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17 Athletes Secure Titles On Final Day Of GOODE Nationals

The 75th annual GOODE Water Ski National Championships concluded Saturday at the San Marcos River Ranch in Martindale, Texas, with 17 athletes winning national titles in respective divisions and events. More than 600 water ski athletes from across the United States competed for national titles in slalom, tricks, jumping and overall in respective age divisions and two Open divisions during the four-day tournament. To view the scorebook, click here.

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22 Athletes Secure Titles On Day 3 Of GOODE Nationals

The 75th annual GOODE Water Ski National Championships continued Friday at the San Marcos River Ranch in Martindale, Texas, with 22 athletes winning national titles in respective divisions and events. More than 600 water ski athletes from across the United States are competing for national titles in slalom, tricks, jumping and overall in respective age divisions and two Open divisions during the four-day tournament that culminates Saturday. To view the complete scorebook, click here.

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13 Athletes Win National Overall Titles On Day 2

The 75th annual GOODE Water Ski National Championships continued Thursday at the San Marcos River Ranch in Martindale, Texas, with 13 athletes winning national overall titles in respective divisions. More than 600 water ski athletes from across the United States are competing for national titles in slalom, tricks, jumping and overall in respective age divisions and two Open divisions during the four-day tournament that concludes Saturday. To view the scorebook, click here. To view unofficial live scoring throughout the week, click here. To view the updated tournament schedule (revised 8/9/17), click here (PDF).

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17 Athletes Win Titles On Day 1 Of GOODE Nationals

The 75th annual GOODE Water Ski National Championships kicked off Wednesday at the San Marcos River Ranch in Martindale, Texas, with 17 athletes winning national titles in respective divisions and events. More than 600 water ski athletes from across the United States are competing for national titles in slalom, tricks, jumping and overall in respective age divisions and two Open divisions during the four-day tournament that culminates Saturday. To view the scorebook, click here. To view unofficial live scoring throughout the week, click here. To view the updated tournament schedule (revised 8/9/17), click here (PDF).

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Attention Competitors: Important Schedule Changes

Change of event schedule/location:

Thursday:
M4 and M5 tricks will move from Lake #2 to Lake #1 following the completion of the jump event for the day.

Friday:
W2 and M1 tricks will move from Lake #2 to Lake #1 following the completion of the jump event for the day.

Saturday:
G1 slalom will move from Lake #2 to Lake #3 following B2 slalom and before B3 slalom.
G3 slalom will move from Lake #3 to Lake #2 and will be the last event following Open Men slalom.

These changes are in effect and are reflected in the posted online schedule (PDF).

75th GOODE Water Ski Nationals Begins Wednesday

More than 600 water ski athletes from across the United States will descend upon the San Marcos River Ranch in Martindale, Texas, Wednesday through Saturday, for the 75th annual GOODE Water Ski National Championships. Action begins at 8 a.m. on Wednesday and continues at 7 a.m. Thursday and Friday, and 8 a.m. Saturday. To view Wednesday's running orders (unofficial), click here (PDF).

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Second Annual National Team Skiing Competition Set

The second annual national team skiing event is set to take place Aug. 9-12 at the 75th GOODE Water Ski National Championships at the San Marcos River Ranch in Martindale, Texas. 2016 marked the inaugural year of the exciting format in which states and areas formed three-event teams of five men, five women and five junior skiers competing in a placement-based NOPS format similar to collegiate water skiing. Competing teams representing respective regions this year are: Eastern – Connecticut and Vermont/New Hampshire/New Jersey/Maine/Rhode Island (combo team); Midwest – Illinois and Ohio; Southern – Florida and Tennessee; South Central – Central Texas and Northeast Texas; and Western – Northern California and Southern California. The top-two teams from each regional championships qualify for Nationals and all skiers of a team, regardless of ranking, can compete on their team. Florida is the defending team champion. For more information on Team Skiing, click on the "3-Event Water Skiing" link at the top of the page and find the “Team Skiing” section on the left side menu.

West Palm Beach To Host 2019, 2020 Water Ski Nationals

USA Water Ski and the American Water Ski Association are pleased to announce that the 2019 and 2020 Water Ski National Championships will be hosted by the Ski Club of the Palm Beaches at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, Fla. Exact dates are to be determined. The AWSA board of directors approved the bids from the Ski Club of the Palm Beaches during its summer board meeting on Aug. 8 in Martindale, Texas.

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MasterCraft To Provide Two Boats For Tricks

MasterCraft Boats will be providing two boats for the tricks events at the 75th GOODE Water Ski National Championships. If skiing behind a MasterCraft, athletes can choose between a boat with the MasterCraft Ballast/Weight System or one without as approved during the American Water Ski Association's 2017 Towboat Evaluations. To view the complete boat draw for the Nationals, click here (PDF).

AWSA General Membership Meeting Set For Aug. 10

The American Water Ski Association's General Membership Meeting will be held on Thursday, Aug. 10 at the Wingate, by Wyndham Hotel in San Marcos, Texas. The meeting will begin at 8 p.m. in the hotel's conference room.

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; revised 8/9/17).

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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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