The 2018 Nautique USA National Wakesurf Championships presented by GM Marine Engine Technology is headed to Waco, Texas September 28 – 30. The 4X Wakesurf Boat of the Year, the Super Air Nautique G23, will be pulling the competition on the Brazos River with performances from the most talented field of amateur and professional competitors in history.


Click HERE to register now.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, September 27th

Rider Check-in at BSR  3-6pm
Not Mandatory. Riders may also check-in on site Friday up to one hour before their divisions posted time.


Friday, September 28th

Amateur Wakesurf Semifinals  8am-3:30pm*

Big Air Surf Demo at BSR Surf Ranch – 6-8pm
Featuring Rockstar Pro Surf Team: Albee Layer, Clay Marzo, Eric Geiselman, Matt Meola, Crosby Colapinto, Nolan Rapoza

Taco Bar at BSR  7pm
Free Taco Bar for all registered competitors. Families and friends will have the opportunity to purchase food.


Saturday, September 29th

Amateur Wakesurf Semifinals & Finals – 8:30-11:00am*

Pro Wakesurf Quarterfinals – 11:45am-3:00pm*

Beach Party & Dinner at BSR Surf Ranch – 5-10pm
All registered riders will have the opportunity to sign up for a free 30-minute session in the BSR Surf Pool during event check-in.

Dinner at BSR – 7:30pm
Dinner will be available for all registered competitors and families.


Sunday, September 30th

Amateur Wakesurf Finals & Pro Wakesurf Semifinals – 8am-1:30pm*

Pro Wakesurf Finals – 2pm*

Awards To Follow Competition – On Site

*Riders are encouraged to be on site at least one hour before their division’s posted time as a division may run up to one hour ahead of the posted time.


Event Format

Nautique Boats and the World Wake Association (WWA) have worked with an exclusive panel of wakesurfing’s top athletes and officials in an effort to create the next generation of competitive wakesurfing format, judging criteria and divisions. The 2018 Nautique USA National Wakesurf Championships presented by GM Marine Engine Technology will be the first event to showcase this new format, propelling a positive impact to the world of wakesurfing for many seasons to follow.

Click HERE to see the Wakesurf Nationals Format.


Event Information and Entry Fees

Amateur Divisions: $175
Pro Divisions: $200
Total Prize Money: $20,000 USD
Click HERE to register now.
WWA Memberships
All riders are required to have a WWA Membership to compete in any WWA Event. Riders in all amateur divisions have the option to purchase a WWA Amateur Annual Membership or WWA One Event Membership.One Event Membership
Annual Membership
Rider Bio Sheet

Rider Check-in 
Thursday, September 27th – 3-6pm
BSR Surf Ranch Plaza
*Thursday night check-in is not mandatory. If you are not able to make it to check-in on Thursday during the posted times you are able to check-in on site up to one hour before your divisions posted time. When arriving at check-in please make sure to have your WWA Membership and Rider Bio Sheet completed.

Rider Meeting
Thursday, September 27th – 5pm
BSR Surf Ranch Plaza
There will be a rider meeting on Thursday evening to go over the format and answer any questions. This meeting is not mandatory. It is the riders responsibility to be aware of the rules and format.

Riding Order
Riding order can be found each evening on the WWA’s social media channels
Please note that we can run up to one hour before the division’s posted times. We encourage riders to be on site at least one hour before the posted time.

Scores will be posted for all heats as soon as possible. Scores can be found on the WWA’s Twitter (@thewwa) and on the Rockstar Energy scoreboard on site.

Contact with questions.

Additional Information
Social Media – Get Involved!
Follow, Tag and Post! Share your experience for a chance to be featured!
@NautiqueBoats + @TheWWA
All scores will be posted to Twitter (@thewwa) throughout competition along with additional event updates across the WWA’s social media channels.

Big Air Surf Demo 
Friday, September 28th – 6-8pm
BSR Surf Ranch
Come watch the Rockstar Pro Surf Team shred the BSR Surf Pool. We will have a FREE Taco Bar for all registered competitors starting at 7PM. Family and friends will have the opportunity to purchase food.

Beach Party and Dinner
Saturday, September 29th – 5-10pm
BSR Surf Ranch
All registered riders will have the opportunity to sign up for a FREE 30-minute session in the surf pool during event check-in. We will have sessions for beginner, intermediate and expert waves. Dinner will be served at 7:30PM for all riders and their families. No tickets or RSVP required.

Click HERE for a full schedule of events.

Event Venue
Brazos River, Downtown Waco, Texas
202 South University Parks Drive
Waco, TX 76701
Click HERE for directions.
Hotel Information
Fairfield Inn & Suites Waco South
5805 North Woodway Drive
Woodway, TX 76712
$139.00 USD per night

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