The world’s best amateur and professional riders will convene in the tropical oasis of the Mayan Water Complex for a weekend of non-stop action to officially wrap the 2019 season and celebrate the WWA’s 30 Years of Wake. Hosted at the Mayan Water Complex in Playa del Carmen, Mexico the Nautique WWA Wakeboard World Championships will join the WWA Wake Park World Championships presented by Nautique for the biggest global event in wake history on October 17th – 20th.
Below you will find detailed information about the competition, nightly events, transportation, rider check-in, and more!
WAKE PARK PRACTICE INFORMATION
Private cable rentals are available each day from 7:00 – 9:10 a.m. for $860 USD.
Session Times: 7:00 – 8:00 a.m. and 8:10 – 9:10 a.m.
Sessions may include up to 24 riders per session.
Competitors will receive 20% off of regular individual rates for practice. These can be purchased at the park.
RIDER CHECK-IN INFORMATION
Rider check-in will take place at the host hotel (Iberostar Paraiso Lindo) in the Lindo Lobby Bar on Wednesday, October 16th starting at 4:00 p.m. Check-in is only available to registered hotel guests.
All riders not staying at the host hotel may check-in at the Wake Park (boat riders included) starting at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 17th.
*All riders need to make sure they arrive at check-in with their memberships already completed.
Wednesday, October 16th – Lindo Lobby Bar, Iberostar Paraiso Lindo
Wakeboard (Boat) Riders Meeting – 5:30 p.m.
Wake Park Riders Meeting – 6:00 p.m.
*These meetings are only open to registered hotel guests
Thursday, October 17th – Mayan Water Complex
Wake Park Traditional Riders Meeting – 8:00 a.m.
Friday, October 18th – Mayan Water Complex
Wake Park Features Only Riders Meeting – 8:00 a.m.
We will be taking rider headshots during check-in at the host hotel each evening and during check-in at the Wake Park. Please be sure to get your headshot taken by Friday, October 18th.
Wednesday, October 16 | 7:15 – 9:00 p.m.
Iberostar Resort – Convention Center
*The Judges Seminar is $50 per person to attend. The 2-hour Judges Seminar will feature WWA officials explaining everything from how judging works and what the judges are looking for in competitive wake sports. You’ll receive a full judge’s manual, covering everything from formats, both wake park (cable) and wakeboard (boat), to seeding and judging sheets.
Riders will learn how to set up the best competition run for them and adjustments they can make if a fall occurs. This is a great opportunity to enlist parents and other volunteers to shadow judge the event while encouraging riders, parents
Wednesday, October 16th
4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Rider Check-In & Headshots – Lindo Lobby Bar
4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Meet & Greet – Lindo Lobby Bar
5:30 p.m. Wakeboard (Boat) Riders Meeting – Lindo Lobby Bar
6:00 p.m. Wake Park Riders Meeting – Lindo Lobby Bar
7:15 – 9:00 p.m. Judges Seminar – Lindo Lobby Bar
Thursday, October 17th
8:00 a.m. Wake Park Traditional Riders Meeting – Mayan Water Complex
9:00 a.m. Wakeboard & Wake Park Competition Begins
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Rider Registration + Headshots – Lindo Lobby Bar
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Meet & Greet – Lindo Lobby Bar
6:00 p.m. Welcome Entertainment – Sports Bar
Friday, October 18th
8:00 a.m. Wakeboard Competition Begins
8:00 a.m. Wake Park Features Only Riders Meeting – Mayan Water Complex
9:00 a.m. Wake Park Competition Begins
6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Pool Party – Wave Pool
7:00 p.m. Rubber Duck Race – Lazy River
7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Roswell Pool Foam Party – Wave Pool
8:00 p.m. Limbo Contest – Wave Pool
Saturday, October 19th
8:00 a.m. Wakeboard & Wake Park Competition Begins
5:30 – 9:00 p.m. 30 Years of Wake Celebration – Convention Center
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Drinks, Appetizers & Red Carpet Entrance – Convention Center
6:45 p.m. Mayan Dancers Performance – Convention Center
7:00 p.m. 30 Years of Wake Awards – Convention Center
7:20 p.m. Amateur Awards – Convention Center
Sunday, October 20th
9:00 a.m. Wakeboard Competition Begins
12:30 p.m. Wake Park Competition Begins
8:00 p.m. Farewell Fiesta – Lindo Lobby Bar
11:00 p.m. After Party – Disco Bar (Age 18+)
There will be FREE shuttles to/from the Iberostar Paraiso Lindo and Mayan Water Complex for Iberostar hotel guests. Shuttles will start one hour before the event and will run for one hour after the event.
The shuttles will pick up at the Lindo Lobby on the hour and will leave the Mayan Water Complex on the 1/2 hour. Shuttles will fill based on a first come, first servebasis and will make a stop at the wake park and then the boat lake.
Thursday, October 17th | 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, October 18th | 7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 19th | 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 20th | 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
Tropical Incentive is offering
CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR OWN LOCAL TRANSPORTATION
*Last day to arrange transportation is Tuesday, October 15th
AWARDS + BANQUET
Saturday, October 19th – Iberostar Paraiso Lindo, Convention Center
5:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Heavy Appetizers + Drinks
Dress Code: Casual
All registered athletes will get in Free with their wristband AND will receive One Free Ticket for the event, additional attendees will be required to purchase a ticket @ $60.00 per person.
In addition to honoring the global achievements of our 2019 season competitors, the WWA World Championships will feature a special industry-wide anniversary celebration of the last 30 Years of Wake. The WWA 30 Years of
|ROSWELL FOAM PARTY|
|Friday, October 18 | 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. | Wave Pool – Iberostar Paraiso Lindo|
Get Loud with Roswell Marine during Friday night’s Roswell Foam Party at the Wave Pool of the Iberostar Paraiso Lindo! Everyone is encouraged to come out for some wet and wild fun and be on the lookout for FREE Roswell giveaways!