(March 7, 2018) – The 2018 Nautique WWA Wake Park National Championships is set for August 2nd-5th at Quarry Cable Park in Crystal Lake, Illinois. Each year, this event sets the bar for wake park competition worldwide bringing together the nation’s top amateurs along with an international field of elite pro riders in a family-friendly environment that pushes the sport and inspires the next generation.
The popular WWA Wake Park Points Chase Series (WPC) returns for 2018 with global expansion, giving more riders than ever the opportunity to compete at their home park throughout the season. Parks will host a series of local contests including both Traditional and Features Only disciplines with top riders in each division qualifying to represent their team at the 2018 WWA Wake Park National Championships and WWA Wake Park World Championships.
Growing each season, the WWA Wake Park Points Chase Series includes more than 35 wakeparks with over 450 riders in the U.S. alone. Open to all full and two tower parks, 2018 is set to see the WPC expand exponentially with parks from around the world joining this exciting grassroots event series. Focused on community and rider development, the WPC welcomes all ages and skill levels with a fun format that has given many of today’s top riders their start.
Wake Park Registration is Open!
Park Registration Info:
Click HERE for Wakepark registration.
If your park has not previously participated in the Points Chase series, please direct your representative to http://www.thewwa.com/points-chase-series-2018 for all participation information.
Each park can choose to participate in both traditional and features only series or select just one.
*Two tower parks are limited to the “Features Only” series.
All local event rider registration must be completed at your local park.
Each participating park will be provided with Wake Park Points Chase Series guidelines and standards for judging. Each park will apply all standards to best suit their individual course.
Parks may utilize the best dates that work with their particular park. We ask that all series events are finished by July 15th to allow qualified competitors ample time to book travel for the championship event. (Some exceptions may be made due to weather or proximity to final event)
2018 Nautique WWA Wakepark National Championships presented by Rockstar EnergyAugust 2-5, 2018 – Quarry Cable Park, Crystal Lake, IL
DIVISIONS: (Age as of Jan 1st)
1. Open/Pro Women
(The top 5 women from each park will get to choose between open or professional at the championship event.)
2. Masters (30+)
3. Open Men (19-29)
4. Junior Men (15-18)
5. Boys (10-14)
6. Groms (9 & Under)
7. Professional Men
(Riders may compete in both their age division and professional at the weekly events but will have to declare one single division for the championship event.)
1. Beginner Wakeboard
2. Amateur Wakeskate
3. Novice Wakeboard
4. Intermediate Wakeboard
5. Advanced Wakeboard
6. Professional Wakeskate
7. Professional Wakeboard
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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.