As a special exemption to the rules, the 2016 35+ Water Ski World Championships will allow each national federation to enter five wild card competitors in addition to the Federation team and any qualified individual skiers as shown in the current rules. In addition to these five wild card entries, the International Water Ski & Wakeboard Federation’s Tournament Council also is allowing each national Federation to enter five wild card entries for the 65+ division. USA Water Ski will enter up to five wild card entries total for the 35+, 45+, and 55+ age divisions and an additional five wild card entries for the 65+ age division. To view and download the wild card Q&Ps, click here (PDF).
The American Water Ski Association is in need of volunteer judges and scorers to help out during the 74th GOODE Water Ski National Championships, Aug. 8-13, in Caldwell, Idaho. All Regular and Senior Judges and Scorers who are planning to attend the Nationals and would like to volunteer some time to work an event should contact Tim Vaio at email@example.com with your judges rating level; days you will be available to work; and what events you would be willing to work.
The 35+ Water Ski World Championships will be held will be held Sept. 14-18 in Aranjuez, Spain.
The Pan American Water Ski Championships will be held Nov. 14-20 at Boca Laguna, Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico.
Nautique, a Premier Sponsor of USA Water Ski, has announced that the 23rd Nautique U.S. Open Water Ski Championships, presented by Roger Dean Chevrolet, will be held in conjunction with the Nautique Big Dawg World Slalom Tour Finals, presented by O’Brien, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Version 3.0.16 of the AWSA Essential Tools package, a complete package of all of the administrative forms, Rulebooks (AWSA & IWWF), officials’ applications, and officials’ event Judging and Scorers forms has been assembled into one comprehensive package that requires only a one click download for Judges, Scorers and tournament sponsors to use by Jeff Clark.
Included in the package are all of the Judging and Scoring forms for Slalom and Jumping events in a computer oriented “cut and paste” format so that you can prepare all of the forms for these events in a much easier fashion
The complete packet is located on the Florida Water Ski Federation Website in the “Links” section.