The 4th Under 21 Water Ski World Championships continue Saturday in Chapala, Mexico. Results
Photos by Tiare Miranda
The 4th Under 21 Water Ski World Championships got under way Thursday in Chapala, Mexico. A four-member team and several independents are representing the United States at the biennial event that runs through Sunday. Results will be posted as soon as they become available.
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The 2009 U21 World Ski Championships will be held at Lake Boca Laguna in Chapala, Mexico. BocaLaguna is a 750 meter (2400 feet) man made lake built in 2007 to the specifications of the International Water Skiing Federation.
Boca Laguna is located next to the biggest lake of Mexico called Lake Chapala. Chapala, Jalisco is located 40 km from the city of Guadalajara (40 minutes drive) and only 20 minutes from Guadalajara International Airport.
The University of Louisiana-Monroe water ski team won its fourth consecutive Division 1 national title at the 31st Collegiate Water Ski National Championships, Oct. 22-24, at Ironwood Ranch in Arvin, Calif. The Warhawks tallied 12,080.0 points in winning their 22nd title in the history of the event. Alabama finished second, scoring 10,985.0 points.
Pictured above are the ladies of the Cal Poly Ski Team. Cal Poly did a fantastic job of hosting the event and deserves a big "Thank You" from the world of College Water Skiing.
Lousiana-Monroe wins 22nd National Collegiate Waterski Title D1 Results
Madison pulls off huge comeback to take Division-II Nationals D2 Results
Twenty-two of the nation's top collegiate water ski teams will compete in the 31st Collegiate Water Ski National Championships, Oct. 22-24, in Arvin, Calif. Hosted by Cal Poly and sanctioned by USA Water Ski and the National Collegiate Water Ski Association, the competition will include 12 teams in Division 1 and 10 teams in Division 2. National team champions will be declared in both divisions. Individual medals for slalom, tricks and jumping will be awarded based on athletes' placements within their division. Overall titles will be awarded in each division to athletes competing in all three events.
The Division 1 field includes: Alabama, Florida Southern, Rollins,Purdue, Iowa State, Illinois, Louisiana-Monroe, Louisiana-Lafayette, Texas, Arizona State, Chico State and San Diego State.
The Division 2 field includes: Clemson, Georgia, Cincinnati, Wisconsin, Michigan, Kansas, Texas A&M, Texas State, Cal Poly and Western Washington.
Louisiana-Monroe is the three-time defending Division 1 national champion. Cincinnati is the defending Division 2 champion.
The National Collegiate Water Ski Association, a sport division of USA Water Ski, is comprised of more than 90 collegiate water ski teams from four regions. Intercollegiate water ski competition began under the NCWSA in 1979. For more information, visit www.ncwsa.com Running orders Rankings
THURSDAY October 22nd, 2009
Lake 2 (Start: 7:00am)
Division 1 Women's Slalom
Division 1. Men's Slalom
Lake 1 (Start: 7:00am)
Division 2. Women's Jump
Division 2. Men's Jump (Followed by Award Ceremony)
FRIDAY October 23rd, 2009
Lake 2 (Start: 8:00am)
Division 2. Men's Slalom
Division 2. Women's Slalom (Followed by Award Ceremony)
Lake 1 (Start: 7:30am)
Division 1. Men's Tricks
Division 1. Women's Jump
SATURDAY October 24th, 2009
Lake 1 (Start: 7:30am)
Division 1. Women's Tricks
Division 1. Men's Jump
Lake #2 (Start: conclusion of D1WT) approx 11:30am
Division 2. Women's Tricks
Division 2. Men's Tricks (Followed by Award Ceremony)
***Times could be changed at Officials Meeting by the NCWSA Board and Chief Judge.
RAIN DAY: None. It is the intention of all concerned