Please read the information below regarding entry qualifications and procedures for the 2016 GOODE Water Ski National Championships. Meeting entry qualifications and following the necessary procedures will determine whether or not you compete in the tournament. The contestant is responsible for meeting entry qualifications and providing proof of eligibility within the stated time limit.
Entry qualification requirements are available in the 2016 AWSA Rulebook.
ENTRY AND ENTRY DEADLINE
Online entry submission is required. USA Water Ski must receive entries by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, to avoid penalty. Late entries will be accepted at USA Water Ski until noon on Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, or by the Chief Registrar at the tournament site until 5 p.m. on the day prior to the scheduled start of the skier’s first event. Entries submitted after the 5 p.m. Aug. 2 deadline must include a late fee of $10.00 per 24-hour period or portion thereof. ABSOLUTELY NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER 5 P.M., THE DAY PRIOR TO THE SCHEDULED START OF THE SKIER’S FIRST EVENT. ABSOLUTELY NO FAX ENTRIES. If you desire verification of receipt, please refer to the Registration Status Report at www.USAWATERSKI.org.
1 Event: $160; 2 or 3 Events: $187; Family of 3 or More: $425*
* Each participant must complete online registration
All contestants must register at the National Tournament, either in person, by web registration, or through a representative, providing all required proof of qualification and fees no later than one-half hour before the scheduled start of the contestant's first event. If the skier's registration on www.USAWATERSKI.org is incomplete or is NOT shown as qualified and fully paid in the online registration system, then they would need to present themselves at on-site Registration. On-site registration must occur within the allowable hours as listed below.
No competitor will be permitted to ski in the 2016 GOODE Water Ski National Championships tournament unless he or she has signed the Adult/Minor Specific Event Waiver. Signature of parent or guardian is required for a minor entering the tournament.
Registration hours on site will be from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7; from 45 minutes prior to the start of the first event until 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8 through Friday, Aug. 12; and from 45 minutes prior to the start of the first event until 30 minutes prior to the start of the last event on Saturday, Aug. 13.
$35 of the entry fee (per person) is an administration and processing fee and is non-refundable. Late fees are also non-refundable. If you registered for the 2016 GOODE Water Ski National Championships, and are you are unable to participate you must submit a cancelation request to USA Water Ski in writing prior to the start of your first event. If you do not submit a cancelation request, you will not receive a refund. Cancelation requests will be honored due to lack of qualification or medical with documentation provided. All other excuses will be evaluated by the president of AWSA at the time the cancellation notice is received to determine whether or not a refund will be issued. USA Water Ski will pay refunds within 60 days following the conclusion of Nationals.