IWSF Elite Tournament Details

Tournament Name:2016 US Open of Water Skiing
Location:Okeeheelee Park; West Palm Beach, Florida
Dates Requested:Start date: 2016-09-30 - End Date: 2016-10-01
Contact Name:Rhoni Bischoff
contact email:RBischoff@nautique.com
contact phone:
web site:www.nautique.com

Events Held:

EventTotal Cash Prize1st Prize 2nd Prize3rd Prize4th Prize5th Prize 6th Prize7th Prize 8th Prize
Men Slalom10,2504,0002,5001,2501,000600400300200
Women Slalom9,7504,0002,5001,2501,000600400
Men Tricks5,0002,2501,250750500250
Women Tricks5,0002,2501,250750500250
Men Jump12,6004,0003,0001,500800600400300
Women Jump11,9004,0003,0002,0001,500800600

Tournament Details

Format Description:
Slalom: Preliminary Round followed by Semi-Finals, 8 men advance and 6 women advance. The Final Round will be top 2 skiers competing head-to-head on dual courses. Tricks: Preliminary Round followed by finals. Top 5 advance men and women Jump: Preliminary Round followed by finals, top 8 men and top 6 women advance.

Entry Fee: $300 for single event; $350 for two events; $400 for three e
Entry Type: Invitation
Entry deadline: September 23, 2016
Selection Criteria:
Minimum Qualifications: Women's Tricks: 5,000 points Women's Slalom: 3 at 12 meters Women's Jump: 140 feet Men's Tricks: 6,000 points Men's Slalom: 4 at 11.25 meters Men's Jump: 175 feet For slalom and jump, skier's will be seeded on the most current Elite Ranking List. Skiers outside the top 20 on the elite list may submit their top 2 record tournament scores from 2 different sites from the 2016 skiing season (beginning January 1, 2016 until September 19, 2016). These skiers will be seeded according the the average of their submitted scores and will ski BEFORE the top 20 elite ranking list skiers. For tricks, we will use the most current (revolving) world ranking list posted on IWWF as of September 19, 2016. Skiers outside this top 20 may also submit scores and will follow the same rules as posted above for slalom and jump. Please submit scores to tournament director, Rhoni Bischoff, at Bischoff@nautique.com.

Practice available: Yes
Practice dates:
Boat Mfg(s): Ski Nautique
Speed Control System(s): Zero Off

Invited out of confederation judge: Sergio Font

Organizer Comments or Additional Information:

Schedule of Events and all Rules to be posted at Nautique.com and usawaterski.org.