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2019 AWSA Rule Book Now Available

The American Water Ski Association's 2019 Rule Book (PDF) and Summary of Rule Changes (PDF) are now available to view and download. These rules may be amended at any time by the AWSA board of directors, on its own initiative or at the recommendation of the AWSA Rules Committee. After amendment by the board, the amended rules shall become effective immediately, unless a different date is specified. A notice of the amendment shall be promptly posted on the official AWSA website.

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Gay, Krueger Win Nautique Moomba Titles

U.S. water ski athletes Anna Gay (Winter Garden, Fla.) and Freddy Krueger (Winter Garden, Fla.) won titles in respective events at the 59th Nautique Moomba Masters International Invitational, March 8-11, on the Yarra River in Melbourne, Australia.

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U.S. Juniors Earn Placements At Moomba

U.S. athlete Blaze Grubbs placed second in Boys' overall at the 43rd Nautique Junior Moomba Masters.U.S. water ski athletes Ali Garcia (Winter Garden, Fla.), Ryan Gay (Winter Garden, Fla.), Blaze Grubbs (Rio Linda, Calif.) and Garrett Reese (Walnut Creek, Calif.) competed in respective events at the 43rd Nautique Junior Moomba Masters, March 6-7, in Melbourne, Australia. Titles were up for grabs in slalom, tricks, jumping and overall. The Junior Moomba Masters determined its champions by the two-round scoring total.

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Q&Ps Posted For U21 Water Ski Worlds

The U.S. team selection Qualifications & Procedures and Independent Skier “Notification of Interest” Requirements for the 2019 Under 21 Water Ski World Championships are now available to view and download. A six‐member team will be selected to compete at the 2019 Under 21 Water Ski World Championships. The tournament will be held July 4-7 at Shalom Park in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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Gene Davis To Be Remembered March 16

A celebration of life for Gene Davis will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 16 at Hatchet Creek in Gainesville, Fla. Gene passed away on Jan. 26 after a brief illness. Gene was a jumper in local, regional and national competitions and always gave us a thrill. He was a senior judge and was a very sought-after technical controller for record tournaments, including the Masters, Nationals and World Championships. He was chair of the American Water Ski Association’s Technical Committee for many years and was instrumental in bringing technical standards up to their current standards and taught many the tricks of the trade. He served the AWSA Southern Region as executive vice president for many years and then moved on to become a director and president of AWSA.

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Nautique Announces 2019 Big Dawg Tour

Nautique, a Premier Sponsor of USA Water Ski & Wake Sports, is proud to announce the dates and locations for the 2019 Nautique Big Dawg World Tour as well as a new event format. As the premier tour for 35+ slalom skiers across the globe, the Big Dawg World Tour is towed exclusively by the record-setting Ski Nautique. The tour this year will include two qualifying stops at premier waterski venues as the top slalom skiers battle it out for a spot in the 2019 Nautique Big Dawg World Tour Finals.

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Nautique Swervin’ Weekends Returns In 2019

Nautique, a Premier Sponsor of USA Water Ski & Wake Sports, is happy to announce that the extremely popular Nautique Swervin’ Weekends, presented by HO Skis, USA Water Ski & Wake Sports and the American Water Ski Association (AWSA) will once again bring water skiing to fans across the country in 2019. Created from the desire to get more people on the water to enjoy the sport of water skiing, Nautique Swervin’ Weekends encompasses 18 stops starting in April.

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Preliminary Summary Of AWSA Rule Changes

The American Water Ski Association has released its 2019 preliminary summary of rule changes. American Water Ski Association rules may be amended at any time by the AWSA board of directors on its own initiative or at the recommendation of the AWSA Rules Committee.

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AWSA Approves New Under 12 Division

The American Water Ski Association’s board of directors has approved a new Under 12 division starting in 2020 (after the completion of the 2019 GOODE Water Ski National Championships. The Boys 2/Girls 2 division will split into two divisions and all junior divisions will be renamed to accommodate the extra division.

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2019 GOODE Nationals' Schedule Posted

The tournament schedule for the 2019 GOODE Water Ski National Championships is now available to view and download. The 77th annual event, hosted by the Ski Club of the Palm Beaches, will take place Aug. 6-10 at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, Fla.

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Q&Ps Posted For 2019 Water Ski Worlds

The U.S. team selection Qualifications & Procedures and Independent Skier “Notification of Interest” Requirements for the 2019 Water Ski World Championships are now available to view and download. A six‐member team will be selected to compete at the 2019 Water Ski World Championships. The tournament will be held Aug. 12-18 in Putrajaya, Malaysia.

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Junior U.S. Open To Include Team Pro-Am

Ski Wisconsin is excited to announce that a pro-am will be held in conjunction with the 2019 Junior U.S. Open Water Ski Championships – the Stillwaters’ Team Challenge with $39,500 in prize money. The Junior U.S. Open will be held June 28-29 at Stillwaters in Oconomowoc, Wis., and the pro-am will take place on June 29 (jumping) and 30.

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Canada To Host U21 Water Ski Worlds

The International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation has awarded Shalom Park in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the bid to host the 2019 Under 21 Water Ski World Championships. The ninth biennial event will be held July 4-7.

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Athlete List Set For 60th Nautique Masters

The 60th Nautique Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament, presented by GM Marine Engine Technology, has the athlete list set for an incredible weekend of competition. The event will take place behind the Ski Nautique and Super Air Nautique G23 over Memorial Day weekend (May 24-26) at Callaway Gardens’ Robin Lake in Pine Mountain, Georgia.

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In Memoriam: Gene Davis, 1955-2019

Longtime member Gene Davis has passed away after a brief illness. Our love, thoughts and prayers go out to his wife Sharon, and daughters Kristen and Shannon and all of the family. Gene was a jumper in local, regional and national competitions' and always gave us a thrill. He was a senior Judge and was a very sought-after technical controller for record tournaments including the Masters, Nationals and World Championships. He was Chair of the AWSA Technical Committee for many years and was instrumental in bringing the technical standards up their current standards and has taught many the tricks of the trade.

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Jaquess Earns Top Honors From IWWF

Regina Jaquess (Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.), who was selected the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation Waterski Council’s 2018 Female Athlete of the Year, has been selected the IWWF’s Female Athlete of the Year for 2018. At the end of each year, all councils of the IWWF select their respective female and male skiers/riders of the year. The IWWF Executive Board members then elect the IWWF Athletes of the Year from their submissions – one female and one male. Barefoot water ski athlete David Small of Great Britain was selected the IWWF’s Male Athlete of the Year.

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2019 Junior U.S. Open Set For June 28-29

The Fact Sheet (PDF) for the 19th Junior U.S. Open Water Ski Championships is now available to view and download. Some of the world's top junior water ski athletes will compete for titles in slalom, tricks, jumping and overall at the two-round, world-record capability event, June 28-29, at Still Waters in Oconomowoc, Wis. To download the Fact Sheet, click here (PDF).

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Kelley, Siemers Selected Athletes of the Month

USThe U.S. 35+ Water Ski World Championships Team won the overall team gold medal at the 5th 35+ Water Ski World Championships, Nov. 27-Dec. 2, at Lago Los Morros in San Bernardo, Chile.A Water Ski & Wake Sports has selected Joy Kelley (Loudon, Tenn.) as its Female Athlete of the Month and Jimmy Siemers (Round Rock, Texas) as its Male Athlete of the Month for December. The U.S. 35+ Water Ski World Championships Team was selected Team of the Month. Kelley, Siemers and the U.S. 35+ Water Ski World Championships Team are now eligible for the United States Olympic Committee’s Best of December Team USA Awards, presented by Dow.

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Bulletin 1 Available For 2019 Water Ski Worlds

The International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation has released Bulletin No. 1 for the 2019 Water Ski World Championships. The 36th biennial tournament will be held Aug. 13-18 in Putrajaya, Malaysia. The United States will be represented by a six-member team and several independents at the world championships.

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AWSA Approves Four Towboats For 2019

Each boat must pass a series of 11 tests and sub-tests: power and acceleration, handling and maneuverability, engineering, drivability, sound level, slalom course center-line deviation, slalom spray, jump course center-line deviation, and slalom, tricks and jump wake evaluations. Four competition towboats from three manufacturers have been approved to pull athletes in American Water Ski Association-sanctioned tournaments in 2019. The American Water Ski Association (AWSA) is one of nine sport discipline organizations of USA Water Ski & Wake Sports, the national governing body of organized water skiing in the United States. Towboats approved for AWSA competitions in 2019 are: Malibu Response TXi, MasterCraft ProStar, 2019 Ski Nautique, and 2019 Nautique 200. For technical information on the respective towboats, click here (PDF).

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