The Protest Cable Call and second stop of the 2011 WWA Wake Park World Series (WPWS) is set to go down just outside of Amsterdam, Netherlands August 12-14. Dutch crowds are getting ready for a fun-filled weekend of wake tricks, pumping tracks by various DJs, live Reggae & Rock bands and some great festivities hosted by Q the Party on Saturday night.
New for this year are the Pro Wakeskate and Pro Obstacles Only divisions and with over $27,000 in cash and prizes, this event promises tons of action as some of the best riders in the world once again make their way to the Down Under Cableway & Wavesurfer in Nieuwegein, Holland.
The Down Under Cableway provides an awesome atmosphere and event site with a full restaurant, bar, cafe, outdoor lounge area and beach, wavesurfer standing wave and the Teva System 2.0 park with Unit Obstacles, including the famous quarter pipe from Wake the Line. This is one event you won’t want to miss!
Saturday August 13th
09:00 – 12:00 Free practice for competitors
12:00 – 14:00 Qualifications Open Men and Pro Women
14:00 – 15:00 Qualifications Obstacles Only
15:00 – 16:00 Qualifications Pro Wakeskate
16:00 – 17:30 Qualifications Pro Men
17:30 – 19:00 Semi-Finals Open Men and Pro Women
20:00 – 01:00 Live Band and Party
Sunday August 14th
10:00 – 12:30 Free practice for competitors
12:30 – 13:00 Semi-Finals Obstacles Only
13:00 – 13:30 Semi-Finals Pro Men Wakeskate
13:30 – 15:00 Semi-Finals Pro Men
15:00 – 15:30 Finals Open Men
15:30 – 16:00 Finals Pro Women
16:00 – 16:15 Finals Obstacles Only
16:15 – 16:45 Finals Pro Men Wakeskate
16:45 – 17:45 Finals Pro Men
18:00 – ??:?? Prize Giving Ceremony
If you’re a rider, we have a special schedule just for you. Check out the pdf @ the Ridersinfo page.
- 1st $5,000
- 2nd $2,500
- 3rd $1,650
- 4th $1,650
- 5th $800
- 6th $800
- 7th $800
- 8th $800
Pro Obstacles Only
- 1st $2,500
- 2nd $1,250
- 3rd $750
- 4th $500
- 1st $2,000
- 2nd $1,000
- 3rd $700
- 4th $300
Pro Men Wakeskate
- 1st $2,000
- 2nd $1,000
- 3rd $700
- 4th $300
Pro Obstacles Only
Open Men (Amateur Category)
To register online, please fill out the form HERE
The entry fee is €75 and includes dinner on Friday and Saturday, lunch on Saturday and Sunday, the event t-shirt, cap and free entry to the party.
If you would like to register for more than one division, each additional entry is €40. You can only pay the entry fee onsite at the Protest Cable Call in CASH.
Please remember that registration closes at 6:30PM on Friday evening.
All riders must have a valid WWA membership to compete. You can obtain membership onsite during registration and rider check in on Friday August 12th. PLEASE BRING EXACT CASH PAYMENT!
You can also sign up online HERE
Check out the Course Layout HERE
Down Under Cableway
3439 ZZ Nieuwegein
Schiphol Amsterdam International Airport
From the Airport you will need to take a train to either Utrecht or Houten Central Stations or you can rent a car directly at the airport.
DIRECTIONS TO DOWN UNDER CABLEWAY
From Utrecht Central Station, take bus 47 (Connexxion) in the direction Houten. You will get out of the bus at bus stop Koppeldijk. From there it is 5–10 min walk to the Down Under cableway.
From Houten Central Station, take bus 48 (Connexxion) in the direction Nieuwegein. You will get out of the bus at bus stop Koppeldijk. From there it is 5-10 min walk to the Down Under cableway.
DIRECTIONS TO HOST HOTELS
From Utrecht Central Station to hotel Van der Valk, take bus 47 (Connexxion) in the direction Houten. You will get out of the bus at bus stop Hoofdveste. From here it is 4 min walk to the Hotel.
From Utrecht Central Station to hostel Strowis
Hostel Strowis is a 15 minutes walk from Central Station. Coming from the trains, go upstairs to the station hall. Follow the signs ‘Hoog Catharijne/Centrum’ and later on ‘Binnenstad/ Vredenburg’. At the end of theshopping centre take exit ‘Clarenburg’ (straight ahead, down the escalator). Cross the square to the left, and turn right into the Lange Viestraat. Cross the bridge over the ‘Oude Gracht’. At the ‘Neude’ -square turn left into the Voorstraat. The Boothstraat is the third street on your right.
From the trains, follow the signs ‘Stadsbussen’ (city buses). City buses will take you every 5 minutes. Take line 2, 4, 8 or 11 and get out at busstop Janskerkhof.
From Utrecht Central Station to the hostel StayOkay, take bus 41 (Connexxion) in the direction Wijk bij Duurstede. You will get out of the bus at bus stop Rhijnauwenselaan in Bunnik. From there it is 10 min walk to the StayOkay hostel.
Hotel Van Der Valk Houten
3992 DH Houten
Good prices have been secured for these luxury hotel rooms. A single room costs €65 per night (breakfast incl.) A double room costs €72,50 per night (breakfast incl). If you would like to book this hotel, please use the followingHOTEL BOOKING FORM.
3512 BW Utrecht
tel: 00 31 (0)30 – 2380 280
Reservations can be made on their website. Rooms are not blocked off so the first to come takes the cheapest places.
bed in a 14 person room € 16,00, bed in an 8 person room € 17,00, bed in a 6 person room € 18,00,
bed in a 4 person room € 19,00, single room € 62,50, double room € 62,50, room for 3 people € 75,00 and a double room with bathroom is € 72,50.
breakfast € 7,- Linnen € 1,25 Bike rental / day € 7,-
Transportation shuttles will be provided from these 2 hotels to the Down Under Cableway throughout the competition weekend.
Only 9 places available and no shuttle service
3981 HH Bunnik
+31 30 656 1277
In this hostel you can stay for €23,- per night (breakfast incl.). You can call or send an email to book a room.
Get all the Event Info in PDF form HERE
About the WWA
The WWA Wake Park World Series is the solely owned property of the World Wakeboard Association (WWA). The WWA also owns and operates the WWA Wake Park Triple Crown, WWA Wakeboard National Championships, WWA Wakeboard World Championships, WWA Wakeboard World Series, and WWA Wake Park Nationals. With 27 affiliate countries worldwide, the WWA is the global leader in the sport of wake. The WWA is a rider-formed organization dedicated to promoting and growing wake sports worldwide. It is the leading source for riders, event organizers and competitive standards. For more information on the WWA and its events, check out www.thewwa.com