Muncie, IN -- Muncie Wakeboard Club, a local water ski club, will host a fun-filled Wakeboard tournament open to skiers and riders of all ages and abilities. As part of the National Wakeboard League series, the event will take place September 10, 2006 at The Water Bowl. All local water sports enthusiasts are encouraged to join in the fun.
"We are excited to be working with the community to bring this event to Muncie," said Tournament Director Chris Walker. "The National Wakeboard League offers everyone a chance to participate and compete, regardless of experience level, and we hope to see many local residents take advantage of this opportunity. For over 20 years The Water Bowl has hosted local and state water ski and wakeboard competitions, but this events marks the first time for a National Championship. We are very honored. Admission is FREE and we urge the community to support this extreme sport that is like snowboarding and skateboarding but on water. Boys and Girls, as young as 6, show how they have learned to jump the wake. Outlaw division riders stomp inverts like the TRANTRUM, spins like OFF-AXIS 540's, and superman's with a grab like the HOOCHIE GLIDE and the insane superman with a handle pass 360 called the 313."
The National WAKEBOARD League was designed to provide fun, non-intimidating tournaments in which participants can learn and compete with skiers and riders of similar abilities. Music, games, contests, prizes and awards all contribute to the festive atmosphere of these tournaments, which draw recreational and experienced boaters and water-lovers alike.
Free Admission sponsored by Supra/Moomba dealer - Aqua Marine of Anderson, Mastercraft dealer - Pinecrest Marine, Correct Craft dealer - MD Boats, Skier's Edge Pro Shop, and Toyota Trucks. $45 Tournament fee requires USA Water Ski Membership. On-Site Camping available.
For more information or to sign up, please contact Chris Walker at 765-744-6310 or email@example.com.
2006 NWL National Championship Schedule of Events.
7:00 AM Registration until 9:00 1:30 PM Boy & Girls Novice 9 & Under
9:00 AM Boy & Girls Novice 9 & Under 2:00 PM Jr Mens & Jr Womens Novice 10 to 13
9:30 AM Jr Mens & Jr Womens Novice 10 to 13 2:30 PM Mens & Womens Novice 14 to 29
10:00 AM Mens & Womens Novice 14 to 29 3:00 PM Jr Mens & Jr Womens Intermediate 10 to 13
10:30 AM Jr Mens & Jr Womens Intermediate 10 to 13 3:30 PM Mens & Womens Intermediate 14 to 29
11:00 AM Mens & Womens Intermediate 14 to 29 4:00 PM Masters 30 to 39 & Veterans 40 & over
11:30 AM Masters 30 to 39 & Veterans 40 & over 4:30 PM Mens & Womens Advanced
12:00 PM Mens & Womens Advanced 5:00 PM Outlaw & Wakeskate
12:30 PM Outlaw & Wakeskate 6:00 AM Awards
Local accommodations contact Muncie Visitors Bureau 800-568-6862 www.munciecvb.org. Directions: NE of Muncie. From 3 & 28, take 3 south to first Muncie exit. Take first right just off of exit at sign marked Muncie WaterBowl and follow frontage road 1 mile to park. From I-69 & 67 take 67 North 12 miles, cross McGalliard Rd and take first left at Riggin Rd. Thru 1 light at Broadway. Over RR. Turn right first road on St Rd 3 north. First left at Muncie Water Bowl sign. Follow frontage road 1 mile to park.
The National Ski League, National Wakeboard League and National Barefoot League comprise USA Water Ski's grassroots series. USA Water Ski was formed in 1939 as a non-profit organization promoting water skiing in the United States. USA Water Ski is affiliated with the International Water Ski Federation (world governing body) and is recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and Pan-American Sports Organization as the national governing body of organized water skiing in the United States. With nearly 40,000 members, USA Water Ski is the largest water ski federation in the world.
NOTE TO MEDIA: Additional water-skiing information is available at www.USAWATERSKI.org.
For more information on USA Water Ski's grassroots program, please contact Jennifer Lowe,
USA Water Ski's Competition Coordinator, at (863) 324-4341, Ext. 128, orJLowe@usawaterski.org.