Participate in a GrassRoots Event
Participating in either a GrassRoots Fun Day or Tournament is easy, fun and rewarding. Just join USA Water Ski as a GrassRoots Member for the affordable price of $35, and click here to find an event near you. If the local organizing club (LOC) is using Online Registration, participants may sign up directly online! This will save time and ensure that all registration forms are complete. Participants may also register and sign up for a membership on site. Once you have a membership, and you have registered for the event, you are ready to ski or ride! Just show up with your equipment (ski, wakeboard, kneeboard etc., life jacket, gloves and rope) and you are ready to go.
GrassRoots Membership Info
USA Water Ski has made the membership process for the GrassRoots Series easy and affordable. Click on the Join USA Water Ski link on the left side of the page and join as a GrassRoots Member, or you may also join at any event that you decide to attend. Here are just a few benefits to joining as a GrassRoots Member:
• Three exciting issues of The Water Skier magazine. This one-of-a-kind publication will leave you feeling connected to the competitive and recreational world of water skiing by providing up-to-date information on nine sport disciplines, in-depth interviews with your favorite athletes and resources and instructional articles to make you a champion.
• One Special Issue - The Regional Tournament Guide. This is your guide to having FUN! This comprehensive listing of tournaments in your region and across the nation will help you plan the upcoming season. The guide provides everything needed to stay involved in competition, including entry forms and in-depth information on each tournament.
• Access to all six online issues of The Water Skier magazine.
• Membership Card
• Your very own membership card gives you access to fun and exciting tournaments and events.
• USA Water Ski Decals
• Show your membership pride by decorating your equipment, vehicles, boats, etc.
• Waterways Advocacy
• The most important benefit your membership can bring is the freedom to ski!
• USA Water Ski is dedicated to the protection of your waterways and providing regulatory assistance.
• Special Credit Card
• Access to a custom-designed Visa credit card, created exclusively this year for USA Water Ski through Bank of America. Enrollment allows you to accrue WorldPoints, which can be redeemed for thousands of items.
Special Travel and Equipment Savings!
To assist in your participation in competitions and travel, your membership will include a $300 SAVINGS VALUE on a variety of water ski and wakeboard equipment, magazine subscriptions, travel needs and much more!
Hilton Family Hotels - Team USA Advantage provides USA Water Ski members with a centralized travel program online, and access to discounted rates at participating Hilton Family Hotels across the United States. When you book your travel through the Team USA Advantage Web site, a 10 percent discount is applied off the Best Available Rate.
Choice Hotels - Save 15% when you stay at any Choice Hotel by calling 877-240-AWAY (2929) or visiting http://www.choicesportstravel.com/ and clicking on "Enter Special Rate ID." Your USA Water Ski discount code is 00217500. Reservations can only be made via the toll free number or the Web site.
Hertz - Receive discounts on Hertz rentals offered exclusively to USA Water Ski members.
• FREE Learn-to-Ski and Learn-to-Wakeboard Challenge programs, which guide and monitor your skill development to assist you in becoming a champion.
• FREE directory access to the top water ski and wakeboard clubs, camps and schools.
• $10,000 of secondary personal injury insurance when participating in one of more than 1,000 USA Water Ski-sanctioned events.
• Access to low-cost water ski and wakeboard club liability insurance.