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A variety of high-performance boats will be on display to the public at 6 p.m. today as the Western New York Offshore Powerboat Association kicks off its annual Buffalo Poker Run at Templeton Landing in Erie Basin Marina.

The competition kicks into gear at 10:30 a.m. Saturday when participants being collecting cards to create the best poker hand on a course that begins at Templeton Landing, includes the Erie Canal, Grand Island and Niagara Falls, and ends at Cabana Sam’s at Sunset Bay Beach in Irving.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit Excalibur Leisure Skills, which provides cost-free adaptive boating and fishing for the disabled and disadvantaged.

For information and registration, call Tony Scioli at 510-9669 or visit www.buffalopokerrun.com.