathering at Put-in-Bay Ohio to race off the Western Shore. Races can be watched... more information
Annual Volleyball Battle on Put-In-Bay

Annual Volleyball Battle on Put-In-Bay
Aug 15

For more than 25 years, volleyball players have come to Put-in-Bay Ohio to compete in this day long tournament. It is so big, it is held both at McCann Field on Toledo Avenue near downtown Put-in-Bay and over on the high school softball field. Over 2,500 players compete in numerous divisions including Open, A, BB, B, C, “Rec”reational. The rules are simple: Co-ed 6’s grass; minimum of 2 women on the court; USAV outdoor rules apply; there will NOT be... more information
OHS Muffins vs Put-in-Bay Mossbacks Baseball Game
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OHS Muffins vs Put-in-Bay Mossbacks Baseball Game
Sep 13

America’s pastime makes its way to Put-in-Bay for one of the most unique events of the summer in Ohio. Put-in-Bay plays host to the Ohio Historical Society Muffins as they take on the Put-in-Bay Mossbacks! You’ll see a game of baseball played by the original rules of the game from the 1800’s and old-timey uniforms to match! It’s like taking a step back in time to the America of yesteryear. This classic clash between the Muffins and the Mossbacks is... more information
Miller Boat Line 5K Race

Miller Boat Line 5K Race
Sep 19

The Miller Boat Line 5K is a great annual race.  Love to run? Join over 700 other runners in a scenic race to the finish in front of the beautiful Put-In-Bay Harbor. This picturesque race course weaves through the scenic roads of South Bass Island. Breathe in the fresh island air and enjoy the scenery as you count the miles! Challenge yourself to break your personal record on this stunning course. Not about the speed? Enjoy the jog and the... more information
Put-in-Bay Ohio Road Race Reunion
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Put-in-Bay Ohio Road Race Reunion
Sep 22 - 24

Wind the clock back to the 1950’s with the Put-in-Bay Ohio Road Race Reunion, as you watch historic cars zipping around the streets of Put-in-Bay on the public roads in road races just like the old days. In fact, the island actually closes off the main roads and lines them with bales of hay, just like they did in the 50’s, for a totally authentic and unique midweek Put-in-Bay experience. Guidelines for Road Race Reunion Race Cars Production cars with... more information
Football Tailgate Weekend
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Football Tailgate Weekend
Sep 26 - 27

Fall means football. You can smell it in the air, you can see it when the leaves begin to change. Put-in-Bay Ohio will always have the football games available at the bars and restaurants downtown, but the island also hosts a special weekend all about football, the Tailgate Weekend! The Tailgate Weekend comes courtesy of the Lake Erie Islands Browns Backers, in an effort to fundraise for great causes all over the Lake Erie Islands! This year, the Tailgate Weekend... more information

Sports events are always exciting at Put-in-Bay! Groups and teams travel to the island all throughout the summer to participate and compete in different tournaments. The island sees volleyball, soccer, and even softball championships.