THIS EVENT IS HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR 2019.
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
Ability divisions will be contested for tournament Slalom, Tricks and Jump
Age Code / Description
|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|
All Bare footer skiers will be grouped in the same division and there will be no entry qualifications.
Leading Senior Constable Greg Kitchen
Mr Richard Crisp
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)
Contestants will use the Mini course. In each round they will have 4 passes through the course. The wider they go and the closer they go to the main course buoys the more points they will get. Maximum points are awarded when the skier goes around the main buoys.
As per the world rules, it will be assumed the novice will attempt basic tricks like side slides.
The skiers will have the option of the 4 foot ramp height.
Venue, Date and Time
Tuesday, 26th March 2019
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, 27th March 2019
(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
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.