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2020 GOODE Nationals' Tournament Schedule Now Available

The tournament schedule for the 2020 GOODE Water Ski National Championships is now available to view and download. The 78th annual event, hosted by the Ski Club of the Palm Beaches, will take place Aug. 4-8 at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, Fla.

To view and download the schedule, click here (PDF; revised 1/27/2020).

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 third annual America’s Cup Invitational cash-prize tournament will be held on Friday, Aug. 7. The America’s Cup Invitational will feature U.S. water ski athletes competing in slalom, tricks and jumping.

The Ski Club of The Palm Beaches has hosted 14 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 more than 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 2019 GOODE Water Ski National Championships. For more information on the Ski Club of The Palm Beaches, visit www.okeeski.com.

The first national championships was held in 1939 at Jones Beach in Long Island, N.Y. Except for three years during World War II (1942-1944), the Nationals has been held every year since 1939.