2019 NAUTIQUE WAKE SERIES DATES AND LOCATIONS SELECTED

Orlando, FL (September 7, 2018) – The World Wake Association (WWA) and Nautique Boat Company are excited to announce the 2019 Nautique Wake Series, set to include four of the world’s most respected WWA Wakeboard World Series (WBWS) event stops. The world’s top professional athletes continue to return to this series as a career-defining platform to showcase progression and define themselves as the sport’s elite. A dedication to rider development and a family-friendly environment has made the Nautique Wake Series home to athletes competing in all WWA professional and amateur divisions, continuing a tradition that always puts riders first. Towed exclusively behind the 5X Wakeboard Boat of the Year, the Super Air Nautique G23, each season the Nautique Wake Series delivers the highest level of wakeboarding competition.

“Each year the Nautique Wake Series brings everyone in wakeboarding together behind the world’s best boat, making each stop a world-class event and family reunion combined. After recently claiming the overall title at the final stop in Japan, I’m ready to train hard and go after the title again in 2019. I am excited for another year of seeing everyone from the pros to the amateurs keep pushing the sport and their own athletic abilities,” said Nautique Athlete and defending Nautique WWA Wakeboard World Champion, Meagan Ethell.

The 2019 season will include one of the most impressive line-ups to date with the inclusion of wake’s most sought-after events. The Nautique Wake Series and WWA WBWS will once again kick off the season at the world’s most spectated watersports event, the Nautique Moomba Masters in Melbourne, Australia. Stop two will bring us to the world’s most prestigious event held at the legendary Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, GA for the 60th Nautique Masters Waterski & Wakeboard Tournament, presented by GM Marine Engine Technology. Riders will have the opportunity to earn a Masters invitation at the 2nd annual Nautique Masters Wakeboard LCQ held in Orlando, Florida at the Orlando Watersports Complex. Stop three lands in the Pacific Northwest at Monroe, WA for the Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships presented by Rockstar Energy. The fourth and final stop will take us to the beautiful tropical paradise of Playa del Carmen, Mexico for the Nautique WWA Wakeboard World Championships presented by Rockstar Energy. For the first-time ever the Wakeboard World Championships will join the Nautique WWA Wake Park World Championships for an epic weekend with wake’s most elite field of athletes.

Pro Men, Pro Women and Jr. Pro Men athletes compete throughout the season with over $30,000 in additional prize money on the line for the overall Nautique Wake Series title. The Nautique WWA Wakeboard World Championships will crown WWA World Champions, Nautique Wake Series Overall Champions and WWA Wakeboard World Series Overall Champions.

2019 Nautique Wake Series Schedule:

Stop #1:  59thNautique Moomba Masters                                                                                                                                           March 8th-11th                                                                                                                                                                      Melbourne, Australia (WWA-WBWS)

**Nautique Masters Wakeboard LCQ** 
April/May 2019                                                                                                                                                                            Orlando, Florida (WWA-WBWS)

Stop #2:  60thNautique Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament
May 24th-26th                                                                                                                                                                                   Pine Mountain, Georgia (WWA-WBWS)

Stop #3:  Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships  
July 24th-27th                                                                                                                                                                            Monroe, Washington (WWA-WBWS)

Stop #4:  Nautique WWA Wakeboard World Championships 
October 11th-13th                                                                                                                                                                             Playa del Carmen, Mexico – Mayan Cable Park (WWA-WBWS)

Dedicated to progressing the sport from the ground up, the Nautique Wake Series puts riders first, developing the stars of tomorrow and showcasing the top athletes of today with every major event held behind the 5X Wakeboard Boat of the Year, the Super Air Nautique G23. The Nautique Wake Series is the only event series that gives riders of all ages, gender and skill level the opportunity to compete at an elite level.

For more information on the Nautique Wake Series Click Here.

For more information on the WWA Wakeboard World Series Click Here.

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About Nautique Boat Company: Celebrating 94 years of excellence in the marine industry, Nautique is a subsidiary of Correct Craft and has been on the waters of the world with a passion for innovation since 1925. Nautique is known to push the envelope of possibility on the water, and our owners have come to expect nothing but the absolute best. The Ski Nautique has been reinvented as the lightest ski boat on the market, the G-Series has won numerous awards for wakeboard boat and wakesurf boat of the year while unlocking new possibilities in wakeboarding and wakesurfing, and our GS Series has given families endless days on the water without compromise. Through our Nautique Cares initiatives we’re dedicated to not only making a difference on the water, but to people in need around the world. The world’s best ski boat, world’s best wake boat, and a company that cares. To learn more visit Nautique.com.

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About The WWA: Developed for riders by riders, the World Wake Association stands as a global network of passionate representatives dedicated to the growth of wakesports. Since 1989 our mission and values remain true to the core of our community. Our position as the authority on competitive standards has been earned through consistent development; sanctioning and producing more than 12,500 worldwide events and counting. We are the only organization solely focused on the best interests of the sport, spearheading a collective movement on the journey to discover where wake takes you. The WWA owns and operates the WWA Wakeboard World Series, WWA Wake Park World Series, WWA Wakeboard National Championships, WWA Wake Park National Championships, WWA Wakeboard World Championships, WWA Wake Park World Championships, WWA Wake Park Triple Crown, WWA Pro Card and WWA Rider Experience. For more information on the World Wake Association, check out www.thewwa.com.