Malibu Boats and WaterSki Events LLC are excited to announce the 2019 Malibu Open Professional Waterski event to be held at Trophy Lakes on John’s Island, September 13 & 14, 2019. The event will feature the worlds best men’s and women’s professional water skiers. These athletes will compete for more than $70,000 in prize money in the slalom and jump events. The event will conclude with an exciting men’s night jump finals on Saturday, September 14. Come out and watch these jumpers travel in excess of 220 feet in the dark. The Malibu Open End of Summer festival will be held in conjunction with the Charleston Water Week. Enjoy the skiing along with live music from Charleston’s hottest bands throughout the event.
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. More than 600 of the nation's top water ski athletes from across the United States are expected to compete for national titles in slalom, tricks, jumping and overall in respective age divisions and two Open divisions at the world’s largest three-event water ski tournament.
Advancement is primarily earned through placement on the national rankings list. Athletes also can qualify for by placing in the top-five at Regionals or by placing in the top-five at the previous year's Nationals. The second annual America’s Cup Invitational cash-prize tournament will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 7. The America’s Cup Invitational will feature professional slalom, tricks and jumping, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
The Ski Club of The Palm Beaches has hosted 13 Water Ski National Championships, five Southern Regional Water Ski Championships, three Florida State Water Ski Championships and the 1989 Water Ski World Championships – in addition to a handful of professional cash-prize tournaments and hundreds of other amateur water ski tournaments – over the past 30 years. It most recently hosted the 2015 GOODE Water Ski National Championships. For more information on the Ski Club of The Palm Beaches, visit www.okeeski.com.
For the third year AWSA is supporting our athletes by raising funds to off set the financial constraints of participating in international events. Through this auction you will be able to purchase outstanding equipment, memorabila from years past to present, parts and accessories for your boat, clothing from your favorite boat or ski company or the ultimate Regina Jaquess Limited Edition 2020 Malibu from Minnesota Inboard Water Sports. Come join our funding team! Go Team USA!