Water Skiing

Event Information

Event / Entry Fee

77A1X - Slalom - $30
77B1X - Tricks - $30
77C1X - Jump - $30
77D1X - Slalom and Tricks - $30
77E1X - Slalom, Tricks and Jump - $30
77F1X - Barefoot slalom - $30

Age Code / Description

Division Slalom Tricks Jump
6 Mini Course. The Skier may stay in Division 6 until he has completed 6 Main Course buoys in a pass in 2 different rounds. 0 to 500 0m to 10m
5 Any skier without a rating may enter Division 5 or 6 510 to 1000 10.1m to 15m
4 0 @ 46k to 6 @ max for division 1010 to 2000 15.1m to 25m
3 0 @ 16m to 4 @ 14.25 2010 to 3000 25.1m to 35m
2 4.25 @ 14.25m to 6 @ 13m 3010 to 5000 35.1m to 45m
1 0 @ 12m plus 5010 plus 45.1m plus

 

Co-ordinators

Leading Senior Constable Greg - Kitchen
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Mr Richard Crisp

Description

The tournament will be run to International, Australian and Victorian rules. All events will have 1 round.

Simple rule description for novice water skiers (Division 6).

Slalom
Contestants will use the Mini course. In each round they will have a minimum of 3 passes through the course. The first 2 passes will be on the Mini Course and in the 3rd pass the skier must attempt the full course. If the skier completes the 3rd course he will have a 4th pass, also on the main course.

Tricks
As per the world rules, it will be assumed the novice will attempt basic tricks like side slides.

Jump
The skiers will have the option of the 4 foot ramp height.

Venue, Date and Time

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

0730 Geelong Waterski Club, Wilsons Road Whittington Geelong. Melways Map 466 H6.

The bare foot competition will commence at 0730 hours.

Tournament skiing, which includes slalom, jump and trick, will follow.

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 (Only required if there are large numbers of entrants and or unavoidable delays on Tuesday)

0730 Geelong Waterski Club, Wilsons Road Whittington Geelong

Public Liability Insurance.

Skiers who have entered the competition and signed the WAWA bulk membership form will be covered by the Water Ski and Wakeboard Association (WAWA) for public liability. There is no Personal Injury Insurance for skiers who are not full members of Water Ski and Wakeboard Australia.

Facilities

The Geelong Water Ski Club was established in 1961.

The club is on the Barwon River at the end of Wilsons Road in Whittington (a suburb of Geelong).

The club has world class tournament facilities including a slalom course and jump.

Skiers will need to supply their own equipment including wetsuits, life jackets, gloves and skis.

The clubhouse has a kitchen, toilets and shower. Free camping is available at the clubhouse After the event there will be a BBQ at the clubhouse. All contestants, volunteers and officials are invited.

The event will be sanctioned by Tournament Water Ski Victoria.

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