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Qualifications Cutoff Date Is Thursday, July 13

The national rankings' list qualifications cutoff date for the 75th GOODE Water Ski National Championships is Thursday (July 13). Any U.S. athlete with a Level 8 national ranking will be qualified for the Nationals, which will be held Aug. 9-12 at the San Marcos River Ranch in Martindale, Texas. Qualification does, however, require that you ski in one of the Regional Water Ski Championships: Southern Region - July 19-23 in Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Western Region - July 24-29 in Newberry Springs, Calif.; Eastern Region - July 27-29 in Monroe, N.Y.; Midwest Region – July 28-30 in Center City, Minn.; and South Central Region – July 28-30 in Elkins, Ark. The entry deadline is Thursday, Aug. 3. You can register online right now by clicking here.

SMRR To Host Pro Night Jump Invitational Aug. 12

The San Marcos River Ranch in Martindale, Texas, is excited to announce it will host the 2017 San Marcos River Ranch Pro Night Jump Invitational on Saturday, Aug. 12, after the 75th GOODE Water Ski National Championships has concluded. Some of the top men’s jumpers from across the country, including Freddy Krueger, Scot Ellis, Taylor Garcia, Mark Lane and Zack Worden, will be invited to battle it out under the lights in an exciting head-to-head, sudden-elimination format. Live music, food and the Junior Development and Tournament Officials awards parties will coincide with the night jump event. Competitors and families are encouraged to extend their stay at the Nationals to take in what will surely be an unforgettable event under the bright stars of Texas. More information, including the final field of competitors, will be announced as it becomes available.

Towboat Draw Announced For 75th GOODE Nationals

The towboat draw for the 75th GOODE Water Ski National Championships has been announced. The Nationals will be held Aug. 9-12 at the San Marcos River Ranch in Martindale, Texas. To view the towboat draw, click here (PDF). Manufacturers Nautique, MasterCraft, Malibu and Centurion will pull the Nationals. Athletes will have their choice of towboat for the tricks event.

Online Volunteer Sign Up Sheet Now Available

The local organizing committee for the 75th GOODE Water Ski National Championships is seeking volunteers to assist with several general duties during the four-day tournament in August. The Nationals, the world's largest three-event water ski tournament, will be held Aug. 9-12 at the San Marcos River Ranch in Martindale, Texas. An online SignUpGenius has been created to help organize volunteer needs and scheduling. To sign up, click here.

Photo 13 Media Selected As Official Photographer

Photo 13 Media will be the official photographer of the GOODE Water Ski National Championships for the second consecutive year. The Photo 13 Media mobile trailer will be on site throughout the Nationals so that folks can purchase prints and/or flash drives. All sales must take place on site (there will be no online sales available during or after the Nationals). For more information, follow Photo 13 Media on Facebook (Photo 13 Media), Twitter (@photo13media) and Instagram (Photo 13 Media).

Host Hotel Announced For 75th GOODE Water Ski Nationals

The San Marcos River Ranch is pleased to announce the hotel information for the 75th GOODE Water Ski National Championships. The host hotel is the Wingate, by Wyndham in San Marcos, Texas. To make reservations at the Wingate, please call the hotel directly at (512) 754-6621 and reference the code "Water Ski Nationals 2017."

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Registration Open For 75th GOODE Water Ski Nationals

Online registration is now available for the 75th GOODE Water Ski National Championships. The Nationals will be held Aug. 9-12 at the San Marcos River Ranch in Martindale, Texas. To register, click here. To view and download the schedule, click here (PDF).

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Schedule Announced For 75th GOODE Water Ski Nationals

The schedule of events for the 75th GOODE Water Ski National Championships is now available to view and download. The Nationals will be held Aug. 9-12 at the San Marcos River Ranch in Martindale, Texas. To view and download the schedule, click here (PDF).

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SMRR To Host 75th GOODE Water Ski Nationals

USA Water Ski and the American Water Ski Association are pleased to announce that the 75th GOODE Water Ski National Championships will be held Aug. 9-12 at the San Marcos River Ranch in Martindale, Texas. The American Water Ski Association’s board of directors approved the bid from the San Marcos River Ranch to host the 2017 Nationals.

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