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    WWSF Skills Development Challenge

    2020 Skills Development Challenge

    Skills Categories

    All skills geared to individual
    participation or small groups
    as allowed in your area.

    Beginner Skills (New Water Skier)

    Slalom

    Ballet

    Swivel 180

    Jump

    Barefooting

    Backwards Barefooting

    Shoe Skis

    Hydrofoil

    Trick Skis

    Wakeboard

    Saucer

    Adaptive Water Ski

    Boat Driving

    2020 Skills Development Challenge

    Objectives of the Challenge

    To promote participation in water skiing to the extent allowed.

    To keep members engaged in water skiing with a focus on indiviual skills advancement.

    To recognize and reward members and affiliated teams for supporting and participating to the extent allowed.

    Program Details & Guidelines

    Program is effective June 7,2020 through September 30, 2020.

    All WWSF members and affiliated teams are eligible.

    All participants must also be current members of USA Water Ski & Wake Sports.

    No age restrictions or limitations.

    Must follow all state/local laws related to boating and water skiing.

    Must follow all applicable (USAWS&WS, NSSA, etc.) water skiing rules and requirements.

    Must follow all state/local guidelines for preventing the spread of COVID-19.

    This is about learning NEW skills (from a predetermined list). Credit will not be given for skills you already possess.

    The honor system applies to all submissions, and skills advancement may be subject to verification.

    The WWSF reserves the right to modify program and add/remove skills from the list at any time without notice.

    How to Participate & Earn Points

    Individuals must submit their achievements online to receive points and badges.

    Each new skill learned/executed = 1 point.

    Earn 5 bonus points for one-time participation (in any capacity) at a sanctioned event.

    Limit of one bonus per participant.

    Event must be sanctioned by USA Water Ski & Wake Sports.

    Excludes sanctioned practices and exhibitions (shows).

    Receive a category badge for earning at least 1 point in that category.

    All participants will receive a certificate of participation, challenge logo and badge stickers/decals.

    Teams earn points by promoting this program and encouraging members to participate.

    Teams should provide boats, equipment, etc. as able and allowed.

    Team points calculated as (A/B) x C = Total Team Points

    A = number of members from a team who parctipated in this program

    B = number of members on your 2019 state show tournament roster

    C = total points earned by members from your team who participated in this program

    Individuals and teams with the most points receive prizes.

    Individual Prize Packages

    Top 3 male and female skiers receive prizes.

    Ties broken by most badges earned or time to earn points if equal number of badges earned.

    FIRST PLACE ($475 value)

    Standard hotel room for one night at Think Tank 2021.

    4 Think Tank 2021 registrations (clinics and dinner).

    WWSF apparel/logo merchandise.

    Free WWSF membership in 2021.

    Plaque/trophy/award.

    SECOND & THIRD PLACE ($200 value each)

    2 Think Tank 2021 registrations (clinics and dinner).

    WWSF apparel/logo merchandise.

    Free WWSF membership in 2021.

    Plaque/trophy/award.

    Team Prize Packages

    Top 3 teams with most points receive prizes.

    Ties broken by most skills challenge participants as a percentage of your 2019 state show tournament roster.

    FIRST PLACE ($790 value)

    $500 cash to use however the team desires.

    4 Think Tank 2021 registrations (clinics and dinner).

    Free team affiliation membership for 2021.

    SECOND PLACE ($420 value each)

    $250 cash to use however the team desires.

    2 Think Tank 2021 registrations (clinics and dinner).

    Free team affiliation membership for 2021.

    THIRD PLACE ($320 value each)

    $150 cash to use however the team desires.

    2 Think Tank 2021 registrations (clinics and dinner).

    Free team affiliation membership for 2021.

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