Indmar Show Ski National Championships

Hidden Lake, Warsaw, Ind., Aug. 11-13, 2023

Aug 11, 2023 - Aug 13, 2023 | Warsaw, IN, United States

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Sanction Number: 23J010

Location: Hidden Lake; Warsaw, Indiana

Tournament Class: Class A

Club/Event Organizer: Lake City Skiers

Entry Requirements and Mandatory Meeting

TEAM - Competing teams shall be responsible for meeting all entry requirements per NSSA Rule 6.04, Entry Requirements & Tournament Paperwork. 

  • Download NSSA Rulebook. Each team must send a representative to the mandatory meetings, and check-in at the registration tent like usual at the following times: Teams Mandatory Meeting - Friday, Aug. 11, at 7 a.m. in registration tent

INDIVIDUALS - Competing teams shall be responsible for meeting all entry requirements per NSSA Rule 5.01 General Qualifications - For Individual and Show Acts competitors that have entered a tournament by the entry deadline the following entry requirements must also be met. * D1 National Tournament entry deadline is July 15 of the current year to be in the rotation for that year. (See Chapters 5 & 6 of the NSSA Policies and Procedures for more info on Nationals tournaments entry). Also, at Regional and National tournaments a competitor in Swivel, Doubles and Freestyle Jump must be a USA citizen. 

Individuals Mandatory Meeting Before each event as determined by Chief Safety

Tournament and Technical Contacts

D1 Tournament Contact: Maggie Muleski (requirements, instructions/procedures, deadlines, meetings, rules, site, etc.)

D1 Technical Contact: Brad Satterlee (online submission form, file downloads, PDF issues, etc.)

Online Team Entry

2023 D1 Nationals Team Online Entry Form

Online Individual Entry

2023 D1 Nationals Individual Online Entry Form

Team Paperwork Checklist and Submission Requirements

(Only Teams and Individuals that have been seeded to ski should submit these documents.)

Online paperwork submission deadline: 11:59 p.m. (CDT) Tuesday, Aug. 8

ITEMS #1 through #9 below MUST be submitted via online form. PDFs preferred.

ITEMS #10 through #16 must be brought with you in hard copy form to your mandatory meeting.

  1. Team Tournament Roster (name, USA-WSWS member info, team duty, address, DOB and email for each member)
  2. USA Water Ski & Wake Sports Team Roster (name, membership number, SafeSport status and renewal date for each member)
    • obtain through your team/club login on the USA-WSWS website
    • must match #1, and will be verified
  3. Team Officials Roster from USA Water Ski & Wake Sports highlighting the following:
    • NSSA Safety Coordinator
    • Tournament Drivers
    • Show Directors SafeSport Certification (with background check)
  4. Club USA WS Affiliation Certificate (SCR 6.01) Completed In Team Entry
  5. 5-NSSADriversFormTournament.pdf (SCR 1.08)
  6. 6-TowboatLiabilityNSSA.pdf (NSSA Version)
    • Can combine with #6 in same PDF(s)
  7. Certificates of Insurance (COI) or copies of the Declaration Pages to the boat policies
    • Proper for certificate holder and additional insured as noted on #6 form
    • Make sure COI and endorsement for each boat are organized accordingly and in order by motorized craft
      • Tow 1 COI, Tow 1 Endorsement, Tow 2 COI, Tow 2 Endorsement, PUB1 COI, PUB1 Endorsement, etc.
    • Can combine with #5 in same PDF(s)
  8. If using kite flying as an act in the show, the pilot(s) must provide a copy of the current USHPA membership card(s) that indicated the pilot(s) are rated "Hang 2" or better and a copy of the hang glider manufacturer sticker(s). This information must also be provided to the chief judge.

9. 9-WirelessMicAndClubRadioFrequencies.pdf (SCR 9.09)

10. 10-USAWSWSMusicForm.pdf – 1 copy **Division 1 National Tournament Only**

11. 11-NSSAJudgesForm.pdf - 15 copies (SCR 2.03)

12. 12-ActReasoningForm.pdf – 14 copies (SCR2.0)

13. 13-NSSASafetyDirectorTrackingReport.pdf – 1 copy

14. 14-MaleAndFemaleSkierNominations2023 – 8 copies

15. 15-TeamsFactSheetWebcast – 2 copies (Webcasted tournaments only)

16. 16-WebcastProductionForm- 3 copies (Webcasted tournaments only)

Jotform for Judges, Act Reasoning, & Safety Director Tracking Report JotForm PDF filler for 3 forms If you choose to use to fill out 3 forms #11, 12 & 13 above

◦ Fill out form. Save to you computer and print.

◦ Should still print the necessary number of copies for each form and bring to mandatory meeting.

▪ 15 copies of Judges Form

▪ 14 copies of Act Reasoning Form

▪ 1 copy of NSSA Safety Director's Tracking Report

Individual Paperwork Checklist and Submission Requirements

Online paperwork submission deadline: 11:59 p.m. (CDT) Tuesday, Aug. 8, pass list due by 11:59 p.m. (CDT) Wednesday, Aug. 9 to Mark Poulos

Documents #1 through #5 below MUST be submitted via online form #6 if necessary. PDFs preferred.

Online Form Link

1. Copy of Boat Drivers USA-WSWS Officials card or USA-WSWS officials roster (highlighted for team jump)(not needed for Freestyle)

2. Copy of Pin Persons USA-WSWS card(s) or USA-WSWS roster with pin person(s) (highlighted for team jump)(not needed for Freestyle)

3. I3-Webcast_Announcer_Information_Sheet_Individual.pdf

4. I4-TeamJumpRoster.pdf

5. Pass List - fill out pass list via form link below. Save to you computer and upload to nationals online form for paperwork submission

Swivel Pass List

Doubles Pass List

6. If you are using a personal boat or a boat that is not listed with a team in the competition at your tournament you will also need to submit a USAWS-WS NSSA version Towboat Liability form with a COI with at least $500,000 liability and the appropriate additional insured wordage.

6-TowboatLiabilityNSSA.pdf (NSSA Version)

Working with PDFs

PDF files are preferred for the required team competition paperwork upload.

Do not complete PDFs in a web browser. Download PDFs to your computer, open with Adobe Reader or full version of Acrobat if you have it, and then complete the form. Remember to save it!

By default, some computers and tablets are set to automatically open PDFs in a web browser. If this is the case, right click on the PDF file and choose the "open with..." option to open in Acrobat Reader, Adobe Reader, or Acrobat.

Post Tournament Paperwork

All competing teams are to receive copies of their own Judges Forms and copies of all Scorers Forms. All Judges and Scorers forms are considered public information and shall be made available upon request. All requests for additional copies shall be made in writing, prior to the start of the tournament, to the Chief Scorer; and the requesting person shall pay for all copying and mailing expense, if any.

You must provide a USB (aka flash or thumb) drive if you would like your post tournament paperwork digitally. Please be sure to label your USB drive with your team name. Bring to Mandatory meeting when you turn in your final paperwork.

Your team will still receive copies of their written Judges Forms and their own Scorers Form.

To make sure everyone is clear on what Individual events will be held at the 2023 Division 1 Nationals, please note the list below. The entry deadline is July 15, 2023. This deadline must be met regardless of when regional qualifier tournaments are held.

Division 1 Nationals

Swivel Pairs - National Championship Event

Open Swivel - National Championship Event

Open Doubles - National Championship Event

Team Jump - National Championship Event

Freestyle Jump - National Championship Event

Additional Details:

EVENT SCHEDULE for the 2023 D1 National Show Ski Team Championships

*all times EDT/Local Time*

Thursday, Aug. 10

7:00 AM Team and Individual Practice starts 7:00 AM on site

6:30 PM Tournament Officials Meeting @ the Winona Lake Park Center, 1590 Park Ave, Winona Lake IN

7:15 PM NSSA Board Meeting @ same as the officials meeting.

Friday, Aug. 11

7:00 AM Teams Mandatory Meeting w/Chief Judge in registration tent

After Mtg until 8:00 AM Team Registration on site

8:00 AM Individual Competition begins

Swivel Pairs



Team Jump


To follow Individuals Awards Ceremony

To follow VIP/Officials Reception @ The Barn 1880, 2076 N 100 E, Warsaw, IN

Saturday, Aug. 12

7:00 AM Finish Individual competition if necessary

7:30 AM Team competition starts w/ 20 min setup time

Sunday, Aug 13

7:00 AM Finish Individual competition if necessary

7:30 AM Team competition starts w/ 20 min setup time

Awards Ceremony to follow last team


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