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77th GOODE Water Ski National Championships

Aug. 6-10, 2019

West Palm Beach, Fla.

 

21 Athletes Win Titles On Final Day Of 77th GOODE Nationals

The 77th annual GOODE Water Ski National Championships concluded Saturday at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, Fla. Nearly 700 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 five-day tournament. For unofficial live scoring, visit www.waterskiresults.com. To view the unofficial scorebook, click here.

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28 Athletes Win Titles On Day 4 Of 77th GOODE Nationals

The 77th annual GOODE Water Ski National Championships continued Friday at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, Fla., with 28 athletes winning national titles in respective divisions and events. Nearly 700 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 five-day tournament that culminates Saturday. For unofficial live scoring, visit www.waterskiresults.com. To view the unofficial scorebook, click here.

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20 Athletes Win Titles On Day 3 Of 77th GOODE Nationals

The 77th annual GOODE Water Ski National Championships continued Thursday at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, Fla., with 20 athletes winning national titles in respective divisions and events. Nearly 700 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 five-day tournament that culminates Saturday. For the third consecutive day, afternoon thunderstorms caused a lengthy delay in the tournament action. *****As a result, Men 5 slalom was unable to complete its event. Men 5 slalom will resume at 7:30 a.m. on Friday. Skiers seeded 23 through 34 will ski on the Turnpike Lake. The remaining skiers, starting with skier 35 (starting at 7:30 a.m.), will ski on the North-South Slalom Lake. Runoffs will be conducted on the North-South Slalom Lake.***** For unofficial live scoring, visit www.waterskiresults.com. To view the unofficial scorebook, click here.

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7 Athletes Win Overall Titles On Day 2 Of 77th GOODE Nationals

The 77th annual GOODE Water Ski National Championships continued Wednesday at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, Fla., with seven athletes winning national overall titles in respective divisions. Nearly 700 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 five-day tournament that culminates Saturday. Wednesday’s action was interrupted by a near 90-minute weather delay. As a result, the Women 6 slalom and Boys 3 slalom divisions were unable to finish. Several schedule changes have been made to Thursday’s events. Boys 3 slalom will finish starting at 7:30 a.m. on the Turnpike Lake. Women 6 slalom will finish starting at 7:30 a.m. on the North-South Lake. Women 6 tricks has been moved to after Men 5 tricks. Women 6 jump has been moved to after Men 7 jump. Women 7 tricks will be before Women 7 jump. Men 5 Group B will ski on the Turnpike Lake after the Big Dawg skiers. Skiers are requested by the Chief Judge to check into the site earlier than usual to ensure there are no further changes to the schedule. For unofficial live scoring, visit www.waterskiresults.com. To view the unofficial scorebook, click here.

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10 Athletes Win Titles On Day 1 Of 77th GOODE Nationals

The 77th annual GOODE Water Ski National Championships kicked off Tuesday at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, Fla., with 10 athletes winning national titles in respective divisions and events. Nearly 700 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 five-day tournament that culminates Saturday. Tuesday’s action was interrupted by a more than 90-minute weather delay. As a result, the Girls 1 slalom and Men 6 slalom divisions were unable to finish. The remaining competitors will ski beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, with Men 6 skiing first, followed by Girls 1. For unofficial live scoring, visit www.waterskiresults.com. To view the unofficial scorebook, click here.

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77th GOODE Water Ski Nationals Begins Tuesday

Nearly 700 water ski athletes from across the United States will descend upon the Ski Club of the Palm Beaches and Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, Fla., Tuesday through Saturday, for the 77th GOODE Water Ski National Championships. Action begins at 8:00 a.m. (EDT) each day.

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2019 America's Cup Invitational Set For Wednesday

The American Water Ski Association and the Ski Club of the Palm Beaches are pleased to announce that the second annual America's Cup Invitational will be held in conjunction with the 77th GOODE Water Ski National Championships at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, Fla. The Nationals, the world'slargest three-event water ski tournament, will be held Aug.6-10. The America's Cup Invitational will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 7, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Okeeheelee Park's North/South Lake. To view the live webcast of the America's Cup Invitational, click here.

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Purchase Junior Awards Party Tickets Online Here

Tickets for the Junior Development Awards Party at the 77th GOODE Water Ski National Championshipsor must be purchased by Tuesday, Aug. 6. The awards presentation and party will be held on Thursday, Aug. 8 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton at 1601 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406. Tickets, which are $15 and include a pizza dinner, pool access and DJ, can be purchased online by clicking here.

AWSA Conducting Live Online Auction To Benefit U.S. Teams

For the third consecutive year, the American Water Ski Association is supporting its athletes by raising funds to offset the financial constraints of participating in international events. The International Water Ski Team Funding live online auction is being held until 6:00 p.m.(EDT) on Wednesday, Aug. 14. Through this live online auction, you will be able to purchase outstanding products, memorabilia, instruction from world-renowned ski schools and instructors, or the ultimate Regina Jaquess Limited Edition 2020 Malibu from Minnesota Inboard Water Sports. To view and bid on items, visit https://www.32auctions.com/AWSA.

10 Regional Teams Qualify For National Team Competition

Ten teams from across the United States have punched their tickets to the fourth annual national team competition at the 77th GOODE Water Ski National Championships, Aug. 6-10, at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, Fla. Florida won the title for the third consecutive year in 2018. The top-two teams from each regional championships qualified for the 77th GOODE Water Ski National Championships, and all skiers of a team, regardless of ranking, can compete on their team at the Nationals.

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Volunteer Officials Needed For 77th GOODE Nationals

In order to effectively run the 77th GOODE Water Ski National Championships, we will need volunteer officials to help throughout the week. If you have interest in helping, please provide the following information to Tim Vaio at tvaio@mindspring.com or (404) 229-6944: name, ratings by event, availability, events you will ski, conflicts, desired events/times to work, and contact information. Your assistance is greatly appreciated.

Towboat Draw Announced For 77th GOODE Nationals

The American Water Ski Association has announced the Towboat Draw for the 77th GOODE Water National Championships. The Nationals will be held Aug. 6-10 at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, Fla. To view the Towboat Draw, click here.

Rules Exception Request Approved By Board

Attention AWSA Member/GOODE Nationals Skiers,

Please note the following rules exception and notice for the 2019 GOODE Water Ski National Championships approved by the AWSA board: Any skiers ranked level 9 or above in open are eligible to enter America’s Cup. Skiers must enter, register, and pay for both the US Nationals as well as the Americas Cup. The Open Divisions of the Nationals will serve as the prelims of America’s Cup. 

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GOODE Nationals' Tournament Schedule Now Posted

The tournament schedule for the 2019 GOODE Water Ski National Championships is now available to view and download. 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.

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West Palm Beach To Host 2019, 2020 Water Ski Nationals

USA Water Ski & Wake Sports and the American Water Ski Association are pleased to announce that the 2019 GOODE Water Ski National Championships as well as the 2020 Nationals will be hosted by the Ski Club of the Palm Beaches at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, Fla. The 2019 GOODE Water Ski National Championships will be held Aug. 6-10. The AWSA board of directors approved the bids from the Ski Club of the Palm Beaches during its summer board meeting on Aug. 8, 2017, in Martindale, Texas.

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