Any scheduled race, trial race, regatta, tournament or other competition and exhibitions on water or ice are required to have a permit by Minnesota State law. LMCD Resolution ### authorizes the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office to issue special event permits for events happening on Lake Minnetonka. Applicants must work directly with the Sheriff and submit an application at least 30 days prior to the scheduled date of the special event.
Be sure to all participants lauching watercraft into Lake Minnetonka are following State aquatic invasive species laws when entering and exiting. For AIS laws and additional recommendations, follow this LINK to the MN DNR website.